Acute Or Short Term Care

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Each one is a different part of the healthcare system from Acute or Short Term care which includes the patient going from the emergency room to be treated then dismissed or admitted for care for a short period of time (Hospitals today et al., n.d.). Long term care would be the next step if needed by the patient this would include manage critical infusions, continue the medical stabilization of the patient, and if needed continue respiratory functions with use of mechanical ventilation. When the patient is stable they would be transferred to a rehabilitation facility since their muscles in their bodies have not been used for a long period of time (Miller et al., 2016). If the patient was diagnosed with dementia or another neurological disorder
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