Term:Intensive care

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Measure of viral clearance is a surrogate outcome for hospital admission, need for intensive care, intubation and death.


The trials paused enrollment of patients requiring intensive care unit (ICU)-level care after an interim pooled analysis demonstrated futility of therapeutic anticoagulation in improving organ support, and a concern for safety.

Source: https://files.covid19treatmentguidelines.nih.gov/guidelines/covid19treatmentguidelines.pdf

As with any patient in the intensive care unit (ICU), successful clinical management of a patient with COVID-19 includes treating both the medical condition that initially resulted in ICU admission and other comorbidities and nosocomial complications.

Source: https://files.covid19treatmentguidelines.nih.gov/guidelines/covid19treatmentguidelines.pdf


  • intensive care unit (ICU)
  • to be admitted/admission to intensive care unit


  • intensive care: 178
  • intensive care unit: 188


prevailingly occurring in the form of the collocation "intensive care unit"


Variants and synonyms

  • intensive care unit (ICU)


The reason for more intensive care is usually progressive respiratory failure.

Source: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S073386270800031X?via%3Dihub

Intensive care is one of the most resource-intensive forms of medical care due to severely ill patients.

Source: https://icm-experimental.springeropen.com/articles/10.1186/s40635-016-0098-x


They were then admitted to the intensive care unit and supported with mechanical ventilation.

Source: https://www.nature.com/articles/srep41601

For some individuals, respiratory support on high-dependency units or intensive care is needed.

Source: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780702051012000200?via%3Dihub


  • intensive care unit
  • intensive care beds
  • supportive intensive care
  • required intensive care
  • prolonged intensive care
  • to require/need intensive care
  • to receive intensive care
  • to provide intensive care
  • to involve intensive care


  • intensive care: 347
  • intensive care unit: 390


Variants and synonyms

  • intensive care unit


The First Minister said the recent spike in cases, hospital admissions and intensive care admissions should be taken seriously to limit the amount of long Covid seen in Scotland.

Source: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/global-health/science-and-disease/coronavirus-news-covid-vaccine-passport-certificate-cases-restrictions/

Nine patients are still hospitalized with two in intensive care units.

Source: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9719891/Inventor-mRNA-vaccines-says-young-adults-teens-not-forced-COVID-vaccine.html


  • intensive care: 102
  • intensive care unit: 264


Variants and synonyms

  • intensive care unit
  • ICU


NHS England said on 3rd December that between July and November, 9 in 10 patients fighting for their lives in intensive care were UNVACCINATED Covid patients.

Source: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10295867/Omicron-infecting-4-000-BRITONS-day.html#comments

Their son is now in the intensive care unit with massive heart inflammation and his parents are fearing he may not make it.

Source: unknown

Proportionately you have a much greater chance of hospitalisation, ICU and death if you haven't had the vaccines.

Source: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10284815/UKs-Covid-cases-spike-amid-growing-Omicron-wave.html


  • ICU bed
  • ICU nurse
  • to need ICU


  • intensive care: >1000
  • intensive care unit: >1000
  • ICU: 129