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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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In their study it was found that in drain group mean SD of length of hospital stay and pain on 1st postoperative day on visual analog scale were 7.
In a double-blind manner, nurses in the Ambulatory Surgery Unit assessed each patient's degree of postoperative pain on each side 3 hours postoperatively by means of a 10-point visual analog scale.
The coprimary outcomes were the proportions of patients showing at least a 30% improvement in symptoms at 20 weeks as measured by the total WOMAC (Western Ontario and McMaster Universities) osteoardritis index and a visual analog scale for knee pain.
Major Finding: A 5-mg infusion of zoledronic acid given to 31 patients with knee OA and associated bone marrow lesions reduced pain by 15 points more on a visual analog scale than did placebo, and reduced maximal bone marrow lesion area by 170 mm2 after 6 months, compared with patients who received a placebo infusion.
Pain scores were recorded every 15 minutes during labor using the visual analog scale.
Infants aged 12 months showed significantly less pain based on a visual analog scale (VAS) when they received the Priorix vaccine compared with the MMR II vaccine, said Dr.
Subjects were those with a history of urolithiasis with new side and lower back pain measured at >60 on a visual analog scale of 0 to 100, comparable with their last episode of urolithiasis.
During the first 10 days postoperatively, patients were asked to use a visual analog scale to self-evaluate the degree of pain they experienced on each side (figure 1).
Scales used were the Fatigue Severity Scale (FSS), the Visual Analog Scale for Fatigue (VAS-F), and the Modified Fatigue Impact Scale (MFIS).
In the study, patient outcomes are being assessed by Visual Analog Scale (VAS), Oswestry Disability Index (ODI), SF-12 and maintenance of height and alignment at the level(s) treated.
The company added the primary endpoint of the study is the change from baseline of the average worst itching during the second week of treatment, as recorded on a visual analog scale.

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