clinically dead


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clinically dead

adj
(Medicine) having no respiration, no heartbeat, and with no contraction of the pupils when exposed to a strong light
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Muamba was clinically dead for 78 minutes but he has stunned the medics with the power of his body and now the latest mind-blowing bulletin has been flashed to Wanderers.
She later told me that while she was clinically dead, she saw her late grandmother and several friends who had died years before, and they told her she'd have to go back for the sake of her children.
According to a fatwa issued in the Kingdom 22 years ago and which is still the guiding principle in cases of terminally ill patients, a person who is in coma and is declared as clinically dead or brain dead should be disconnected from the ventilator.
There have been some amazing reports of people experiencing things when they were clinically dead and I want to know if this is a common phenomena, if you are happy to put your experience tinto the public domain, please write to me.
The 31-year-old's turbulent life is being made into a film which will premiere in cinemas nationwide from November and tells of his battles outside the ring including facing a murder charge and being declared clinically dead.
Despite being clinically dead when rescued, he was brought ashore by the crew and paramedics resuscitated him.
When the doctors told us there was no brain activity, and that she was clinically dead, we asked if there was anyone in the world who could help Sarah.
Mary Leen was declared clinically dead for seven minutes after American Maurice Childs stabbed her but survived.
He was taken to the Diana,Princess of Wales Hospital in Grimsby in the early hours of Saturday morning but was pronounced clinically dead yesterday.
He arrived to the Rafidia government hospital in critical condition and after undergoing several operations he was declared clinically dead.
THE Punjab government on Wednesday informed the Punjab and Haryana High Court that spiritual leader Ashutosh Maharaj, the founder of Divya Jyoti Jagriti Sansthan, is clinically dead and not in illegal confinement as alleged by an aide.

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