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Acute care – Full Definition

Acute care - Full Definition

Acute care – Full Definition
Definition of
Acute care
Define Acute care

 

Acute care
: acute care is a branch of secondary health care where a patient receives active but short-term treatment for a severe injury or episode of illness, an urgent medical condition, or during recovery from surgery. In medical terms, care for acute health conditions is the opposite from chronic care, or longer term care.
: providing or concerned with short-term usually immediate medical care (as for serious illness or or traumatic injury
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