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prone pressure method

a method of artificial respiration in which the patient is placed face downward, pressure then being rhythmically applied with the hands to the lower part of the thorax.
Also called Schafer method, Schafer's method.

Schafer method

or Schafer's Method

[shey-fer] /ˈʃeɪ fər/
Origin of Schafer method
named after Sir Edward A. Sharpey-Schafer (1850-1935), English physiologist Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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