intensive care unit
When a patient in the ICU goes into cardiac arrest, a red light goes on, and everybody on the floor comes running.Joyce Maynard
Patients with this disorder are critically ill, require mechanical ventilation in an intensive care unit (ICU), and have a high mortality, ranging from 35% to 50% in recent reports.Harriet Kitzman et al.

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“ICU.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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