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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.
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He is connected to artificial ventilation. His condition allows transportation.
CPR, or cardiopulmonary resuscitation, involves chest compressions and artificial ventilation to help pump blood around a person's body when their heart is not able to.
Preliminary studies indicate the Evone technique may lead to a considerable reduction in the number of lung complications related to conventional artificial ventilation," added Dr Shallik.
These researchers evaluated an environmental intervention in the roofing and artificial ventilation on the thermal comfort indices of broilers and found respective BGT of 281.8 and 28.60 AdegC for roofs with and without reflexive paint and 28.17 and 28.61 AdegC for the environments with and without artificial ventilation.
Furthermore, the footage also showed a person performing CPR on his body with artificial ventilation in an effort to restore his breathing.
CPR is an emergency procedure that combines chest compressions often with artificial ventilation in an effort to manually preserve intact brain function until further measures are taken to restore spontaneous blood circulation and breathing in a person who is in cardiac arrest.
They are also used to protect the vocal cords from injury when a tube is placed in the airway to allow artificial ventilation, says Blobner who is the chair of the POPULAR steering committee, a multinational group of researchers from TUM School of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, University Hospital of Bonn, Amsterdam University Medical Center, University de Lorraine Nancy, and the Faculty of Medicine University of Liverpool.
They are also used to protect the vocal chords from injury when a tube is placed in the airway to allow artificial ventilation,' Blobner added.
Speaking to Al Arabiya, his mother said her son had to be placed on artificial ventilation.
Even if we cleaned it, unless there is circulation through direct access to the sea or artificial ventilation it is meaningless.
The no-flow time due to artificial ventilation was significantly shorter in the supraglottic airway (MAS and MES) than in the bag-valve-mask (MAB and MEB) ventilation groups (P < 0.001).