thumpversion

thumpversion

/thump·ver·sion/ (thump-ver´zhun) delivery of one or two blows to the chest in initiating cardiopulmonary resuscitation, in order to initiate a pulse or to convert ventricular fibrillation to a normal rhythm.
The administration of a blow(s) to the anterior chest of a person who has undergone cardiac arrest

thumpversion

Precordial thump Cardiology The administration of a blow(s) to the anterior chest of a person who has undergone cardiac arrest. Cf Heimlich maneuver.