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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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According to researchers, ACS increases a child's risk of respiratory failure, chronic lung disease and prolonged hospitalisation if not recognised early and treated effectively.
The exclusion criteria for the study were patients with apnea or those with altered level of consciousness due to causes other than respiratory failure including hypoglycemia, cerebrovascular accident and drug-induced coma.
The common indications for the use of VV-ECMO in patients with ARDS include profound refractory hypoxemic respiratory failure with or without hypercapnia despite maximal ventilator support and the inability to tolerate lung protective strategies.
Many patients with respiratory failure require the assistance of a ventilator to provide life sustaining oxygenation and carbon dioxide removal.
The authors randomly assigned 30 infants, all experiencing mild acute respiratory failure resulting from respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), to receive CPAP from a helmet or from a face mask.
The established weaning criteria was routinely followed in the ICU i-e improvement of the cause of Acute respiratory failure that led to the use of ventilation support, correction of arterial hypoxemia (arterial partial pressure of oxygen (PaO2) of greater than 60 mm Hg, fraction of inspired oxygen (FiO2) of less than or equal to 0.
Formal discontinuation assessments for patients receiving mechanical ventilation for respiratory failure should be performed during spontaneous breathing rather than while the patient is still receiving ventilatory support.
Jane Russell, the busty brunette who shot to fame as the sexy star of Howard Hughes' 1941 western The Outlaw, died on Monday of respiratory failure, her family has said.
Key words: Respiratory failure, noninvasive ventilation, invasive mechanical ventilation, weaning
If MMS is taken it could cause severe nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea, and damage to the gut and red blood cells, potentially resulting in respiratory failure.
Florida's disability community is mourning the loss of devoted advocate Renee Whaley, who passed away on November 9th, 2009 of respiratory failure at the age of 66.

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