cardiac massage


noun

rhythmic manual compression of the sternum or heart to restore normal heartbeat, as after cardiac arrest.
Also called heart massage.
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Medicine definitions for heart massage (1 of 2)

heart massage

n.

cardiac massage

Medicine definitions for heart massage (2 of 2)

cardiac massage

n.

A resuscitative procedure that employs the rhythmic compression of the chest and heart in an effort to restore and maintain the circulation after cardiac arrest or ventricular fibrillation.heart massage

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