Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Medical Dictionary

Holger Nielsen method

play
noun Hol·ger Niel·sen method \ˈhōl-gər-ˈnēl-sən-\

Medical Definition of Holger Nielsen method



Biographical Note for holger nielsen method

Nielsen, Holger (1866–1955), Danish army officer. Nielsen was a lieutenant colonel in the Danish army. He originated the back pressure-arm lift method of artificial respiration and published a description of it in 1932.


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Holger Nielsen method? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 10, 2016

to put in good humor

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image33683556

How much does a batman (the Turkish unit of measurement) weigh?

100 pounds 16.96 pounds 196.5 pounds 2.2 pounds
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