cardiac arrest

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cardiac arrest

[′kärd·ē‚ak ə′rest]
(medicine)
Cessation of the heartbeat.
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Cardiorespiratory arrest following combined spinal epidural anaesthesia for caesarean section.
One of the medical experts, Prof Jerry Nolan, said it was "most likely" that Roy was in cardiorespiratory arrest on the basis that he was lying motionless on the pitch, but there was still an element of doubt about this.
Children appear to be at a high risk for cardiorespiratory arrest.
Serious adverse reactions that resulted in death included cardiorespiratory arrest, respiratory failure, respiratory distress, cardiac failure, and pneumonia.
Benitez died from a cardiorespiratory arrest, after being rushed to hospital with severe stomach pains following his debut for Qatar side El Jaish on Sunday.
Cardiff and Vale Coroner Mary Hassell yesterday found the medical cause of his death was cardiorespiratory arrest, coupled with being placed front down, a raised alcohol level and health problems including a history of asthma.
She sustained a cardiorespiratory arrest shortly thereafter.
The third death was sudden and was reported in a child who had multiple seizures, including one with cardiorespiratory arrest.
The cause of death was given as brain damage and cardiorespiratory arrest.
Code Blue calls were reserved for patients who were thought to have suffered a cardiorespiratory arrest.
There also have been reports of inadvertent intravenous administration of both drugs, which has been associated with cardiorespiratory arrest and death.
She suffered cardiorespiratory arrest the next day requiring 45 minutes of resuscitation.