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a.1.Of or relating to asphyxia; as, asphyxial phenomena.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The mechanisms and treatment of asphyxial encephalopathy.
(2015) observed pneumonia and asphyxial death in goat due to oestrosis.
Neonatal porencephaly in very low birth weight infants: Ultrasound timing of asphyxial injury and neuro-developmental outcome at two years of age.
Carrillo, "Chest compressions versus ventilation plus chest compressions: a randomized trial in a pediatric asphyxial cardiac arrest animal model," Intensive Care Medicine, vol.
Walker, "Injury of the developing cerebellum: a brief review of the effects of endotoxin and asphyxial challenges in the late gestation sheep fetus," Cerebellum, vol.
Callaway, "Hypothermia during reperfusion after asphyxial cardiac arrest improves functional recovery and selectively alters stress-induced protein expression," Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism, vol.
Asphyxial deaths were the most common reasons amongst females (45%) followed by firearms (35%), sharp weapon injuries (3%), blunt weapon injuries (3%) and burns (2%).
O'Halloran 2000 "Asphyxial Death during Prone Restraint Revisited: A Report of 21 Cases." The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology 21(1): 39-52.
Cases of drowning and suffocation were classified as asphyxial deaths, but hangings and gassings were excluded from that category.
Use of the impedance threshold device improves survival rate and neurological outcome in a swine model of asphyxial cardiac arrest*.