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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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We explored variation among hospitals in invasive and organ-supportive interventions (e.g., mechanical ventilation during acute respiratory failure) provided to patients with early DNR orders.
Hill, "Randomized, prospective trial of noninvasive positive pressure ventilation in acute respiratory failure," American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, vol.
Although high-cost users were less likely to be discharged home, they were also less likely to die, with the highest proportion being discharged to long-term care, and an MRDx of subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH), acute respiratory failure (ARF), and complications of procedures had the strongest association with high cost, while an MRDx of ischemic stroke, heart failure, and overdose was the least costly.
Nasal mask ventilation in acute respiratory failure: experience in elderly patients.
We therefore retrospectively evaluated the effects of MV on 90-day mortality in HIV-negative patients with acute respiratory failure caused by PCP in our hospital.
Effect of oral beta-blocker on short and long-term mortality in patients with acute respiratory failure: Results from the BASEL-II-ICU Study.
Acute complications include acute respiratory failure, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), types I and II paralysis, intermediate syndrome (IMS), sudden cardiac death, aspiration pneumonitis, and resecretions.
We proud Kim A Birmingham inquest heard the former Solihull School pupil died from acute respiratory failure, which may have been caused by the combination of medicinal drugs he had been taking for a dental infection.
A multivariate analysis, with adjusted odds ratios, determined that the following were predictors of poor outcome: age (odds ratio, 1.5), acute kidney injury (OR, 2.1), acute respiratory failure (OR, 10.7), and seizures (OR, 1.7).
The objective of this study was to identify the predictors that impact the outcome of intentional CO-poisoned patients with acute respiratory failure. Materials and Methods: This is a retrospective observational study of 796 consecutive patients diagnosed with acute CO poisoning that presented to the emergency department (ED).
The mortality rate of patients with acute respiratory failure due to TB is higher than that of patients with respiratory failure due to other causes, and ranges from 40% to 80%.

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