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Descriptor in English: Critical Care
Descriptor in Spanish: Cuidados Críticos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Cuidados Críticos
Descriptor in French: Soins de réanimation
Entry term(s): Care, Critical
Care, Intensive
Care, Surgical Intensive
Intensive Care
Intensive Care, Surgical
Surgical Intensive Care
Tree number(s): E02.760.190
N02.421.585.190
Scope note: Health care provided to a critically ill patient during a medical emergency or crisis.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 75
DeCS UI: 3439
Descriptor UI: D003422
Date Established: 1975/09/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/11
Revision Date: 2015/06/26
Critical Care - Preferred
Concept UI M0005333
Scope note Health care provided to a critically ill patient during a medical emergency or crisis.
Preferred term Critical Care
Entry term(s) Care, Critical
Intensive Care - Narrower
Concept UI M0025915
Scope note Advanced and highly specialized care provided to medical or surgical patients whose conditions are life-threatening and require comprehensive care and constant monitoring. It is usually administered in specially equipped units of a health care facility.
Preferred term Intensive Care
Entry term(s) Care, Intensive
Surgical Intensive Care - Narrower
Concept UI M0025916
Preferred term Surgical Intensive Care
Entry term(s) Care, Surgical Intensive
Intensive Care, Surgical



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