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A medical procedure involving repeated compression of a patient's chest, performed in an attempt to restore the blood circulation and breathing of a person who has suffered cardiac arrest.→ CPR
- ‘The N.Y.S. DNR statute codifies a procedure for withholding cardiopulmonary resuscitation.’
- ‘Treatment of VF involves defibrillation, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and IV medication therapy.’
- ‘Prompt initiation of cardiopulmonary resuscitation with defibrillation for ventricular fibrillation and pulseless ventricular tachycardia is essential for survival.’
- ‘The decision to discontinue cardiopulmonary resuscitation is a difficult one for physicians.’
- ‘Determine if and when you would want to be resuscitated by cardiopulmonary resuscitation or by a device that delivers an electric shock to stimulate the heart.’
- ‘Also included will be patients who develop severe complications during cardiac catheterisation who require cardiopulmonary resuscitation until emergency surgery is performed.’
- ‘The medical training of cabin crews varies but usually includes basic first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and AED instruction.’
- ‘Published in August 2000, these guidelines build upon the consensus recommendations of four previous national councils on cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency cardiac care.’
- ‘He called for help and administered cardiopulmonary resuscitation.’
- ‘Yet, in one recent Midwestern survey, one third of teachers had no training in first aid, and almost one half had never completed a course in cardiopulmonary resuscitation.’
- ‘The eligibility criteria included the presence of ventricular fibrillation, pulseless electrical activity, or asystole that required cardiopulmonary resuscitation.’
- ‘If necessary, a doctor or emergency medical team may perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation.’
- ‘Volunteers at one-half of the sites were trained to use cardiopulmonary resuscitation in addition to calling 911.’
- ‘Two weeks later, the patient was brought to hospital after cardiopulmonary resuscitation, with diffuse anoxic brain damage.’
- ‘By assistance, I mean cardiopulmonary resuscitation and frequently, electrical cardioversion to restore the heart rhythm to normal.’
- ‘Persons who have a cardiac arrest in a private residence are also less likely than persons who have an arrest in a public location to receive cardiopulmonary resuscitation.’
- ‘It uses extensive voice prompts to talk people through the delivery of cardiopulmonary resuscitation as well as the delivery of a cardioverting shock.’
- ‘As a result of an international conference in 2000, revised guidelines and algorithms on cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency cardiovascular care have been published.’
- ‘Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation if the person is not breathing, has no signs of circulation or is completely unconscious.’
- ‘If there's no breathing, movement or response to touch, begin cardiopulmonary resuscitation.’
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