Definition of cardiopulmonary
: of or relating to the heart and lungs
Recent Examples of cardiopulmonary from the Web
The cause was cardiopulmonary arrest, said a son, Daniel Kusrow.
Bystanders pulled him out and gave him cardiopulmonary resuscitation, but he was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.
The University of Miami professor had just developed the world’s first cardiopulmonary patient simulator — a life-size mannequin that could simulate 20 different human body indicators — like blood pressure and pulse.
A family friend began applying the familiar chest compressions and mouth-to-mouth breathing that are hallmarks of cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Bystanders helped pull him out and started cardiopulmonary resuscitation, but he was pronounced dead at a hospital.
The most life-threatening problem is cardiac arrest needing for cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
When the brain is deprived of oxygen for longer than four minutes during a cardiopulmonary arrest, the risk of brain injury increases significantly, Dr. Robert Glatter, an emergency physician at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, told CNN.
The real question would be what the doctors believe to be the cause of said cardiopulmonary arrest.
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Medical Definition of cardiopulmonary
: of or relating to the heart and lungs the cardiopulmonary system a cardiopulmonary bypass that diverts blood from the entrance to the right atrium through an oxygenator directly to the aorta
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