intensive care

intensive care
UK / US noun [uncountable]
a) the department of a hospital for people who are so ill or badly injured that they need to have special medical care and be watched very closely
in intensive care:

He has been in intensive care since the accident last Saturday night.

b) the special medical care provided in this department

specialist centres for children's intensive care


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