What does ICU stand for?

Intensive care unit

An acronym for the special department of a hospital that provides intensive care medicine for patients with life-threatening injuries and illnesses; staffed by highly trained doctors and nurses that specialize in caring for critically ill patients.


"His mom is in the ICU right now, so prayers would be appreciated."

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Last Updated: November 5, 2014

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