A feeling of dizziness or spinning

Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome

A condition in which an extra electrical pathway connects the atria (two upper chambers) and the ventricles (two lower chambers). It may cause a rapid heartbeat

Ventilator-associated pneumonia [VAP]

Pneumonia in a ventilated patient. Several aspects of ventilation leave patients vulnerable to infection. The breathing tube bypasses many of the body’s natural defences whilst immobility and the absence of coughing lead to retained secretions. A common complication of critical care therapy.