Results for: Artificial-respiration

Would artificial respiration save a person who has cyanide poisoning?

No it would not. Cyanide poisoning affects the ability of cells to use oxygen for aerobic respiration. Cyanide acts by inhibiting a molecule involved in this process. Giving a (MORE)
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What is the difference between CPR and artificial respiration?

  CPR (CardioPulmonary Resuscitation): is the compression of the chest. The aims of this is to: 1. Supply blood to the brain and all around the body. 2. To deliver oxy (MORE)

What are the steps to artificial respiration?

Before artificial respiration (more commonly known as mouth-to-mouth resuscitation) is commenced, you should work through the universal Patient Management Plan, as in the case (MORE)

Book Spotlight - In Memory: A Tribute to Sir Terry Pratchett

In March 2015 we lost one of the world's greatest literary minds - Sir Terry Pratchett. Terry was suffering from Alzheimer's and fiercely campaigned to raise awareness of the (MORE)
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What is the Colloquial term for artificial respiration?

The colloquial term for artificial respiration is "the kiss of life". Also, CPR or Cardiopulmonary Resucitation ( Resusitation).
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