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1. The forcible striking of one body against another.
2. To press two bodies, parts, or fragments closely together so that the two parts move as a single unit.
[L. impingo, pp. -pactus, to strike at (in + pango), fasten, drive in]


IMPACT. An acronym for various clinical trials.
(1) Integrilin™ to manage platelet aggregation to prevent coronary thrombosis.
(2) International mexiletine or placebo antiarrhythmic coronary trial.

Interdisciplinary Maternal Perinatal Australasian Clinical Trials.
International Multiple sclerosis secondary Progressive Avonex™ Controlled Trial.
Pulmonology Inhaled Steroids in Managed Care: Pulmicort Turbuhaler/Azmacort Cost-Effectiveness Trial.

The effect or influence that a change (e.g., polity in healthcare) has on its environment—e.g., the recipients of said services.


Cardiology A clinical trial
1. Integrilin to Manage Platelet Aggregation to Prevent Coronary Thrombosis.
2. International Mexiletine or Placebo Antiarrhythmic Coronary Trial Public health Initiatives to Mobilize for the Prevention and Control of Tobacco use A CDC-sponsored anti-tobacco initiative. See Smoking cessation, Tobacco control.


(impakt, im-pakt)
1. The forcible striking of something against another.
2. To press two bodies, parts, or fragments closely together.
[L. impingo, pp. -pactus, to strike at (in + pango), fasten, drive in]

Patient discussion about impact

Q. what is the impact of masturbation? because I diden't find my girl?

A. the only physical impact i know is an addiction that can occur when doing it way too much. doing it releases chemicals in our brain in the pleasure areas. you can easily get addicted to it.

Q. This is mostly for people who have ADHD/ ADD or know someone with it. How is it impacted your life? If you have ADHD/ADD, what type of an impact has it had on the people who are close to you? If you know someone with ADHD/ADD, how have they made an impact on your life?

A. ADD can be a little hard to live with especially if it's not being treated. Having ADD makes it hard to stay focused on one thing for a long period of time. I have to make sure that I pack plenty to do when i go to school or else i would never make it through the whole day in a good mood. It isn't all bad though, I'm really good a multi-tasking. I can be working on six different things at once and get them done in a timely manner, whereas if i was just working on one thing it would most likely take me the whole day to finish it. Hope this helps.

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Because some vehicles can withstand impacts that produce a change in speed of 5 mph or more with little or no visible damage, factors other than vehicle damage alone may be useful in reconstructing the change in speed and impact speeds of a low-speed rear-end impact.
The impact scar, located about 20 kilometers west of Winslow, Ariz.
Randall asked for an extended traffic analysis conducted in Los Angeles County as part of the environmental impact report to arterial roadways off state highways 126 and 23 in Ventura County, assess the project's traffic impacts to those roads, and directed the county of Los Angeles to adopt any new or revised findings.
Still, scientists are excited because the impact diamonds tell a tale about Earth's history.
Sugita has studied how meteorites interact with the local atmosphere during impacts.
The city finds that operations associated with this mining project will have an adverse impact on environmental resources,'' she testified before a crowd of 350 residents.
After adjusting the fish equivalent methodology used in the EIS with a more scientifically appropriate approach consistent with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) approach for stock assessments, estimates of impacts were significantly lowered.
According to the available evidence, however, rocks from the two sites have opposite orientations, indicating that the direction of Earth's magnetic field reversed in the interval between impacts.
Some of the biggest questions concern water: how the project will affect water quantity and quality in Ventura County, how it will impact flood-control efforts and what it will mean to the Santa Clara River.
Hitachi's DMR impact series comes complete with two high-capacity batteries, charger and a carrying case.
The Impact of Tourist Spending Outside Disneyland Resort Totals $1.
The prospective impact crater has worn several different labels over the decades as its character has gradually come to light.