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cardiac arrest

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Definition of cardiac arrest in English:

noun

A sudden, sometimes temporary, cessation of the heart’s functioning.
Example sentences
  • Unfortunately, about a day after her admission she had an electromechanical dissociation cardiac arrest and died.
  • He collapsed but was revived by staff and was transferred to Leeds General Infirmary where he suffered another cardiac arrest and died.
  • Sudden cardiac arrests account for more deaths each year than the total number of deaths from AIDS, lung and breast cancer, and stroke combined.

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