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Artificial respiration   /ˌɑrtəfˈɪʃəl rˌɛspərˈeɪʃən/   Listen
Artificial respiration

An emergency procedure whereby breathing is maintained artificially.

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"Artificial respiration" Quotes from Famous Books

... of performing artificial respiration in the case of the apparently drowned are the following (the best and most easily performed is Schaefer's prone ...
— Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology • W. G. Aitchison Robertson

... they were glad to let him take his turn, when the toil drove off the terrible chill from which he was suffering, and he worked at the artificial respiration plan, growing stronger ...
— The Weathercock - Being the Adventures of a Boy with a Bias • George Manville Fenn

... need each other. Religion has become an "elective in the university of life." But religion cannot persist as a frill; it either is central in its importance or else it is not true at all. Its great days come only when it is seen to be indispensable. We may use what artificial respiration we will upon the Church, the days of the Church's full power will not come until the conviction lays hold upon her that the endeavour to found civilization upon a materialistic science is leading us to perdition; that man needs desperately ...
— Christianity and Progress • Harry Emerson Fosdick

Words linked to "Artificial respiration" :   kiss of life, respiration, CPR, ventilation, breathing, cardiac resuscitation, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, emergency procedure, mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, external respiration

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