HyperDic: cardiac_massage

English > 1 sense of the expression cardiac massage:
NOUNactcardiac massage, heart massagean emergency procedure that employs rhythmic compression of the heart (either through the chest wall / wall or, during surgery, directly to the heart) in an attempt to maintain circulation during cardiac arrest
English > cardiac massage: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningAn emergency procedure that employs rhythmic compression of the heart (either through the chest wall / wall or, during surgery, directly to the heart) in an attempt to maintain circulation during cardiac arrest.
Synonymheart massage
Part ofcardiopulmonary resuscitation, CPR, cardiac resuscitation, mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, kiss of lifeAn emergency procedure consisting of external cardiac massage and artificial respiration
Broaderemergency procedure(medicine) a procedure adopted to meet an emergency (especially a medical emergency)
massagekneading and rubbing parts of the body to increase circulation and promote relaxation

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