cardiac arrest

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cardiac arrest

[′kärd·ē‚ak ə′rest]
(medicine)
Cessation of the heartbeat.
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Cardiopulmonary arrest and/or sudden death occurred in 4 (2%) of 208 patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck treated with radiation therapy and ERBITUX, as compared to none of 212 patients treated with radiation therapy alone.
An excess of bicarbonate in the blood, however, is associated with an increased risk of low blood pressure, hypokalemia, hypoxemia, hypercapnia and cardiac arrhythmia, possibly culminating in cardiopulmonary arrest and death.
The incremental risk of cardiopulmonary arrest or sudden death in patients with a history of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, or arrhythmias as compared to those without these comorbid conditions is not known.
The facility also asserted that the resident's cardiopulmonary arrest was "expected" and thus, it was relieved of its obligation to perform CPR.
The RFEF joins in the sorrow for the passing away of Alfredo Di Stefano who died aged 88 after suffering a cardiopulmonary arrest," it read.
In many circumstances, however, patients and families misunderstand the role of ACP and avoid appropriate planning, thereby making uninformed decisions during urgent situations, such as cardiopulmonary arrest [3].
These kits are capable of saving the lives of dogs and cats overcome by smoke or suffering from cardiopulmonary arrest.
Contract awarded for Is required to extend procedure room door dialysis service, which currently has a very narrow and in case of serious cardiopulmonary arrest attention difficult to make because no crash cart would fall.
Hoken, had suffered cardiopulmonary arrest, according to the police.
They explain triage and assessment; monitoring the patient; vascular access; shock and intravenous fluid therapy; blood gas, acid-base analysis, and electrolyte abnormalities; analgesia and anesthesia; practical laboratory techniques; techniques for oxygen supplementation; nursing dyspneic, cardiac, acute abdomen, urinary tract, poisoned, trauma, ophthalmology, and reproductive conditions; small animal critical care and hospital nutrition; cardiopulmonary arrest and resuscitation; and nursing considerations.
Thirty minutes after the onset of the complaints he had cardiopulmonary arrest.
We describe an acute occurrence of cardiopulmonary arrest due to spontaneus rupture of lung hydatid cyst in a child infected with echinococcus.