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?
A last hope was left--the hope of restoring her (if I could construct the apparatus in time) by the process called "artificial respiration." I was just endeavoring to tell the landlady what I wanted and was just conscious o f a strange difficulty in expressing myself, when the good woman started back, and looked at me with a scream of terror.
With a stride, the doctor reached the bed, and seizing her arms worked them energetically, applying what I knew to be artificial respiration. He issued a few short sharp orders to the servants.
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.
"Neighbours recovered her body but artificial respiration failed to revive her.
A special team has been assigned to look after the girl, who was put under artificial respiration.
John's hospital Intensive Care Unit (ICU) owing to fever and breathing difficulty and was put on anti-flu medicines and artificial respiration (mechanical ventilation).
Fr McKinley said: "A part of Megan's life was highlighted in the most powerful and the most beautiful way just a couple of weeks before she died when she literally saved a woman's life by giving artificial respiration to her while waiting on an ambulance on the Luas.
The implementation of the project came in light of the inability of the hospital to meet the needs of emergency cases including kidney dialysis and artificial respiration. The machine, which has been provided at a cost of about QR150,000, benefits around 30 cases per month.
The measure came in light of the inability of the hospital to meet the needs of emergency cases including kidney dialysis and artificial respiration. The machine, which has been provided at a cost of about QR150,000, benefits around 30 patients per month.