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Asystole

Introduction: Asystole

Description of Asystole

Asystole: A heart condition where no electrical or mechanical heart activity is occurring.

Asystole: 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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Asystole: Cessation of the heart beat.
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Asystole: Related Topics

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Hierarchical classifications of Asystole

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  • pathology
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

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