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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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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.
We should know as much about the science of how drugs work in children as is known in adults," said Greg Hammer, MD, professor of anesthesia and pediatrics and associate director of the pediatric intensive-care unit at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford.