congestive heart failure

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inability to pump enough blood to avoid congestion in the tissues

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Adjust total fluid intake as clinically appropriate in patients with baseline cardiac failure or who are at risk for cardiac failure.
Commenting on the case this week, Hunei Police Precinct chief Weng Chun-neng said that cold temperatures and over-exhaustion from intense game-playing likely contributed to Hsieh's cardiac failure.
The shock caused additional strain on her already frail condition and she suffered cardiac failure," he said.
This has been accentuated by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease caused by her smoking 1VV packs of cigarettes per day for 25 years and manifested by a forced expiratory volume in 1 second of 35% and wheezing even when she is not in overt cardiac failure, and by a hemoglobin of 17 g/dL and a hematocrit of 53% on the current admission.
50 AM (Hyderabad local time) and issued an official certificate stipulating cardiac failure as the cause of death, Health Ministry Public and International Relations said.
An inquest concluded he died of acute cardiac failure.
What I observed was nothing short of ageism - an assumption that the ill person in front of them, slower in speech than usual due to fear following cardiac failure and hospitalisation on holiday, was always inherently slow and not very bright.
The hairdresser, from North Kilworth, Leicestershire, suffered cardiac failure and was dead within two hours, an inquest at Southwark Coroner's Court heard.
Recording a narrative verdict, Southwark coroner Dr Philip Barlow said: "Claire had taken a supplement containing DMAA which, on the balance of probabilities, in combination with extreme physical exertion, caused acute cardiac failure, which resulted in her death.
True (A) or false (B): Cardiac failure symptoms in children with shunts is mostly due to a volume - loaded heart and neuroendocrine response, not due to myocardial pump failure.
Mr Kemal Pamuk, who was once an attache at the Turkish Embassy in London, is scandalously suggested to have been engaged in an illicit liaison with Lady Mary when he suffered cardiac failure.
On clinical evaluation, the child was in cardiac failure.
T2* CMR identified those patients at increased risk with myocardial T2* values <10ms being strongly associated with the future development of cardiac failure and death.
Theo Meyer, Maggie Cabral, NP, and Cathi Bartolini, NP, and the Cardiac Failure Program At UMass Memorial - University Campus.
Cases include ectopic pregnancy, septic abortion, hypertensive emergencies, cardiac failure, acute asthma attack, fetal distress, jaundice, obstructed labor, postpartum collapse, acute pelvic inflammatory disease, ovarian torsion, endotoxic shock, acute urinary retention, sexual assault, abnormal uterine bleeding, emergency contraception, gynecologic oncology emergencies, postexposure prophylaxis to HIV and hepatitis B, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, diabetic ketoacidosis, and medicolegal and ethical issues.