cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cardiopulmonary 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


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The ZOLL AED (automated external defibrillator ) Plus is a portable defibrillator that guides the user in the practice of cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
"But our review shows that hypothermic patients can tolerate many hours of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and still have a good neurologic outcome.".
How long has it been since you've practiced your cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills.
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation , and if not, whether that should be spelled out more clearly.
Lawmakers on Monday debated whether language in the state's "do-not- resuscitate " law includes the use of cardiopulmonary resuscitation , and if not, whether that should be spelled out more clearly.
Michael Hüpfl and colleagues' systematic review and meta-analysis of out-of-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
Each responder would need to know cardiopulmonary resuscitation, he said.
The American Heart Association issued revised guidelines for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for lay and professional rescuers.
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a combination of rescue breathing and chest compressions delivered to victims thought to be in cardiac arrest.
Recent findings show that the majority of people untrained in how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and even many trained emergency personnel, do not push with enough force to properly administer CPR.
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