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I keep hearing physicians call for ccu in the er. What does ccu stand for?
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Dr. Dennis Clifford
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
4 doctors agree
In brief: Coronary Care Unit
Usually it means the coronary care unit, but some hospitals also use ccu to mean critical care unit.

In brief: Coronary Care Unit
Usually it means the coronary care unit, but some hospitals also use ccu to mean critical care unit.
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Dr. Dennis Clifford
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
2 doctors agree
In brief: Coronary care unit
In brief: Coronary care unit
Critical care unit.
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Dr. Alon Gitig
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Coronary care unit
The acronym refers to the team of physicians (generally, cardiologists) who take care of critically ill patients suffering from cardiac diseases (i.
e. Akin to the "icu", or intensive care unit, for critically ill patients with general medical conditions, the ccu is specifically for cardiac patients needing this level of intensive care).

In brief: Coronary care unit
The acronym refers to the team of physicians (generally, cardiologists) who take care of critically ill patients suffering from cardiac diseases (i.
e. Akin to the "icu", or intensive care unit, for critically ill patients with general medical conditions, the ccu is specifically for cardiac patients needing this level of intensive care).
Dr. Alon Gitig
Dr. Alon Gitig
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Dr. Steven Forman
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Coronary care unit
Coronary care unit.

In brief: Coronary care unit
Coronary care unit.
Dr. Steven Forman
Dr. Steven Forman
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
In brief: Critical care unit
In some hospitals, ccu stands for the critical care unit.

In brief: Critical care unit
In some hospitals, ccu stands for the critical care unit.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. Edward Hulten
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Cardiac Care Unit
This term in the USA usually refers to cardiac care unit or coronary care unit but in some locations may refer to critical care unit.

In brief: Cardiac Care Unit
This term in the USA usually refers to cardiac care unit or coronary care unit but in some locations may refer to critical care unit.
Dr. Edward Hulten
Dr. Edward Hulten
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Dr. William Goldsmith
Critical Care
In brief: Critical Care unit
The critical care unit is another name for the intensive care unit.

In brief: Critical Care unit
The critical care unit is another name for the intensive care unit.
Dr. William Goldsmith
Dr. William Goldsmith
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Dr. Rupen Parikh
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Coronary care unit
Ccu stands for coronary care unit or cardiac care unit.

In brief: Coronary care unit
Ccu stands for coronary care unit or cardiac care unit.
Dr. Rupen Parikh
Dr. Rupen Parikh
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Dr. David Revere
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Coronary Care Unit
Coronary care unit.

In brief: Coronary Care Unit
Coronary care unit.
Dr. David Revere
Dr. David Revere
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