cardiac arrhythmia

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cardiac arrhythmia

[¦kärd·ē‚ak ā′rith·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Any disturbance or irregularity of the heartbeat.
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I'm here to continue raising awareness of sudden adult death syndrome."
For months the family didn't have any explanation about what caused her death, but they were recently told pathology reports found she had died of Sudden Adult Death Syndrome.
For months the family didn't have any explanation about what caused her death, but they were recently told that pathology reports found she had died of Sudden Adult Death Syndrome.
Sudden adult death syndrome is an umbrella term used to describe different causes of cardiac arrest that occur during sleep, while awake or after exercise.
Sudden adult death syndrome accounted for 4 cases of deaths.
e pair were due to leave on August 10 and are raising money for SADS UK, a charity which researches Sudden Adult Death Syndrome.
Mrs Sinclair succumbed to sudden adult death syndrome, the coroner was told, as he concluded that she too died of natural causes.
Nicholas from Motherwell, was eight when he was diagnosed with Long QT syndrome, or Sudden Adult Death Syndrome.
Lee Halpin died from Sudden Adult Death Syndrome, an inquest into the death of the popular and creative 26-year-old concluded.
AN inquest has heard how popular documentarymaker Lee Halpin died from Sudden Adult Death Syndrome while sleeping rough for a project focusing on the region's homeless community.
The school have received a contribution through a collaboration with SADS (Sudden Adult Death Syndrome) and benefactor Bernard Powell and hope the day will not only raise awareness about the importance of keeping healthy but enable the school to reach the amount required to purchase the defibrillator.