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back pressure–arm lift method

noun

Medical Definition of back pressure–arm lift method

  1. :  artificial respiration in which the operator kneels at the head of the prone victim, compresses the chest manually by pressure on the back, and then pulls up the elbows thereby expanding the lungs—called also Holger Nielsen method




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