Examples of asphyxia in a Sentence
The cause of death was asphyxia.
Recent Examples of asphyxia from the Web
At least 30 of those are suspected to have died from perinatal asphyxia.
Ram Manohar Lohia hospital in the city of Farrukhabad is the second hospital in weeks to be investigated over infant deaths, many of which have been attributed to perinatal asphyxia, which is caused by reduced oxygen during childbirth.
An autopsy determined asphyxia was the cause of death.
The Will County coroner on Friday ruled the death of 17-month-old Semaj Crosby a homicide by asphyxia.
Last year, lower respiratory infections, neonatal preterm birth complications and neonatal encephalopathy due to birth asphyxia and trauma were the most common causes of fatality for children under 5.
During a struggle with the deputies, Saylor lost consciousness, and his death was later ruled a homicide, with the cause listed as asphyxia.
However senior government officials have denied that deaths at either the Farrukhabad or the Gorakhpur hospitals were caused by perinatal asphyxia.
The Los Angeles County medical examiner’s office later concluded King-Smith had died from asphyxia and a compressed neck.
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