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Definition of "resuscitative" [re•sus•ci•ta•tive]

  • Such as to revive or resuscitate a person (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "resuscitative" in a sentence
  • "Planning for medical catastrophes, like what kind of resuscitative measures should be taken and under what specific circumstances, isn't something people want to plan for in part because most people aren't regularly exposed to death, said Dr. Kendra Belfi, an internist who specializes in geriatrics."
  • "In contrast, last month Santorum even affirmed the morality of refusing resuscitative efforts, adding, "I think that's a decision that people should be able to make.""
  • "Despite aggressive resuscitative efforts, the patient expired."