cardiopulmonary resuscitation


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  • noun

Synonyms for cardiopulmonary resuscitation

an emergency procedure consisting of external cardiac massage and artificial respiration

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Part 8: Adult advanced cardiovascular life support: 2010 American Heart Association guidelines for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency cardiovascular care.
The impact of patient care categories on cardiopulmonary resuscitation and ventilator support.
The plaintiffs challenged the lack of a policy relating to the administration of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to detainees who attempt suicide, and the lack of a written policy for detection and prevention of suicide.
Doctors at South Cleveland Hospital, Middlesbrough, looked at the portrayal of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in Casualty, Cardiac Arrest and Medics and compared it to ER and Chicago Hope.
CPR is short for cardiopulmonary resuscitation - a combination heart/lung (cardio for the heart, pulmonary for the lungs) lifesaving procedure.
Arrange a cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) demonstration and first-aid courses.
This paper was presented at the Eighth Wolf Creek Conference on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in June 2005 sponsored by the Institute of Critical Medicine in Rancho Mirage, CA.
Prison medical staff and paramedics performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation on him, but could not revive him.
Survivors owe their lives to prompt use of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) or the availability and use of an electric defibrillator to restart the heart, Maron says.
Six members of the directorate have completed a course to teach cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Despite significant historical breakthroughs like cardiopulmonary resuscitation and comprehensive public access to defibrillation programs, many elements of resuscitation remain unknown.
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