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ICU

abbr.
intensive care unit
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ICU

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

intensive care unit.
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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"
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Translations

ICU

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

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

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

abbr intensive care unit. V. unit.
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Sources told Dawn the ICU of the teaching hospital of Ghazi Khan Medical College was established in 2014 by some ambitious doctors of the health facility, led by Dr Ibrar Khosa, with the generous help of philanthropists to provide intensive life care to critical patients who earlier used to be referred to the Nishter Hospital, Multan.
Results showed that acute nicotine withdrawal substantially increases agitation (64 per cent smokers vs 32 per cent non-smokers) and the number of the tracheal tube and intravenous line displacements caused by agitation in ICU patients (14 per cent smokers vs 3 per cent non-smokers).
The need for higher number of ICU staff is the most significant contributor (58%-74%) to hospital overhead costs (3, 6, 7).
(1) Delirium is common in critically ill patients, affecting 60 to 80 per cent of ICU patients who are mechanically ventilated, and 20 to 50 per cent of patients who are not.
The implementation of Model N's revenue management solution was part of ICU Medical's strategic worldwide initiative to consolidate their manufacturing and distribution centers and implement new quoting and sales compensation systems following the acquisition of the Hospira Infusion Systems business from Pfizer in 2017.
MTRH has less than one ICU bed per 100 hospital beds, compared with an average of nine ICU beds in the United States," Peter Kussin, the co-principal investigator and professor of medicine at Duke Global Health Institute, said.
[5] The need for ICU services often exceeds the availability of ICU beds.
Methods: The medical records of adult patients from year 2006 to 2016 requiring ICU admission for AP were reviewed retrospectively.
Weissman, M.D., from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, and colleagues used data from the Medicare Provider Analysis and Review file to assess hospitalizations involving acute and ICU care between 2006 and 2015 for Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries (aged 65 years or older).
It may be noted that the management of BBH had purchased 10 ICU beds from a local supplier Spectrums Technologies (Pvt) Limited, near Al-Shifa Eyes Trust, Jhelum Road in 2016 as per Paediatric Department Annual Development Scheme 2016.
of Blood Banks and Intensive Care Units (ICU) and found six OTs where doctors were performing minor and major surgeries without these facilities.
The ICU is expected to ease congestion at the Kenyatta National Hospital, which has of late been overwhelmed by the high number of patients seeking intensive health care services.