cardiopulmonary cardiopulmonary  /ˌkɑr di oʊ ˈpʊl mə ˌnɛ ri/


  • (adj) of or pertaining to or affecting both the heart and the lungs and their functions


  1. He excelled and became valedictorian, later a cardiopulmonary technician and eventually a member of the President's medical team.
  2. People light up with impunity in the cardiopulmonary clinic, and even doctors and nurses can often be seen dragging on butts as they walk by.
  3. Most of us have learned at least the basics of cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR, at some point in our lives.


  1. Hospital opens cardiopulmonary treatment area

    The Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital officially opened its cardiopulmonary treatment area with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday evening. QCS photo: Steven Hansen Gina Fama, respiratory therapist...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Quay County Sun

  2. Veto of bill on CPR training holds

    AUGUSTA (AP) — Gov. Paul LePage’s veto of a bill calling for cardiopulmonary resuscitation training in Maine schools will stand. read more
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The Times Record

  3. Veto of Bill on CPR Training in Schools Will Stand

    Gov. Paul LePage's veto of a bill calling for cardiopulmonary resuscitation training in Maine schools will stand. A 22-13 Senate vote Thursday fell two short of the number needed to override the governor's veto. The bill sought to train high school students in life-saving techniques including CP . . .
    on June 7, 2013     Source: WABI Bangor


  1. The team that attended to Bhutto said she died from "an open head injury, with depressed skull fracture leading to cardiopulmonary arrest", but did not say what caused the wounds.
    on Feb 8, 2008 By: Benazir Bhutto Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "There are so many other benefits that come from exercise," Kluger said. "There's mood elevation, there's reduction of osteoporosis, there's reduction of diabetes, there's cardiopulmonary benefits. You get none of this (with a pill). So we'd...
    on Aug 5, 2008 By: Jeffrey Kluger Source: MSNBC

  3. "Fat fluid got into her system and caused cardiopulmonary failure," Middlesex District Attorney Martha Coakley said at a press conference at Framingham police headquarters.
    on Aug 19, 2006 By: Martha Coakley Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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