It is a rare but devastating complication of near-fatal cardiopulmonary arrest
. First described by Lance and Adams in 1963 (5), it is a multifocal action myoclonus in combination with stimulus-sensitive, bilateral and generalised jerks, and usually accompanied by dysmetria, dysarthria and ataxia, with relative preservation of higher cognitive functions.
The AHA advanced life support classes have been effective tools for saving victims of cardiopulmonary arrest
for over 20 years.
There is sufficient specificity and clarity in the description of the medical details in A Painful Case (though not without some ambiguity) to suggest that Joyce was proposing a pathophysiological role of brain injury in the cause of Mrs Sinico's death by cardiopulmonary arrest
rather than simply a nonspecific and metaphorical connection between the brain and the heart.
Documentation exists to demonstrate RRTs have reduced mortality and increased positive patient outcomes by responding and intervening with patients before a cardiopulmonary arrest
"Clinical antecedents to in-hospital cardiopulmonary arrest
Common effects of lightning strikes are cardiopulmonary arrest
(a lack of breathing and heartbeat), burns, unconsciousness, deafness from ruptured eardrums, and traumatic injuries such as fractures and dislocations.
Lauder died at her home in Manhattan, due to cardiopulmonary arrest
Multiple seizures developed, and she went into cardiopulmonary arrest
. Despite attempts at cardiopulmonary resuscitation, the patient died.
Lauder died late on Saturday at her home in Manhattan of cardiopulmonary arrest
, said Sally Susman, a company spokeswoman.
The man was in cardiopulmonary arrest
and died on the way to the hospital.
In this study, a potential donor in an intensive care unit who refused resuscitation, was declared "dead" five minutes after cardiopulmonary arrest
, according to many NHBD protocols.
An estimated 16,000 children die from cardiopulmonary arrest
Price, at that time Diane Burns's treating doctor at Bryce Hall, is liable in compensatory damages for the cardiopulmonary arrest
and permanent brain damage that she suffered on November 5, 1990, while she was under his care.
Because persons struck by lightning have a better chance of survival than persons suffering cardiopulmonary arrest
from other causes, resuscitation of persons struck by lightning should be initiated immediately .
Circadian distribution of in-hospital cardiopulmonary arrest
on the general medical ward.