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Scale

Payment of different rates of interest on CDs of varying maturities. A bank is said to "post a scale." Commercial paper dealers also post scales.

Scale

The range of prices at which an underwriter offers to place with investors a serial bond, where the individual bonds have different maturities.

scale

The schedule of yields (or prices) at which a serial bond issue is offered to the public by the underwriter. The schedule reflects yields at the various maturities being offered. Also called offering scale. See also inverted scale, preliminary scale.

scale

The relationship between measurements on a plan or map and the dimensions of the physical object represented.One inch might represent 10 feet or 10 miles.Topographic maps contain two scales,one for distance and one for change in elevation.

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Nobody reassessed her--they did the Braden scale and that's it.
1996) in intensive care, general care and in inpatient rehabilitation wards revealed that the sensitivity and specificity of the Braden Scale were equal while the negative predictive validity value was twice as high as the positive predictive validity.
Pressure ulcer risk determinations (a consistent tool should be used, one that is valid and reliable, such as the Braden Scale or the Norton Scale)
Studies have used measurement instruments such as the Braden scale to look at such variables as immobility, incontinence, nutrition, etc.
Electronic medical records enhanced care givers' timeliness and completeness, resulting in 100 percent compliance with the Braden Scale, which measures risk for patients developing pressure ulcers.