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The Making Sense of series covers a variety of medical topics and subjects allied to medicine. Some of them are practical and technique-based, some provide professional advice, and some relate to professional development. All titles are easy to navigate for quick reference and include plenty of features such as 'summary boxes', 'pearls of wisdom', and 'clinical considerations’. Easy to understand, written in a jargon-free style, and convenient for carrying around, the Making Sense of series provides hands-on guidance to be referred to often in both clinical and reference contexts.

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Making Sense of the ECG: Fifth Edition

Making Sense of the ECG: Fifth Edition

5th Edition

Forthcoming

Andrew Houghton
October 18, 2019

Interpreting an ECG correctly and working out what to do next can seem like a daunting task to the non-specialist, yet it is a skill that will be invaluable to any doctor, nurse or paramedic when evaluating the condition of a patient. Making Sense of the ECG has been written specifically with this...

Making Sense of Exercise Testing

Making Sense of Exercise Testing

1st Edition

Robert B. Schoene, H. Thomas Robertson
August 09, 2018

This book makes sense of complex topics by distilling them to basic concepts. It provides normal physiology integrated with indications for and evaluation of disease states. With a fresh clinical approach, it helps answer reoccurring questions....

Making Sense of Fluids and Electrolytes: A hands-on guide

Making Sense of Fluids and Electrolytes: A hands-on guide

1st Edition

Zoja Milovanovic, Abisola Adeleye
April 26, 2017

Interpreting the fluid requirements of a patient and working out what to do next can seem like a daunting task for the non-specialist, yet it is a skill that any doctor, nurse or paramedic needs to be fully appraised of and comfortable with. Making Sense of Fluids and Electrolytes has been written...

Making Sense of the ECG: A Hands-On Guide, Fourth Edition

Making Sense of the ECG: A Hands-On Guide, Fourth Edition

4th Edition

Andrew Houghton, David Gray
June 04, 2014

Highly Commended, BMA Medical Book Awards 2015 Interpreting an ECG correctly and working out what to do next can seem like a daunting task to the non-specialist, yet it is a skill that will be invaluable to any doctor, nurse, or paramedic when evaluating the condition of a patient.Making Sense of...

Making Sense of Echocardiography: A Hands-on Guide, Second Edition

Making Sense of Echocardiography: A Hands-on Guide, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Andrew R Houghton
October 10, 2013

Echocardiography is one of the most useful and powerful diagnostic tools in the assessment of cardiac function. It remains a rapidly expanding modality, with new techniques constantly developing and maturing. Building on the success of the original work, the second edition of Making Sense of...

Making Sense of Clinical Teaching: A Hands-on Guide to Success

Making Sense of Clinical Teaching: A Hands-on Guide to Success

1st Edition

Samy A Azer
April 23, 2013

Are you new to clinical teaching and looking for practical advice? Would you like to challenge and improve your current teaching style? Do you want to direct change in teaching practice within a department or institution?If your answer to any of the above is yes, then Making Sense of Clinical...

Making Sense of the Chest X-ray: A hands-on guide

Making Sense of the Chest X-ray: A hands-on guide

2nd Edition

Paul Jenkins
February 25, 2013

When a patient presents to the emergency department, in the GP practice, or in the outpatient clinic with a range of clinical signs, the chest x-ray is one of the most valuable diagnostic tools available to the attending physician. Accurate interpretation and understanding of the chest x-ray is...

Making Sense of Clinical Examination of the Adult Patient: A Hands on Guide

Making Sense of Clinical Examination of the Adult Patient: A Hands on Guide

1st Edition

Douglas Model
October 27, 2006

The ability to record an accurate and complete patient history, and to examine the patient appropriately in response to the history described, are fundamental skills that all student doctors need to acquire at an early stage in training. 'Making Sense of Clinical Examination of the Adult Patient'...

Making Sense of Critical Appraisal

Making Sense of Critical Appraisal

1st Edition

Olajide Ajetunmobi
August 30, 2002

Making Sense of Critical Appraisal provides all the necessary information on how to read and understand medical research publications critically and to decide whether the contents of such publications are clinically useful in the care of patients.Illustrated throughout with medically relevant...

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