mouth-to-mouth ventilation


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Related to mouth-to-mouth ventilation: artificial respiration, Mouth to mouth resuscitation

mouth-to-mouth ventilation

the act of providing ventilation to a patient by exhaling into another person's mouth; used during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
See also: cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

mouth-to-mouth ventilation

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5% increase in survival with chest compressions alone when compared with chest compressions with mouth-to-mouth ventilation.
4%) survived in the CPR with mouth-to-mouth ventilation group, and 35 patients (14.
Chest compressions alone are as effective as CPR with mouth-to-mouth ventilation during the first few minutes of a cardiac arrest.