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- n. Continuous and closely monitored health care that is provided to critically ill patients.
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- n. The support and monitoring of critically ill patients, especially by the use of instrumentation and specialized staff and equipment.
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- n. close monitoring and constant medical care of patients with life-threatening conditions
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The intensive care unit at The Children’s Hospital is a long rectangular space with a glassed-in nursing station on the center of one of the long walls.
"Noah Romanchek's in intensive care and wants to see you."
An ambulance transported him to Aspen Valley Hospital, where he was placed in the intensive care unit.
By the time the Romagueras got back to Brie’s unit, all four of the pediatric intensive care unit’s doctors were waiting for them.