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Synonyms for scale

Synonyms for scale

to remove the skin of

to move upward on or along

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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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In relation to the evaluation of health antecedents, significant differences were also not observed related to prior PU presentation, or in terms of risk evaluated according to the Braden scale or according to the type of service to which the patients were admitted between both groups of care.
Based on the exposed, this study aimed to evaluate the risk of developing PU and factors associated through the Braden scale, validated in Brazil, in the elderly aged 60 or older, living in LTI in medium-sized municipality in Southern Brazil.
The audit found those most likely to have a fluid deficit as being slightly older than the average resident, with a high Braden Scale for nutrition, weighing more than the average resident (if they weighed more they needed more fluid) and more likely to be confused and agitated.
The Braden scale (Braden & Bergstrom, 1988) is a widely used tool to assess pressure ulcer risk, and Braden scores have been associated with postoperative morbidity in general surgery patients; however, this scale has not been evaluated in the urogynecologic setting.
Prevention plus: Home of the Braden Scale. Retrieved from
One of the published and commonly used pressure ulcer risk assessment instruments is the Braden Scale (Braden & Bergstrom, 1988).
The Braden scale has six subscales that correspond to intensity and duration of pressure and tissue tolerance for pressure.
Out of these six, the Norton and Waterlow scales were tested twice and the Braden scale on nine different occasions (Schoonhoven et al.
Past users of the Braden scale had raised questions about the meaning of descriptors for the pediatric population.
The Braden scale is incorporated into the scanner's software, so staff can ask the questions for that scale, which are right on the screen, and input the answers into the computer.
Unit leaders, educators, and clinical nurses on the hospital skin committee completed these analyses by auditing documentation of patient repositioning, Braden scale risk score, and conducting interviews with involved clinical staff.
The Braden Scale scores and the American Society of Anesthesiology physical class classification were similar for each group, making comparisons appropriate.
The Braden Scale for Predicting Pressure Sore Risk is the most widely used evidence-based risk tool (see table on p.
A non-experimental prospective study was done to analyse the validity of the three scales: the Braden scale, the Song and Choi scale and the Cubbin and Jackson scale to assess the patients at a university hospital SICU.
The Braden scale ( and the Norton scale predict pressure-ulcer risk with 70%-90% sensitivity and specificity.