electrical storm


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electrical storm

[i′lek·trə·kəl ′stȯrm]
(meteorology)
A popular term for a thunderstorm.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Nonetheless, the electrical storm continued and required multiple external electric shocks, high amiodarone doses, intravenous lidocaine and magnesium sulfate.
The time from ICD implantation to the onset of the electrical storm also differs in the various case records.
According to Stuff.co.nz, New Zealand were later declared winners, via the Duckworth-Lewis Method, after being ahead of the target score for 5.2 overs although McCullum believes that the sides should not been out there to complete that many overs, saying that it is not worth playing a game during an electrical storm.
Overdrive pacing and intra-aortic balloon pump counter pulsation were also tried to stop electrical storm. Despite all these interventions several electrical cardioversions were required (21 times in last 24 hours).
"When these treatment options fail, especially for a patient experiencing a life-threatening electrical storm, the situation becomes critical," says the study's senior author, Kalyanam Shivkumar, MD, PhD, director of the UCLA Cardiac Arrhythmia Center and co-director of the Oppenheimer Family Center for Neurobiology of Stress at UCLA Health System.
After an unexpected electrical storm turns the vessel upside down, Melissa and mates are stranded in the middle of the briny - until a liner mysteriously appears out of the mist.
At the weekend, a major electrical storm delayed Saturday's launch minutes before Endeavour and seven astronauts were to be sent to the ISS.
Parents claim organisers of a village festival put their children at risk of electrocution by refusing to stop a maypole dance during an electrical storm.

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