arhythmia


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arhythmia

[ā′rith·mē·ə]
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After successful weaning from CPB and reversal of heparin as per department protocol, patients were surgically closed and shifted to post operative surgical ICU where they were monitored for any arhythmia for 48 hours and treated as per ICU protocol.
He suffered a reaction to local and general anaesthetics which brought on cardiac arhythmia - effectively a heart attack.
According to two physicians, and a 1990 study by the British Forensic Service, elec tronic devices similar to the belt may cause heart attack, ventricular fibrillation, or arhythmia, and may set off an adverse reaction in people with epilepsy or on psychotropic medications.
Then it suddenly begins to go awry, starts going into very strange modal areas, starts to experience arhythmia, begins to behave in a dreamlike, irrational manner.
As if to avoid this death inherent in a Writer solstice ("solstice": from sistere, to make to stand still), Hejinian co-opts the reader's participation in the production of her work so that it always moves forward, drives on and overcomes the "mortal arhythmia" that accompanies the conventional text ("Stein" 135), in which closure blocks participation and introduces a disjuncture between the time of reading and the time of writing.
Added to the EPA's list of symptoms, Hoffman said TCE in large doses can cause respiratory and central nervous system depression and cardiac arhythmia, symptoms typical of acute poisoning in some accidental occupational exposures.