resuscitation

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resuscitation

[ri‚səs·ə′tā·shən]
(medicine)
Restoration of consciousness or life functions after apparent death.
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Manley concluded that these results suggest that small volume resuscitation with Hemopure may provide an ideal fluid for rapid and early cerebral resuscitation, particularly in the pre-hospital setting, and may provide temporary oxygen-carrying support, or an "oxygen bridge," during transport and initial hospital management of trauma patients.
Starting in 1970, he established research programs into cerebral resuscitation from prolonged cardiac arrest.
He successfully co-developed and introduced cardiopulmonary cerebral resuscitation (CPCR) methods for reviving victims of trauma or cardiac arrest starting in the 1950s.