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[Fr. empeirer fr L. (im)pejorare, to make worse] Any loss or abnormality of psychological, physiological, or anatomical structure or function. Impairments represent a deviation from generally accepted benchmarks in biomedical or psychosocial functioning.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Impairment." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765461/all/cognitive_impairment.
Impairment. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765461/all/cognitive_impairment. Accessed November 17, 2019.
Impairment. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765461/all/cognitive_impairment
Impairment [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 November 17]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765461/all/cognitive_impairment.
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