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Heart Massage

"Heart Massage" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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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)

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Heart Massage" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Heart Massage" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
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