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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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Simple bedside assessment of level of consciousness: Comparison of two simple assessment scales with the Glasgow Coma Scale.
I absolutely loved that, so I had my guitar with me and started messing around with it, trying to create a musical version of the Glasgow Coma Scale.
The Glasgow coma scale after resuscitation is the best indicator of mortality and the immediate transfer of such patients to a specialized unit reduces the risk of secondary brain injury and others complications (8).
Indeed, "the effect of the clinical condition was so dramatic that each lowering point in the Glasgow Coma Scale increased the risk of hearing impairment by 15%-20%," the study authors wrote.
The students classified head injury patients into mild, moderate and severe categories according to the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) that objectively records the conscious state of a person.
A 26-year-old male was brought to the emergency department unconcsious with a temperature of 1000 F and a Glasgow Coma Scale of 9.
Other new additions are the Glasgow coma scale, pain assessment tools, the body mass index formula, characteristics of commonly used IV fluids, and educational opportunities for nursing careers.
On physical exam he was hemodynamically stable, had an obvious deformity in his left thigh, associated upper abdominal tenderness without peritoneal signs, and a decreased Glasgow Coma Scale of 14/15.
b--The Glasgow Coma Scale is a neurologic scale which gives a reliable, objective way to record the conscious state of a person for initial as well as continuing assessment.
The Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) was created as a standardised clinical scale to facilitate the reliable interobserver neurological assessments of head-injured patients who are in a coma.
We chose PTA as the primary method because it was usually available from records at our center and has been shown to predict outcome better than initial Glasgow Coma Scale scores [19-20].
At that time her status was assessed on the Glasgow Coma Scale as level 12.

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