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injury to the brain that impairs its functions (especially permanently)

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5 inch-deep chest compressions per minute within four to six minutes or while waiting for medical authorities or the ambulance, prevents irreversible brain damage.
Abu Dhabi: In order to prevent irreversible brain damage, residents must act quickly if they suspect someone around them is suffering from a stroke, experts at the Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi have urged ahead of World Stroke Day, marked on October 29 each year.
Meanwhile, Lucy has been hit by a car, and if she pulls through, she may have irreversible brain damage.
Meanwhile, Lucy has been hit by a car, and if she manages to pull through, she may have irreversible brain damage.
Andrzej Kubler, head of the Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Therapy at Wroclaw University, said, "We had no experience with such a long-term maintenance of vital functions of a patient with irreversible brain damage.
If that child continues to play over many seasons, these cellular injuries accumulate to cause irreversible brain damage, which we know now by the name Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, or CTE, a disease that I first diagnosed in 2002.
adult women of childbearing age may be iodine-deficient, putting their unborn children at risk for irreversible brain damage and other neurological abnormalities.
An Israeli lawyer on Wednesday told a supreme court hearing that Allan would be released immediately if he had irreversible brain damage.
In court, a government lawyer said Israel was prepared to free Allan immediately if a scan carried out while court was in session showed that he had suffered irreversible brain damage and subsequently no longer posed a security threat.
A government lawyer said in the courtroom on Wednesday that the court would release him immediately if a brain scan carried out while the court was in session proved he had irreversible brain damage and could no longer be considered a security threat.
The legal action says she was diagnosed with "global and irreversible brain damage .
Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only child of late singer Whitney Houston, was moved to hospice care on Wednesday after suffering irreversible brain damage five months ago, and her former boyfriend was hit with a lawsuit alleging physical abuse and theft from her bank account.
The novel treatment was developed for patients with intracerebral haemorrhage (ICH), a bleed in the brain that causes a clot to form within brain tissue, which can cause irreversible brain damage, often leading to death or extreme disability.
An interruption of blood flow to the brain for more than 10 seconds causes unconsciousness, and an interruption in flow for more than a few minutes generally results in irreversible brain damage.
Cognoptix is developing a simple system of early-stage diagnosis to allow treatment before significant neuronal loss and irreversible brain damage happens.