cardiovascular collapse


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cardiovascular collapse

Sudden loss of blood flow to the brain and other organs, causing altered mental status and hypotension. This may be caused by conditions such as anaphylaxis, cardiogenic shock, vasovagal syncope, or postural hypotension.
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ILI treatment can be a life-saving treatment option in patients with CCB and BB intoxication who do not respond to classical supportive therapy and can develop life-threatening cardiovascular collapse.
histamine, leukotriene and tryptase, which account for clinical features [5,6] These can be mild as pruritus and urticarial or can be serious as an anaphylactic shock [7] In the case of cardiovascular collapse, bronchospasm and erythema, early clinical diagnosis is very important.
Mortality remains high, usually resulting from late respiratory failure and cardiovascular collapse associated with autonomic instability (2).
When methemoglobin level in the blood exceeds 70%, convulsions, coma, cardiovascular collapse and even death may be observed (4,5).
The patient suffered cardiovascular collapse during surgery and died.
Other treatment options for upper respiratory infections, according to Beizer, can include clarithromycin and erythromycin (cousins to azithromycin), which can cause arrhythmias, and amoxicillin, which can result in rare allergic reactions that cause difficulty breathing and cardiovascular collapse.
It enables the immediate, noninvasive detection of the risk for cardiovascular collapse and the monitoring of the effectiveness of fluid resuscitation therapy.
Side effects include drowsiness, a slowing-down of breathing and cardiovascular collapse which can lead to coma, the jury heard.
There is broad consensus that a clinical diagnosis of AFE can be made based on one or more of four key signs / symptoms (in the absence of other medical conditions or explanations): cardiovascular collapse (hypotension and/or cardiac arrest); respiratory distress; DIC; and coma and/ or seizures.
Patient 2 was admitted with fever of 41[degrees]C, conjunctivitis, and cardiovascular collapse; he was treated in an intensive care unit for 1 day.
And while the medical examiner calls the death a cardiovascular collapse, prosecutors call it the collapse of the latest criminal case they were building against the elusive Billy Price.
(4) Clinical presentation ranges from incidental detection of asymptomatic aneurysms on ultrasound or Computerised Tomography, to acute abdominal pain and cardiovascular collapse in the event of rupture, which carries a mortality in the region of 40%.

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