prone pressure method
- 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.
or Schafer's Method
Origin of Schafer method
named after Sir Edward A. Sharpey-Schafer (1850–1935), English physiologist
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