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  • They were migratory, passing through our hospital on their way to operating rooms and cardiac-care units.†   (source)
  • The other way around: if we see that characters have difficulties of the heart, we won't be too surprised when emotional trouble becomes the physical ailment and the cardiac episode appears.†   (source)
  • All I know is, he's got such bad cardiac arrhythmia that we had to implant a temporary pacemaker right there on his office floor.†   (source)
  • "Immediate cardiac arrest," he says.†   (source)
  • One of the twins has had a cardiac arrest.†   (source)
  • A carbon atom in my cardiac muscle was once in the tail of a dinosaur.†   (source)
  • I wondered if Sam flew her airplane like this, and if so, how many flight instructors she had sent into cardiac arrest.†   (source)
  • In my mind, I pictured one of those cardiac monitor machines, each sound causing my own heart to spike, the needle jumping off the screen.†   (source)
  • The problem of too much information also comes up in studies of why doctors sometimes make the mistake of missing a heart attack entirely—of failing to recognize when someone is on the brink of or in the midst of a major cardiac complication.†   (source)
  • Look at the ushers locking arms at the wrists and making a sedan seat for the cardiac victim and hauling him off to the station under the grandstand.†   (source)
  • One said, My wife is sleeping with another man, and the other said, How do you know? and the first said, I don't, I only suspect it, to which the second said, Why do you suspect it? while my heart went into cardiac arrest, It's just a feeling, the first said and I imagined the bullet that would enter my brain, I can't think straight, he said, I've lost my appetite completely.†   (source)
  • Remember, he died of a cardiac, electromechanical collapse.†   (source)
  • Claire began to pull the cardiac monitors off her chest.†   (source)
  • We can't have you popping off with a cardiac."†   (source)
  • … Don't have a cardiac arrest, comrade.†   (source)
  • Now, what has David Menlo in such a state of excitement that he's determined to startle me into cardiac arrest?†   (source)
  • Peter Lawford died in 1984 from cardiac arrest brought on by liver failure.†   (source)
  • "You have a fever," De Roos said loudly into the attorney Giuliani's right ear, "because you have a cardiac infection.†   (source)
  • "I am happy to say," Mike added seriously, "that I detect no signs of cardiac or respiratory trouble, unusual for a man of the Professor's age who has spent so many years Earthside.†   (source)
  • If everybody in the country had been on this diet before The Day the cardiac death rate would have been cut in half.†   (source)
  • She'd been up most of the night, after another three-in-the-morning phone call, its announcing bell clear cardiac terror, so out of nothing did it come, the instrument one second i nert, the next screaming.†   (source)
  • The thing that I disliked most about TC-6 was that it sometimes had a bad side effect, cardiac-wise.†   (source)
  • Doris was downstairs that afternoon and heard him cry out and ran upstairs to find him dead in his bed of cardiac arrest.†   (source)
  • Miscroscopic forms of cardiac hemorrhages have become very frequent in recent years.†   (source)
  • He's in the cardiac-care unit, and no one can talk to him.   (source)
  • They were called the "cardiac kids" because of their habit of winning the game in the final seconds.
    cardiac = heart (implying that they caused heart problems)
  • I don't need to go into medical details, but in a certain form of cardiac trouble, amyl nitrite is used.   (source)
    cardiac = heart
  • If there was cardiac weakness—   (source)
  • He didn't go into cardiac arrest," the doctor said.†   (source)
  • 'Mo's panacea, the one he guarantees will cure you if it doesn't give you cardiac arrest.'†   (source)
  • I didn't want to give you cardiac arrest, is that sufficient?†   (source)
  • Claire clutched her chest and pretended she was going into cardiac arrest.†   (source)
  • "Morning Harry Rex," Jake said as his friend collapsed in a chair and worked on his heavy breathing, each gasp a bit softer, each exhalation delaying cardiac arrest.†   (source)
  • If cardiac death had occurred, the organs wouldn't be viable for transplant.†   (source)
  • A heart donor has to be brain-dead; lethal injection causes cardiac death.†   (source)
  • I knew the procedure as well as any cardiac resident; I'd studied it that carefully, and that long.†   (source)
  • Behind her, on the cardiac monitor, Claire's failing heart chugged a steady rhythm.†   (source)
  • Brain death, the doctor had explained, was different from cardiac death.†   (source)
  • One of the chief residents in cardiac surgery was Black, Levi Watkins, and I was one of two Black interns in general surgery, the other being Martin Goines, who had also gone to Yale.†   (source)
  • We assembled seven pediatric anesthesiologists, five neurosurgeons, two cardiac surgeons, five plastic surgeons, and, just as important, dozens of nurses and technicians—seventy of us in all.†   (source)
