Physiotherapy in Treatment & Care
The words care, therapy, treatment, and intervention overlap in a semantic field, and thus they can be synonymous depending on context. Moving rightward through that order, the connotative level of holism decreases and the level of specificity increases. Thus, in health care contexts, the word care tends to imply a broad idea of everything done to protect or improve someone's health. Levels of care: Emergency handles medical emergencies and is a first point of contact or intake for less serious problems, which can be referred to other levels of care as appropriate, Intensive care, also called critical care.