critical care unit

noun
plural critical care units

Definition of critical care unit

: a unit of a hospital providing intensive care for critically ill or injured patients : intensive care unit In the critical care unit, I was strapped into several machines that would monitor my vitals.— Maggie Menditto The critical care unit is for patients whose care is overseen by infectious disease physicians and intensivists, doctors who specialize in treatment of critically ill patients …— Alex Golden

First Known Use of critical care unit

1956, in the meaning defined above

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“Critical care unit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/critical%20care%20unit. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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critical care unit

noun

Medical Definition of critical care unit

: a unit of a hospital providing intensive care for critically ill or injured patients : intensive care unit

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