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intensive care

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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It is very unusual not to have any intensive-care beds available within a region.
In Birmingham, doctors said they had been pressing for more intensive-care beds.
These will be cared for by intensive-care nurses if possible or failing that by theatre staff who are used to dealing with unconscious patients.