abbreviation for Coronary Care Unit- Critical Care Unit- Continuing Care Unit. In the hospital setting, refers to a functional unit which specializes in the care and treatment of patients with severe and unstable health conditions.

CCU: "The Coronary Care Unit (CCU) specializes in the care of patients who have recently suffered from a severe stroke or are recovering from a heart attack."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CCU," in, April 7, 2013, (accessed September 24, 2021).