Noun(1) a condition in which insufficient or no oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged on a ventilatory basis; caused by choking or drowning or electric shock or poison gas
(1) It lists these as birth asphyxia , birth trauma and low birth weight - the conditions that arise in the perinatal period.(2) Until recently, it was widely believed that asphyxia (lack of oxygen) during a difficult delivery was the cause of most cases of cerebral palsy.(3) Substantial increases were noted for deaths due to asphyxia , sudden infant death syndrome, infection, and external causes.(4) A post-mortem examination established the cause of death was asphyxia .(5) The cause of death was asphyxia and a blood alcohol level showed he was just over the legal drink drive limit.(6) The remaining cases included asphyxia , aspiration, sepsis, and unknown cause.(7) While asphyxia during delivery still causes some fetal deaths, it is not a common cause of these losses.(8) They were transferred to our neonatal intensive care unit with a presumptive diagnosis of perinatal asphyxia .(9) The cause of death was asphyxia and blunt force injuries.(10) About one case will be associated with genuine perinatal asphyxia .(11) These babies are malnourished and are prone to asphyxia before and during labour.(12) An autopsy indicated the man died from blunt force injuries and asphyxia .(13) In old times it used to be given as an injection for such conditions as cerebral concussion and asphyxia from drowning.(14) The most serious acute consequence of inhalant abuse is death, which usually occurs secondary to aspiration, accidental trauma, or asphyxia .(15) Perinatal asphyxia is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in the neonatal period.(16) In the United States and more developed regions of the world, trained health care professionals can rapidly take steps to treat asphyxia .
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