Silvester method

noun
Sil·​ves·​ter method | \ sil-ˈves-tər- How to pronounce Silvester method (audio) \

Medical Definition of Silvester method

: a method of artificial respiration in which the subject is laid on his or her back and air is expelled from the lungs by pressing the arms over the chest and fresh air drawn in by pulling them above the head

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“Silvester method.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Silvester%20method. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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