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Heart Massage MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Heart Massage
Tree Number(s)
E02.365.647.375
E04.100.376.458
E04.928.220.380
Unique ID
D006336
RDF Unique Identifier
http://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)
Entry Term(s)
Cardiac Massage
NLM Classification #
WG 205
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1997/06/20
Heart Massage Preferred
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