cardiac care unit


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cardiac care unit

An inpatient unit designed to care for patients with cardiac problems—e.g., myocardial infarction, arrhythmias, heart failure—who require intensive observation and monitoring and/or intervention, including thrombolysis and cardiac pacing.
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Filippatos et al., "Recommendations for the structure, organization, and operation of intensive cardiac care units," European Heart Journal, vol.
Therefore, in these patients admission to cardiac care unit (CCU) and cardiac monitoring is necessary to document arrhythmia and proper mangement of such patients if ventricular arrhythmia documented.1,2
A 28-day-old male infant was admitted to Cardiac Care Unit, Children's Hospital of Fudan University, with the chief complaint of anorexia and vomiting.
They would also like to thank the staff of the Cardiac Care Unit and 6th floor at UMASS Medical Center's University Campus for their care and support in making his final days comfortable.Walter's funeral will be Friday, March 20 from CALLAHAN, FAY & CASWELL FUNERAL HOME, 61 Myrtle St., Worcester with Mass at 10:00 AM at Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 7 Church St., Spencer.
In 2011, the hospital completed an expansion plan on the existing campus doubling its bed capacity, and adding an advanced heart center equipped with hitech cardiac cath lab and coronary cardiac care unit, a pediatric ward, a surgical ward, and a special pavilion for patients who want to avail themselves of healthcare in a luxurious environment.
Some of the men were transferred to the cardiac care unit. Two were scheduled for cardiac pacemaker implantation, and one was scheduled for gastric pacemaker implantation before endocrinologists delved further into their history and made the correct diagnosis of anorexia.
"I replied on March 17, explaining the medical fact that any ICU could be either a Cardiac Care Unit (CCU) for cardiac cases or for traumatic, postoperative and critical patients," he added.
Acute coronary syndromes: From the emergency department to the cardiac care unit. Cardiol Clin 2012;30(4):617-627.
The Valley Hospital initially focused its efforts on isolation room discharges, the intensive care unit, the cardiac care unit, and operating rooms.
LAKKI MARWAT -- The deputy commissioner asked the administration of DHQ Hospital to make the Cardiac Care Unit functional within three days.
Late on Monday, Mr Doyle was transferred to the cardiac care unit at the Halifax hospital to allow further tests to take place and to plot his future treatment.
All donations received will go towards the cardiac care unit a Morriston Hospital.