cardiopulmonary arrest


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Noun1.cardiopulmonary arrest - absence of systolecardiopulmonary arrest - absence of systole; failure of the ventricles of the heart to contract (usually caused by ventricular fibrillation) with consequent absence of the heart beat leading to oxygen lack and eventually to death
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
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Warmbier's medical team said that he suffered from an extensive loss of brain tissue that mirrored the injuries of cardiopulmonary arrest.
The impact of the accident was so severe that Meznah suffered a cardiopulmonary arrest, went into a coma and broke her spinal cord in a couple of places.
He had suffered a cardiopulmonary arrest while being transferred to the hospital.
To the Editor: A 52-year-old female patient was admitted to the hospital on November 10, 2016, due to “four hours of cardiopulmonary arrest after fiber endoscopy.
This pattern of brain injury is usually seen as result of cardiopulmonary arrest where the blood supply to brain is inadequate for a period of time resulting in the death of brain tissue," he said.
Study population was the patients who presented in Emergency Department of AFIC and NIHD, with cardiopulmonary arrest.
Key Words: Cardiopulmonary arrest (CPA), Basic Life Support(BLS),Medical Emergency (ME) Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
Cardiopulmonary arrest (CPA) occurs when the heart has stopped beating and the pet has stopped breathing.
If your cat suddenly collapses, perform the following steps to determine if cardiopulmonary arrest (CPA) has occurred and to initiate cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
Data were collected for 3 consecutive months on adult patients to include vital signs and adverse events, such as unplanned admission to the ICU or cardiopulmonary arrest.
Assessment and reassessment are keys to identifying a potential change in a patient's condition that may require intervention to prevent a cardiopulmonary arrest.
Although certain improvements have been recorded for the treatment of cardiopulmonary arrest (CPA) cases, this disease is still the main cause of death in numerous places throughout the world.