Intensive treatment unit
If he gets any worse, they will have to move him to the ITU.
Oh no, that's awful.
|ICU||Intensive care unit|
|CCU||Critical care unit|
|HMO||Health maintenance organization|
|PPO||Preferred provider organization|
|PCP||Primary care physician|
|DOC||Drug of choice|
An acronym for the special department of a health facility that provides intensive care medicine for patients with severe injuries and illnesses; staffed by highly trained doctors and nurses that specialize in caring for critically ill patients; more commonly known as ICU.