Eve method

\ ˈēv- \

Definition of Eve method

: artificial respiration by seesawing the victim head up and head down on a stretcher so that the alternating pressure and release of pressure of the abdominal organs against the diaphragm promotes expiration and inspiration

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History and Etymology for Eve method

after Frank C. Eve, 20th century British physician

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“Eve method.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Eve%20method. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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