CPR, or cardiopulmonary resuscitation, is an emergency procedure to assist someone who has suffered cardiac arrest.
CPR may also refer to:
CPR (EP) is the name of Dolour's EP, released September 2003 on B-Side Records. It was written, arranged and produced by Shane Tutmarc. It debuted "You Can't Make New Old Friends" and "CPR" later released (with a different mix and master) on New Old Friends (2004).
CPR or Crosby, Pevar & Raymond was a jazz rock band that consisted of singer-songwriter David Crosby (founding member of The Byrds and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young), session guitarist Jeff Pevar, and Crosby's son, pianist James Raymond.
The first song that Crosby and Raymond co-wrote, "Morrison", was performed live for the first time in January 1997. The song recalled Crosby's feelings about the portrayal of Jim Morrison in the movie The Doors. The success of the 1997 tour spawned a record project, CPR, which was released in March 1998.
The group disbanded in 2004, though Raymond continues to perform with Crosby as part of the touring bands for Crosby & Nash and Crosby, Stills & Nash, as well as on solo Crosby projects (including the 2014 album Croz and the subsequent tour, for which he served as musical director). Jeff Pevar has toured and recorded with an array of musicians including Ray Charles, James Taylor, Rickie Lee Jones, Joe Cocker, Jefferson Starship, Marc Cohn, Phil Lesh and Friends, Jazz Is Dead. Pevar released a solo CD in 2012 called From the Core recorded in the Oregon Caves National Monument.
CPR is the first studio album recorded by Crosby, Pevar and Raymond (CPR).
The Collaborative International Dictionary
cardiopulmonary resuscitation \cardiopulmonary resuscitation\ n. An emergency procedure to revive heart and lung function in persons whose heart has apparently stopped beating, involving forced respiration, periodic pressure on the heart by pushing on the chest, and sometimes electrical or mechanical equipment. It is often referred to by the acronym CPR. [PJC] ||
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Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
by 1979, abbreviation of cardiopulmonary resuscitation.