coronary care unit

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cor·o·nar·y care u·nit (CCU),

a group of beds within a hospital set aside for the care of patients having or suspected of having myocardial infarction.

coronary care unit

n. Abbr. CCU
A hospital unit that is specially equipped to treat and monitor patients with serious heart conditions, such as coronary thrombosis.

coronary care unit (CCU)

a critical care unit used for the treatment and monitoring of patients experiencing acute cardiac episodes.

coronary care unit

The preferred UK term for a tertiary care unit in hospital which manages an array of patients with unstable heart disease, including post-acute MI, arrhythmias, cardiomyopathies and so on.

cor·o·nar·y care u·nit

(CCU) (kōr'ŏ-nār-ē kār yū'nit)
A group of beds within a hospital set aside for the care of patients having or suspected of having acute cardiac episodes.

coronary care unit

A hospital department or ward set aside for the monitoring and intensive care management of people who have suffered attacks of CORONARY THROMBOSIS and are in an unstable condition.
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