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.

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Also called Schafer method, Schafer's method.

Definition for schafer method (2 of 2)

Schafer method

or Schafer's Method

[ shey-fer ]
/ ˈʃeɪ fər /


Origin of Schafer method

named after Sir Edward A. Sharpey-Schafer (1850–1935), English physiologist Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020