HyperDic: medical_care

English > 1 sense of the expression medical care:
NOUNactmedical care, medical aidprofessional treatment for illness or injury
English > medical care: 1 sense > noun 1, act
Meaningprofessional treatment for illness or injury.
Synonymmedical aid
Partsmedical diagnosisIdentification of a disease from its symptoms
Narroweraftercarecare and treatment of a convalescent patient
allopathyThe usual / usual method of treating disease with remedies that produce effects differing from those produced by the disease itself
anticoagulationThe administration of an anticoagulant drug to retard coagulation of the blood
bloodlettingformerly used as a treatment to reduce excess blood (one of the four humors of medieval medicine)
defibrillationtreatment by stopping fibrillation of heart muscles (usually by electric shock delivered by a defibrillator)
detoxificationtreatment for poisoning by neutralizing the toxic properties (normally a function of the liver)
digitalization, digitalisationThe administration of digitalis for the treatment of certain heart disorders
disinfectiontreatment to destroy harmful microorganisms
dressing, bandaging, bindingThe act of applying a bandage
holistic medicinemedical care of the whole person considered as subject to personal and social as well as organic factors
homeopathy, homoeopathyA method of treating disease with small amounts of remedies that, in large / large amounts in healthy people, produce symptoms similar to those being treated
hospiceA program of medical and emotional care for the terminally ill
hospitalization, hospitalisation, hospital careplacing in medical care in a hospital
injection, shotThe act of putting a liquid / liquid into the body by means of a syringe
intensive careClose monitoring and constant medical care of patients with life-threatening conditions
irrigation(medicine) cleaning a wound or body organ by flushing or washing out with water or a medicated solution
nursing carecare by a skilled nurse
primary careThe medical care received on first contact with the medical system (before being referred elsewhere)
therapy(medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.)
Broadertreatment, interventioncare provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)
Spanishasistencia médica, atención médica
Catalanassistència mèdica, atenció mèdica

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