The restoration or initiation of someone’s breathing by manual, mechanical, or mouth-to-mouth methods: I’ve been giving him artificial respiration, and I think he’s going to be all right
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- The action to be taken is first to clear the airway and start artificial respiration (mouth-to-mouth or mouth-to-nose), then to take wet things off and wrap the victim in whatever dry warm coverings are available.
- The prompt arrival of the corpsman began with attempts at artificial respiration to restore breathing.
- He was then rushed to the hospital emergency room where artificial respiration was administered.
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