TITLE

thump

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2184
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "thump" is presented. It means punching or striking with a fist or a mechanical device. Thump is a forceful punch delivered to the sternum of a patient in order to terminate a lethal cardiac rhythm, such as ventricular fibrillation or ventricular tachycardia.
ACCESSION #
21248625

 

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