kiss of life


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kiss of life

the
mouth-to mouth or mouth-to-nose resuscitation in which a person blows gently into the mouth or nose of an unconscious person, allowing the lungs to deflate after each blow
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She ran upstairs to see Paul on the bed and Dearlove giving him the kiss of life.
Research by the Resuscitation Council UK has shown that doing chest compressions is more effective than mouth-tomouth resuscitation, when performed by people who are not trained in CPR (although, administering the kiss of life is still recommended practice for those who have been trained).
A fifth worried specifically about the thought of the kiss of life or catching an infectious disease.
If you don't want to do the kiss of life, stick to chest compressions.
MEMBERS of the public are being urged not to give the kiss of life during CPR but to concentrate instead on chest compressions.
Two powerful images - one of mistletoe hanging from a smoke alarm and another of firefighters cutting a trapped motorist from an upturned car - accompany the slogans The Kiss Of Life and 'Tis The Season To Be Safer.
The faster, smaller inshore boat got to Mr McKillup, who was wearing a wetsuit, first and its crew hauled him unconscious into their inflatable and began to give him the kiss of life and heart massage.
Fellow drinkers at the pub, which had been hosting a wake, tried to give him the kiss of life and cardiac massage but he later died in Selly Oak Hospital.
Kirkham, who told police he had tried giving her the kiss of life, is expected to take the witness stand today.
HUE And Cry were given the kiss of life by ITV pop reality show, Hit Me Baby One More Time.
Senator John Kerry once rescued his children's pet hamster from the sea and gave it the kiss of life, his daughter Alexandra has said.
A FARMER saved a drowning toddler with a kiss of life technique he uses on newborn calves and lambs.