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acute

1. Maths
a. (of an angle) less than 90°
b. (of a triangle) having all its interior angles less than 90°
2. of a disease
a. arising suddenly and manifesting intense severity
b. of relatively short duration
3. (of a hospital, hospital bed, or ward) intended to accommodate short-term patients with acute illnesses

acute

[ə′kyüt]
(biology)
Ending in a sharp point.
(medicine)
Referring to a disease or disorder of rapid onset, short duration, and pronounced symptoms.
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"The CCRT assesses patients and initiates their management, supports the ward team to manage acutely ill patients, monitors them in the existing environment, and/or transfers them to the critical care unit early to prevent further deterioration.
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I am acutely aware that many families would like to be able to use the railway to travel at Christmas.
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Launching new guidance on the way acute care should be provided, the RCP and the Society of Acute Medicine suggest one specialist should be dedicated to care of acutely ill patients every day.