Within six days, however, the infant was admitted to a pediatric hospital with diarrhea, bluish skin, and respiratory failure.
Preeclampsia, or hypertension of pregnancy, can cause stroke, seizures, liver rupture, respiratory failure and maternal death.
The essential point here to be added is that death takes place from combined cardiac and respiratory failure.
She died at once from respiratory failure, in spite of restorative measures.
Lethal doses produce complete paralysis, and death is caused by respiratory failure.