respiratory arrest


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Related to respiratory arrest: respiratory failure, hypovolemic shock, ventricular fibrillation

respiratory arrest

[′res·prə‚tȯr·ē ə′rest]
(medicine)
Sudden cessation of spontaneous respiration due to failure of the respiratory center.
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He had suffered an 18-minute respiratory arrest, the emergency services said on Saturday.
Artificial feeding, said the judge, would probably cause her more harm than good and attempts at CPR, or other forms of resuscitation, if she suffered a cardiac or respiratory arrest, might result in serious, even fatal, injury.
The blood vessels carrying blood supply to the brain stem (which is the seat of respiratory and cardiac centre) got disrupted and this became a cause for immediate cardiac and respiratory arrest.
The bird was rehospitalized on day 66 for increasing severity of clinical signs and found 3 days later hanging with its head down, in respiratory arrest.
One elderly woman was the first to be confirmed dead, while nine people had been in cardiac or respiratory arrest, the local fire department said.
00pm on the same day due to Hypovolemic Shock leading to cardio respiratory arrest.
Embassy in Bujumbura, Burundi, when a Burundian female visa applicant was found one morning slumped over in her seat in the consular waiting room suffering a cardiac and respiratory arrest, a fellow visa applicant who happened to be a nurse joined Consular Locally Employed Staff member Christophe Ngaruko in providing aid.
Other factors besides heart disease and an attack include respiratory arrest, electrocution, choking and trauma.
Lifeguards entered the water to rescue the victim but he had lost a great deal of blood and was in cardiac and respiratory arrest.
Symptoms include nausea and violent headaches, blurred or tunnel vision, drooling, muscular convulsions, respiratory arrest, loss of consciousness and then death.
His death certificate cited the cause of death as cardio respiratory arrest occurred during the strangulation, they said.
Jobs was diagnosed with pancreas neuroendocrine tumor in 2003 and underwent a liver transplant in 2009, on October 5th 2011 Steve Jobs passed away from respiratory arrest.