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Impairment

Reduction in the value of an asset because the asset no longer generates the benefits expected earlier as determined by the company through periodic assessments. This could happen because of changes in market value of the asset, business environment, government regulations, etc.

Impairment

A reduction in a company's working capital as a result of a loss on an investment or a distribution (such as a coupon or dividend) to investors.

impairment

Reduction in a firm's capital as a result of distributions or losses.
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DI is sometimes required to polish the water when RO alone cannot reduce the contaminants to levels within AAMI standards.
4%) is in accordance with a previous study of AAMI prevalence which also reported higher rates in men than in women [9].
Automatically regenerated softeners should be fitted with a regeneration lock-out device to prevent the regeneration process during patient treatments (AAMI, 2001; AAMI, 2004).
8-12: AAMI Quality System Requirements and Industry Practice; The Westin Alexandria, Alexandria, Va.
Global adoption of AAMI and European standards for surgical drapes and gowns has changed the medical barrier nonwoven performance requirements.
While they may seem onerous, much effort has been expended in recent years by AAMI, ECRI, FDA, JCAHO, and NFPA to limit the steps to the minimum needed.
Medline serves on major industry quality committees to develop guidelines and standards for medical product use including the FDA Midwest Steering Committee, AAMI Sterilization and Packaging Committee and various ASTM committees.
May 31-June 2: AAMI 2014 Conference & Expo; Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, Pa.
WHOBEGOTYOU is set to start odds-on in the Group 1 AAMI Victoria Derby at Flemington tomorrow, writes Andrew O'Toole.
The AAMI recommends and the FDA and Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) dictate that all water treatment devices be labeled with: (a) the type of device; (b) the manufacturer name and address with phone number; (c) appropriate warnings for use; and (d) identifications to prevent improper connections.