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.
Making Sense of the Pediatric EEG
Making Sense of Sleep Medicine A Hands-On Guide
Making Sense of the ECG A Hands-On Guide
Making Sense of Exercise Testing
Making Sense of Lung Function Tests
By Maria Augusta Montenegro
September 15, 2023
Most neurologists, fellows, and residents are familiar with adult EEG, but have not developed a similar understanding of pediatric EEG. There are fewer resources covering pediatric electroencephalography and existing books are either too comprehensive or lack the main details that differentiate the...
By Andrew R. Houghton
August 21, 2023
Echocardiography is one of the most useful and powerful diagnostic tools in the assessment of cardiac structure and function. It remains a rapidly expanding modality, with new techniques constantly developing and maturing. Building on the success of the second edition, the third edition of Making ...
By Udaya Seneviratne
April 21, 2023
This book educates the reader on the cellular and neurophysiological aspects of Electroencephalography (EEG), alongside its technical and engineering principles. Providing a background on normal EEG, the content includes the clinical applications of EEG in epilepsies and other brain disorders in ...
By Karuna Datta, Deepak Shrivastava
December 26, 2022
This is a practical and patient-complaint focused handbook, directed to motivate non-sleep experts and beginners in sleep medicine and technology. This book provides a basic review of the area of sleep, identifies some common patient presentations and illustrates the types of investigations that ...
By Andrew R. Houghton
November 01, 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 ...
By 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 ...
By 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....
By Jonathan Dakin, Mark Mottershaw, Elena Kourteli
September 18, 2017
Respiratory problems are the most common cause of acute admission to hospital. A variety of diagnostic investigations are required, both for acute and clinic assessment. Making Sense of Lung Function Tests, Second Edition familiarises both trainees and more experienced clinicians with the ...
By Andrew R. Houghton
June 04, 2014
Making Sense of the ECG: Cases for Self-Assessment presents everything you need to assess your ability to interpret ECGs accurately, perform differential diagnosis, and decide upon the most appropriate clinical management in each situation. The patients' history, examination and initial ...
By Samy Azer
April 26, 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 ...
By Paul Jenkins
March 21, 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 ...
By 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' ...