Definition of intensive care in English:

intensive care

Line breaks: in¦ten|sive care

noun

[mass noun]
Special medical treatment of a dangerously ill patient, with constant monitoring: the baby survived in intensive care [as modifier]: the intensive-care unit
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  • He created joint chairs for both anaesthesiology and intensive care at all Soviet medical schools.
  • High risk obstetrics and neonatal intensive care are high cost, low volume specialties.
  • The patient was immediately taken off the medication and given intensive care.

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