When it comes to hospital acronyms, a CCU can have several meanings. It can stand for a critical care unit, which is comparable to an intensive care unit (ICU).
cardiac, or cardiovascular care, CCUs provide intensive care to those with critical heart issues.
– have had a heart attack or stroke – have serious burns – can’t breathe on your own – have vital organ failure
– cardiac ultrasound – portable X-ray – blood flow meter – pulse oximeter – blood gas analyzer – dialysis machine