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a group of people organized for a particular purpose

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any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange

an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole

a single undivided whole

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a single undivided natural thing occurring in the composition of something else

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Previous studies have missed the opportunity to capitalize on the transformative potential of the neuroscience step-down unit's care of patients with moderate and severe TBI particularly because it is (a) a place where interdisciplinary teams test patients for post-hospital disposition (ie, rehabilitation, skilled nursing facility) and (b) most often the last phase of inpatient care and subsequently one of the final chances to centralize acute care resources for the patient's benefit.
Rahma highlighted, "The step-down unit has all the features of an ICU and is equipped with the latest monitoring and ventilation devices."
In the medical step-down unit, 3 patients were identified as becoming colonized during June-September 2010; an additional 4 patients became colonized in February and March of 2011 (all pattern A).
Patients who were 18 years or older, who had an EVD inserted and were admitted into the neurological/neurosurgical intensive care (ICU) step-down unit at the Foothills Medical Centre were invited to participate in the study.
And the very first nursing unit to try it was Unit 12 North, which is an abdominal transplant step-down unit. And we looked at the physical environment.
The 24- bed adult surgical-trauma step-down unit had each bed equipped with a patient monitor (M1 204, Philips Medical, Bothell, WA) displaying HR (3-lead electrocardiogram), RR (2-lead bioimpedance), BP (intermittent noninvasive cuff with minimum frequency every 2 hours) and SpO2 (pulse oximeter).
A second project comprising a detached 10-bed step-down unit in Holywell, Flintshire, will replace the existing cottage hospital and will be complete in October 2012.
I imagined her ending up with a tracheostomy and a permanent feeding tube, tied to a ventilator and confined to bed, bouncing back and forth from the intensive care unit to the step-down unit as infections arose, until her body finally gave out.
She also held positions in the 350th Evacuation Hospital, Canton, OH, and as Head Nurse of a Cardiac Step-Down Unit at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
Nurse Triage for the Step-Down Unit: The stepdown unit was receiving inappropriate admissions; for instance, patients from the ED who would then need to be transferred to the ICU, or patients who weren't acute enough to be monitored in the step-down unit.
She collaborated with both the step-down unit manager and other ICU managers to plan a method for us to handle other ICU admissions and allow Mr.
They interviewed both surgeons and cardiologists, CVICU nurses, step-down unit nurses, social worker, dietitian, pharmacist, tx administrator, and tx coordinators.
"We started to watch the weather 10 days out," said Joan Casey, medical coordinator at the finish line and nurse manager of a step-down unit at Caritas Hospital in Norwood, Massachusetts.
In the study, O'Boyle compared the time involved in conventional handwashing to using gels by observing the routine in an intensive care step-down unit. The average time taken for washing--involving walking to the sink, running water, soaping, rubbing, rinsing and drying--clocked in at 30 seconds to a minute each time.
The first area selected was the trauma step-down unit. Although on a limited number of physicians and house staff work on the unit, there is wide variety in the orders entered.