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  • The membership of CPR consists of companies, law firms, arbitrators, and mediators.
  • It is entirely feasible to perform CPR on animals like cats and dogs.
  • The principles and practices are virtually identical to CPR for humans.
British Dictionary definitions for CPR

CPR

abbreviation
1.
cardiopulmonary resuscitation
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Word Origin and History for CPR

cpr

by 1979, abbreviation of cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

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CPR in Medicine

CPR abbr.
cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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CPR in Science
CPR
  (sē'pē-är')   
Short for cardiopulmonary resuscitation. An emergency procedure in which the heart and lungs are made to work by manually compressing the chest overlying the heart and forcing air into the lungs. CPR is used to maintain circulation when the heart stops pumping, usually because of disease, drugs, or trauma.
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Related Abbreviations for CPR

CPR

  1. cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  2. customary, prevailing and reasonable reimbursement
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