impairment


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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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to support people with sensory impairments to live healthy and active lives;
Disruptive factors, such as the rise in distributed generation, and new developments in demand response and storage capacities could also have a resounding impact on asset impairment.
To order this report: Mild Cognitive Impairment Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014 http://www.
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.
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.
This report also includes three impairments for 2011, two Florida automobile insurers and a California workers' compensation insurer.
A single CHARTER researcher rated study participants for conditions that can affect NP function: This assessment placed people into three groups, those having "incidental" conditions (which have little impact on HIV-related NP impairment), those with "contributing" conditions (which probably affect HIV-related NP impairment to some degree), and those having "confounding" conditions (which make it impossible to say whether HIV alone is causing NP impairment).
Our findings suggest a need for preventive measures among potentially vulnerable worker groups with sensory impairment," the study stated.
Neurocognitive testing revealed cognitive impairment in 212 subjects.
With further stock price declines in the beginning of 2009 and continued uncertainty in the markets, more goodwill impairment announcements are likely around the corner," warns Alberto Dent, a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers' Transaction Services practice.