intensivist


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in·ten·si·vist

 (ĭn-tĕn′sə-vĭst)
n.
A physician who specializes in providing care to critically ill patients, especially those in an intensive care or coronary care unit.
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intensivist

n intensivista mf
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The other members were Dr Bruce Emerson, Consultant Anaesthetist and Burn Intensivist St Andrew's Center for Burn Plastic Surgery, Chelmsford UK and Dr SK Sen, Consultant Plastic and Burn Surgeon South Mead Hospital Bristol, UK.
Advanced ICU Care's intensivist-led clinical teams, working from the company's eight integrated care centers, will partner with Zephyrhills' bedside intensivists and clinical teams to provide care to ICU patients at Zephyrhills.
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Discussing the issues faced by rural ICUs, Melbourne intensivist Andrew Udy talked about telemedicine and the challenges facing Australia, which were similar to New Zealand --the cost of technology, lack of resources and shortage of specialist expertise in remote areas.
Summary: Dr Praveen Khilnani, Paediatric Intensivist at Mediclinic City Hospital on the first-of-its-kind private paediatric ICU launched in Dubai
Deployed first in the Minnesota and Ohio-centered VA regions, the program allows clinicians to provide remote care to veterans not only locally, but also to rural and suburban areas where only limited intensivist expertise is available.
Before joining PeaceHealth, Blanchard worked at Kadlec Medical Associates, where he held a variety of positions, including medical director, intensivist services, and medical director, adult hospitalist program.
For the purpose of this study, an intensivist was defined as any specialist medical/critical nurse practitioner who practises in the field of critical care and who is likely to be involved in the admission of patients with HIV infection to intensive care.
With their departure, Taylor says the hospital saw a need to recruit an intensivist to run the ICU, rather than depend on physicians dividing their time between practicing their specialty and critical care medicine.
2009) recognized that the largest probable factor for decreased intensivist coverage is associated with cost, but noted that the cost of the intensivists could likely be off-set by potential health care savings due to better patient outcomes and better utilization of critical care resources, although further research is needed to substantiate this hypothesis.
Research shows that intensive care patients have a lower risk of death and shorter lengths of stay when critical care-certified intensivist physicians are on duty and oversee patient care.