Schafer method

Schä·fer meth·od

(shā'fĕr),
an obsolete method of resuscitation in cases of drowning or asphyxia; the patient is placed face down and natural breathing is imitated by gentle intermittent pressure over the lower part of the thorax at the rate of about 15 times a minute.

Schäfer,

Sir Edward A, sharpey, English physiologist and histologist, 1850-1935.
Schäfer method - an obsolete method of resuscitation in cases of drowning or asphyxia.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The Schafer method placed the drowning victim face down on the ground and applied pressure by pushing with the palms on the small of the back.