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step-down

(of a transformer) reducing a high voltage applied to the primary winding to a lower voltage on the secondary winding
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Texas Health H-E-Bs Cardiac Step-Down Unit has 22 patient rooms and is reserved for ICU and CCU patients needing to transition to regular inpatient care.
The hospital will add 11 beds to the new step-down ICU facility and will also expand its NICU facilities.
5,6) Because our institution has anecdotally reported postoperative complications only in rare cases, we sought to determine if airway complications in patients who underwent isolated tonsillectomy/UPPP were significant enough to warrant the added expense and inconvenience of step-down monitoring in the intensive care unit.
The Step-down Ward is aimed at relieving increased bed occupancy in medical units and assist to down refer patients that are stable and ready for discharge but have outstanding results or are awaiting placement in a home based care.