Impairment may refer to:

  • A medical condition that leads to disability
  • In accounting, a downward revaluation of fixed assets
  • In health, any loss or abnormality of physiological, psychological, or anatomical structure or function, whether permanent or temporary. Identifying impairments that contribute to a functional problem for a patient is a key factor for a health professional to determine appropriate treatment.
  • A classification of poor water quality for a surface water body under the U.S. Clean Water Act

Other articles related to "impairment, impairments":

Amplitude Scaling Invariance - Impairment - Auditory Arrhythmia
... Arrhythmia in the auditory modality is defined as a disturbance of rhythmic sense and includes deficits such as the inability to rhythmically perform music, the inability to keep time to music and the inability to discriminate between or reproduce rhythmic patterns ... A study investigating the elements of rhythmic function examined Patient H.J ...
Cortical Visual Impairment
... Cortical visual impairment (CVI) is a form of visual impairment that is caused by a brain problem rather than an eye problem ... The latter is sometimes termed "ocular visual impairment" when discussed in contrast to cortical visual impairment.) Some people have both CVI and a form of ocular visual ... The term neurological visual impairment (NVI) covers both CVI and total cortical blindness ...
... Rawinala is one of MDVI (Multiple Disability and Visual Impairment) school recognized throughout Indonesia for helping student with multiple disabilities ...
Special Education In The United States - Qualifying Students For Special Education - Classification
... disability (LD) 2,710,476 44.6% Speech or language impairment (SI) 1,160,904 19.1% Other health impairment (OHI) 599,494 9.9% Mental retardation (MR) (now known as ...
List Of Misconceptions About Illegal Drugs - Cannabis - Multi-day Impairment
... Another claim about cannabis is that impairment due to smoking it lasts many days after using it, since THC is stored in the fat cells, leading to a low-grade haze long ... later, while the other two did not show any impairment beyond 4–8 hours ... In contrast, no driving studies have found any significant cannabis-related impairments lasting beyond 2–6 hours ...