cardiopulmonary resuscitationcardiopulmonary resuscitation
an emergency medical procedure which combines cardiac massage with mouth-to-mouth resuscitation; CPR
An emergency procedure, often employed after cardiac arrest, in which cardiac massage, artificial respiration, and drugs are used to maintain the circulation of oxygenated blood to the brain.
(plural cardiopulmonary resuscitations)
- A first aid procedure for cardiac arrest involving compression of the chest wall alternating with artificial respiration.