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General Acute Care Hospital

282N00000X
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DefinitionAn acute general hospital is an institution whose primary function is to provide inpatient diagnostic and therapeutic services for a variety of medical conditions, both surgical and non-surgical, to a wide population group. The hospital treats patients in an acute phase of illness or injury, characterized by a single episode or a fairly short duration, from which the patient returns to his or her normal or previous level of activity.
GroupingHospitals
ClassificationGeneral Acute Care Hospital