  • To make our chances for success better, I'd have the best qualified medical team at my side, all from Johns Hopkins, and they included Bruce Reitz, Director of Cardiac Surgery; Craig Dufresne, Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery; David Nichols, Pediatric Anesthesiologist; and Donlin Long, chairman of Neurosurgery; with Mark Rogers as coordinator and spokesman.†   (source)
  • When we installed it, we were worried because we knew it would pick up glass eyes, cardiac pacemakers, false teeth—anything at all.†   (source)
  • For example, a patient with a normal ECG who was positive on all three urgent risk factors would go to the intermediate unit; a patient whose ECG showed acute ischemia (that is, the heart muscle wasn't getting enough blood) but who had either one or no risk factors would be considered low-risk and go to the short-stay unit; someone with an ECG positive for ischemia and two or three risk factors would be sent directly to the cardiac care unit—and so on.†   (source)
  • Lenny broke off unexpectedly and leaned into the face of one of the realestate barons sitting ringside, a guy with the bloated cheeks of a trumpet player doing a cardiac solo.†   (source)
  • A man in an unoccupied office firing four bullets into the wall of the harbour walk, six into the water and the rest blanks — thank God there were no cardiac arrests — and we've created the situation you want.†   (source)
  • She was in a monitored bed, and I stared at the screens, at the mountainous terrain of her cardiac rhythm, sure that if I didn't blink we'd be safe.†   (source)
  • My mother told me once, in her dump truck-load of fun facts about cardiac patients, that when you do a transplant the nerve that goes from the brain to the heart gets cut.†   (source)
  • There were multiple parts involved: the transcript of Shay Bourne attesting that he wanted to donate his heart to the sister of his victim; an affidavit from Claire Nealon's cardiac surgeon, stating that she did indeed need a heart to survive.†   (source)
  • For years I have suffered from cardiac weakness-†   (source)
  • But Doctor Cardiac came out and told us if we were good he might bring us a little boy.†   (source)
  • Eliza, at length, had called in Cardiac.†   (source)
  • Pictures in Cardiac's office of man with cancer.†   (source)
  • He went three times a week to Cardiac's office for treatment.†   (source)
  • One night the dry doctor, Cardiac, said: "I think we'll be through with this before to-morrow evening.†   (source)
  • "Well, what are you going to call it?" inquired Dr. Cardiac, referring thus, with shocking and medical coarseness, to this most royal imp.†   (source)
  • After a day or two, he had grown apparently convalescent, and Cardiac told him he might get up if he liked.†   (source)
  • Tell him he can't come in now," said Cardiac, in his dry voice, to the nurse, staring intently at the scales.†   (source)
  • "I think this will do," said Cardiac, holding up something red, shiny, and puckered by its heels, and smacking it briskly on its rump, to liven it a bit.†   (source)
  • Ask Cardiac?†   (source)
  • He now rose a full hour late, he came to his shop punctually, but he spent long hours of the day extended on the worn leather couch of his office, or in gossip with Jannadeau, bawdy old Liddell, Cardiac, and Fagg Sluder, who had salted away his fortune in two big buildings on the Square and was at the present moment tilted comfortably in a chair before the fire department, gossiping eagerly with members of the ball club, whose chief support he was.†   (source)
  • The instant wherein that supreme quality of beauty, the clear radiance of the esthetic image, is apprehended luminously by the mind which has been arrested by its wholeness and fascinated by its harmony is the luminous silent stasis of esthetic pleasure, a spiritual state very like to that cardiac condition which the Italian physiologist Luigi Galvani, using a phrase almost as beautiful as Shelley's, called the enchantment of the heart.†   (source)
  • No signs of violence were to be discovered upon Sir Charles's person, and though the doctor's evidence pointed to an almost incredible facial distortion—so great that Dr. Mortimer refused at first to believe that it was indeed his friend and patient who lay before him—it was explained that that is a symptom which is not unusual in cases of dyspnoea and death from cardiac exhaustion.†   (source)
  • And as his gaze faltered in the white void blinding him, he felt his heart stirring, pounding from the climb— the cardiac muscle, whose animal shape and pulses he had observed, wickedly spied upon perhaps, amid the crackling sparks of the X-ray chamber.†   (source)
  • His mother had died first, quite unexpectedly, while awaiting the birth of a second child, of an arterial blockage caused by phlebitis, an embolism, Dr. Heidekind had called it, triggering instantaneous cardiac paralysis—she had been sitting up in bed, laughing, and it looked as if she simply toppled over in a fit of laughter, whereas in fact she did it because she was dead.†   (source)
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