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ARTIFICIAL. What is the result of, or relates to, the arts; opposed to natural; thus we say a corporation is an artificial person, in opposition to a natural person. Artificial accession is the uniting one property to another by art, opposed to a simple natural union. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 503.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The unnamed mother told police that after shoving the child, her husband had tried to give the girl "artificial respiration" but she did not respond.
Nagesh was administered artificial respiration in the prone position (face down position) for a period of sixteen hours, however, then also his oxygen parameters did not show any improvement.
When we requested the hospital to let us borrow its staff and artificial respiration equipment, it refused to do so.
Then, she said, in a hurry they shifted their daughter into nearby local hospital for first aid but there was neither any ambulance nor hospital administration agreed to pump artificial respiration to her daughter and before arrival of an ambulance from another place, her daughter had expired.
Firstly, a tracheostomy was performed, bypassing the obstructed upper airway and providing for a prolonged artificial respiration.
Rescued John, aged 3, from canal THE gallant rescue of a three-year-old boy from the Grand Union Canal and subsequent reviving by artificial respiration led to two Loughborough men being presented with special awards.
So, he immediately jumped and brought her to the riverbank and resuscitated her by artificial respiration.
In 1927, Philip Drinker and Louis Agassiz Shaw at Harvard University devised a version of a tank respirator that could maintain artificial respiration until a person could breathe independently, which is usually after a week or two.
He pulled the youngster from the water and a Spanish tourist administered artificial respiration until the emergency services arrived.
"The medical team in the center administered all the necessary aid and she was given artificial respiration, but my daughter needs to be in the ICU and recovery," Rafah's father, Ali, said in a statement published on the state-run National News Agency.
She said the boy was on artificial respiration and had not undergone any surgery.