active compression decompression cardiopulmonary resuscitation

January 2009
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p38
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A definition of the term "active compression decompression cardiopulmonary resuscitation," which refers to a cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) technique that uses a handheld device, is presented.


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