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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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(2000) also established that the Norton scale and the Waterlow scale were more appropriate for general wards and had to be considerably modified for a potential use in the population of critically ill patients.
The event of PUs is commonly viewed as a measurable indicator of the quality of nursing care An assortment of toolkits is available to prevent and treat PUs and many facilities have opted to implement these evidence-based practice (EBP) toolkits Skin risk assessment tools such as the Braden and Norton Scales are normally one component of the toolkits and serve as the first line of defense in recognition of potential or actual skin issues.
Several clinicians have developed risk assessment scales for measuring the risk and actual severity of a pressure ulcer, such as the Braden and Norton scales (Bergstrom, Braden, Laguzza, & Holman, 1987; Braden & Bergstrom, 1987; Braden & Bergstrom, 1989; Hamilton, 1992).