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  Failure - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Failure (or flop) in general refers to the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective.
The criteria for failure are heavily dependent on context of use, and may be relative to a particular observer or belief system.
As well, the degree of success or failure in a situation may be differently viewed by distinct observers or participants, such that a situation that one considers to be a failure, another might consider to be a success, a qualified success or a neutral situation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Failure   (650 words)

 Failure (band) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Failure was an influential American alternative and space rock band active in the 1990s.
Failure formed around 1990 by Ken Andrews (vocalist, guitarist and songwriter), Greg Edwards (bassist, songwriter), and (drummer) Robert Gauss.
Troy is currently a member of Queens of the Stone Age, whose latest album, Lullabies to Paralyze, was released in spring 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Failure_(band)   (709 words)

 Acute Kidney Failure: Encyclopedia of Medicine
Unlike chronic kidney failure, which is long term and irreversible, acute kidney failure is a temporary condition.
Acute kidney failure appears most frequently as a complication of serious illness, like heart failure,liver failure, dehydration, severe burns, and excessive bleeding (hemorrhage).
X rays, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography scan (CT), ultrasound, renal biopsy, and/or arteriogram of the kidneys may be used to determine the cause of kidney failure and level of remaining kidney function.
health.enotes.com /medicine-encyclopedia/acute-kidney-failure   (1670 words)

 What Causes Heart Failure?
Heart failure occurs when the heart loses some of its blood-pumping ability as a natural consequence of aging.
As a symptom of underlying heart disease, heart failure is closely associated with the major risk factors for coronary heart disease: smoking, high cholesterol levels, hypertension (persistent high blood pressure), diabetes and abnormal blood sugar levels, and obesity.
A single risk factor may be sufficient to cause heart failure, but a combination of factors dramatically increases the risk.
healthlink.mcw.edu /article/931378865.html   (956 words)

 Failure Quotes - The Quotations Page
Failure is, in a sense, the highway to success, inasmuch as every discovery of what is false leads us to seek earnestly after what is true, and every fresh experience points out some form of error which we shall afterwards carefully avoid.
Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
www.quotationspage.com /subjects/failure   (385 words)

 Right Reason: Failure
It is, arguably, the experience, anticipation, and sense of inevitability of failure, or the absence of all these, that has shaped much of the self-understanding of conservatives and their opposites.
Most crucially: for those for whom failure is not inevitable, or for whom success is mandatory, the temptation is almost always overwhelming to see the end-state, in which all partial failures have been overcome, as overriding all person-centered considerations and restrictions.
In philosophical ethics, two of the most important treatments of failure are those of Bernard Williams and Thomas Nagel, in their somewhat different essays, both titled "Moral Luck." Williams, for example, argues in his essay that in some cases it is only success or failure that justifies or disjustifies an agent's choices.
rightreason.ektopos.com /archives/2006/06/failure.html   (2929 words)

Additionally, failure rates were higher in the posterior maxilla (19.1%) and the anterior maxilla (16.82%), while mandibular failure rates were between 4% and 5%.
During surgical placement, implant failure may result from inadequate irrigation of the surgical site or from using low torque and excessive drill speed during placement.
Failure results from excessive temperature elevation in bone during placement, leading to necrosis of the supporting bone around the implant.
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 Facts about Heart Failure
Heart failure causes 39,000 deaths a year and is a contributing factor in another 225,000 deaths.
The death rate attributed to heart failure rose by 64 percent from 1970 to 1990, while the death rate from coronary heart disease dropped by 49 percent during the same period.
Heart failure caused by an excessive workload is curable by treating the primary disease, such as anemia or thyrotoxicosis.
www.webmd.com /content/article/7/1680_50874   (2935 words)

 Kidney failure, acute
Acute kidney failure is the sudden loss of your kidneys' ability to perform their main function — eliminate excess fluid and waste material from your blood.
If acute kidney failure occurs in the context of severe chronic illness — a heart attack, stroke, overwhelming infection or multiorgan failure — the outcome is often worse.
Acute kidney failure may result from sudden inflammation of the spaces between the glomeruli and the tubules (acute interstitial nephritis) and inflammation of the glomeruli (acute glomerulonephritis).
www.cnn.com /HEALTH/library/DS/00280.html   (2356 words)

