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chest compression fraction

chest com·pres·sion frac·tion

/CHest kəmˈpreSHən ˈfrakSHən/

Noun

The proportion of resuscitation time without spontaneous circulation during which chest compressions were administered. (Source: Christenson J, Andrusiek D, Everson-Stewart S, et al. Chest compression fraction determines survival in patients with out-of-hospital ventricular fibrillation. Circulation. 2009;120:1241-7.)