cardiac arrest

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cardiac arrest

[′kärd·ē‚ak ə′rest]
(medicine)
Cessation of the heartbeat.
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With the widespread availability of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and intensive care units, an increasing number of patients may survive near-fatal cardiopulmonary arrests. Posthypoxic myoclonus (PHM) is a rare but devastating complication of these events.
Through active learning, participants study and practice resuscitation techniques, completing critical thinking activities involved in situations leading to and during actual cardiopulmonary arrests. Because resuscitation skills are diverse and difficult to learn, course participants practice the integration of resuscitation information and skills until they are able to initiate resuscitation without hesitation (AHA, 2007).
Aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage presenting as cardiopulmonary arrest. Arch Intern Med 1987; 147: 1661-1662.
Burns is gasping for breath." She had gone into cardiopulmonary arrest. The nurses began CPR.
The lack of oxygen during Quinlan's cardiopulmonary arrest had permanently damaged her brain.
However, the results at the end of the trial revealed fewer complications--congestive heart failure, cardiopulmonary arrest, pneumonia--and fewer requirements for "ventilatory support, antibiotics, or diuretics" among the prayer group.
Of the various conditions measured, congestive heart failure, cardiopulmonary arrest, and pneumonia were seen less frequently in the prayer group.
On Sunday morning, social media erupted with talk that a 'big shot' was confined at Cardinal Santos Medical Center and that the hospital was on 'code blue,' referring to a patient suffering from cardiopulmonary arrest.
'Clinically, it seems cardiopulmonary arrest. However, the exact cause could be ascertained by autopsy,' it said.
[USPRwire, Fri Dec 21 2018] The esophageal obturator airway kit is generally used in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest that obstructs the esophagus while simultaneously ventilating the lungs.
A case of successful thrombolysis during pulmonary embolism induced cardiopulmonary arrest," Critical Care Medicine, vol.