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failure

(Bankruptcy), noun commercial failure, default, discontinuance of business, economic downfall, failure to maintain solvency, financial disaster, financial loss, financial ruin, inability to maintain solvency, inability to meet financial obligations, insolvency, insufficiency of funds, lack of funds, suspension of business
Associated concepts: failure to meet one's obligations, insolvency

failure

(Falling short), noun defectio, defectiveness, deficiency, delinquency, dereliction, inability, insufficiency, lack, loss of strength, noncompletion, nonfulfillment, nonperformance, omission, oversight, pretermission, shortcoming, slip, want
Associated concepts: failure of consideration, failure of eviience, failure of heirs, failure of issue, failure of proof, failure of purpose, failure of title, failure of trust, failure to act, faillre to bargain collectively, failure to comply, failure to file a return, failure to give notice, failure to make delivery, failure to perform, failure to prosecute, law office failures, partial failure

failure

(Lack of success), noun aborted attempt, beating, botch, breakdown, collapse, debacle, defeat, disappointment, downfall, drubbing, error, fall, fiasco, fruitless effort, frustration, ineffectualness, labor in vain, loss, miscarriage, misfortune, mistake, ruin, unsuccessful attempt, vain attempt
See also: abortion, bankruptcy, breach, debacle, defeat, delinquency, disaster, dishonor, disqualification, expiration, flaw, foible, frailty, frustration, impossibility, impotence, impuissance, inability, incapacity, inefficacy, infraction, lapse, loss, miscarriage, misconduct, mistrial, neglect, negligence, nonfeasance, nonpayment, offense, omission, oversight, vice
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Children facing liver failure are among the most challenging patients to care for in the intensive care setting because liver failure can many times lead to multi-organ failure.
Other case reports were about Black Cohosh-induced hepatotoxicity leading to early cirrhosis, acute liver failure following consumption of a popular sugar-free energy drink for a year and a case of drug-induced liver injury arising from ripped fuel.
DSS with liver failure was diagnosed and treated with intravenous fluid, sodium bicarbonate, omeprazole, fresh frozen plasma, platelet transfusion, vitamin K, and recombinant factor VIIa concentrate (NovoSeven; Novo Nordisk, Bagsvaerd, Denmark).
Holt and his colleagues retrospectively reviewed data from their center on a prospectively identified cohort of 101 patients with acute liver failure from acetaminophen and other causes, including drug-induced, infections, lymphoma, is-chemia, and heatstroke.
Our findings indicate that liver stiffness predicts risk of liver failure and liver-related deaths in patients with compensated cirrhosis who are coinfected with HIV and HCV, providing more advanced detection of disease severity.
Mortality from this condition still remains around 50%-70% even with comprehensive internal medicine treatment, leading to as many as 400,000 deaths per year in China from acute liver failure.
Liver failure occurs when there is loss of 80% to 90% of function, and is classified as acute liver failure (ALF), chronic liver failure, or acute-on-chronic liver failure (AoCLF) (Whiteman & McCormick, 2005).
In the California study, 19% of individuals with NSAID-associated acute liver failure died, and 4.
A POPULAR remedy made from crab shells could not be directly linked to a man's death from liver failure, a sheriff has ruled.
Waltham, MA) , a company developing proprietary medical devices and cell-based therapies for the millions of patients each year who experience or are at risk for life-threatening episodes of liver failure, announced the in-licensing of a patent portfolio of issued United States patents as well as pending United States and foreign applications and other intellectual property.
He explained: "It's an unusual cause of liver failure but something which does happen.