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intensive care

noun
1.
the use of specialized equipment and personnel for continuous monitoring and care of the critically ill.
Origin
1960-1965
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·ten·sive care (ĭn-těn'sĭv)
n.
Continuous and closely monitored health care that is provided to critically ill patients.

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