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Synonyms for failure

Synonyms for failure

the condition of not achieving the desired end

one that fails completely

a cessation of proper mechanical functions

nonperformance of what ought to be done

a marked loss of strength or effectiveness

the condition of being financially insolvent

Synonyms for failure

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Untreated OSA may cause acute cardiopulmonary failure: acute respiratory failure, acute congestive heart failure, and sudden death (2) and is also associated with a panoply of chronic systemic disorders (3).
A clinical and biochemical critical pathway for the evaluation of patients with suspected acute congestive heart failure: the ProBNP investigation of dyspnea in the emergency department (PRIDE) algorithm.
In Europe approximately one million patients are admitted to hospital with a primary diagnosis of acute congestive heart failure each year.
At a meeting of the FDA's Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee, the expert panel agreed that nesiritide should be approved for treating acute congestive heart failure (CHF), with adequate warnings about the possible risk of hypotension with the drug.
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