resuscitator(redirected from manual resuscitator)
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One that resuscitates, as an apparatus that forces oxygen or a mixture of oxygen and carbon dioxide into the lungs of a person who has undergone partial asphyxiation.
1. (Medicine) an apparatus for forcing oxygen or a mixture containing oxygen into the lungs
2. (Medicine) a person who resuscitates
re•sus•ci•ta•tor(rɪˈsʌs ɪˌteɪ tər)
1. a person or thing that resuscitates.
2. a device used in the treatment of asphyxiation that, by forcing oxygen or a mixture of oxygen and carbon dioxide into the lungs, initiates respiration.
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|Noun||1.||resuscitator - a breathing apparatus used for resuscitation by forcing oxygen into the lungs of a person who has undergone asphyxia or arrest of respiration|