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What's the defintion cardiopulmonary resuscitation (cpr)?
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Dr. Marco Paliotta
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: CPR
CPR means cardiopulomnary resuscitation.
When an individual suffers a cardiac arrest, blood circulation stops and organs suffer and the individual can die. By instituting CPR as quickly as possible a life can be saved. Simply put, it is an emergency procedure where by performing external compression of the chest over the heart, blood flow is temporarily restored to vital organs.

In brief: CPR
CPR means cardiopulomnary resuscitation.
When an individual suffers a cardiac arrest, blood circulation stops and organs suffer and the individual can die. By instituting CPR as quickly as possible a life can be saved. Simply put, it is an emergency procedure where by performing external compression of the chest over the heart, blood flow is temporarily restored to vital organs.
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