prone pressure method

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.
Also called Schafer method, Schafer's method.

Schafer method

or Schafer's Method

[shey-fer]

Origin of Schafer method

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