cardiac massage

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an emergency procedure that employs rhythmic compression of the heart (either through the chest wall or, during surgery, directly to the heart) in an attempt to maintain circulation during cardiac arrest

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Benson, "Venous air embolism: comparative merits of external cardiac massage, intracardiac aspiration, and left lateral decubitus position," Anesthesia and Analgesia, vol.
Closed chest cardiac massage in the treatment of venous air embolism.
He has everything" means the patient can be given cardiac massage artificial ventilation and appropriate drugs to save him.
Mr Burley set up a defibrillator while Mr Hurst gave pulmonary cardiac massage and PC Mart gave Lord King the kiss of life.
The bra, thought to be the first of its kind, is made from paper so it can protect patients' modesty while allowing for essential heart monitoring and, if necessary, can be easily removed for cardiac massage.
One of the guests called the MDA, and with their guidelines performed a cardiac massage," added Abraham, described the event.
Cardiac arrests were identified by-querying delivery-related hospitalizations for ICD-9 CM diagnostic codes designating cardiopulmonary arrest, ventricular fibrillation, or closed chest cardiac massage.
Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPE) was developed around I960 with closed-chest cardiac massage the key element.
The 26-year-old rider fell with 25km remaining and was unconscious with blood coming from his mouth and nose before medics gave him a cardiac massage at the scene.
Medics gave him a cardiac massage at the scene but were unsuccessful in their attempts to revive him.
The turning point came in 1960 when doctors at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine resuscitated 14 out of 20 cardiac arrest patients by applying closed-chest cardiac massage.
This is one reason why it is essential that the patient is nursed in an intensive care unit where his heart is monitored and he can be watched by trained staff all the time; in the case of an arrest, cardiac massage can be started right away.
The patient revived after I gave him cardiac massage.