Holger Nielsen method

Holger Nielsen method
Hol·ger Niel·sen method 'hōl-gər-'nēl-sən- n BACK PRESSURE-ARM LIFT METHOD
Nielsen Holger (1866-1955)
Danish army officer. Nielsen was a lieutenant colonel in the Danish army. He originated the back pressure-arm lift method of artificial respiration and published a description of it in 1932.

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Hol·ger Niel·sen method (hōlґgər nēlґsen) [Holger Nielsen, Danish army officer, 1866–1955] see under method.

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