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After fifteen minutes of
CPR he is pronounced dead and taken to a mortuary, where attendants see him breathing.
The cases share a kind of morbidity: A man, eighty, is pronounced dead after thirty minutes of
Some have speculated that cessation of
CPR decreases pressure in the chest cavity, allowing blood to return to the heart.
CPR was supposed to be the progressive counterweight among the troika of parties that governed Tunisia before Sheratongate.
He said Murray was screaming while he was performing the
CPR. British Dictionary definitions for cpr abbreviation for cardiopulmonary resuscitation
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by 1979, abbreviation of
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
abbr. cardiopulmonary resuscitation
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Short for cardiopulmonary resuscitation. An emergency procedure in which the heart and lungs are made to work by manually compressing the chest overlying the heart and forcing air into the lungs. CPR is used to maintain circulation when the heart stops pumping, usually because of disease, drugs, or trauma.
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