intensive care

Origin of intensive care

First recorded in 1960–65
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intensive care

noun
  1. 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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intensive care in Medicine

intensive care

[ĭn-tĕnsĭv]
n.
  1. Continuous and closely monitored health care that is provided to critically ill patients.
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