special care unit


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special care unit

[spesh′əl]
Etymology: L, specialis, individual
a hospital unit with the necessary specialized equipment and personnel for handling critically ill or injured patients, such as a neonatal, burn unit, or cardiac care unit.
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The Inner City Health Project also includes a special care unit for short-term active treatment of health problems at the Salvation Army and a managed alcohol program at the Shepherds of Good Hope.
The gift will help finance Butterfield's Alzheimer's Special Care Unit, which will be used to help treat people with Alzheimer's and other related dementia.
color) Secretary of Veterans Affairs Anthony Principi visited the Sepulveda VA on Tuesday to talk with local veterans, who fear their special CARE unit will be closed and who want their gym reopened.
BABIES in a special care unit are being tested for tuberculosis after a cleaner was found to have the fatal disease.
Representative Peter Koutoujian, 10th Middlesex Chair, Public Health Committee, Sponsor for the Special Care Unit Bill.
On Monday night one was rescued off Rhos on Sea and taken to an RSPCA special care unit for seals in Nantwich, Cheshire.
The latest incident happened at Ravensthorpe Social Education Centre and Special Care Unit in John's Street, Ravensthorpe, at 7.
FOOTBALL legend Pele was yesterday moved to a special care unit in a Brazilian hospital after his condition worsened.
Of the target are in foster care under the Child Welfare Act of institutional care, professional home care, special care unit, as well as school home care.
She is hopeful that they might be able to set up a special care unit for animals at the sanctuary if they win enough money.
The Department of Neonatal Medicine has 15 beds in Neonatal Intensive Care, and 38 beds in the Special Care Unit.
In the special care unit, Janine wonders if having a sick little baby is punishment for everything she's done wrong.

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