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Synonyms for asystole

absence of systole

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Of the four asystolic SCA patients Limon Ambulance Service treated this year, three achieved a return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) and one survived to discharge.
The court held, inter alia, that according to expert testimony by the plaintiff's board certified emergency physician, the defendants departed from accepted practice by failing to intubate the patient and timely administer advanced life support medications, and added to it by the inappropriate administration of electrical defibrillation to an asystolic patient.
The ISSUE 2 study (10) indicates that the patients with asystolic tilt response are likely to benefit more from pacing therapy because their spontaneous syncope is also asystolic.
Three minutes after this event, Jane became asystolic.
In the early morning hours of October 14, 2000, the patient, although on a ventilator, was found asystolic and unresponsive.
Data show that cardiopulmonary function can be restored easily in persons who have been asystolic for ten to fifteen minutes in typical clinical situations and longer in experimental and transplant conditions.
In this case, we get a failure to pace with consequent asystolic pause (cross talk) if there is not a spontaneous ventricular depolarization (Fig.
Asystolic arrest is a frequent finding with magnesium levels of greater than 15 mEq/L.
The second scenario for recovery of transplantable organs involves asystolic cadaveric donors.
In the study, patients at high risk for syncope recurrence (known as asystolic neurally-mediated syncope or NMS) were identified through the use of Medtronic's Reveal[R] family of Insertable Cardiac Monitors (ICM), thereby allowing physicians to determine which patients could benefit from a pacemaker implant.
a patient who has extensive metastatic carcinoma and has now suffered a prolonged asystolic cardiac arrest).