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ability

noun ableness, adaptability, adeptness, aptitude, aptness, capability, capacity, competence, competency, enablement, facultas, faculty, fitness, ingenium, mastership, mastery, potentiality, potestas, proficiency, prowess, skill, versatility
Associated concepts: ability to contract, ability to earn, abillty to pay, ability to perform, ability to provide, ability to purchase, ability to support, capacity, financial ability, readiness, testamentary ability
See also: aptitude, caliber, capacity, efficiency, facility, fitness, flair, force, gift, grade, performance, potential, proclivity, propensity, qualification, quality, science, skill, specialty, strength, technique
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In the examined sample, a statistically significant difference was found in the distribution of clinical types of CP, according to the GMFCS functional ability ([chi] (2) = 148.
In comparison with the placebo group, participants who received omega-3 fatty acids plus lipoic acid demonstrated a lesser decline in the Mini-Mental State Examination, which is an evaluation of global cognitive function, and in the Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADL) evaluation of functional ability.
LOS ANGELES -- Certain cognitive measures predicted functional ability in older adults with schizophrenia, in a study of 110 patients over age 50.
Findings concerning associations among in-hospital rehabilitation, discharge destination, and functional ability after hospital discharge are very important because, in view of these findings, rehabilitation patients can choose discharge destinations that best fit them.
In a blow for Alzheimer's patients, Baxter International Inc said it will scrap late-stage trials of its antibody treatment for the disease after the drug failed to improve cognitive decline and functional ability in patients.
The classifiers assess the athlete's impairment and how it impacts on their functional ability on the field of play, in line with the classification rules for that sport.
Patients with Parkinson's disease have substantially impaired balance, leading to diminished functional ability and an increased risk of falling.
But patients of different educational backgrounds may overrate or underrate their functional ability status.
Abstract: A model of vision rehabilitation that assumes that functional ability will affect the emotional and psychosocial adjustment of older persons with visual impairments, and ultimately their quality of life, was assessed using structured equation modeling.
The median score on the HAQ, a validated measure of functional ability, was 1.
Thousands of Medicare beneficiaries will receive an invitation in May to be part of a special study looking at the impact of age-related changes on functional ability.

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