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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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The Unit opened upon having trained intensive care nurses in defibrillation, cardioversion, and a course on cardiac arrhythmias; unfortunately, absolutely no training was given to physicians and residents which resulted in serious problems that were solved within a couple of weeks through accelerated courses given to these doctors.
ICU Steps will be the only group of its kind in the area to help connect people who have been in intensive care and offer them support and the chance to meet others in similar circumstances.
Keywords: Nurse, Nursing intervention, Intensive care, Intensive care experience.
It will be a blow to campaigners battling to retain full intensive care services for newborns at the Maelor.
The authors said that although it is unusual for a child with asthma to require admission to intensive care, the number of admissions increased by 67% from 2005 to 2010.
encourage nursing research in intensive care in the Nordic countries
Dr Hussain Nasser Al Rahma, the President of the 7th Conference of Emirates Intensive Care Society, President of the International Pan Arab Critical Care Medicine Society and the Chairman of the Emirates Intensive Care Society, said that through an agreement with the WFSICCM, the conference is the first platform to present new developments and research papers conducted during the past six months in that field over all the world.
This latest appointment means Northumbria Healthcare will have one of the highest number of specialist intensive care doctors in the region working in its hospitals across Northumberland and North Tyneside.
More than half of admissions to kids' intensive care units are unplanned and breathing problems account for around one in four cases.
More than half of admissions to paediatric intensive care units are unplanned and problems with breathing accounts for around one in four cases.
Karen Helliwell, director of the West Midlands Specialised Commissioning Team, said: "This life-saving service for children is the culmination of the partnership working between the hospital trusts and the West Midlands Specialised Commissioning Team, providing intensive care for critically ill children when they need it the most.
Two intensive care beds and nurses at Solihull have been removed with a 24-hour team to stabilise patients before transferring them to Heartlands.

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