coronary care unit(redirected from acute 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 unitThe 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.