Translation of asphyxia in Spanish:


asfixia, n.

Pronunciation /æsˈfɪksiə/ /əsˈfɪksɪə/


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    asfixia feminine
    • They were transferred to our neonatal intensive care unit with a presumptive diagnosis of perinatal asphyxia.
    • Until recently, it was widely believed that asphyxia (lack of oxygen) during a difficult delivery was the cause of most cases of cerebral palsy.
    • The remaining cases included asphyxia, aspiration, sepsis, and unknown cause.
    • The patient had a history of perinatal asphyxia.
    • Substantial increases were noted for deaths due to asphyxia, sudden infant death syndrome, infection, and external causes.
    • The cause of death was asphyxia and blunt force injuries.
    • Similarly, many instances of intrapartum asphyxia resulting in stillbirth were of babies who were already growth restricted.
    • Perinatal asphyxia is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in the neonatal period.
    • About one case will be associated with genuine perinatal asphyxia.
    • While asphyxia during delivery still causes some fetal deaths, it is not a common cause of these losses.
    • In the United States and more developed regions of the world, trained health care professionals can rapidly take steps to treat asphyxia.
    • A post-mortem examination established the cause of death was asphyxia.
    • The most serious acute consequence of inhalant abuse is death, which usually occurs secondary to aspiration, accidental trauma, or asphyxia.
    • The final death certificate that came from the Pentagon some time later said it was death by asphyxia and is being investigated as a homicide.
    • The cause of death was asphyxia and a blood alcohol level showed he was just over the legal drink drive limit.
    • No concurrent or contributory cause of the brain damage is established, the only candidate apart from birth asphyxia being some prenatal pathology.
    • These babies are malnourished and are prone to asphyxia before and during labour.
    • In old times it used to be given as an injection for such conditions as cerebral concussion and asphyxia from drowning.
    • An autopsy indicated the man died from blunt force injuries and asphyxia.
    • It lists these as birth asphyxia, birth trauma and low birth weight - the conditions that arise in the perinatal period.