Acute care definition

Acute care means a short course of intensive diagnostic and therapeutic services provided immediately following a work injury with a rapid onset of pronounced symptoms.
Acute care means a short course of intensive diagnostic and therapeutic services

Examples of Acute care in a sentence

  • Acute care nurses gain much of their job satisfaction from theexperience of providing patient care.

  • Acute care hospital stays that qualified the beneficiary for the SNF benefit were identified using Medicare inpatient hospital claims.

  • Acute care bed occupancy rates in 2011 were 75.8%, slightly above the EU average of 70.2%.

  • Acute care management of older people with dementia: a qualitative perspective.

  • Acute care services in the study area are provided by Ipswich Hospital (the Hospital) from its site at Heath Road in north east Ipswich.


More Definitions of Acute care

Acute care means care provided by a home health agency for cli- ents who are not medically stable or have not attained a satisfactory level of rehabilitation. These clients require frequent intervention by a registered nurse or licensed therapist.
Acute care means care provided by an in-home services agen- cy licensed to provide home health services for patients who are not medically stable or have not attained a satisfactory level of rehabil- itation. These patients require frequent monitoring by a registered nurse licensed under chapter 18.79 RCW, a physical therapist licensed under chapter 18.74 RCW, a respiratory therapist licensed under chap- ter 18.89 RCW, an occupational therapist licensed under chapter 18.59 RCW, a speech therapist licensed under chapter 18.35 RCW, a dietitian or nutritionist as defined in subsection (5) of this section, or so- cial worker licensed under chapter 18.320 RCW to assess health status and progress.
Acute care means the treatment of Acute Pain, as defined in subsection 9.3.2.
Acute care means medical care needed for an illness, episode or injury that requires admission to a hospital for a short period of time;
Acute care means medical care needed for an illness, episode, or injury which requires short-term, intense care, and hospitalization for a short period of time.
Acute care means care delivered in a psychiatric unit of a general hospital or free-standing psychiatric hospital that provides assessment, medical management and monitoring, and short-term intensive treatment and stabilization to individuals experiencing acute episodes of behavioral health disorders.
Acute care means inpatient general routine care provided to patients who are in an acute phase of illness, which includes the concentrated and continuous observation and care provided in the intensive care units of an institution.