coronary care unit


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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.
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Noun1.coronary care unit - a hospital unit specially staffed and equipped to treat patients with serious cardiac problems
hospital - a medical institution where sick or injured people are given medical or surgical care
ICU, intensive care unit - a hospital unit staffed and equipped to provide intensive care
Translations

cor·o·nar·y care u·nit

n. unidad de atención coronaria; sala de hospital reservada para el cuidado de pacientes que requieren atención relacionada con infarto coronario.
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WORK in the coronary care unit at Nuneaton's George Eliot Hospital has been given a boost by the Punjabi community.
He said: "I would like to offer my heart-felt gratitude to all the amazing staff, particularly to those in the cardiac catheter lab and the coronary care unit.
Afterwards, I was taken to the Coronary Care Unit, and myself and my family were informed of everything that had taken place by Dr Khan.
Coronary care consultant, Abdul Maher said: "We have the best Coronary Care Unit in the region thanks to BASICS charity work.
Irene - mum to Sianice, 17, Chloe, 12, Holly, seven, and 21-month-old Alfie - was given extensive treatment at the RAH's coronary care unit.
He added that at the same time, the new in-patient block of Dr Jeetoo Hospital has made provisions for a 6-bedded coronary care unit with a Catheterization Lab and a 23-bedded post-intensive ward.
We are extremely encouraged by Gerard's improvement over the past six days and we now anticipate he will be discharged from the coronary care unit at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital within the next three to four days.
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.