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Synonyms for scale

Synonyms for scale

to remove the skin of

to move upward on or along

Synonyms for scale

relative magnitude

the ratio between the size of something and a representation of it

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a specialized leaf or bract that protects a bud or catkin

a thin flake of dead epidermis shed from the surface of the skin

(music) a series of notes differing in pitch according to a specific scheme (usually within an octave)

an indicator having a graduated sequence of marks

a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)

a flattened rigid plate forming part of the body covering of many animals

measure by or as if by a scale

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pattern, make, regulate, set, measure, or estimate according to some rate or standard

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take by attacking with scaling ladders

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reach the highest point of

climb up by means of a ladder

remove the scales from

measure with or as if with scales

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size or measure according to a scale

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The principle of parsimony: Glasgow Coma Scale score predicts mortality as well as the APACHE II score for stroke patients.
The measurement characteristics and predictive power of the following instruments were reviewed: Fisher Scale (FS), Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS), Glasgow Outcome Score (GOS), Hunt and Hess (HH) Scale, Karnovsky Performance Scale (KPS), and the World Federation of Neurological Surgeons (WFNS) Scale.
Variation among trauma centers' calculation of Glasgow Coma Scale score: Results of a national survey.
In order to identify research that investigated the predictive ability of the GCS in patients who have sustained a traumatic brain injury, a search was done on MEDLINE[R] and CINAHL[R] for articles published from 1974, when the GCS was introduced, until 2005, using combinations of the following key words: Glasgow Coma Scale, GCS, traumatic brain injury, head injury, predictor, and outcome.
Efficacy of the motor component of the Glasgow Coma Scale in trauma triage.
Patients ranged in age from 19 to 57 (mean 32 years) with a post-injury Glasgow Coma Scale score of approximately 9.
In addition, altered consciousness and low Glasgow coma scale score are predictors of maternal mortality (6).
Glasgow Coma Scale score may predict functional outcome in patients older than 60 years, and predicts mortality rate irrespective of age in patients with spontaneous intracranial hemorrhage.
In Synthetic Blood's open label, Phase II pilot study being conducted at Virginia Commonwealth University, Oxycyte is administered to patients with severe traumatic brain injury and a Glasgow Coma Scale score of 3-9.
patients without disturbances of consciousness on admission-clinical assessment using Hunt and Hess Scale, Spetzler-Martin Scale, and Glasgow Coma Scale (logical verbal contact with the patient).
Interrater reliability of the Glasgow coma scale among nurses in sub-specialties of critical care.
From the Glasgow Coma Scale to the Gail model for breast cancer risk assessment, many decision support tools have found their way into the handheld arena.
The first patient was a 26-year-old man with chronic otitis media who presented to a regional emergency department with a Glasgow Coma Scale score of 3, fixed pupils of 7 mm and a temperature of 40.
ECG recordings, serum electrolyte levels, Glasgow Coma Scale scores and Hunt-Hess Scale scores of all patients were examined.
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