medical intensive care unit

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med·i·cal in·te·nsive care u·nit

(MICU) (med'i-kăl in-ten'siv kār yū'nit)
Hospital unit designated for care of critically ill patients with nonsurgical conditions.
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She is employed by Grady Health System in the Medical Intensive Care Unit and is a member of the Georgia Nurses Association and the American Nurses Association.
Twenty-four patients hospitalized in a medical intensive care unit with severe sepsis were randomly assigned to receive, in double-blind fashion, intravenous vitamin C infusions every 6 hours for 4 days or placebo (5% dextrose).
Ann's nursing career encompassed twenty years at Worcester City Hospital in positions from staff nurse in the Medical Intensive Care Unit, to Nurse Manager, and Instructor in the School of Nursing.
A "closed" medical intensive care unit (MICU) improves resource utilization when compared with an "open" MICU.
Improving alarm performance in the medical intensive care unit using delays and clinical context.
One month earlier at another surgical service, the patient had undergone a percutaneous tracheotomy in the medical intensive care unit following a cardiac event.
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