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[Fr. fr. L. acuere, to sharpen]
1. Clearness, sharpness of a sensory function, e.g., visual acuity. 2. In emergency and critical care medicine, the severity of a hospitalized patient's illness and the level of attention or service he or she will need from professional staff.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Acuity." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/745988/all/acuity.
Acuity. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/745988/all/acuity. Accessed July 22, 2019.
Acuity. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/745988/all/acuity
Acuity [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 22]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/745988/all/acuity.
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