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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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Schonhofer B, Von Sydow K, Bucher T, Nietsch M, Suchi S, Kohler D, Jones PW (2001) Sexuality in patients with noninvasive mechanical ventilation due to chronic respiratory failure.
Service and ventiloterapia home oxygen therapy for patients with chronic respiratory failure (CRF) for the Local Health Unit n.
ASV has been the sole mode of ventilation in some chronic care facilities in Israel for several years (31) and has been shown to be cost-effective, safe and efficient in ventilating and weaning patients with chronic respiratory failure.
Dr Knights said Kristian had died of chronic respiratory failure which could have happened "at any time".
It has also been suggested that nocturnal desaturation may be an independent risk factor for the development of chronic respiratory failure in COPD in those with daytime normoxia (94).
Because many COPD patients tend to be in a state of chronic respiratory failure, acute respiratory failure produces a condition described as acute-on-chronic respiratory failure.

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