Sudden death from natural causes analysis of 346 cases. by J. Chr Giertsen

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Published by Norwegian Universities Press in Bergen .

Written in English

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  • Autopsy.,
  • Death, Sudden.

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SeriesAarbok for universitetet i Bergen. Medicinsk serie -- 1962, no. 1
The Physical Object
Pagination52 p. :
Number of Pages52
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Open LibraryOL21389836M

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Natural Causes of Sudden Death. Emanuela Turillazzi. Search for more papers by this author. Book Editor(s): This chapter focuses on the issue of sudden death in order to look for common and uncommon cardiac and extra‐cardiac causes of sudden death. It provides Sudden death from natural causes book overview for forensic pathologists on the main cardiac causes of sudden Author: Emanuela Turillazzi, Stefania Bello, Vittorio Fineschi.

Terminology. A death by natural causes results from an illness or an internal malfunction of the body not directly caused by external forces, other than infectious example, a person dying from complications from influenza and/or pneumonia (infections), a stroke, a heart attack (internal body malfunctions), or sudden heart failure would most likely be listed as having died.

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Alcohol was the cause of nine deaths (%) and in 11 (%) cases (six men and five women) no Sudden death from natural causes book of death was found. This study shows that although ischaemic heart disease is the single largest cause of sudden natural death there are other major by: Cardiac arrest is a sudden loss of blood flow resulting from the failure of the heart to pump effectively.

Signs include loss of consciousness and abnormal or absent breathing. Some individuals may experience chest pain, shortness of breath, or nausea before cardiac arrest.

If not treated within minutes, it typically leads to death. The most common cause of cardiac arrest is Symptoms: Loss of consciousness, abnormal or no. Tak W. Mak, Mary E. Saunders, in The Immune Response, Infectious diseases were the leading cause of natural deaths until the early part of the 20th century.

Inthe three most common causes of death in the United States were pneumonia, tuberculosis, and diarrhea/enteritis. Death by natural causes is often recorded on death records as the cause of a person's from natural causes might be old age, a heart attack, stroke, illness, or infection.

Cancer is not considered a natural cause of death. By contrast, death caused by active intervention is known as unnatural "unnatural" causes are usually given as accident.

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Sudden death in young people is rare, but those at risk can take precautions. Find out more about the risk factors, causes and treatments. Sudden death in people younger t often due to undiscovered heart defects or overlooked heart abnormalities, is rare.

When these sudden deaths occur, it's often during physical activity, such as. Sudden cardiac death in infancy. Sudden death in infancy is usually caused either by infection or by sudden infant death syndrome. A few neonatal or infant deaths are caused by unrecognised congenital cardiovascular malformations, particularly duct dependent abnormalities or obstructive left heart malformations.

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One theory says that every time a cell in your body. Juan Pablo Kaski, Perry Elliott, in Paediatric Cardiology (Third Edition), Sudden Death. Sudden death occurs most commonly in adolescents and young adults. 25 Whilst initial descriptions of the natural history reported annual rates of sudden death from 3% to 6%, recent studies in adults revealed rates of 1% or less per year.

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Exclusion criteria were 1) deaths with known causes—such as accidental deaths, suicides, overdoses, homicides, and natural causes (e.g., asthma)—initially misclassified on death certificate as unknown and subsequently amended; 2) deaths in which there were medical intervention complications or among individuals hospitalized for more than 48 Cited by:   This unique, comprehensive survey of virtually all aspects of sudden death in infants and childhood will be an essential source of reference for pathologists, clinicians and lawyers.

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The definitions of “sudden” and “unexpected” are relative. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines sudden death as a death occurring within 24 hours of the onset of symptoms when the death is not instantaneous and not due to sudden cardiac death or sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) (International Statistical Classification of Diseases, 10 th.

sudden death Avoid the nonsense phrase recurrent sudden death. death occurring rapidly and generally unexpectedly; usually from a cardiac dysrhythmia or myocardial infarction, but also from any cause of rapid death, for example, pulmonary embolus, stroke, ruptured aortic aneurysm, aortic dissection.

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A natural disaster hits, the power goes off and the lights go out. It's a common scene that plays out during hurricane and tornado seasons, and it's very similar in trying to explain sudden cardiac heart sustains an insult, the electricity is short circuited, the heart can't pump, and the body dies.

The heart is an electrical pump, where the electricity is generated in special. Three hundred and fifty cases of "natural" sudden death within six hours of onset of symptoms in people ranging in age from 18 to 69 years in Wandsworth were studied using a detailed necropsy protocol to determine the cause of death.

Sudden death occurred in 28 (8%) Asians and blacks, but because of the small number they were excluded from the study, Cited by:   THIS IS the fifth in a series of papers on sudden and unexpected natural death and is devoted to the causes of such death at various ages.

The material in question includes 2, persons examined at autopsy over a seven and one-half year period (Jan. 1, to J ) in the Borough of Manhattan, New York city, by members of the Office of the Chief Author: S.

M. Rabson.

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