Vocabulary Words

Abdominal thrusts - another name for Heimlich Maneuver
What is Abdominal thrust?

Breathing - the process of taking air into and expelling it from the lungs
He was Breathing fine yesterday.

Cardiopulmonary - of or relating to the heart and the lungs
We have a cure for Cardiopulmonary.

Choke - have severe difficulty in breathing because of a constricted or obstructed throat or a lack of air
That little boy just Choked on a piece of ice.

Compression - the action of compressing or being compressed
We all have a Compression on your lung problems.

Emergency - a serious, unexpected, and often dangerous situation requiring immediate action
We have an Emergency.

Faint - weak and dizzy; close to losing consciousness
A lady just Faint on the front porch.

First aid - help given to a sick or injured person until full medical treatment is available
It's good to have a First aid kit at all times.

Heartbeat - the pulsation of the heart
I can hear your Heartbeat.

Pulse - a rhythmical throbbing of the arteries as blood is propelled through them, typically as felt in the wrists or neck
My Pulse was shaking in fear.

Rescue - save someone from a dangerous or distressing situation
I just Rescued a cat from a tree.

Respiration - the action of breathing
We all have Respiration going on in our bodies at all times.

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