A first aid procedure for cardiac arrest involving compression of the chest wall alternating with artificial respiration.
Short for cardiopulmonary resuscitation. An emergency procedure in which the heart and lungs are made to work by manually compressing the chest overlying the heart and forcing air into the lungs. CPR is used to maintain circulation when the heart stops pumping, usually because of disease, drugs, or trauma.
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
Rescue breathing in which one uses one's mouth to cover the victim's mouth and deliver air.
Find another word for kiss-of-life. In this page you can discover 4 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for kiss-of-life, like: cardiopulmonary-resuscitation, cpr, cardiac resuscitation and mouth-to-mouth-resuscitation.