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Acute Care

Overview#

Acute Care is a branch of health Care where a patient receives active but short-term treatment for a severe injury or episode of illness, an urgent medical condition, or during recovery from surgery.

80% of patients in the hospital receiving Acute Care are over the age of 65.

Medical terms, care for Care are:

  • Acute Care
  • chronic care
  • Longer term care.

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