The Lips of the Dead and the ‘Kiss of Life’: The Contemporary Deathbed and the Aesthetic of CPR

  1. Yoke-Sum Wong and
  2. Derek Sayer
  1. John Tercier

Published Online: 17 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444309720.ch6

Twenty Years of the Challenging the Field, Volume 2

Twenty Years of the Challenging the Field, Volume 2

How to Cite

Tercier, J. (2008) The Lips of the Dead and the ‘Kiss of Life’: The Contemporary Deathbed and the Aesthetic of CPR, in Twenty Years of the Challenging the Field, Volume 2 (eds Y.-S. Wong and D. Sayer), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444309720.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 14 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405179348

Online ISBN: 9781444309720

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Keywords:

  • cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR);
  • external-cardiac-compressions and defibrillation;
  • American Heart Association (AHA);
  • CPR protocol;
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS) systems;
  • National Research Council-National Academy of Sciences;
  • inflation method;
  • redemption;
  • resuscitative protocol

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Artificial Ventilation

  • External-Cardiac-Compression

  • Defibrillation

  • Ritual Murder

  • Redemption

  • Media

  • Conclusion

  • References