Table 4

Examples of ‘heart failure’ in OEC life and leisure genre used to discuss cause of death

No.Extract from data
1It could result in a sudden drop in blood pressure that could lead to heart failure
2Gloria Hemingway, who died of heart failure in a private cell after being arrested for indecent exposure
3When Francesco Scavullo died of heart failure on January 6 at 82, he was minutes away from a photo shoot
4Founder of the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association, dies of heart failure in California
5Taylor suffers constant pain as a result of a bone disease and a congestive heart failure
6The ‘Superman’ star passed away from heart failure after being paralysed since falling from a horse