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Interpretation of Blood Results
Course Objectives Taught by an A&E consultant with experience in general practice. This course provides an overview of common blood tests carried out in clinical practice with a special focus on general practice. It will provide an overview of the relationship between normal physiology and disease processes. Provides guidance to interpretation of results within clinical context using a case study approach. Course Contents Full Blood Count; Haemoglobin and erythrocyte physiology. Patterns in anaemia. Iron studies. Interpretation of inflammatory markers: ESR,WCC, CRP INR and anticoagulation Patterns in anaemia Thyroid, Vitamin D and overview of endocrine markers. Cholesterol markers Metabolic and Clinical Biochemistry Clinical electrolyte and water homeostasis Hypo and hypernatraemia. LFT, Albumin, ALT and association to Liver Disease. Case Study Approach using clinical cases. ***Limited places available‚Äč Suitable for doctors, nurses, pharmacists, paramedics and other healthcare professionals.