Definition of cardiopulmonary resuscitation in English:

cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Syllabification: car·di·o·pul·mo·nar·y re·sus·ci·ta·tion


  • Emergency medical procedures for restoring normal heartbeat and breathing to victims of heart failure, drowning, etc..
    More example sentences
    • If necessary, a doctor or emergency medical team may perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
    • Also included will be patients who develop severe complications during cardiac catheterisation who require cardiopulmonary resuscitation until emergency surgery is performed.
    • Treatment of VF involves defibrillation, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and IV medication therapy.

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