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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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So acute liver failure with duloxetine is certainly a very rare occurrence.
The report reviews pipeline therapeutics for Liver Failure (Hepatic Insufficiency) by companies and universities/research institutes based on information derived from company and industry-specific sources
All patients above the age of 12 years with clinical features consistent with acute hepatitis A and a positive serology for IgM HAV who developed acute liver failure were included in the study.
When more aggressive steps are needed N-acetylcysteine (NAC) should be considered for all patients with DILI who present with acute liver failure.
DENV infection is one of the most prevalent emerging infectious diseases affecting children and one of the leading causes of liver failure in tropical countries (1,2).
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.
Acute liver failure (ALF), also called fulminant hepatic failure was described as a specific and unique entity in the United States in the early 1950's.
Participants were followed between nine and 34 months, and 13% of patients developed liver failure (decompensation).
He was re-admitted to hospital the next day, before being transferred to the liver unit at the QE on October 15 after he went into liver failure.
This article includes an overview of liver failure and a description of the role of albumin dialysis in liver failure, the potential adverse effects of this therapy, and the impact of liver dialysis on the nursing care of this patient population.