CPR

Meaning

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation

CPR means cardiopulmonary resuscitation. It refers to the emergency procedure used to manually preserve brain function until more advanced measures can be administered to restore a person's breathing and spontaneous blood circulation.

Example

"I took CPR training in high school but I've never used it on anyone."
This may not be the most effective CPR but it's the most adorable

This may not be the most effective CPR but it's the most adorable

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Last Updated: June 28, 2016

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