 Congestive Heart Failure -- Biotechnology Encyclopedia
The term heart failure is frequently misused, especially when given as cause of death: it is not synonymous with "cessation of heartbeat".
There are many different ways to categorize heart failure, including the side of the heart involved (left heart failure vs. right heart failure) or whether the abnormality is due to contraction or relaxation of the heart (systolic heart failure vs. diastolic heart failure).
If there is a reversible cause of the heart failure (eg.: infection, alcohol ingestion, anemia, thyrotoxicosis, arrhythmia, or hypertension), that should be addressed as well.
www.biotech100.com /biotechnology_encyclopedia/chf.htm   (497 words)

 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Heart failure
Heart failure, also called congestive heart failure, is a disorder in which the heart loses its ability to pump blood efficiently.
The most common causes of heart failure are hypertension (high blood pressure) and coronary artery disease (for example, you have had a heart attack).
Heart failure is usually a chronic illness, and it may worsen with infection or other physical stressors.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/000158.htm   (1362 words)

 CD Baby: FAILURE: Golden
Failure: Golden provides a glimpse into the the making of one of the most influential bands of the 1990s.
None of these songs appear on Failure's studio albums, but are equally just as rockin as the rest of their catalog.
Failure was arguably the best grunge/alt-metal band to come out of the 90s and their album Magnified is a certified classic.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/failuredvd   (6963 words)

 Your Guide to Heart Failure
Diastolic dysfunction (or diastolic heart failure) occurs when the heart contracts normally, but the ventricles do not relax properly or are stiff, and less blood enters the heart during normal filling.
The goals of treating heart failure are primarily to decrease the likelihood of disease progression (thereby decreasing the risk of death and the need for hospitalization), to lessen symptoms and to improve quality of life.
When heart failure occurs after a heart attack, the surgeon may choose to combine bypass surgery and/or valve repair, with removal of the infarcted (dead) area of heart tissue or the aneurysm.
www.webmd.com /content/pages/9/1675_57819.htm   (3013 words)

 failure: page 1
Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
Learn to consider failures the ore from which you extract success, for failure is a richer source of information than quick success.
For her, failure is not something to fear or shun, but a part of her journey.
talentdevelop.com /failure.html   (2297 words)

 Heart failure
Heart failure is a condition in which the heart has lost the ability to pump enough blood to the body's tissues.
Heart failure caused by abnormality of the lower left chamber of the heart (left ventricle) means that the left ventricle cannot pump blood out to the body as fast as it returns from the lungs.
Congestive heart failure of the right ventricle often is caused by abnormalities of the heart valves and lung disorders.
www.healthatoz.com /healthatoz/Atoz/ency/heart_failure.jsp   (2412 words)

 Failure Analysis
Failure analysis and prevention are important functions to all of the engineering disciplines.
Fatigue is a failure mode which occurs in structural materials and is driven by repeat loading, which when you think about it is a necessary requirement of a ladder, a drive shaft on an automobile, and the wing on an airplane.
In the failure analysis of devices, it is often necessary to remove over-layers, such as the passivation (glass-like) layer that is used to protect the device from moisture andbad actor, mobile-ion species.
www.engr.sjsu.edu /WofMatE/FailureAnaly.htm   (2136 words)

 Heart failure
Heart failure is a disorder in which the heart loses its ability to pump blood efficiently throughout the body.
If the right half of the heart fails (right ventricular failure), general body vein pressure will increase and fluid will accumulate in the body, especially the tissues of the legs and abdominal organs (of these, the liver is the organ most likely to be affected).
Heart failure is progressive with the potential for gradual deterioration, but treatment can often slow the progression of the illness and substantially increase the patient's quality of life.
www.netdoctor.co.uk /diseases/facts/heartfailure.htm   (935 words)

 Failure Quotes | Failure Quotations | Failure Sayings | Wisdom Quotes
A failure is a man who has blundered but is not capable of cashing in on the experience.
The torment of human frustration, whatever its immediate cause, is the knowledge that the self is in prison, its vital force and "mangled mind" leaking away in lonely, wasteful self-conflict.
There are two kinds of failures: those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought.
www.wisdomquotes.com /cat_failure.html   (883 words)

Although it's allegedly based on the findings of "The 9/11 Commission Report," Path has been characterized as factually inaccurate, and includes fabricated scenes and storylines that attempt to place most of the blame for 9/11 at the hands of the Clinton administration.
Never mind the August 6, 2001 memo or the failures of the Bush administration.
"Failure Magazine" and the Failure logo are registered service marks of Failure Magazine.
www.failuremag.com /fail_main1.php   (447 words)

 Acute and Chronic Kidney Failure
Acute kidney failure is when failure occurs suddenly.
Chronic Kidney failure is a gradual and usually permanent loss of kidney function.
Chronic Kidney failure is divided into five stages with stage five being the ultimate loss of kidney function.
www.mc.edu /campus/users/bphillip/brittany.htm   (176 words)

