Which are Acute Care Departments?

  1. 0 hello,

    what are the "acute care" departments in a hospital? so far, i've uncovered:

    er
    trauma
    icu ( coronary/ cardiac, neuro[neuropathy or neurology?], pediarics, neonatal, and burn)
    med/ surg (is this medical/ surgical icu?)

    are there more?
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  4. Visit  RN2B73} profile page
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    MICU= medical ICU, SICU= surgical ICU, Neuro= neurological ICU...some ICU's such as mine are general ICU's where we see everything
  5. Visit  detroitdano} profile page
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    Any inpatient floor falls under the acute care umbrella. It's care, and it's acute. L&D, nephro, transplant, so on.


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