Definitions for "Neonatal Intensive Care Unit"
A unit of a hospital where seriously ill or significantly premature newborns needing special care are tested. Typically those infants who are premature, born with a low birth weight, or who are seriously ill will be placed in the NICU.
An intensive care unit designed specially for newborns in need ofspecial care, including premature, low-birthweight, and seriously illinfants.
A specialized unit of the hospital equipped to treat preterm infants.