Definitions for "Tertiary care"
The aspect of inpatient care dealing with illnesses or conditions requiring specialized techniques, such as coronary artery bypass surgery, renal hemodialysis, and treatment of severe burns.
the third and highly specialised stage of treatment, usually provided in a hospital centre which may not be local. See also primary care and secondary care.
Highly specialized care given to patients who are in danger of disability or death often requiring sophisticated technologies (e.g., neurosurgeons or intensive care units).