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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Additionally, 38 participants (32%) have resuscitated a patient with cardiac or respiratory arrest; however, 82 of these (68%) have never resuscitated previously.
She was rushed to the RVI at Newcastle, where neurologists found Evie had suffered hypoxic brain damage due to the infections causing her respiratory arrest. Her distraught parents waited for Evie to wake up, but Leanne said: "There was no movement, just pain and struggling.
Death usually occurs with respiratory arrest (2, 3).
Severe cases could result in seizures, liver failure or respiratory arrest.
They also found 18 other people who had suffered cardiac and respiratory arrest as a result of suffocation from ash or toxic gas near the peak, but in Japan, people cannot be officially confirmed dead until a medical examination by doctors.
The star was rushed to The Mount Sinai Hospital on August 28 after going into cardiac and respiratory arrest following routine throat surgery at the Yorkville Endoscopy Center.
The 81-year-old comedian was rushed to hospital on Thursday after cardiac and respiratory arrest.
The comedy legend is under a 48-hour watch in the intensive care unit after she went into respiratory arrest while undergoing a routine operation on her vocal cords.
A caller told the 911 operator: "We have somebody in either cardiac or respiratory arrest."
He had suffered an 18-minute respiratory arrest, the emergency services said on Saturday.
The bird was rehospitalized on day 66 for increasing severity of clinical signs and found 3 days later hanging with its head down, in respiratory arrest. Resuscitation was unsuccessful.
The babies died after suffering a cardiac respiratory arrest on April 1.