Tag: "drowning" at biology news
Study: Paramedics save more lives when they don't follow the rules
...much less common situation following, for example, drowning
or drug overdose." As a cause of death, out-of-hospital cardiac arrest is second only to all cancer deaths combined, taking the lives of 490,000 Americans every year. Unlike the impression created by TV shows such as "E.R.", the chance of surviving...
How brain pacemakers erase diseased messages
...sease and other movement disorders seem to work by drowning
out the electrical signals of their diseased brains. Despite the clinical success of the devices, which have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration and can be found in the heads of about 30,000 Americans, the mechanisms by which deep brai...
'Virtual autopsy' helps identify drowning as cause of death
...e or reduce the need for conventional autopsy when drowning
is the suspected cause of death," said lead author...Sciences in Bethesda, Md. The determination of drowning
as a cause of death for a body that is found in water is imperative in forensic investigation becaus...