- designating a method of artificial respiration involving blowing air rhythmically into the mouth of a person who has stopped breathing, to stimulate return of spontaneous breathing
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Examples from the Web for mouth-to-mouth
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The mouth-to-mouth method is recommended as a good one to master.
Get to know the six steps that are outlined for mouth-to-mouth rescue breathing.
In mouth-to-mouth breathing, an adult's lungs should be filled 12 times per minute and a child's 20.
It is so ingrained in the race-consciousness by mouth-to-mouth utterance that it seems the profoundest of truths.Jennie Gerhardt