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cardiopulmonary arrest

  • n  absence of systole; failure of the ventricles of the heart to contract (usually caused by ventricular fibrillation) with consequent absence of the heart beat leading to oxygen lack and eventually to death
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  • Toddler Succumbs to Injuries After 2 Story Fall
    Eighteen-month old Andie Lynn Johnson of Hancock died Saturday at Albany Medical Center after she fell from a second story window earlier this week in Hancock. A postmortem examination determined the cause of death to be Cardiopulmonary Arrest due to severe head trauma. Her death has been determined accidental and no charges have been filed. Several fundraisers were held this past week where ...
    Sept. 23, 2013 - FOX 40 Binghamton
  • 18-month-old dies after falling out of second story window in Delaware County
    Doctors at the Albany Medical Center said the girl died of cardiopulmonary arrest brought on by severe head trauma.
    Sept. 22, 2013 - The Post-Standard

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