 NASA's Solar System Exploration: News & Events: 11.10.99: Mars Climate Orbiter Failure Board Releases Report
The failure board's first report identifies eight contributing factors that led directly or indirectly to the loss of the spacecraft.
"The failure review board has identified other significant factors that allowed this error to be born, and then let it linger and propagate to the point where it resulted in a major error in our understanding of the spacecraft's path as it approached Mars.
The failure board will now proceed with its work on a second report due by Feb. 1, 2000, which will address broader lessons learned and recommendations to improve NASA processes to reduce the probability of similar incidents in the future.
solarsystem.nasa.gov /news/display.cfm?News_ID=232   (731 words)

 Heart failure - MayoClinic.com
Heart failure, also known as congestive heart failure, means your heart can't pump enough blood to meet your body's needs.
You can't reverse many conditions that lead to heart failure, but in some cases, a readily treatable problem could be the cause.
Your best defense against heart failure is to prevent or control risk factors and aggressively manage any underlying conditions such as coronary artery disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes or obesity.
www.mayoclinic.com /health/heart-failure/DS00061   (269 words)

 Whiskey Bar: Failure is an Option   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Under the circumstances, the mindless chants of "failure is not an option" are starting to sound like the desperate prayers of the terminally ill. Failure is always an option -- particularly for morons who launch a war of choice under the impression that they can't possibly lose it.
The most serious threat, though, is that the neocons would use their newly regained freedom of action not to limit the fallout from failure in Iraq, but to invade Iran and/or Syria -- the same "flight forward" response to crisis that ultimately ruined imperial Germany.
Which is why the most likely scenario is that failure in Iraq will be followed by further setbacks in the war on terrorism, as the neocons (or their neolib counterparts) stumble from one ill-conceived fiasco to another.
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 Heart Failure - Page 1
Heart failure (sometimes known as congestive heart failure [CHF]) is a serious condition in which the
In the late stages of heart failure, the heart is unable to meet the body’s demand for oxygen.
In people diagnosed with heart failure, sudden cardiac death occurs at six to nine times the rate of the general population.
heart.healthcentersonline.com /heartfailure/congestiveheartfailure.cfm   (411 words)

 Heart Failure -- familydoctor.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Despite the way it sounds, the term "heart failure" simply means that your heart isn't pumping blood as well as it should.
Heart failure doesn't mean your heart has stopped working or that you are having a heart attack.
Exercise--most people with heart failure can still exercise, but your doctor will help you decide how much and what kind of exercise you can do.
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 Quote Lady's Quotes by Subject, Failure
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.--George Eliot
The greatest failure is a person who never admits that he can be a failure.--Gerald.
Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
www.quotelady.com /subjects/failure.html   (2847 words)

 Stationary Diesel Engine Failure
APTECH established the failure mechanism and the root cause of the failure.
Our primary contacts for matters regarding diesel engine failures can be reached at (408) 745-7000.
Failure analysis, heat transfer and thermodynamics, process plant equipment failures and explosions, fuel science, combustion, industrial fires and explosions..
www.failure-analysis-consultant.com /case_html/Diesel-Engine.html   (173 words)

 Amazon.com: Failure: Music: Assemblage 23   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Lyrically, Failure largely deals with the pain Tom underwent after his father's suicide, which is confronted directly in the fantastic and wrenching song "Disappoint": "Though you are gone/I am still your son/And while your pain is over/Mine has just begun." Brutally honest without being sappy - a sign of great songwriting care.
On top of that, he also has the mind of a composer when his beats are measured lyrically; the content capturing the moods of the moment whenever it is displayed.
He avoids the traps that many TI groups--even VNV Nation, which I also love with all my heart!--fall into on Failure and indeed all of his albums of keeping his songs from becoming the same set of beats and loops with different lyrics expressing the exact same message.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00005QKET?v=glance   (1798 words)

 MedlinePlus: Heart Failure
Heart Failure in Children and Adolescents (American Heart Association)
Heart Failure (Cardiovascular Research Foundation, WomenHeart: the National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease)
The primary NIH organization for research on Heart Failure is the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/heartfailure.html   (557 words)

 Failure Analysis Experts
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Our principal materials engineer received his masters degree from MIT and has had 20 years of wide ranging manufacturing processing, welding, metallurgy, accident investigation, and failure analysis experience.
If you need metallurgy, welding, corrosion, manufacturing processing, or failure analysis engineering services our engineering experts are available to solve your problems.
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