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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.
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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.
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MICU

Abbreviation for medical intensive care unit.
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Specifically, in the health sector, the governor commissioned 20 Mobile Intensive Care Units (MICU) and 26 Transport Ambulances one for each of the 26 General hospitals.
The ministry has prepared a fleet of 100 small ambulances operating as mobile intensive care units to deal with emergencies, as well as 80 highly-equipped big ambulances.
Besides commissioning 20 Mobile Intensive Care Units ambulances and 26 Transport ambulances deployed across the various General Hospitals, Ambode also commissioned the first state-owned helipad for medical emergencies at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH).
The Emergency Hospital of Mina is built exclusively to serve pilgrims, as it is located between the holy sites of Makkah and Arafat, where every pilgrim is supposed to begin the pilgrimage," the WHO report said, adding: "Closed the rest of the year, the Mina hospital has 190 beds and sees between 10,000 and 12,000 patients daily during Haj." It further elaborated that new equipment was introduced this year, and 95 small ambulances, described as 'mobile Intensive Care Units (ICU)', each with a doctor, nurse and the latest state-of-art technology, were positioned in crowded areas to rapidly treat or transfer patients in need, bringing the total number of ambulances to 175.

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