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  Disability



Disability

   A defect in performing a normal activity or action (eg. inability to dress or walk).



SIMILAR TERMS
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Disabilities, Acquired Reading
A receptive visual aphasia characterized by the loss of a previously possessed ability to comprehend the meaning or significance of handwritten words, despite intact vision. This condition may be associated with posterior cerebral artery infarction (INFARCTION, POSTERIOR CEREBRAL ARTERY) and other BRAIN DISEASES.

Disabilities, Communication
Disorders of verbal and nonverbal communication caused by receptive or expressive LANGUAGE DISORDERS, cognitive dysfunction (e.g., MENTAL RETARDATION), psychiatric conditions, and HEARING DISORDERS.

Disabilities, Developmental
Disorders in which there is a delay in development based on that expected for a given age level or stage of development. These impairments or disabilities originate before age 18, may be expected to continue indefinitely, and constitute a substantial impairment. Biological and nonbiological factors are involved in these disorders. (From American Psychiatric Glossary, 6th ed)

Disabilities, People with
Persons with physical or mental disabilities that affect or limit their activities of daily living and that may require special accommodations.

Disabilities, Persons with
Persons with physical or mental disabilities that affect or limit their activities of daily living and that may require special accommodations.

Disability Claim, Veterans
Disorders claimed as a result of military service.

Disability Claims, Veterans
Disorders claimed as a result of military service.

Disability Insurance
Insurance designed to compensate persons who lose wages because of illness or injury; insurance providing periodic payments that partially replace lost wages, salary, or other income when the insured is unable to work because of illness, injury, or disease. Individual and group disability insurance are two types of such coverage. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988, p207)

Disability, Acquired Reading
A receptive visual aphasia characterized by the loss of a previously possessed ability to comprehend the meaning or significance of handwritten words, despite intact vision. This condition may be associated with posterior cerebral artery infarction (INFARCTION, POSTERIOR CEREBRAL ARTERY) and other BRAIN DISEASES.

Disability, Children with
Children with mental or physical disabilities that interfere with usual activities of daily living and that may require accommodation or intervention.

Disability, Communication
Disorders of verbal and nonverbal communication caused by receptive or expressive LANGUAGE DISORDERS, cognitive dysfunction (e.g., MENTAL RETARDATION), psychiatric conditions, and HEARING DISORDERS.

Disability, Developmental
Disorders in which there is a delay in development based on that expected for a given age level or stage of development. These impairments or disabilities originate before age 18, may be expected to continue indefinitely, and constitute a substantial impairment. Biological and nonbiological factors are involved in these disorders. (From American Psychiatric Glossary, 6th ed)

Disability, Persons with
Persons with physical or mental disabilities that affect or limit their activities of daily living and that may require special accommodations.

Disabled Child
Children with mental or physical disabilities that interfere with usual activities of daily living and that may require accommodation or intervention.

Disabled Children
Children with mental or physical disabilities that interfere with usual activities of daily living and that may require accommodation or intervention.

Disabled Person
Persons with physical or mental disabilities that affect or limit their activities of daily living and that may require special accommodations.

Disabled Persons
Persons with physical or mental disabilities that affect or limit their activities of daily living and that may require special accommodations.

Disabled, Dentistry for
Dental care for the emotionally, mentally, or physically disabled patient. It does not include dental care for the chronically ill ( = DENTAL CARE FOR CHRONICALLY ILL).

Disabled, Mentally
Persons diagnosed as having significantly lower than average intelligence and considerable problems in adapting to everyday life or lacking independence in regard to activities of daily living.

Disabled, Physically
Persons with physical or mental disabilities that affect or limit their activities of daily living and that may require special accommodations.

Disaccharides
Oligosaccharides containing two monosaccharide units linked by a glycosidic bond.

Disadine
An iodinated polyvinyl polymer used as topical antiseptic in surgery and for skin and mucous membrane infections, also as aerosol. The iodine may be radiolabeled for research purposes.

Disadvantaged
Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.

Disadvantagement, Cultural
The absence of certain expected and acceptable cultural phenomena in the environment which results in the failure of the individual to communicate and respond in the most appropriate manner within the context of society. Language acquisition and language use are commonly used in assessing this concept.

Disadvantagements, Cultural
The absence of certain expected and acceptable cultural phenomena in the environment which results in the failure of the individual to communicate and respond in the most appropriate manner within the context of society. Language acquisition and language use are commonly used in assessing this concept.

Disalan
Veterinary anthelmintic for grazing animals; used to treat fluke, hookworm and other infestations.

Disarticulation
Amputation or separation at a joint. (Dorland, 28th ed)

Disarticulations
Amputation or separation at a joint. (Dorland, 28th ed)

Disaster Planning
Procedures outlined for the care of casualties and the maintenance of services in disasters.

Disaster Plannings
Procedures outlined for the care of casualties and the maintenance of services in disasters.

Disaster supplies kit
Items stored in case of emergency, such as a prolonged power outage, earthquake, or flood.

Disaster, Natural
Sudden calamitous events producing great material damage, loss, and distress. They are the result of natural phenomena such as earthquakes, floods, etc.

Disasters, Natural
Sudden calamitous events producing great material damage, loss, and distress. They are the result of natural phenomena such as earthquakes, floods, etc.



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Data monitoring
Process by which case report forms are examined for completeness, consistency, and accuracy.

Data-monitoring committee (DMC)
A committee that may be established by the sponsor to assess at intervals the progress of a blinded clinical trial, the safety data, and the critical efficacy endpoints, and to recommend to the sponsor whether to continue, modify, or stop a trial. See also data and safety monitoring board.

Declaration of Helsinki
A set of recommendations or basic principles that guide medical doctors in the conduct of biomedical research involving human subjects.

Demographic data
Characteristics of subjects or study populations, which include such information as age, sex, family history of the disease or condition for which they are being treated, and other characteristics relevant to the study in which they are participating.

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
The formation of a clot of blood in the deep veins of the leg, arm or abdomen

Disability

Documentation
All records, in any form (including, but not limited to, written, electronic, magnetic, and optical records, and scans, x-rays, and electrocardiograms) that describe or record the methods, conduct and/or results of a trial, the factors affecting a trial and the actions taken.

Dosage regimen
"!. the number of doses per given time period; 2. the time that elapses between doses (for example, every six hours) or the time that the doses are to be given (for example, at 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily); or 3. the amount of a medicine (the number of capsules, for example) to be given at each specific dosing time."

Double-blind study
A study in which neither the subject(s) nor the investigator(s) know what treatment a subject is receiving. See also blinding/masking

Drop-out
A subject in a clinical trial who for any reason fails to continue in the trial until the last visit required of him/her by the study protocol

Diathesis
The constitutional or inborn state disposing to a disease, group of diseases, or metabolic or structural anomaly.

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