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Definition(s):

  • (n) 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

Usage(s):

  • Werton took over cpr compressions from Vance as Diana blew air into Jessie's mouth.

News

  1. CPR certification course at Westwood Masons

    Health Ed of New England will hold a CPR certification course for healthcare providers, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18, at the Westwood Masonic Building, 655 High St., Westwood, MA.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Westwood Press

  2. CPR and AED class at firehouse soon

    A certification class in American Heart Association CPR has been scheduled for Monday, June 17, at 6:30 p.m. at the Ridgefield Fire Department, 6 Catoonah Street.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Ridgefield Press

  3. CPR course to be offered in Bedford this month

    A CPR and automatic defibrillator (AED) certification class will be offered in Bedford on two weekends, June 16 and 29. The class is designed for non-medical workers, childcare providers and members of the general public.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Bedford Minuteman

Quotes

  1. John said: "I tried the kiss of life for about 20 minutes. I wouldn't give up. Jeff gave Jett CPR. I did everything I could to keep Jett alive. The paramedics took over from me when they arrived."
    on Jan 5, 2009 By: John Travolta Source: News24

  2. "I congratulate the ACT Foundation and their partners for promoting healthy living while empowering students to save lives," said Mary Polak, Minister of Healthy Living and Sport. "CPR is a life saving skill that I would encourage all British...
    on Nov 28, 2008 By: Mary Polak Source: MarketWatch

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