HyperDic: emergency_procedure

English > 1 sense of the expression emergency procedure:
NOUNactemergency procedure(medicine) a procedure adopted to meet an emergency (especially a medical emergency)
English > emergency procedure: 1 sense > noun 1, act
Meaning(medicine) a procedure adopted to meet an emergency (especially a medical emergency).
Categorymedicine, medical specialtyThe branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
NarrowerHeimlich maneuver, Heimlich manoeuvereAn emergency procedure to help someone who is choking because food is lodged in the trachea
artificial respirationAn emergency procedure whereby breathing is maintained artificially
cardiac 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
cardiopulmonary resuscitation, CPR, cardiac resuscitation, mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, kiss of lifeAn emergency procedure consisting of external cardiac massage and artificial respiration
Broaderprocedure, processA particular course of action intended to achieve a result

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