Definition of intensive care in English:

Share this entry

intensive care

Pronunciation:

noun

[mass noun]
Special medical treatment in which a patient who is dangerously ill is kept under constant observation, typically in a dedicated department of a hospital: the baby survived in intensive care he was in a critical condition and needed intensive care
More example sentences
  • 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.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: in¦ten|sive care

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.