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ICU

abbr.
intensive care unit

ICU

abbreviation for
1. (Medicine) intensive care unit
2. (Telecommunications) text messaging I see you

ICU

intensive care unit.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ICU - a hospital unit staffed and equipped to provide intensive care
hospital - a medical institution where sick or injured people are given medical or surgical care
coronary care unit - a hospital unit specially staffed and equipped to treat patients with serious cardiac problems
neonatal intensive care unit, NICU - an intensive care unit designed with special equipment to care for premature or seriously ill newborn
social unit, unit - an organization regarded as part of a larger social group; "the coach said the offensive unit did a good job"; "after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit"
Translations

ICU

N ABBR =intensive care unitUVI f, UCI f, UMI f

ICU

[ˌaɪsiːˈjuː] n abbr (=intensive care unit) → USI(= unité de soins intensifs)

ICU

(US) abbr of intensive care unit; to be in ICUauf der Intensivstation liegen

ICU

abbr intensive care unit. V. unit.
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Contract award notice: Purchasing, Delivery, Assembly and commissioning of hospital furniture and training of personnel in the field of their service, Within the framework of the project "improving the effectiveness of the operation of the anesthesiology and intensive therapy unit in the public health care unit of the provincial medical center in opole in the area of health care infrastructure through the exchange of necessary equipment and equipment ".
Ms McBride, who works as a theatre nurse, decided to raise money for the Tempest Burns Intensive Therapy Unit whose staff cared for Matthew in his final moments.
But thanks to the excellent care at the Intensive Therapy Unit at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness, he is now home enjoying life with his wife Joan, five children and 14 grandchildren.
His wife, known as Mrs X in the case, complained about the decision not to immediately treat her husband in the intensive therapy unit (ITU), which she believed would have increased his chances of survival, and about the "misplacing" of her husband's medical notes for six months after his death.
He died on Monday, April 17, after being treated by staff in the intensive therapy unit (ITU).
Exceptions are maternity, paediatrics, Intensive Therapy Unit and on compassionate grounds.
Captain Linda Beynon, 54, from Aberavon, Port Talbot, is an intensive therapy unit nurse at Morriston Hospital in Swansea and went to work as a mentor in Shorabak - the Afghan camp within Camp Bastion.
Another patient died after communication blunders involving three hospital sites delayed his transfer to an Intensive Therapy Unit.
5m on a new eight-bed intensive therapy unit, PS1m on increasing capacity within the accident and emergency department, as well as PS250,000 on improving car parking.
The Intensive Therapy Unit is run by consultant anaesthetists who are specially trained in dealing with very sick patients.
Bleeding was controlled with abdominal packs and the patient transferred to the intensive therapy unit (ITU).
He was rushed to the Countess of Chester Hospital on July 19 before being transferred to Wrexham Maelor Hospital because of a shortage of Intensive Therapy Unit Beds at Chester.

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