MICU


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MICU

Mobile intensive care unit. A vehicle, usually a specially designed minivan or truck, with the capacity for providing emergency care and life support to those severely injured or ill at the scene of an accident or natural disaster while transporting them to a medical facility where treatment may continue.

MICU

Mobile intensive care unit Emergency medicine A vehicle, usually a specially-designed minivan or truck with the capacity for providing emergency care and life support to the severely injured or ill at the scene of an accident or natural disaster and transporting the Pts to a medical facility where treatment may continue. See Air ambulance.

MICU

Abbreviation for medical intensive care unit.
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For life-threatening emergencies, the Service Mobile d'Urgence et de Reanimation, corresponding to a prehospital MICU, enables direct admission to the ICU or to the ED (18).
Demographic features of the patients Age (year) 41.9[+ or -]16.7 BMI (kg/[m.sup.2]) 25.7[+ or -]3.7 Waist circumference (cm) 88.8[+ or -]10.9 Length of stay in the MICU (day) 7.0[+ or -]5.0 Intubation time (day) 6.0[+ or -]4.9 Time after poisoning (month) 43.9[+ or -]15.8 BMI: Body mass index; MICU: Medical intensive care unit Table 2.
The purpose of our study was to find the association of HAP with stress ulcer prophylaxis and spectrum of organisms causing hospital acquired pneumonia in MICU patients at Shifa International Hospital.
* Biomedical equipments are the blood vessels of the MICU in Yenepoya Medical College Hospital and play a pivotal role for thriving of hospital.
Simultaneous blood gas samples including ABG, pVBG, and cVBG were collected within the first 48 hours of MICU admission.
Results: In 2009, 379 bacterial isolates were obtained from 640 culture specimens received from MICU. Gram-positive bacteria isolated were 111 (29%), enterobacteriacae were 122 (32%) and non-fermenters were 146 (39%).
[7] Hence, we proposed to study the Drug Utilization Pattern in patients admitted to the MICU of our Rural Tertiary Care Hospital.
Admission to a MICU was associated with increased risk of death (50.3% versus 39%, p < 0.001), whereas patients in a CSRU were less likely to die (21.6% versus 35.4%, p < 0.001).
A 73-year-old woman was admitted to the Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) at Lincoln Medical Center, Bronx, New York, due to abdominal pain and altered mental status of two days' duration.
The patient was transferred to a tertiary care center with a presumptive diagnosis of Gram negative meningitis and admitted to the medical intensive care unit (MICU).
Methods: This was a retrospective study conducted in medical intensive care unit (MICU) and high dependency unit (HDU) Medical Unit III, Civil Hospital, from April 2012 to August 2012.
An adult female is rushed to the medical intensive care unit (MICU) from a general medicine unit due to a blood pressure of 68/44 mm Hg.