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.
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 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
Nothing got Shaylar breathing again so O'Neill began mouth-to-mouth resuscitation as worried shoppers stood by in the checkout lane.
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.
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 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.
After mouth-to-mouth resuscitation had failed, paramedics twice had to use a defibrillator to restart his heart in the dressing room before Clarke regained consciousness and was taken to the Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham.
A show source said: "He looked like he was hoping for a bit of mouth-to-mouth resuscitation too but none was forthcoming.
But with the help of emergency worker Irene Taylor, 46, Cheryl managed to give her mum mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and pump her chest - the technique known as cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR.
Luckily, his fellow team-mates were all trainee doctors at the University of Southampton and they took turns to give him heart massage and mouth-to-mouth resuscitation until an ambulance arrived.