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nonfatal

(ˌnɒnˈfeɪtəl)
adj
not resulting in or capable of causing death
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Adj.1.nonfatal - not bringing death; "nonfatal heart attack"
fatal - bringing death
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Data on nonfatal injuries from falls that occurred during 2001-2005 were obtained from the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System-All Injury Program (NEISS-AIP), which is operated by the Consumer Product Safety Commission and collects data regarding initial visits for all types and causes of injuries in persons treated in EDs.
The primary study end point in PROSPER-aa composite of coronary death nonfatal MI, and fatal or nonfatal stroke -- occurred in 14.
Every subgroup had the same one-third or more reduction in each of the study's clinical end points, which consisted of fatal or nonfatal MI, fatal or nonfatal stroke, coronary revascularization, and peripheral artery revascularization.
Outcomes measured The primary outcomes assessed were cumulative rate of all-cause death, nonfatal MI, and nonfatal stroke.
They also say that the drugs, by decreasing obesity, prevent 400 nonfatal heart attacks and strokes.
Although the intensive therapy did lower the rate of nonfatal MI (1.
The decision was based on results from the Sibutramine Cardiovascular Outcomes (SCOUT) trial, a postmarketing study conducted at the request of European health authorities, which found that the risk of major adverse cardiovascular events (a composite of nonfatal heart attack, nonfatal stroke, resuscitation after cardiac arrest, and cardiovascular death) was 16% higher among sibutramine-treated patients compared with those on placebo.
Annual Rate * of Nonfatal, Medically Attended ([dagger]) Fall Injuries Among Adults Aged [greater than or equal to]65 Years [section]--United States, 2001-2003 During 2001-2003, the annual rate of nonfatal, medically attended fall injuries for adults agen [greater than or equal to] 65 years was 52 per 1,000 population, Adults aged [greater than or equal to] 85 years had the highest rates of injuries from falls; in that age group, rates were similar for men and women.
Approximately 1,145 cases of fatal and nonfatal myocardial infarction occurred in the group.