asphyxia


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Related to asphyxia: Perinatal asphyxia, traumatic asphyxia
  • noun

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a condition in which insufficient or no oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged on a ventilatory basis

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In the end, they compared 15 infants with SIDS whose deaths were deemed not to involve asphyxia (group A), 35 SIDS infants whose deaths were possibly asphyxia-related (group B) and 9 infants who clearly died from other causes (controls).
The characters began as puppets created by a puppeteer, the author Asphyxia, who travelled the United States performing with them before they evolved into a series of books of which Hatched is the first.
It may be noted that asphyxia or asphyxiation is a condition of severely deficient supply of oxygen to the body that arises from being unable to breathe normally.
A spokeswoman for Northamptonshire Police said: "The inquest has been opened and adjourned and the cause of death was given as asphyxia.
Furthermore, Nuno Vieira and Thomsen describe El-Sebaey's statement that "it is not necessary to mention all manifestations and consequences of asphyxia as long as only some of those manifestations are enough to conclude the cause of death," as "unbelievable" saying "it is not possible to reach a diagnosis of asphyxia based on only some of the signs - and sometimes not even when all of them are present.
It records the cause of death as asphyxia, which is defined as a lack of oxygen in the blood or suffocation.
Laying face down there's a very real risk of positional asphyxia, on his side there'still a risk of positional asphyxia for an individual handcuffed and already fatigued.
A diver became entangled in a fish net, ran out of gas, suffered asphyxia and drowned.
Rosno has paid over 1 million roubles (about 23,000 euro) for the loss of the chickens who died from asphyxia and overheating.
The consequences of asphyxia on the cardiovascular system can be manifested before or after delivery as rhythm disturbances, syndrome of myocardial dysfunction as well as transient myocardial ischemia with tricuspid insufficiency.
Lucy died from asphyxia after being found unconscious at the family home in Camber, near Rye, East Sussex, on February 2, 2004.
Lucy Dunford died in February 2004 from asphyxia shortly after being airlifted 13 miles to the Conquest Hosptital in St Leonards, East Sussex, from her home in Camber, near Rye.
Yesterday, acting north east Wales coroner John Gittins confirmed an inquest had been opened on Ms Ashcroft and the provisional cause of death was asphyxia due to hanging.
Coroner Philip Walters said the cause of death was asphyxia due to a ligature around the neck, and overdose.
A progressively smooth, round, blunted and flat pattern is bad: This is a pattern that every baby who dies of asphyxia develops, even if the height of the heart rate oscillations meets previous definitions for moderate variability.