definitive care

de·fin·i·tive care

(dĕ-fini-tiv kār)
Completed therapy; end point at which all treatment required at the time has occurred.

definitive care,

n the completion of recommended treatment.
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In the case of heat stroke, the definitive care is cooling, which may best be performed immediately onsite before transport," said Jolie C.
That is, if transfers are infrequent and definitive care is available in many institutions, there is little regionalization.
These and other complications can be rapidly fatal, particularly in victims with delayed access to definitive care.
Similar surgical principles for combat injuries are followed for MWDs and human service members, in that definitive care for significant trauma and for high-energy and contaminated wounds is often delayed until the patient is out of the combat theater.
The fixed wing aircraft continues to be the only option for quickly moving the severely sick and ill from the Tonopah area communities to definitive care.
1,2] Nowhere is this more acutely felt than in the field of emergency medicine, where notions such as definitive care and the 'golden hour' seem to form an integral part of the therapeutic discourse.
Emergency and Intensive Care Sciences: Emergency medical services are a type of emergency service dedicated to providing out-of-hospital acute medical care transport to definitive care and other medical transport to patients with illnesses and injuries which prevent the patient from transporting themselves.
These components include: prehospital care and transportation of the injured; emergency medical care including triage; and trauma care, including definitive care and surgery (Figure 1).
The conference works to improve patient care and outcomes by bringing together emergency medical service providers from first patient contact by fire department or ambulance providers through patient transport and definitive care from hospital emergency care and trauma treatment centers.
Chuckie's chances of survival were slim if we could not get him back to more definitive care.
Getting the most seriously injured trauma patients to definitive care within the "Golden Hour" has long been assumed to decrease mortality and morbidity, although some recent studies have challenged this assertion.
Whatever the problem, the emergency department is usually the place where definitive care is delivered.