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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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Initially, our patients' visual analog scale scores were 7.00[+ or -]0.45 points and then they were 2.73[+ or -]0.65 points at 12 months.
In their study it was found that in drain group mean SD of postoperative hospital stay and pain on 1st postoperative day on visual analog scale were 2.46 0.73 and 2.631.04 respectively and in non-drain group mean SD of postoperative hospital stay and pain on 1st postoperative day on visual analog scale were 1.62 0.69 and 1.96 0.66 respectively.5 In another study conducted by Chalya et al included 62 patients [32 patient in drain group (Group A) and 30 patients in non drain group (Group B)].
The patient reported constant pain in the right leg with severity of 8 on visual analog scale. Gradually skin discoloration and nail changes along with hair loss on the right foot created a clear picture of CRPS.
Though there was no statistical difference in pain relief among the three medications after only 30 minutes, 60 minutes later, the average reduction in pain on the visual analog scale was 11 points less for those who were given codeine, 12 points less for those given acetaminophen, but a whopping 24 points less for those given ibuprofen.
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. All patients were discharged on the day of surgery with an antibiotic, an analgesic, and standard instructions for diet and activity limitation.
The researchers found that compared to baseline assessments, both treatments showed a statistically significant improvement based on physician clinical assessment, skin hydration, transepidermal water loss, and patient-assessed visual analog scale following two and four weeks of treatment.
In conjunction, the primary efficacy endpoints of this study will be the change in Visual Analog Scale (VAS) score and the change in Western Ontario and McMaster Universities (WOMAC) osteoarthritis index for patients between baseline and Day 90 between the AmnioFix Injectable group versus the placebo-control group, concluded the company.
Table: Showing mean +- SD and P value of visual analog scale (VAS), Penn shoulders scale (PSS), and shoulder pain and disability index (SPADI) measured pre and post treatment in LASER and Interferential current Group.
CAM2038 was well tolerated across the course of treatment and met the primary endpoint, demonstrating blockade of the subjective effects of hydromorphone as measured by the Drug-Liking Visual Analog Scale.
After 3 months of prospective follow-up, the colchicine-treated group showed a mean 11.1-point improvement on a 15-point patient global assessment visual analog scale, compared with a 3.1-point improvement in controls.

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