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cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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

Definition of cardiopulmonary resuscitation in English:

noun

Emergency medical procedures for restoring normal heartbeat and breathing to victims of heart failure, drowning, etc.
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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