Central Maine Medical Center

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Central Maine Medical Center

Central Maine Medical Center (sen-trəl mān med-i-kəl sen-tər, abbreviated as CMMC) is a hospital located in Lewiston, Maine, United States. It is a part of the Central Maine Healthcare system, which also includes Bridgton Hospital and Rumford Hospital.

Etymology

The name "Central Maine Medical Center" is derived from its location in the central part of the state of Maine, and its function as a medical center providing a wide range of healthcare services.

History

Central Maine Medical Center was established in the late 19th century. Over the years, it has grown into a comprehensive healthcare system, providing services such as emergency medicine, surgery, cardiology, and oncology, among others.

Services

Central Maine Medical Center offers a wide range of medical services, including:

  • Emergency Medicine: The hospital has a 24-hour emergency department that provides immediate care for acute illnesses and injuries.
  • Surgery: The hospital's surgical department performs a wide range of procedures, from routine operations to complex surgeries.
  • Cardiology: The hospital's cardiology department provides comprehensive care for patients with heart conditions.
  • Oncology: The hospital's oncology department provides diagnosis and treatment for various types of cancer.

Related Terms

  • Hospital: A healthcare institution providing patient treatment with specialized medical and nursing staff and medical equipment.
  • Emergency Medicine: A medical specialty dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of unforeseen illness or injury.
  • Surgery: A medical or surgical specialty that uses operative manual and instrumental techniques on a patient to investigate or treat a pathological condition such as a disease or injury.
  • Cardiology: A branch of medicine dealing with disorders of the heart as well as parts of the circulatory system.
  • Oncology: A branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer.

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