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Artificial respiration

the stimulation of natural respiratory functions in persons whose breathing has failed or in newborn infants by artificially forcing air into and out of the lungs.
Historical Examples

The above method of artificial respiration is also applicable in cases of electric shock, suffocation by gas and smoke.
Manual of Military Training James A. Moss

Proceed to restore breathing by artificial respiration as in drowning.
Boy Scouts Handbook Boy Scouts of America

Only, of course, to procure this ansthetic effect, the animal may have to be subjected to artificial respiration.
Experiments on Animals Stephen Paget

If spasms threaten respiration, artificial respiration is necessary.
Papers on Health John Kirk

We worked over you with artificial respiration till it looked as if there was a chance for you.
Astounding Stories of Super-Science, May, 1930 Various

Ammonia, or brandy, with artificial respiration if necessary: cold affusion and friction, with warm towels to the back and limbs.
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley

Stimulants and artificial respiration will probably be necessary in some cases.
Poisons: Their Effects and Detection Alexander Wynter Blyth

artificial respiration must be started as soon as possible after normal breathing ceases.
Electricity for the 4-H Scientist Eric B. Wilson

Probably, however, could artificial respiration be kept up, the heart would continue to beat much longer.
Memoranda on Poisons Thomas Hawkes Tanner

artificial respiration prolonged life for a short time only.
On Snake-Poison: its Action and its Antidote A. Mueller

any of various methods of restarting breathing after it has stopped, by manual rhythmic pressure on the chest, mouth-to-mouth breathing, etc
any method of maintaining respiration artificially, as by use of an iron lung

artificial respiration n.
A procedure to mechanically or manually force air into and out of the lungs in a rhythmic manner to restore or maintain respiration in a person who has stopped breathing. Also called artificial ventilation.


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