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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A simple portable pneumatic pump for external cardiac massage. Am J Cardiol 1962; 10: 107-9.
The doctor holds cardiac massage to the patient but the patient dies at the moment.
Hemodynamically unstable patients and patients with end organ damage or neurological deficits should be treated with definitive therapy which includes hyperbaric oxygen [12], withdrawal of air from the right atrium, or cardiac massage [13].
We considered that the two actions required of laypeople providing basic life support would be external cardiac massage (chest compressions) and use of an external automated defibrillator (EAD) (4,5).
In that case, the physician can perform cardiac massage without any limitation, with the apron worn, or quickly took cover off and practice CPR operation on the patient.
He was saved by cardiac massage by a nurse who happened to be a spectator at the game.
Rapid initiation of resuscitation and chest compression has presumptively demonstrated efficacy for massive VAE that results in cardiac standstill.7,8 Cardiac massage forces air out of the pulmonary outflow tract into smaller vessels.
An ambulance was called and it arrived at hospital around 10.30pm, but on the way there, Bobby-Jo suffered a cardiac arrest and paramedics had to carry out a cardiac massage.
"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. The administrative records of identified cases were further queried for coexisting codes designating potential etiologies of arrest and for survival.
Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPE) was developed around I960 with closed-chest cardiac massage the key element.