Intensive-care



noun
1.
the use of specialized equipment and personnel for continuous monitoring and care of the critically ill.
noun
1.
extensive and continuous care and treatment provided for an acutely ill patient, usually in a specially designated section (intensive care unit) of a hospital
noun

See critical care

intensive care in·ten·sive care (ĭn-těn’sĭv)
n.
Continuous and closely monitored health care that is provided to critically ill patients.

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