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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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  • CardioPulmonary Resuscitation
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  • n. an emergency procedure consisting of external cardiac massage and artificial respiration; the first treatment for a person who has collapsed and has no pulse and has stopped breathing; attempts to restore circulation of the blood and prevent death or brain damage due to lack of oxygen

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