Meaning : Coronary Care Unit
Category : Medical
Sub Category : Cardiology
What does CCU mean or stand for ?
The CCU is a coronary care unit or also known as the Cardiac care unit.It is an intensive care unit in a hospital that cares only for patients that suffer from cardiac – heart problems.Coronary disease is one of the biggest killers on our generation due to our unhealthy lifestyles and high lipid diets.This coupled with low fitness levels is a cause for concern.
The CCU is separated into two sections,one for regular cardiac patients and one for emergency patients.These emergency patients are those that have just some of heart surgery like a Bypass surgery or Heart valve replacement surgery.