VAS

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AcronymDefinition
VASVisual Analogue Scale
VASValue Added Services
VASValutazione Ambientale Strategica (Italian: Strategic Environmental Assessment)
VASVictims Assistance Services (various locations)
VASVictims Assistance Services (various organizations)
VASVISSR Atmospheric Sounder
VASVoice Activated System (speech recording software)
VASValue at Stake
VASVehicle Alarm System
VASVibration Absorbing System (engineering and design)
VASVideo Action Sports (sports media company)
VASVehicle Assessment System
VASVulnerability Assessment Service
VASVoice Activated System
VASVoting Algorithm from Sets of Substrings
VASVibration Absorber System
VASValue Added Service
VASVirtual Address Space
VASVasemmistoliitto (Finnish: Left Alliance)
VASVehicle Activated Sign (traffic sign; UK)
VASValidation System
VASVisual Art Studies (college program)
VASVolunteer Ambulance Service
VASVoltage Amplifier Stage
VASVirginia Academy of Science
VASValue Added Supplier
VASVittoria Assicurazioni SpA (Italian insurance company)
VASVolvo Aero Services (Boca Raton, FL)
VASVintela Authentication Services
VASVeterans Affairs Services
VASVoluntary Action Sheffield (England, UK)
VASVoluntary Ambulance Service
VASVisual Alert System
VASVirtual Access Suite (software)
VASVoyages Autocars Services (France)
VASVirtual Agent Services
VASVital Alarm System
VASVermont Archaeological Society
VASVermont Astronomical Society
VASSivas, Turkey - Sivas (Airport Code)
VASVascular Independent Research and Education (vascular medicine research and information; University of Milan; Milan, Italy)
VASVibroacoustic Stimulation
VASVietnamese Accounting Standards
VASVERITAS Authentication Service (Symantec)
VASVeterinary Assistant Surgeon (India)
VASVietnamese American Society
VASVolleyball Association of Singapore
VASVehicle Administrative Services (Addison, TX)
VASVehicle Assembly Structure
VASVisual Arts Spectrum
VASVan Air Systems (Lake City, PA)
VASVariable Angle Scatterometer
VASVolume Air Space
VASVirtual Visual Assembling System (software)
VASVInes Applications Services (Banyan)
VASVia AT&T Switch
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We measured IOP using Goldmann applanation tonometer at one week after surgery; and patient discomfort was recorded using visual analogue scale at 1st, 2nd and 7th post op day.This visual analogue scale ranged from 0-4 with four showing maximum ocular discomfort.
Visual analogue scale is one of the most commonly used method to determine the amount of pain in many studies.
At 12 hours following surgery, the mean groin region pain scores on the visual analogue scale were 3.1 1.8 for the group which underwent TEP hernia repair and 4.2 2.1 for the group which underwent Lichtenstein tension-free mesh hernioplasty.
Procedural pain and anxiety related to physiotherapy were evaluated with Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) contemporaneously in both groups.
Results of the study showed those using nabilone had significant reductions in pain and anxiety, measured by comparisons with baseline scores on the visual analogue scale for pain, the Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQ) and the FIQ anxiety score.
Robinson and colleagues found that nearly 80% of patients who took a combination of antiepileptics and antidepressant medications had a greater than 50% visual analogue scale (VAS) improvement, a statistically significant finding.
Assessment of postoperative nausea using a visual analogue scale. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 2000; 44:470-474.
This was immediately followed by the completion of the first 'state' visual analogue scale. Thirty minutes following the end of consumption of the drink, the first test battery was administered.
The VAS, or Visual Analogue Scale, is widely used in clinical research to measure intensity and frequency of pain.
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