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prone pressure method

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noun
  1. a method of artificial respiration in which the patient is placed face downward, pressure then being rhythmically applied with the hands to the lower part of the thorax.
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Also called Schafer method, Schafer's method.

Schafer method

or Schafer's Method

[shey-fer]
noun
  1. prone pressure method.
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Origin of Schafer method

named after Sir Edward A. Sharpey-Schafer (1850–1935), English physiologist
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