special care unit


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special care unit

[spesh′əl]
Etymology: L, specialis, individual
a hospital unit with the necessary specialized equipment and personnel for handling critically ill or injured patients, such as a neonatal, burn unit, or cardiac care unit.
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While the new special care unit was the priority, the orangutan islands - created to give them an authentic, yet safe, environment for their rehabilitation - were also being worked on by the volunteers.
Mary's Medical Center Surgical Special Care Unit, Waters Building WEST PALM BEACH, FL
The Masonic Home has three living units, including a rest home, in which residents have their own rooms and need minimal care; a nursing home, in which two residents live in each room and need basic care; and a special care unit (SCU) for residents with Alzheimer's.
But the ex-dental nurse changed her mind when Bobby had to be kept in a special care unit.
The Inner City Health Project also includes a special care unit for short-term active treatment of health problems at the Salvation Army and a managed alcohol program at the Shepherds of Good Hope.
The gift will help finance Butterfield's Alzheimer's Special Care Unit, which will be used to help treat people with Alzheimer's and other related dementia.
color) Secretary of Veterans Affairs Anthony Principi visited the Sepulveda VA on Tuesday to talk with local veterans, who fear their special CARE unit will be closed and who want their gym reopened.
BABIES in a special care unit are being tested for tuberculosis after a cleaner was found to have the fatal disease.
Representative Peter Koutoujian, 10th Middlesex Chair, Public Health Committee, Sponsor for the Special Care Unit Bill.
This years benefit hosted 285 attendees, supporting NorthShore Evanston Hospitals Henrietta Johnson Louis Infant Special Care Unit (ISCU) and Department of Pediatrics, including a Personalized Medicine research study focused on post-partum depression in new mothers.
The lawn is a special care unit consisting of 28 disability-friendly housing.
Also pictured were, from left, restaurant worker Mohammed Riaz, Mr Maqbool's wife, Janet Bibi with baby Saira, day care student Mohammed Hanif, Martin Ward, manager of the Brighouse special care unit and Mohammed Amjad, the owner's nephew.

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