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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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It should be noted that despite the lack of studies that address the issue of PU in the elderly in LTI, especially in Brazil, the Braden Scale has been validated in this scenario by de Souza et al.
Those with a higher deficit also had higher Braden Scale scores for nutrition (meaning they were at risk of having poor nutrition).
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.
Reducing pressure ulcer incidence through Braden Scale risk assessment and support surface use.
Predictive validity of the Braden scale among Black and White subjects.
The Braden scale is the most widely used and its validity has been verified (Bergstrom et al 1998; VandenBosch et al 1996; Barnes and Payton 1993).
Her caregivers tested her using the Braden scale, but neglected to factor in heart disease, uncontrolled diabetes, renal disease, and other afflictions, because none of those items is specifically listed on the Braden scale.
1987) on the predictive validity of the Braden Scale revealed that the sensitivity of the Braden Scale in adult intensive care patients was 83% while the positive predictive validity was 60.
Care outcomes were identical for either population, and included the time required to position the patient, the patient's BMI, the patient's American Society of Anesthesiology physical status classification, the patient's Braden Scale score, and any documented evidence of post-operative skin compromise.
The Braden Scale for Predicting Pressure Sore Risk is the most widely used evidence-based risk tool (see table on p.
Thus, staff can perform a Braden Scale or Norton Scale exam as a part of the routine admission, so they will be less likely to forget this important assessment.
The team reviewed several risk assessments and decided that variables in the Braden Scale could reflect the pediatric orthopedic population.
In a study conducted by Stratis Health, a Minneapolis-based quality improvement organization, eight hospitals were shown to reduce the incidence of pressure ulcers by focusing on caregiver education--in particular the use of the Braden Scale to conduct daily skin inspections.
The Braden Scale is the current Gold Standard used within the industry for determining the possibility of an existing pressure ulcer, and our goal is to replace the Braden Scale with the TMI System as the Gold Standard within the industry.
Controllable factors, as assessed by the Braden Scale, include moisture, activity, mobility, nutrition and friction and shear.