AICU

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AICU

Adult Intensive Care Unit. An ITU/ICU that cares for adults during illnesses that are too severe for non-ITU/ICU admission.
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([section]) Nurse Researcher, Adult Intensive Care Unit; Critical Care Research Group and Griffith University.
His primary focus has been with the adult Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
Our institution provides access to a paediatric intensive care unit but not to an adult intensive care unit. Given the need for rapid patient monitoring and support and that the intervention was likely to be brief, it was considered safer and more efficient to transport the BiPAP machine from the paediatric intensive care unit to the patient, rather than transport the patient to the unit.
Prospective independent validation of APACHE III models in an Australian tertiary adult intensive care unit. Anaesth Intensive Care 2002; 30:308-315.
Effectiveness of a multidimensional approach for prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia in adult intensive care units from 14 developing countries of four continents: Findings of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium.
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