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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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During the study period, intensive care unit (ICU) admissions for opioid overdoses increased by almost half, investigators reported in a session and related press briefing at an international conference of the American Thoracic Society.
Of these, 2018 (0.60%) patients were admitted to the ICUs from the emergency department.
Other health systems in the United States and abroad have the opportunity to model the VA program in their own ICUs. These telehealth centers can help providers respond to caregiver shortages, while improving productivity, the quality of care, and the access to care for patients.
Abstract Background: Respiratory failure is one condition that needs mechanical ventilation in the intensive care unit (ICU).
The systematic review, synthesising all the available evidence from the scientific literature, included 12 studies investigating withdrawal symptoms and treatment in ICUs between 2000 and 2018, involving 483 adults (aged 18-93).
Literature indicates that only 5% of the patients presenting to hospitals are admitted to intensive care unit (ICU).
Mixed and hypoalert delirium are the most common types of delirium in ICUs, occurring in 55 per cent and 30 per cent respectively of delirium cases.
Although ICUs comprise <10% of all hospital beds, the cost of admissions in an ICU is significant.
ABBOTTABAD -- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Regulatory Authority (KPHRA) Wednesday sealed six operation theaters (OT) of private hospitals owing to unavailability of required facilities of Blood Bank and Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
They received the award in the summer of 2012 to fund implementation of two ICU programs: a critical care APP residency training program, which began placing graduates in ICUs in January 2013, and a tele-ICU that began in April 2014 (Buchman et al.
[2,3] ICUs are one of the busiest and most demanding environments within a healthcare facility.