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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 second instrument used was the Braden scale, validated in Brazil and available in the literature for health professionals to use to identify PU risks.
The Braden Scale for Predicting Pressure Sore Risk.
Pressure ulcer risk is correlated with a decline in physical function; therefore, the Braden scale can, in turn, be interpreted as a surrogate measure of frailty.
Predictive validity of the Braden scale for patients in intensive care units.
The cut-off points suitable for three scales of SICU patients was given along with the sensitivity, specificity, PVP and PVN as follows: the Braden scale (cut-off 14), the Song and Choi scale (cut-off 21) and the Cubbin and Jackson scale (cut-off 28) (Table 2).
On the other hand, the Braden scale had the lowest sensitivity.
Extrinsic associative factors were divided into two groups: (a) external corrective or assistive devices, and (b) associative factors per Braden scale.
The Braden scale has been used more widely to examine factors associated with pressure ulcers.
If we put half of the twins into a low-quality nursing home with no specialty beds and the other half into a topnotch facility with specialty beds, where bedridden residents are turned every two hours, common sense would tell us that the latter group would do better, even though both groups had the same Braden scale scores.
For example, the Braden scale was developed for acute care, and there are questions about its validity and reliability in long-term care.
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.
The Braden Scale is a tool developed to measure a patient's level of risk for skin breakdown.