Medically necessary skilled care provided by medical and nursing personnel in order to restore a person to good health.
care for an illness or condition characterized by sudden onset, marked symptoms, and short course.
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Treatment for a short-term or episodic illness or health problem.
A level of health care that can be provided only in a hospital.
Hospital care that focuses on a physical or mental condition that requires immediate intervention and constant medical attention, equipment and personnel.
Treatment for an immediate and severe episode of an illness, an injury related to an accident or other trauma or recovery from surgery. Typically, acute care is provided in a hospital. Unlike chronic care, acute care often is needed for only a short time.
Skilled, medically necessary care provided by dental and nursing personnel in order to restore a person to good health.
Medical treatment given to individuals whose illnesses are short-term or episodic.
care provided in a hospital setting and often includes at least an overnight stay; i.e., surgical suites, emergency rooms, shock trauma, intensive care (ICU), pediatric intensive care (PICU), labor and delivery, neo-natal, etc.
Short-term health care provided to patients who do not require concentrated and continuous observation. Adjuvant Therapy Treatment given along with the primary treatment. Anesthesia Gases or drugs that puts you to sleep, it causes the loss of feeling or sensation. Antibiotic: Chemical substances that kill other organisms that cause disease. Antibody
care required by a client/patient for a short period, usually until an underlying condition is resolved.
Acute care is where the principal clinical intent is to do one of the following: manage labour (obstetric); cure illness or provide definitive treatment of injury; perform surgery; relieve symptoms of illness or injury (excluding palliative care); reduce severity of an illness or injury; protect against exacerbation and/or complication of an illness and/or injury which could threaten life or normal function; or perform therapeutic procedures.
Acute care includes health services provided to persons suffering from serious and sudden health conditions that require ongoing professional nursing care and observation. Examples of acute care include post-operative observation in an intensive care unit, and care and observation while waiting for emergency surgery.
A type of medical care requiring the efforts of skilled workers, either medical or nursing professional, to restore an individual to a healthy condition.
Services usually provided in acute care hospital facilities which have operating rooms, laboratories and intensive care units. The level of services beyond skill nursing hope care with the supervision of a physician on a twenty four hour basis.
health care delivered to patients experiencing acute (sudden onset) illness and trauma; usually occurs in hospital or emergency room setting and is short-term care
Services provided to protect the decompensating patient and/or resolve his/her urgent and severe problems so that he/she can return as quickly as possible to the previous level of function.
The care provided for an urgent medical condition from which a patient is expected to recover.
The phase of managing health problems which is conducted in a hospital on patients needing medical attention.
Care for illness or injury that develops rapidly, has pronounced symptoms and is finite in length. Medical care that is required for a short period of time to cure a certain illness and/or condition.
Medical services provided to treat a short-term or episodic illness or medical condition.
When an injury develops rapidly that has pronounced symptoms and has a finite length of time, Acute Care is called for.
care rendered in the course of treating an illness, injury or condition marked by a sudden onset or change of status requiring prompt attention, which may include hospitalization. It is limited in duration and is not expected to last indefinitely.
Skilled, medically professional care given to a patient in order to restore them to functional health.
Care provided during the very early stages following injury, including surgery and intensive care. Focus is on the patient becoming medically stable.
Acute care is a medical setting such as a hospital, intensive care unit or emergency department.
care provided by a doctor or other health care professional designed to treat or cure an illness, wound, or condition. Long-term care is not acute care.
treatment for a severe and short-term health problem.
A pattern of health care in which a patient is treated for an acute (immediate and severe) episode of illness, for the subsequent treatment of injuries related to an accident or other trauma, or during recovery from surgery.Acute care is usually given in a hospital by specialized personnel using complex and sophisticated technical equipment and materials. Unlike chronic care, acute care is often necessary for only a short time.
providing or concerned with short-term medical care especially for serious acute disease or trauma.
health care where the need for medical attention is immediate, urgent, and generally brief in duration. Usually enough caregiver presence here that fall risk monitoring is not necessary.
A pattern of health care in which the patient is treated for an acute episode of illness for the sequel of an accident of other trauma or during recovery for surgery. It may involve intensive care and is often necessary for only a short period of time.
Care for a disease or illness with rapid onset, severe symptoms and brief duration.
Highly skilled and medically professional care given to a patient to restore functional health.
Care in a hospital setting which includes surgery, doctor visits, xrays etc.
Immediate, short-term, medical treatment for a serious illness or injury, usually in a hospital or skilled nursing facility. May be contrasted with "chronic care."
Health care provided to treat conditions that are short term and episodic in nature.
The care provided for a medical condition from which a patient is expected to recover and resume a "normal" lifestyle, even though it may not be the same as before the onset of the condition. Recovered patients usually do not require the assistance of another person in performing their normal activities of daily living. Medicare covers most acute care for patients age 65 and older.
Medical services provided to treat an illness or an injury, usually these services are only needed for a short time. Examples include x-rays, laboratory tests, etc.
Acute care is care for an illness or injury that is temporary and curable.
In-hospital medical care. May or may not involve therapists at this stage.
A level of medical care that requires frequent monitoring and treatment.
Treatment for an immediate and severe illness, for the subsequent treatment of injuries related to an accident or other trauma, or recovery from surgery. You receive acute care for only a short time, usually in a hospital.
Inpatient 24-hour hospital care in which physician and nursing observations and services are required on a minute-to-minute, hour-to-hour basis.
Acute care refers to necessary treatment of a disease for only a short period of time in which a patient is treated for a brief but severe episode of illness. Many hospitals are acute care facilities with the goal of discharging the patient as soon as the patient is deemed healthy and stable, with appropriate discharge instructions.