Entry from US English dictionary
Another term for cardiac massage.
- When the man lapsed into unconsciousness and then stopped breathing PC Kershaw, after finding no pulse, carried out mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and heart massage until paramedics arrived.
- Ambulance crews have praised school staff for their role in saving the girl's life. A PE teacher gave Jade mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and heart massage while waiting for help to arrive.
- She then started performing coronary pulmonary resuscitation - a combination of the kiss of life and heart massage, which she had learned on a college course.
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Syllabification: heart mas·sage
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