Thyroid function test (TFT) interpretation is a key skill that all medical students and doctors require. This guide aims to provide you with the knowledge needed to interpret TFTs and consider the potential underlying pathology.
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Liver function tests (LFTs) are among the most commonly ordered blood tests in both primary and secondary care. The ability to interpret LFTs is therefore an important skill to develop. This guide provides a structured approach to the interpretation of LFTs which you should be able to apply in most circumstances.
The CT head scan is one of the most common imaging studies that you can be faced with and the most frequently requested by A&E. This article will cover some of the underlying principles of CT head studies, and discuss a method for their interpretation.
A summary of some of the common investigation panels performed for specific clinical presentations.
A comprehensive guide to statistics for medical students.
A guide to confirming safe nasogastric (NG) tube placement in your OSCE exam.
An overview of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) interpretation, including some worked examples to put your knowledge to the test.
Put your knowledge of ABG interpretation to the test with this ABG quiz which includes both MCQs and SBAs.
This guide provides a structured approach to ABG interpretation, with some worked ABG examples to show how to apply the approach.
Abdominal X-rays (AXRs) are a commonly performed radiological investigation that you’ll be expected to be capable of interpreting . Therefore before hitting the wards as doctors it is essential that you develop the ability to interpret abdominal x-rays.
A structured approach to chest x-ray interpretation with examples of the various pathologies you’ll be expected to recognise.
A practical guide making sense of the range of different-coloured blood bottles you’ll find on the wards, along with some handy venesection tips.