mouth-to-mouth resuscitation


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mouth-to-mouth resuscitation

[′mau̇th tə ′mau̇th ri‚səs·ə′tā·shən]
(medicine)
A method of artificial respiration in which the rescuer's mouth is placed over the victim's mouth and air is blown forcefully into the victim's lungs every few seconds to inflate them.
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Roppolo said people who need CPR still have oxygen in their bodies for several minutes without mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. Moreover, they passively inhale air as the chest wall recoils after each compression.
Pak accompanied the Japanese man to Shin-Kawasaki Station where she conducted mouth-to-mouth resuscitation on him and took other emergency measures before turning him over to a rescue squad, the Kawasaki fire department said.
"I am a renowned homosexual" - Comedian Julian Clary, denying that he gave Joan Collins mouth-to-mouth resuscitation after rescuing her from drowning in a swimming pool.
I imagine that is because on stage he is often funny at my expense" Pamela Stephenson, wife of comedian Billy Connolly "I am a renowned homosexual" Julian Clary, denying that he gave Joan Collins mouth-to-mouth resuscitation after rescuing her from drowning in a swimming pool
Performing CPR by alternating chest compressions with mouth-to-mouth resuscitation A report from the US Institute of Medicine found that only one in 20 people who suffer a cardiac arrest outside of hospitals survive - a number that could be improved if people knew the right way to do CPR.
Nothing got Shaylar breathing again so O'Neill began mouth-to-mouth resuscitation as worried shoppers stood by in the checkout lane.
With the baby's lungs filling with fluid, vets had to step in and perform several minutes of mouth-to-mouth resuscitation on the newborn.
The man gave Samayh mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and CPR until she started breathing again.
Franny, now 29, had to give Bobby, his first child with partner Jemma Hall, mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and cardiopulmonary resuscitation until paramedics arrived at their home in Overton Close, Kirkby.
Peaches Geldof reportedly stopped breathing after an alleged drugs overdose.The 19-year-old - whose mother Paula Yates died of a heroin overdose - was given mouth-to-mouth resuscitation by a friend before paramedics arrived to her London home on Sunday afternoon.The TV presenter, the daughter of Sir Bob Geldof, was brought back to consciousness but refused to go to hospital because she was terrified her father would out.
The 19-year-old was given mouth-to-mouth resuscitation by a friend but did not need hospital treatment, according to a national newspaper.
He grabbed Mr Downes and continuously tried to give him mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.