Definition of Mouth-to-mouth resuscitation

1. Noun. 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.




Definition of Mouth-to-mouth resuscitation

1. Noun. A first aid technique to return an unconscious person's respiration by pressing the rescuer's mouth against the mouth of the patient and blowing air into his/her lungs. ¹

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Medical Definition of Mouth-to-mouth resuscitation

1. Mouth-to-mouth respiration employed as part of emergency cardiopulmonary resuscitation. (05 Mar 2000)

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mouth-to-mouth resuscitation (current term)
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Literary usage of Mouth-to-mouth resuscitation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The U. S. Coal Industry, 1970-1990: Two Decades of Change (1994)
"mouth-to-mouth resuscitation requires no equipment and can be started immediately but is difficult to sustain for any period, especially in rough water. ..."

2. U. S. Dual-Use Exports to Iraq and Their Impact on the Health of the Persian by DIANE Publishing Company (1997)
"Do not use mouth-to-mouth resuscitation when facial contamination exists. When appropriate, and when trained personnel are available, cardio—pulmonary ..."

3. The U. S. Coal Industry, 1970-1990: Two Decades of Change (1994)
"mouth-to-mouth resuscitation requires no equipment and can be started immediately but is difficult to sustain for any period, especially in rough water. ..."

4. U. S. Navy Diving Manual: Air Diving (1999)
"Use mouth-to-mouth resuscitation immediately if breathing ceases. 3. Break rhythm during resuscitation. 4. Permit the use of 100-percent oxygen below 60 ..."

5. U. S. Dual-Use Exports to Iraq and Their Impact on the Health of the Persian by DIANE Publishing Company (1997)
"Do not use mouth-to-mouth resuscitation when facial contamination exists. When appropriate, and when trained personnel are available, cardio—pulmonary ..."

6. Marine Fire Prevention, Firefighting and Fire Safety: A Comprehensive (1994)
"Mouth-to-Mouth Resuscitation This technique has been proved both ... Mouth-to-mouth resuscitation is the most effective way to ventilate a patient. your ..."

7. U. S. Navy Diving Manual: Air Diving (1999)
"Use mouth-to-mouth resuscitation immediately if breathing ceases. 3. Break rhythm during resuscitation. 4. Permit the use of 100-percent oxygen below 60 ..."

8. Marine Fire Prevention, Firefighting and Fire Safety: A Comprehensive (1994)
"Mouth-to-Mouth Resuscitation This technique has been proved both ... Mouth-to-mouth resuscitation is the most effective way to ventilate a patient. your ..."

9. Biosafety in the Laboratory: Prudent Practices for the Handling and Disposal by National Research Council (U. S.) (1989)
"Although saliva has not been implicated in HIV transmission, to minimize the need for emergency mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, mouthpieces, ..."

10. Biosafety in the Laboratory: Prudent Practices for the Handling and Disposal by National Research Council (U. S.) (1989)
"Although saliva has not been implicated in HIV transmission, to minimize the need for emergency mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, mouthpieces, ..."

11. Guide to Developing and Managing an Emergency Service: Infection Control Program by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. mouth-to-mouth resuscitation will be performed only as a last resort if no other equipment is available. ..."

12. Guide to Developing and Managing an Emergency Service: Infection Control Program by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. mouth-to-mouth resuscitation will be performed only as a last resort if no other equipment is available. ..."

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