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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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.
This report also includes three impairments for 2011, two Florida automobile insurers and a California workers' compensation insurer.
This report focuses on rates of NP impairment and risk factors for NP impairment in these people.
Among the older workers studied, Hispanic service workers, blue-collar workers with incomes at or below the poverty line and workers with fewer than 12 years of education reported particularly high levels of visual impairment, according to the study, which was based on data from the 1994-2004 National Health Interview Survey.
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.