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Related to intensive care: Medical Intensive Care Unit
Continuous and closely monitored health care that is provided to critically ill patients.
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(Medicine) extensive and continuous care and treatment provided for an acutely ill patient, usually in a specially designated section (intensive care unit) of a hospital
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the use of specialized equipment and personnel for continuous monitoring and care of the critically ill, usu. in a special center in a hospital (inten′sive care′ u′nit).
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|Noun||1.||intensive care - close monitoring and constant medical care of patients with life-threatening conditions|
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