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Related to impairment: visual impairment

impairment

(Damage), noun detriment, disrepair, harm, hurt, injury, loss
Associated concepts: impairment of vision

impairment

(Disability), noun affliction, ailment, debility, deterioration, disablement, disorder, disqualification, feebleness, frailty, handicap, helplessness, illness, impairment, impotence, impotency, inability, innbility to work, inadequacy, incapability, incapacitation, incompetence, incompetency, indisposition, ineffectiveness, ineffectuality, ineffectualness, inefficacy, inefficiency, infirmity, insufficiency, malady, sickness, unfitness, unsoundness, weakness
Associated concepts: complete disability, continuous disabillty, disability benefits, disability compensation, disability innurance, general disability, medical disability, mental dissbility, partial disability, proof of disability, temporary disability, total disability

impairment

(Drawback), noun detriment, inability, liability, limitation
Associated concepts: impairment of funds, impairment of security
See also: abuse, cost, damage, defacement, defect, deficiency, defilement, deterioration, detriment, disability, disrepair, expense, fault, handicap, harm, injury, penalty, prejudice, sacrifice, wear and tear
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These findings strengthen empirical generalizations that an association exists between visual impairment and functional disability.
Not defining the business unit to be tested--SFAS 142 requires that goodwill impairment testing be applied to each reporting unit as defined in that pronouncement.
This paper will discuss IAS 36 and the proposed and adopted amendments; the convergence achieved and differences remaining; and the outlook for achieving convergence in the accounting for impairment of goodwill and other intangible assets.
At baseline, women with impaired executive function only, as well as those with both impaired executive function and a poor score on the 3MS, displayed significantly greater functional impairment in terms of a standard activities of daily living scale, compared with those women without impairment on either test or women with impairment only on the 3MS.
However, the association between diabetes and hearing impairment tends to be stronger in studies that included younger participants, perhaps because in older samples, other causes of age-related hearing impairment may mask the contribution of diabetes to the impairment," she added.
to support people with sensory impairments to live healthy and active lives;
In a Financial Times article, David Zion estimated the unreported amount of goodwill impairment for Standard & Poor's (S&P) 1500 companies at $281 billion, or about 16% of the total S&P market capitalization of $1,500 billion ("Why Investors Should Keep an Eye on Goodwill Changes," Jul.
The 2013 study also provides summary highlights of the recently released AICPA Accounting and Valuation Guide Testing Goodwill for Impairment, which is available at www.
Persons with visual impairment do face many challenges and barriers in society.
Profit before provisions and the impairment of GGBs reached 805 mln, noting an increase of 11%, compared to 725 mln for 2010.
We found that even mild cognitive impairment, as determined by a simple screening tool in a primary care physician's office, has a strong impact on how long individuals survive on the same order as other chronic diseases," said Regenstrief investigator Greg A.
Best's Impairment Rate and Rating Transition Study- 1977-2010 15 Appendices A.