mouth-to-mouth resuscitation


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mouth-to-mouth resuscitation

(mouth′tə-mouth′)
n.
Rescue breathing in which one uses one's mouth to cover the victim's mouth and deliver air. Also called mouth-to-mouth ventilation.

mouth′-to-mouth′ resuscita′tion


n.
a method of artificial respiration in which a person rhythmically blows air into the victim's lungs.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mouth-to-mouth resuscitation - an emergency procedure consisting of external cardiac massage and artificial respirationmouth-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
emergency procedure - (medicine) a procedure adopted to meet an emergency (especially a medical emergency)
cardiac massage, heart massage - an emergency procedure that employs rhythmic compression of the heart (either through the chest wall or, during surgery, directly to the heart) in an attempt to maintain circulation during cardiac arrest
artificial respiration - an emergency procedure whereby breathing is maintained artificially
resuscitation - the act of reviving a person and returning them to consciousness; "although he was apparently drowned, resuscitation was accomplished by artificial respiration"
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Hoddle's spokesman has confirmed it was a heart attack which happened after a TV show with BT Sport and the ex-England star was saved by sound engineer Simon Daniels giving him mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.
MOUTH-TO-MOUTH RESUSCITATION was performed as the rescue team hurried him to the local healthcare facility for furthermore care.
Moira and James share a moment EMMERDALE ITV DESPITE Nicola's best efforts to convince Elliot that she was only helping Dan practise mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, it isn't long before their kiss becomes public knowledge, much to the fury of their other halves.
Neighbouring players abandoned their games and joined spectators who rushed to the teenager's help, with some administering mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and CPR in a desperate bid to keep him alive while waiting for an ambulance crew to arrive.
His cousin Vikas tried to help and revive him by administering him mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. "Even now, we are not sure how exactly did Mukul drown in the swimming pool.
The toddler was airlifted to hospital after the pair pulled her from the water and gave her mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.
" We now know that my dad was tended to by a police officer at first and then, when he opened his eyes, a St John''''s Ambulanceman arrived and together they gave him heart massage and mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. During the mouth-to-mouth, there was a distinctive incident that the St John''''s Ambulance worker would not have forgotten.
Cox, a registered nurse, performed mouth-to-mouth resuscitation on the man until paramedics arrived, The Daily Mirror reports.
O'Neill then began mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and after 90 seconds the girl opened her eyes.
"But if I see [someone] drowning, I'll be straight in - well, I'll send someone else in- and then I'll do the mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. That's more my thing!" he added.
Veterinarians managed to revive her through chest compressions and mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. The foundation says she'll be ready for adoption in about two weeks.
The campaign included some theoretical lectures and practical training on how to deal with domestic accidents and emergencies like minor burns, wounds, suffocation and high body temperature of children, swallowing solid objects, bleeding (haemorrhage) and fractures apart from how to perform a cardiac and mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.