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critical care medicine

Abbreviation: CCM
The care of the sickest patients (those with acutely life-threatening illnesses such as major trauma, myocardial infarction, respiratory failure, sepsis, severe hemorrhage, or shock).
See also: medicine

critical care

patient care pertaining to a crisis in a disease.

critical care medicine
emergency care for victims of trauma or disease.
critical care unit
a unit in a hospital in which special patient care staff and units, including ECG, blood gas analysis apparatus, resuscitation and life support equipment are available and used.
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