• cardiac arrest
  • Other examples include Commotio cordis, a sudden cardiac arrest caused by a blunt, non-penetrating trauma to the precordium, which causes ventricular fibrillation of the heart. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cardiac arrest and stroke in certain parts of the brain, such as in the brainstem (which controls cardiovascular and respiratory system functions), and massive hemorrhage of the great arteries (such as in perforation of the walls by trauma or by sudden opening of an aneurysm of the aorta) may be very quick, with death ensuing in less than one minute. (wikipedia.org)
  • medications
  • Date: Dec 8, 2015 (BOSTON and Hopkinton, Massachusetts): The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and the KeepSmilin4Abbie Foundation announced today their partnership to advance research and development efforts in the early detection and treatment of anaphylaxis, a severe allergic reaction triggered by exposure to certain foods, materials, medications, and insect bites. (eurekalert.org)
  • injection
  • citation needed] In 1913, his work with Paul Portier on anaphylaxis the term he coined for a sensitized individual's sometimes lethal reaction to a second, small-dose injection of an antigen won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • allergies
  • This groups' vision and dedication to this project will no doubt lead to a device that would have saved Abbie's life, a technology the Benfords envision as their gift to those with severe allergies who live in fear of anaphylaxis," said Matthews. (eurekalert.org)
  • The Wyss Institute and KeepSmilin4Abbie Foundation are working together to create a wearable device that can stop anaphylaxis and save the lives of at-risk children and adults who suffer from severe allergies. (eurekalert.org)
  • blood pressure
  • While glucagon can be used clinically to treat various forms of hypoglycemia, it is contraindicated in patients with pheochromocytoma, as it can induce the tumor to release catecholamines, leading to a sudden elevation in blood pressure. (wikipedia.org)
  • medical
  • Anaphylaxis is a medical emergency and the incidence is increasing, particularly during the first 2 decades of life. (umm.edu)
  • Anaphylaxis always requires conventional emergency medical care and should not be treated with CAM therapies. (umm.edu)
  • Medical portal First aid is the assistance given to any person suffering a sudden illness or injury, with care provided to preserve life, prevent the condition from worsening, or to promote recovery. (wikipedia.org)
  • walls
  • Bronchospasm or a bronchial spasm is a sudden constriction of the muscles in the walls of the bronchioles. (wikipedia.org)
  • fear
  • Panic attack When someone has a panic attack, that person feels a sudden, intense fear that can't be controlled. (wikipedia.org)