The Hands-on Guide to Data Interpretation by Sasha AbrahamThe Hands-on Guide to Data Interpretation by Sasha Abraham

The Hands-on Guide to Data Interpretation

bySasha Abraham, Kunal Kulkarni, Rashmi Madhu

Paperback | October 4, 2010

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Not sure how to interpret the wealth of data in front of you?

Do you lack confidence in applying the results of investigations to your clinical decision making?

Then this pocket-sized, quick reference guide to data interpretation may be just right for you.

The Hands-on Guide to Data Interpretation is the perfect companion for students, doctors, nurses and other health care professionals who need a reference guide on the ward or when preparing for exams. It focuses on the most common investigations and tests encountered in clinical practice, providing concise summaries of how to confidently interpret investigative findings and, most importantly, how to apply this to clinical decision making.

The benefits of this book include:

  • An overview of the normal ranges of test results, followed by a consideration of the differential diagnoses suggested by variance from these values
  • Arranged by system to allow quick access to the key investigations encountered in different specialties
  • A summary ‘patient data’ chapter to bring the different specialties together, providing an overview to completing investigation documentation and charts
  • Summary table and bullet point format, with a full index, to aid rapid retrieval of information
  • Each chapter reviewed by a specialist to ensure an accurate, practical approach to data interpretation

Take the stress out of data interpretation with The Hands-on Guide!

Sasha Abraham: GP Registrar, London Deanery Kunal Kulkarni: Foundation Doctor, Oxford Deanery Rashmi Madhu: GP Registrar, East Midlands Deanery, Nottingham Drew Provan: Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London
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Title:The Hands-on Guide to Data InterpretationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:264 pages, 7.4 × 5 × 0.62 inPublished:October 4, 2010Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1405152567

ISBN - 13:9781405152563

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Coming soon The Hands-on Guide to Data Interpretation (Dr Sasha Abraham, Dr Rashmi Madhu, Dr Kunal Kulkarni & Dr Drew Provan) will be published soon by Blackwell-Wiley. It will be an ideal resource for medical students and junior doctors revising the commonly encountered investigations and imaging, as required for examinations.
Date published: 2007-11-27

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

Abbreviations.

1. Normal Ranges.

2. Cardiovascular.

3. Respiratory.

4. Gastrointestinal.

5. Endocrinology.

6. Renal.

7. Neurology.

8. Haematology.

9. Rheumatology.

10. Obstetrics & Gynaecology.

11. Ophthalmology.

12. Oncology.

13. Microbiology.

14. Genetics.

15. Imaging.

16. Patient Data.