respiratory arrest


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respiratory arrest

Cessation of spontaneous respiration.
See also: arrest

respiratory arrest

Cessation of breathing.
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"When it was found that the crisis was truly serious, with cardiac and respiratory arrest, the public authorities promptly acted to go outside the country, where it was possible to enjoy better treatment," said the politician.
Pathologist Dr Jennifer Bolton said the official cause of Ed's death was a hypoxic brain injury because his brain was deprived of oxygen due to cardio respiratory arrest.
Last month, a judge agreed doctors failed to adequately ventilate the girl before and after her respiratory arrest in February 2000.
in fact any route Patients will have pinpoint pupils, hypothermia, copious secretions, twitching muscles ..death is by respiratory arrest the nhs email
The early signs of hyponatraemia include nausea, vomiting, headache, and muscle weakness; while later on more severe signs include muscle cramps, confusion, decreased consciousness, respiratory arrest, and a coma.
"The pup, a border collie, was suffering from seizures which even led to respiratory arrest.
Responders should take precautions if they encounter overdose victims exhibiting cyanosis or respiratory arrest, evidence of loose powders or nasal spray bottles, or parcels postmarked from China, particularly when multiple overdoses are occurring within a small geographic area over a period of two to three days.
A code blue is defined as any patient with an unexpected cardiac or respiratory arrest requiring resuscitation and activation of a hospital-wide alert.
Then if it wasn't heartbreaking enough reading about Jordan's disease, it was then revealed that back in February paramedics came to his rescue after he went into respiratory arrest followed by cardiac arrest.
Variations of fentanyl such as carfentanil are 10,000 times more potent than morphine and can cause respiratory arrest in those who breathe trace particles of the narcotic.
But the family was shattered earlier year when a respiratory arrest caused Evie to suffer brain damage and she lost her battle on July 28.
"The clinicians ruled that he died from respiratory arrest as a result of hypoxia caused by pneumonia that was due to a traumatic spinal injury.