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Descriptor English: Heart Massage
Descriptor Spanish: Masaje Cardíaco
Descriptor Portuguese: Massagem Cardíaca
Descriptor French: Massage cardiaque
Entry term(s): Cardiac Massage
Cardiac Massages
Heart Massages
Massage, Cardiac
Massage, Heart
Massages, Cardiac
Massages, Heart
Tree number(s): E02.365.647.375
E04.100.376.458
E04.928.220.380
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006336
Scope note: Rhythmic compression of the heart by pressure applied manually over the sternum (closed heart massage) or directly to the heart through an opening in the chest wall (open heart massage). It is done to reinstate and maintain circulation. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
DeCS ID: 6489
Unique ID: D006336
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
Heart Massage - Preferred
Concept UI M0009957
Scope note Rhythmic compression of the heart by pressure applied manually over the sternum (closed heart massage) or directly to the heart through an opening in the chest wall (open heart massage). It is done to reinstate and maintain circulation. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Preferred term Heart Massage
Entry term(s) Cardiac Massage
Cardiac Massages
Heart Massages
Massage, Cardiac
Massage, Heart
Massages, Cardiac
Massages, Heart



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