car·​dio·​pul·​mo·​nary | \ ˌkär-dē-ō-ˈpu̇l-mə-ˌner-ē How to pronounce cardiopulmonary (audio) , -ˈpəl- \

Definition of cardiopulmonary

: of or relating to the heart and lungs

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Recent Examples on the Web Blender received his bachelor's degree in cardiopulmonary science from the LSU Health Sciences Center in 2007, and began his career as a respiratory therapist., "New Orleans, Baton Rouge area Business Briefs for Oct. 18, 2020," 18 Oct. 2020 Blender has been with Lakeview Regional since 2015, serving as cardiopulmonary supervisor., "New Orleans, Baton Rouge area Business Briefs for Oct. 18, 2020," 18 Oct. 2020 Noah Greenspan, a cardiopulmonary physical therapist and founder of the Pulmonary Wellness Foundation in New York City recommends recovering patients incrementally increase exercise starting from two minutes of walking a day. Adrianna Rodriguez, USA TODAY, "Dexamethasone, remdesivir and more: 5 takeaways from Dr. Sean Conley's Sunday update on Donald Trump's COVID-19 health," 5 Oct. 2020 Officials in Kumamato prefecture said that another 16 people were currently in cardiopulmonary arrest and feared dead, after an elderly care home in Kuma Village was completely flooded when the nearby Kuma River burst its banks on Saturday. Yoko Wakatsuki And Ben Westcott, CNN, "Japan floods kill at least 18 people after record-breaking rainfall," 6 July 2020 Some studies across the globe have found dust exposure a possible risk factor for cardiopulmonary disease; experts in the U.S. worry about dust's impacts on other health problems. Miriam Fauzia, USA TODAY, "Fact check: Picture of a massive dust cloud is over Phoenix, not Puerto Rico," 1 July 2020 Alireza's bouts of pneumonia, respiratory and cardiopulmonary problems sent the family racing to the emergency room time after time, including the day Ahmadi was due to deliver her second child by Caesarean section. oregonlive, "A story in The Oregonian changed his family’s life forever, and set his career choice," 30 June 2020 The Hennepin County medical examiner's office, however, said Floyd experienced cardiopulmonary arrest while being restrained by the officer. Erin Donaghue, CBS News, "Two autopsies both find George Floyd died by homicide, but differ on some key details," 4 June 2020 Floyd's death was due to cardiopulmonary arrest -- or the stopping of his heart -- according to the final autopsy results released by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner. Faith Karimi And Maggie Fox, CNN, "George Floyd tested positive for coronavirus, but it had nothing to do with his death, autopsy shows," 4 June 2020

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First Known Use of cardiopulmonary

circa 1881, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cardiopulmonary was circa 1881

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“Cardiopulmonary.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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car·​dio·​pul·​mo·​nary | \ ˌkärd-ē-ō-ˈpu̇l-mə-ˌner-ē, -ˈpəl- How to pronounce cardiopulmonary (audio) \

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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