Term General Intensive Care
Code LD-3300.2500
Definition Programs that make lifesaving techniques and equipment available to critically ill individuals, regardless of age or medical condition, who require continuous observation and, in many cases, intensive therapeutic intervention by trained medical staff. Intensive care is provided in special units or distinct parts of health care facilities that are designed for this purpose.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 6/20/05
Use References Multispecialty Intensive Care Units
See Also References
External Classification Terms Emergency Medical Services & Transport (NTE E62)
Emergency Services, Hospital Based (NPC E09.03)
Health (CAN HC-300)
Health Care (USA HC-300)
Related Concepts Emergency and Crisis Services
Facet Service
Bibliographic References

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