cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Definition: Meaning of, cardiopulmonary resuscitation in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˌkɑːdɪəʊˈpʌlmən(ə)ri rɪˌsʌsɪˈteɪʃ(ə)n /

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cardiopulmonary resuscitation cardiopulmonary resuscitations
  1. 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
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