or Schafer’s Method
[shey-fer] /ˈʃeɪ fər/
prone pressure method.
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.
noun, Pathology. 1. fibrosis of the lungs caused by inhaling dust from slate.
adjective 1. of, resembling, or in the form of schist.
Schistosoma Schis·to·so·ma (shĭs’tə-sō’mə, skĭs’-) n. A genus of digenetic trematodes the include the blood flukes of humans and domestic animals that cause schistosomiasis. Also called Bilharzia.
- Schistosoma japonicum
Schistosoma japonicum Schistosoma ja·pon·i·cum (jā-pŏn’ĭ-kəm) n. A trematode that causes schistosomiasis japonicum and is found throughout eastern Asia.