intensive care unit

  • 1 Intensive-care unit — ICU room An intensive care unit (ICU), critical care unit (CCU), intensive therapy unit/intensive treatment unit (ITU) or High Dependency Unit (HDU) is a specialized department in a hospital that provides intensive care medicine. Many hospitals… …

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  • 2 Intensive care unit — An intensive care unit (ICU), critical care unit (CCU), intensive therapy unit or intensive treatment unit (ITU) is a specialized department used in many countries hospitals that provides intensive care medicine. Many hospitals also have… …

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  • 3 intensive care unit — the specialized center in a hospital where intensive care is provided. Abbr.: ICU [1960 65] * * * or critical care unit Hospital facility for care of critically ill patients at a more intensive level than is needed by other patients. Staffed by… …

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  • 4 intensive care unit — noun a hospital unit staffed and equipped to provide intensive care • Syn: ↑ICU • Hypernyms: ↑unit, ↑social unit • Hyponyms: ↑coronary care unit, ↑neonatal intensive care unit, ↑NICU …

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  • 5 intensive care unit — intensive therapy unit …

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  • 6 intensive care unit — (ICU) a hospital unit in which are concentrated special equipment and skilled personnel for the care of seriously ill patients requiring immediate and continuous attention. Many such units are specialized, such as burn, cardiac or coronary,… …

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  • 7 intensive care unit — noun that section of a hospital in which intensive care is given. Abbrev.: ICU …

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  • 8 intensive care unit — hospital unit where very attentive care is given to patients right after surgery …

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  • 9 intensive care unit — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. ICU, hospital room, emergency unit, critical room; see hospital …

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  • 10 Intensive care unit psychosis — A disorder in which patients in an intensive care unit (ICU) or a similar hospital setting may experience anxiety, become paranoid, hear voices, see things that are not there, become severely disoriented in time and place, become very agitated,… …

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  • 11 Neonatal intensive care unit — A newborn infant sleeping in an incubator A Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) also called a Special Care Nursery, newborn intensive care unit, intensive care nursery (ICN), and special care baby unit (SCBU) is an intensive care unit… …

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  • 12 Psychosis, intensive care unit — A disorder in which patients in an intensive care unit (ICU) or a similar hospital setting may experience anxiety, become paranoid, hear voices, see things that are not there, become severely disoriented in time and place, become very agitated,… …

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  • 13 neonatal intensive care unit — noun an intensive care unit designed with special equipment to care for premature or seriously ill newborn • Syn: ↑NICU • Hypernyms: ↑intensive care unit, ↑ICU …

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  • 14 mobile intensive care unit — ambulance which has intensive care medical facilities …

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  • 15 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — hospital unit containing special equipment for treating critically ill newborn babies, NICU (Medicine) …

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  • 16 psychiatric intensive care unit — see PICU …

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  • 17 intensive therapy unit — ITU; = intensive care unit a hospital unit designed to give intensive care, provided by specialist multidisciplinary staff, to a selected group of seriously ill patients or to those in need of special postoperative techniques (e.g. heart or chest …

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  • 18 intensive therapy unit — (ITU) a hospital unit designed to give intensive care, provided by specialist multidisciplinary staff, to a selected group of seriously ill patients or to those in need of special postoperative techniques (e.g. heart or chest patients) …

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  • 19 Intensive-care medicine — Intensive Care redirects here. For the album by pop singer Robbie Williams, see Intensive Care (album). CICU redirects here. For the radio station, see CICU FM. High dependency unit redirects here. For the New Zealand psychedelic rock band, see… …

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  • 20 Intensive care medicine — or critical care medicine is a branch of medicine concerned with the provision of life support or organ support systems in patients who are critically ill and who usually require intensive monitoring.Patients requiring intensive care usually… …

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