Business Occupancy. Business occupancies are those used for the
transaction of business, for the keeping of accounts and records,
and similar purposes. Doctors' offices, treatment and diagnostic
facilities intended solely for outpatient care and physically
separated from facilities for the treatment or care of
inpatients, but otherwise associated with the management of an
institution, may be classified as Business Occupancy.
Has to do with the heart.
C-Arm. Term referring to a specific type of radiographic machine
used for fluoroscopic examinations.
Cart (also called a "Module"). A wheeled vehicle upon which
material is placed to transport it throughout the facility. Many
cart variations are available. The movement of carts can be
accomplished by employees and/or semi-automated and/or automated
transportation systems as determined by careful analysis for each
Cart Lift. A small vertical lift which is dedicated to the
movement of carts. Cart lifts are usually automated and provide
automatic dispatch and loading and unloading of carts. "Cart
lifts" which are manually dispatched and require manual loading
and unloading of carts are generally called cart dumbwaiters.
Cart Wash. The semi or fully automated machine that washes and
rinses carts as required by the individual hospital's program.
Units may provide automated or manual loading and unloading.
Units may or may not provide a full drying capability. Selection
of the correct unit(s) for an application should be made after a
complete analysis of all requirements, including financial (LCC),
traffic, etc. When the cart wash function is to be done
manually, it is done by hose or steam gun in an equipment wash
room or area.
Category Code. Term used to identify real property building
types by function. Example: Medical and Dental Treatment
Facilities (MTF's) fall into category code 500.
Cable Television system for entertainment purposes.
Cost Benefit Analysis.
Nuclear and High Yield
Closed Circuit TV for security systems.
CDC. Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
Call Detail Recording--telephone system.