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Describing an average in which some values count for more than others. For example, if an index consisting of 10 stocks is weighted for price, this means that the average price of the stocks will move more when the stocks with higher price move. Most indices use weighted averages so "smaller" values do not affect the index inordinately. This helps correct for the fact that averages tend to be affected by extreme values. One of the most common ways of weighting an average is to weight for market capitalization.
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Keywords: Atracurium, General anesthesia, Ideal body weight, Neuromuscular blockade.
Three patients in the ideal body weight group underwent supracostal punctures; all others were infracostal.
However, additional study is needed to determine the optimal blood concentration of hydroxychloroquine and the impact of toxicity with actual weight-based dosing rather than ideal body weight dosing.
8% of men were not happy with the muscularity of their arms; * 35% of men said they would sacrifice a year of their life to achieve their ideal body weight.
Contributors are dietitians and nutritionists, anthropologists, health researchers, social psychologists--all with an interest in the social construction of ideal body weight as well as fatness misconceptions, health and economic consequences, and the impact on reproduction.
Maintain your ideal body weight to reduce excess pressure on your legs with a healthy diet high in fibre and low in fat and salt.
A Hypno-Gastric Band is ideal for clients who either struggle to lose weight or maintain their natural ideal body weight.
Your vet can advise you on your dog's ideal body weight and help you with an effective weight-loss program.
I would like to add that creating strategies with the help of your doctor for optimizing health and not necessarily ideal body weight is a much better way to achieve a healthy body and a happy life.
Mullen continued: "The emerging science behind the positive effects of omega 3 fatty acids on mood indicate that diet is not simply a matter of maintaining ideal body weight.
It is not uncommon for some people who are currently at their ideal body weight to seek additional weight loss to improve athletic performance and/or meet a required weight classification for participation in a sport.
As the prevalence of obesity reaches pandemic level, it's imperative that medical science continue to develop novel methods with which we can help patients achieve ideal body weight.