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Peck's actions - including applying a tourniquet, placing an endotracheal tube, and performing artificial respirations and CPR - were directly responsible for saving Stacy's life.
Stacy was injured in an explosion at a hospital, and Peck kept him alive -- with 20 minutes of CPR and two hours of artificial respiration -- until Stacy could undergo emergency surgery.
Coffin recovered the body in about 15 minutes, but artificial respiration administered by a Lowell pulmotor squad failed to revive the lad, who was spending the day at the lake with his mother.
But Birbaumer says only 5 percent of ALS patients choose to go on artificial respiration.
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ARTIFICIAL RESPIRATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of artificial respiration for English Language Learners
medical : a process in which air is forced into and out of the lungs of a person who has stopped breathing
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