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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The developed countries first established the network of acute coronary Care unit all over the country part of their cardiac departments of the General hospitals.
Material and Methods: All the patients who underwent ventilatory support in coronary care unit during our study period were included using consecutive sampling.
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IN OCTOBER 2003 you published a letter from me thanking numerous people, including the staff of St David's Hall, the public in the hall, and the staff of A&E and Coronary Care Unit at the University Hospital of Wales, following my husband David's sudden collapse & cardiac arrest in St David's Hall on October 4, 2003.
Beds on the cardiology ward and specialist beds on the coronary care unit are currently in separate locations.
I would like to express my thanks for the skill and caring of the surgeon and the nursing and ancillary staff of Coronary Care Unit and Ward E.
Byrd looked at the effect of prayer in the Judeo- Christian tradition in a coronary care unit ( CCU) population.
SIMPSON Julia Margaret, Anne and Chris wish to express their sincere thanks to relatives and friends for their kind expressions of sympathy and for letters, cards and beautiful flowers received during their recent sad bereavement, also for the most generous donations given in memory of Julia to be shared between the Critical Care Unit, Bishop Auckland Hospital and the Coronary Care Unit, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough.
A 68-year old man with acute coronary syndrome (unstable angina petoris) was admitted to the coronary care unit.
restricted visiting hours in the coronary care unit.
Glendale Adventist received 12 awards from PRC, a national health care marketing research company: three in patient satisfaction for its outpatient radiology, MRI Coronary Care Unit and Emergency Department; four in physician satisfaction; and five in employee satisfaction.
In the San Francisco coronary care unit, she displayed a smile, admired my blouse, wondered why I'd come all the way to see her in a hospital bed.