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What exactly happens after a child dies on the scene due to natural causes?

What exactly happens after a child dies on the scene due to natural causes?

Depends: If a child is on hospice for known fatal issue, they are taken for burial. If it is unexpected there is almost always investigation and autopsy. ...Read more

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What actually happens after a child dies at home due to natural causes?

What actually happens after a child dies at home due to natural causes?

Autopsy: If the cause and expectation of death are both understood, a death certificate can be signed. If cause unknown or death is unexpected, autopsy is mandatory. ...Read more

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What are some causes of a child's sudden cardiac death?

What are some causes of a child's sudden cardiac death?

Genetic abnormality: Mutiple genetic defects may unfortunately lead to sudden death. The most common include long qt syndrome, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and brugada syndrome. Others are being identified all the time. Often there is a family history of premature sudden death. Some people have prior palpitations, dizziness, or syncope before the episode of sudden death. Genetic screening blood tests are available. ...Read more

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Can kawasaki disease cause death in a young child if not treated?

Can kawasaki disease cause death in a young child if not treated?

Yes: Kawasaki's disease is a very serious condition that can cause some serious complications such as a coronary artery aneurysm. These aneurysms can clot causing a heart attack or rupture and both of these can cause death. Your pediatrician should hospitalize your child and treat immediately with ivig (immunoglobulins), and that can decrease the risk of this very serious complication. ...Read more

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I don’t cry after a loved one's / relative’s death? But my tears comes out naturally when i ‘m watching a sad scene in cinema / tv. What to do?

I don’t cry after a loved one's / relative’s death? But my tears comes out naturally when i ‘m watching a sad scene in cinema / tv. What to do?

The time : We realize a loved one is "gone" is often delayed. When loss hits us directly, we may be in shock hindering the release of our tears. Tv & movies makes us cry because we "feel" for the characters, we identify with their pain if the plot & acting r good enough 2 make us believe their drama. 4 u: it is ok to react the way u do. Tears will come 2 u eventually & naturally later.Sincere condolences. ...Read more

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Can a very fit and healthy person die at a young or even middle age due to natural causes?

Can a very fit and healthy person die at a young or even middle age due to natural causes?

Certainly: The question always is ---- what constitutes fitness and health? The only thing that we can do is to command an appropriate diet and lifestyle and rely on periodic checks on obvious risk factors via lab and physical. ...Read more

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What does it mean to die of natural causes? What happens?

What does it mean to die of natural causes? What happens?

Usually unexplained: To die of natural causes usually implies that no artificial cause, accident, homicide, etc, or that no obvious disease process was the cause of death. Usually in this case, the deceased may have died at home or outside of the medical system and no other obvious cause is identified. Most likely death is due to a fatal abnormal heart rhythm. ...Read more

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