artificial respiration


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artificial respiration

n.
A procedure used to restore or maintain respiration in a person or animal that has stopped breathing. The method uses mechanical or manual means to force air into and out of the lungs in a rhythmic fashion.

artificial respiration

n
1. (Medicine) any of various methods of restarting breathing after it has stopped, by manual rhythmic pressure on the chest, mouth-to-mouth breathing, etc
2. (Medicine) any method of maintaining respiration artificially, as by use of an iron lung

artifi′cial respira′tion


n.
the stimulation of natural respiratory functions in a person whose breathing has failed by forcing air into and out of the lungs.
[1850–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.artificial respiration - an emergency procedure whereby breathing is maintained artificiallyartificial respiration - an emergency procedure whereby breathing is maintained artificially
emergency procedure - (medicine) a procedure adopted to meet an emergency (especially a medical emergency)
breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilation - the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation
cardiac resuscitation, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, CPR, kiss of life, mouth-to-mouth resuscitation - an emergency procedure consisting of external cardiac massage and artificial respiration; the first treatment for a person who has collapsed and has no pulse and has stopped breathing; attempts to restore circulation of the blood and prevent death or brain damage due to lack of oxygen
Translations
تَنَفُّس إصْطِناعي
umělé dýchání
kunstigt åndedræt
tekohengitys
mesterséges légzés
öndunarhjálp
umelé dýchanie
sunî solunum

artificial respiration

artificial respiration

nrespirazione f artificiale

artificial

(aːtiˈfiʃəl) adjective
made by man; not natural; not real. artificial flowers; Did you look at the colour in artificial light or in daylight?
artiˈficially adverb
ˌartificiˈality (-ʃiˈӕ-) noun
artificial respiration
the process of forcing air into and out of the lungs eg of a person who has almost drowned.
References in classic literature ?
This artificial respiration ceasing, do I feel any faint flutter under my hand upon the chest?
With a stride, the doctor reached the bed, and seizing her arms worked them energetically, applying what I knew to be artificial respiration.
It was my task at first to keep up the artificial respiration in the body after the transfusion had been effected, but presently Meunier relieved me, and I could see the wondrous slow return of life; the breast began to heave, the inspirations became stronger, the eyelids quivered, and the soul seemed to have returned beneath them.
The Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations special dispatcher, who carried out a medical flight, was equipped with modern equipment and special medical modules, an artificial respiration device and cardiac monitors, which allowed medical assistance to the victims during the flight.
So persons declared clinically dead can sometimes be revived by artificial respiration.
So, he immediately jumped and brought her to the riverbank and resuscitated her by artificial respiration.
In 1927, Philip Drinker and Louis Agassiz Shaw at Harvard University devised a version of a tank respirator that could maintain artificial respiration until a person could breathe independently, which is usually after a week or two.
He pulled the youngster from the water and a Spanish tourist administered artificial respiration until the emergency services arrived.
Summary: The man was rushed to Al Dhaid Hospital, where he is currently surviving on artificial respiration.
The medical team in the center administered all the necessary aid and she was given artificial respiration, but my daughter needs to be in the ICU and recovery," Rafah's father, Ali, said in a statement published on the state-run National News Agency.
The chemical's MSDS also warns that when it is inhaled, a physician or poison control must be called instantly since the victim may even stop breathing and would be in need of artificial respiration.
She said the boy was on artificial respiration and had not undergone any surgery.