Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A procedure to resuscitate a patient suffering cardiac arrest or fibrillation by rhythmically compressing the chest and heart to restore circulation.Also called heart massage
- ‘Luke's mother, Ruth, also wanted the possibility of cardiac massage left open for her son, who has Edwards' syndrome or trisomy 18 syndrome, a condition severely affecting most of his organs.’
- ‘Ippb with oxygen was undertaken using the ambu-bag and endotracheal tube by Dr. O'Neil while cardiac massage was performed.’
- ‘However, the cardiac massage had been successful.’
- ‘He spoke about that era's ‘July 1 syndrome’ when interns would stand by the bedside of patients who they thought were about to arrest with scalpel in hand waiting to try their first open cardiac massage.’
- ‘Blood poured from Carlo's mouth while a nurse performed cardiac massage.’
- ‘Having been first devised in the late 1950s, resuscitation by external cardiac massage was still in its infancy in 1971 and was virtually unknown to the lay public in India.’
- ‘Medical staff battled for 45 minutes to save Foe, giving him prolonged cardiac massage.’
- ‘If necessary, transabdominal open cardiac massage can be performed.’
- ‘I could not perform cardiac massage for four weeks and I was unable to sneeze without pain at seven weeks.’
- ‘The workshop included case studies, how to diagnose and provide treatment, artificial respiration, cardiac massage, tying slings in the case of fractures, treating burns, heart attacks, and rescue techniques.’
- ‘Nicholas, 34, gave him the kiss of life and cardiac massage until paramedics arrived.’
- ‘A dentist is organising cardiac massage, elevation of the legs, and facemask oxygen while personally attending to the patient's airway.’
- ‘My client says they had both drunk too much, and afterwards he tried to reanimate the earl with mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and a cardiac massage.’
- ‘He directed Mrs Morgan to perform cardiac massage while he conducted mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, but the kiss of life was a cruel charade to disguise the fact he had just murdered her.’
- ‘We tried to resuscitate her for half an hour using artificial respiration, cardiac massage.’
- ‘One firefighter went with him and was doing cardiac massage en route, but he later died.’
- ‘Passers-by said a man living nearby who witnessed the accident fought to save Gavin's life by giving him cardiac massage as he lay on the grass just 50 yards from his parents' home.’
- ‘External cardiac massage is not, however, without complications.’
- ‘CPR involves the establishment of a patent airway, effective breathing and cardiac output through assisted ventilation and external cardiac massage.’
- ‘Doctors agreed that Luke should not be resuscitated by mechanical ventilation if his condition worsened but could be given the less aggressive treatment of cardiac massage.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.