Glossary of Health Care and Medical Terms
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Sub-Acute Care - Usually described as a comprehensive inpatient program for those who have experienced a serious illness, injury, or disease, but who do not require intensive hospital services. The range of services considered sub-acute can include infusion therapy, respiratory care, cardiac services, wound care, rehabilitation services, post-operative recovery programs for knee and hip replacements, cancer, stroke, and AIDS care.