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intensivist

 [in-ten´sĭ-vist]
a physician who specializes in the provision of intensive care; see also intensive care unit.

intensivist

(ĭn-tĕn′sə-vĭst)
n.
A physician who specializes in providing care to critically ill patients, especially those in an intensive care or coronary care unit.

intensivist

Intensive care specialist Medtalk A hospital-based critical care physician who works primarily in an ICU. See Hospitalist.

intensivist

(in-ten′sĭ-vĭst″) [ intensive + -ist]
A physician who specializes in the care of patients in intensive care units, e.g., those with acute respiratory failure, heart failure, kidney failure, liver failure, sepsis, and bleeding.
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existing hospitalist and intensivist programs at all stages of evolution
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Although intensivists currently direct the care of only one-third of critically ill patients, the proportion of patients receiving care under the direction of an intensivist has increased dramatically in recent years.
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'Providing our ICU patients with the highest quality of care is a top priority,' said Rao, adding, 'Expanded access to intensivist-led care complements our efforts to provide our patients exceptional critical care and deliver access to the gold standard of 24x7 intensivist supervision.'
He is the medical director of the Intensivist Program at SSM Health St.
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