intensive care ExamplesWord Origin noun
- the use of specialized equipment and personnel for continuous monitoring and care of the critically ill.
Origin of intensive care First recorded in 1960–65 Examples from the Web for intensive care Contemporary Examples of intensive care
Two intensive-care nurses were due to be on holiday and canceled it.
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British Dictionary definitions for intensive care intensive care noun
- extensive and continuous care and treatment provided for an acutely ill patient, usually in a specially designated section (intensive care unit) of a hospital
intensive care in Medicine intensive care [ĭn-tĕn′sĭv] n.
- Continuous and closely monitored health care that is provided to critically ill patients.