decompensate


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decompensate

(dē-kom′pĕn-sāt″) [ de- + L. compensare, to counterbalance]
To fail or lose stability or ability to function; to suffer decompensation.
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According to European society of cardiology patients with acute heart failure can be divided into six possible categories overlap between these profiles can occur (1) worsening of decompensate chronic heart failure (2) hypertensive acute heart failure syndrome (3) Cardiogenic pulmonary edema (4) Cardiogenic shock (5) isolated right heart failure (6) acute heart failure with acute coronary syndrome4-6.
Resuscitation and stabilization equipment should be readily available in the event that the patient decompensates and needs to be stabilized or moved to another facility.
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