the use of specialized equipment and personnel for continuous monitoring and care of the critically ill.
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Origin of intensive care
First recorded in 1960–65
Words nearby intensive care
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Example sentences from the Web for intensive care
Two intensive-care nurses were due to be on holiday and canceled it.
British Dictionary definitions for 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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Medical definitions for intensive care
[ ĭn-tĕn′sĭv ]
Continuous and closely monitored health care that is provided to critically ill patients.
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