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 ?
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.
Rent of 5 mechanical ventilators for artificial respiration for intensive adult, for 60 days of june 30 to august 28, 2015.
We are not yet at a stage where we would call it critical, but we must take into consideration that we are taking about a patient who is lying in intensive care and is on artificial respiration.
Pneumothorax is caused by pulmonary perforation (hole in the lungs) due to high-pressure artificial respiration.
Johnny began to breathe again, but I had damaged one of his kidneys with my artificial respiration, and his brain was by then damaged by the gas.
Intrathoracic operations with artificial respiration by insufflation.
They failed to revive the President with brandy and artificial respiration.
Running from 10am to midday on both days, they will feature how to apply hands-only Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), a technique that involves chest compression without artificial respiration, which is the method of choice for untrained rescuers.
One of our crowd began artificial respiration immediately when the manager of the pool plus two lifesavers rushed in, pushed everyone away, including the young fellow doing AR, and bundled the victim into the nearby pool office.
Mubarak, 84, was given artificial respiration five times in recent hours and doctors treating him have recommended he be transferred to a military or other large hospital, news agency MENA said, citing unnamed officials.
The primary products are ventilation products for artificial respiration, electrodes for ECG tests and neurophysiological tests, and manikins for first aid training.