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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"The coronary care unit has to be staffed night and day,"said health board chief Dr John Bryden.
From Rawalpindi to Lahore there is not a single coronary care unit worth the name.
Objective: To determine the frequency of patients undergoing ventilatory support in coronary care unit of AFIC and NIHD, Rawalpindi and to assess the association between duration of stay and etiology with outcome of the patients.
It's hard to narrow down a defining specialty, but the health system's groundbreaking work in the area of cardiac care and transplants makes a strong argument "In 1968, Baptist Health Medical Center-Little Rock was the site of the city's first Coronary Care Unit," Wells said.
I WOULD like to record my sincere thanks to the Coronary Care Unit at Sandwell General Hospital.
The people at ambulance control, paramedics, accident and emergency staff, the doctors, consultants and nurses on the Coronary Care Unit at the RVI who were all absolutely magnificent.
Roisin Dorian met Sean McLaughlin who is now waiting at the Ulster Hospital Coronary Care Unit for a triple bypass after falling unconscious on Saturday night.
I would like to put on record my thanks to all the staff for the way they looked after me, from the cleaners to the consultant surgeon who performed the procedure, and a special thank you to Edna the highly-skilled nurse from the coronary care unit who, during the crucial hours after the operation never once took her eyes off me.
An ambulance then rushed her to Paisley's Royal Alexandra Hospital - and the coronary care unit she was trying to help.
The latest medical report, which Madrid published on their official website on Sunday, read: "The patient, Alfredo Di Stefano, 88 years old, admitted to the coronary care unit, remains in the Cardiology Department at the Gregorio Maranon Hospital after suffering a cardiac arrest.
She has more than seventeen years of health care experience and began her career as a nurse in the Coronary Care Unit at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center.