respiratory arrest

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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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On October 3, 2001, while still in the special care nursery, the infant experienced pulmonary bleeding and then pulmonary arrest leading to multi-organ failure and seizure activity.
He spent the first nine months of life in a hospital, had cardiac and pulmonary arrest at six months, and was given CPR for over seven minutes.
State Department of Corrections spokeswoman Tara Booth said Bowers died at approximately 11.30am (local time) of cardio pulmonary arrest.
About the deaths, the judgment stated, "Regarding the death of the 4 detainees, the respondents No.2 to 4 with their reply (CMA No.487 of 2012) have attached their death certificates which show that Syed Abdus Saboor expired on 20.01.2011 in LRH due to cardio pulmonary arrest, respiratory distress.
"According to the post mortem report, the cause of death is cardio pulmonary arrest."
"Musa died due to severe asthma attack and Makbul due to cardio pulmonary arrest," Agbulos said.
She suffered respiratory and pulmonary arrests before she was airlifted off the ship to hospital in Corsica.

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