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Related to intensive therapy unit: intensive care, Intermediate Care Unit, High Dependency Unit, Neonatal unit, critical care unit, Special Care Baby Unit

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
6m refurbishment and expansion of the cardiac intensive therapy unit, funded by the Welsh Government, started on Monday, September 7 and is scheduled for completion next June.
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.
A POTENTIALLY deadly bacteria was found on water taps in a hospital's intensive therapy unit.
Nurses in Intensive Therapy Unit (ITU) failed to follow hospital protocol and check by X-ray that the tube been positioned in her stomach, an inquest at Sutton Coldfield Town Hall heard yesterday.
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.
The doctor warned that the Neonatal Intensive Therapy Unit at the hospital had huge problems with a scarcity of beds, staff and equipment.

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