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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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This year's Heart Failure Nurse Maven Award Panel comprises heart failure nurses from four Colloquium member hospitals and was responsible for selecting a heart failure nurse with an exceptional dedication to heart failure patient safety, utilization of evidence-based practice and relationship with patients and their families.
Heart failure occurs when your heart muscle or valves have been damaged and so your heart is not able to pump blood around your body as well as it should.
Some people with heart failure, including those with unusual heart rhythms, may need to be monitored during exercise, but many aerobic activities -- including walking, biking, swimming and dancing -- are now said to provide several benefits to people with heart failure, including improvements in blood vessel function, exercise capacity and the flow of oxygen to muscles.
There have been no large clinical trials on patients who suffer exclusively from diastolic heart failure.
All told, drugs that fight heart failure could benefit "millions and millions of patients," Young says.
But all forms of heart failure, even the mildest, are a serious health problem, which must be treated.
The leading cause of fluid overload is congestive heart failure (CHF), sometimes referred to as heart failure (HF).
Cohn of the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis and his colleagues present data suggesting that enalapril provides better protection for people with mild to moderate heart failure than a combination of hydralazine and isosorbide dinitrate, two other blood-vessel dilators.
Valley Baptist was able to improve patient care for heart failure and heat attack patients through a process improvement program called Six Sigma.
Data from the first-in-humans Phase 1 clinical trial of CK-1827452 administered intravenously were previously announced at the Heart Failure Society of America meeting in Seattle in September, 2006 and the American Heart Association Scientific Session in November, 2006.
Heart failure is a progressive condition that involves the heart re-shaping, or "remodeling", into a less effective blood pump.

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