Neonatal Intensive Care Unit


Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
hospital unit containing special equipment for treating critically ill newborn babies, NICU (Medicine)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Neonatal intensive care unit — A newborn infant sleeping in an incubator A Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) also called a Special Care Nursery, newborn intensive care unit, intensive care nursery (ICN), and special care baby unit (SCBU) is an intensive care unit… …   Wikipedia

  • neonatal intensive care unit — noun an intensive care unit designed with special equipment to care for premature or seriously ill newborn • Syn: ↑NICU • Hypernyms: ↑intensive care unit, ↑ICU …   Useful english dictionary

  • Intensive-care unit — ICU room An intensive care unit (ICU), critical care unit (CCU), intensive therapy unit/intensive treatment unit (ITU) or High Dependency Unit (HDU) is a specialized department in a hospital that provides intensive care medicine. Many hospitals… …   Wikipedia

  • intensive care unit — noun a hospital unit staffed and equipped to provide intensive care • Syn: ↑ICU • Hypernyms: ↑unit, ↑social unit • Hyponyms: ↑coronary care unit, ↑neonatal intensive care unit, ↑NICU …   Useful english dictionary

  • intensive care unit — (ICU) a hospital unit in which are concentrated special equipment and skilled personnel for the care of seriously ill patients requiring immediate and continuous attention. Many such units are specialized, such as burn, cardiac or coronary,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Intensive-care medicine — Intensive Care redirects here. For the album by pop singer Robbie Williams, see Intensive Care (album). CICU redirects here. For the radio station, see CICU FM. High dependency unit redirects here. For the New Zealand psychedelic rock band, see… …   Wikipedia

  • Intensive care medicine — or critical care medicine is a branch of medicine concerned with the provision of life support or organ support systems in patients who are critically ill and who usually require intensive monitoring.Patients requiring intensive care usually… …   Wikipedia

  • Coronary care unit — A coronary care unit (CCU) is a hospital ward specialized in the care of patients with heart attacks, unstable angina, Cardiac dysrhythmia and (in practice) various other cardiac conditions that require continuous monitoring and treatment.… …   Wikipedia

  • Mobile Intensive Care Ambulance — MICA Single Responder in Melbourne. Australian Mobile Intensive Care Ambulances are well equipped ambulances staffed by highly trained paramedics dispatched to emergency situations where patients require a higher level of care than a regular… …   Wikipedia

  • Neonatal nursing — An infantal in a neonatal intensive care unit Neonatal nursing is the provision of nursing care for newborn infants up to 28 days after birth. The term neonatal comes from neo, new , and natal, pertaining to birth or origin .[1] Neonatal nurses… …   Wikipedia


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