resuscitation


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re·sus·ci·tate

 (rĭ-sŭs′ĭ-tāt′)
tr.v. re·sus·ci·tat·ed, re·sus·ci·tat·ing, re·sus·ci·tates
1. To restore consciousness or other signs of life to (one who appears dead): resuscitated the man after cardiac arrest.
2. To restore to use, activity, vigor, or notice; reinvigorate: a meeting that resuscitated his career

[Latin resuscitāre, resuscitāt- : re-, re- + suscitāre, to stir up (sus-, sub-, sub- + citāre, to move violently, frequentative of ciēre, to set in motion; see keiə- in Indo-European roots).]

re·sus′ci·ta·ble (-tə-bəl) adj.
re·sus′ci·ta′tion n.
re·sus′ci·ta′tive adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.resuscitation - the act of reviving a person and returning them to consciousnessresuscitation - the act of reviving a person and returning them to consciousness; "although he was apparently drowned, resuscitation was accomplished by artificial respiration"
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
resurgence, revitalisation, revitalization, revival, revivification - bringing again into activity and prominence; "the revival of trade"; "a revival of a neglected play by Moliere"; "the Gothic revival in architecture"

resuscitation

noun
Translations
رَدُّ الحَياةِ إلى شَخْص
resuscitace
genoplivelse
felelevenedésfeltámasztás
endurlífgun
resuscitácia
diriltme

resuscitation

[rɪˌsʌsɪˈteɪʃən] Nresucitación f

resuscitation

[rɪˌsʌsɪˈteɪʃən] n (MEDICINE)réanimation f

resuscitation

n (Med) → Wiederbelebung f; (fig)Belebung f

resuscitation

[rɪˌsʌsɪˈteɪʃn] n (frm) → rianimazione f

resuscitate

(rəˈsasəteit) verb
to bring (a person) back to consciousness.
reˌsusciˈtation noun

re·sus·ci·ta·tion

n. resucitación.
1. devolver la vida; reanimar el corazón;
2. respiración artificial.

resuscitation

n reanimación f; cardiopulmonary —(CPR) reanimación cardiopulmonar (RCP)
References in classic literature ?
Do thou, therefore, O Rhadamanthus, who sittest in judgment with me in the murky caverns of Dis, as thou knowest all that the inscrutable fates have decreed touching the resuscitation of this damsel, announce and declare it at once, that the happiness we look forward to from her restoration be no longer deferred.
For many years of her life she had had two sons; but the crime and annihilation of Edward a few weeks ago, had robbed her of one; the similar annihilation of Robert had left her for a fortnight without any; and now, by the resuscitation of Edward, she had one again.
I was very fond of Powell; he was thoroughly a man in every respect; a polished southern gentleman; a staunch and true friend; and it was with a feeling of the deepest grief that I finally gave up my crude endeavors at resuscitation.
The latter might probably have been won for him, had those on whom the guardianship of his welfare had fallen deemed it advisable to expose Clifford to a miserable resuscitation of past ideas, when the condition of whatever comfort he might expect lay in the calm of forgetfulness.
Kirby, aided by Richard, whose anxiety induced him to run into the water to meet his favorite assistant, carried the motionless steward up the bank, and seated him before the fire, while the sheriff proceeded to order the most approved measures then in use for the resuscitation of the drowned.
The Scottish magician, you said, was, like Lucan's witch, at liberty to walk over the recent field of battle, and to select for the subject of resuscitation by his sorceries, a body whose limbs had recently quivered with existence, and whose throat had but just uttered the last note of agony.
Objective: To evaluate the perception and self-confidence of Pakistan Army nurses regarding family presence during resuscitation of a family member.
Contract notice: Full subscription service with included labor and spare parts for anesthesia and resuscitation equipment.
HAAST RURAL nurse specialist Sheryl Eden (right) is stepping down from her role as NZNO representative on the New Zealand Resuscitation Council (NZRC) after seven years.
Objectives: To assess the knowledge of lady health visitors and midwives working at primary healthcare facilities about neonatal resuscitation.
A team of Swedish researchers finds that early cardiopulmonary resuscitation more than doubles the chance of survival for patients suffering out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.
The process of actively attempting to revive a patient in cardiac arrest while in the presence of family members is known as family-witnessed resuscitation (FWR).