Meaning of ACUTE CARE SERVICES in English

ACUTE CARE SERVICES

Medical services provided for patients with conditions that generally have a rapid onset and follow a short course or require immediate attention. Most battlefield care rendered after wounding, illness, or injury onset is acute care service. Acute care service is delivered after the onset of symptoms, which differentiates it from preventive care that is delivered before symptoms appear. (JP 4-02)

DOD English dictionary of military terms.      Английский словарь военных терминов DOD.