cardiac resuscitation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cardiac resuscitation an emergency procedure consisting of external cardiac massage and artificial respiration; the first treatment for a person who has collapsed and has no pulse and has stopped breathing; attempts to restore circulation of the blood and prevent death or brain damage due to lack of oxygen
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Usage


In news:

Razak Dosani, head of Lee Memorial Hospital's intensive care unit, says "do not resuscitate " means doctors will not perform cardiac resuscitation .
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a combination of rescue breathing and chest compressions delivered to victims thought to be in cardiac arrest.
Important advances in prehospital cardiac care & resuscitation.
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