Definition of mouth-to-mouth resuscitation in English:

mouth-to-mouth resuscitation

noun

mass noun
  • A method of artificial respiration in which a person breathes into an unconscious patient's lungs through their mouth.

    ‘she gave him mouth-to-mouth resuscitation until he started to breathe again’
    • ‘She tried mouth-to-mouth resuscitation on the two infants.’
    • ‘She had to revive him with mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.’
    • ‘The doctors were trying to do mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.’
    • ‘Simple knowledge of mouth-to-mouth resuscitation can save a life.’
    • ‘He was not breathing and no pulse or heartbeat was detectable but mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and heart massage saved him.’
    • ‘They took turns giving the man heart massage and mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, which stimulated vital oxygen to his brain.’
    • ‘They brought Jacob to shore and began mouth-to-mouth resuscitation in an attempt to revive the child.’
    • ‘He gave us a lesson in administering mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.’
    • ‘Check breathing - be prepared to do mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.’
    • ‘The paramedic had to get me breathing again with mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.’
    • ‘A team of firefighters lowered themselves into the river and hauled him up the banking where mouth-to-mouth resuscitation began.’
    • ‘He managed to revive her using mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.’
    • ‘Officer Duarte picked the four-month-old boy from the rubble and used mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to save his life.’