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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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The Centrality of Pain Scale [37] is 10-item self-report measure with items such as "My pain defines who I am," "I think about pain all the time," and "My life revolves around my pain.
Paediatric nurses were chosen as reviewers because they are familiar with pain assessment in infants and use a range of pain scales in their clinical work (Ho et al, 1996).
Evaluating the mutual connection between the nurse's length of service and visual, as well as analogous pain scale use, the acquired data point at mutual connection between the nurses with working experience more than 15 years and the use of analogous and verbal pain evaluation scale ([x.
The UGC narrowed their decision down to two potential pain scales: the Critical Care Pain Observation Tool (CPOT) (Figure 3) (Gelinas, Fillion, & Puntillo, 2009) and the Behavioral Pain Scale (BPS) (Gelinas, Fillion, Puntillo, Viens, & Fortier, 2006; Payen et al.
He has verbalized to me a 2 on the pain scale and this is acceptable to him at this time.
The HAQ also includes two visual analogue scales (VAS), a patient pain scale and a patient's global scale both raging from 0-100.
Two-week follow up sessions were conducted at the physiotherapy out-patient department for a period of six weeks, after which the patient reported 0 pain on the VAS pain scale and her normal gait had been restored.
In addition, this lancet had the lowest range in subjects' intensity of perceived pain, with a maximum Gracely Pain Scale score of 15 versus maximum scores of 19 and 20 for the remaining devices.
At the end of three months, vitamin D treatment reduced pain scores by 39-49%, depending on the pain scale used.
Patients completed the McGill Pain Scale at each visit.
Volunteers were asked to complete a pain scale assessment and describe the injection sensation to gauge the impact of the different injection methods.
He reported the pain as being 8 on a pain scale of 0 to 10.