asphyxia


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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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Professor Maureen O'Sullivan conducted the autopsy and gave the cause of death as asphyxia.
The doctors said that 54 of every 1,000 neonates died annually of acute infection, low birth weight, birth asphyxia and premature birth in Fata and KP.
In Nablus and Qalqilya cities in Northern West Bank, three Palestinian protesters were injured by live ammunition and 23 others by rubber bullets; 46 others suffered from temporary asphyxia after inhaling excessive amounts of tear gas," it said.
At Emirates Hospital, the new advances in NICU enable us to treat sick newborns for a myriad of problems, ranging from simple conditions like neonatal jaundice to complex cases like severe respiratory distress syndrome (PPHN), Perinatal asphyxia etc.
Since then apgar score is being used as an index of asphyxia.
11) Hypocalcemia due to birth asphyxia and prematurity typically occurs in the first 72 hours of life.
Methods: Ninety-one neonates with asphyxia neonatal heart and brain injuries were randomly divided into an observation group and a control group.
Three were born at the hospital with severe birth asphyxia and one had meconium aspiration syndrome.
In his report at the time, Dr Woodcock said there was evidence of asphyxia and recorded a cause of death as suffocation by pressure on the face and neck.
4] The Helping Babies Breathe Program (HBBP) is a global response to asphyxia that was endorsed by the World Health Organization (WHO).
It is to be mentioned that choking, strangling, smothering, hanging, seizure, drug overdose and poisoning are some common causes of asphyxia.
Background: Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy is main complication of the birth asphyxia.
Information about the birth asphyxia, seizures as well as preterm delivery was noted.
The biophysical sign of acute asphyxia may be loss of breathing movement, heart rate reactivity.