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Table 5

Common Abbreviations and Acronyms of Hospital Departments, Units, & Locations

TermDefinition
CCU Cardiac Care Unit; Coronary Care Unit
ECF Extended-Care Facility
ED; ER Emergency Department; Emergency Room
ICU Intensive Care Unit
Lab; LAB Laboratory
LDR; L&D; LD Labor and Delivery Room; Labor and Delivery; Labor, Delivery, and Recovery
LTAC Long-Term Acute Care
LTC Long-Term Care
MICU Medical Intensive Care Unit
NH Nursing Home
NICU Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
OB Obstetrics
OB-GYN; OB-Gyn Obstetrics and Gynecology
OR Operating Room
OT Occupational Therapy
PACU Post-Anesthesia Care Unit
Peds Pediatric Department
PICU Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
PT Physical Therapy
RR Recovery Room
SICU Surgical Intensive Care Unit
SSU Short-Stay Unit
TCU Trauma Care Unit
X-Ray; x-ray Radiology
Created by: dolfin76986