Chapter 15. Interpretation of Investigations

  1. Carol Lynn Cox PhD, MSc, MA Ed, PG Dip Ed, BSc (Hons), RN, ENB1,
  2. Robert Turner MD, FRCP2 and
  3. Roger Blackwood MA, FRCP3

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774687.ch15

Physical Assessment for Nurses

Physical Assessment for Nurses

How to Cite

Cox, C. L., Turner, R. and Blackwood, R. (eds) (2004) Interpretation of Investigations, in Physical Assessment for Nurses, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774687.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Nursing, Advanced Clinical Practice, City University - St Bartholomew School of Nursing and Midwifery, London

  2. 2

    Professor of Medicine and Honorary Consultant Physician Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford

  3. 3

    Consultant Physician, Wexham Park Hospital, Slough, and Honorary Consultant Physician at Hammersmith Hospital, London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 19 JUL 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405105903

Online ISBN: 9780470774687

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Keywords:

  • interpretation of investigations;
  • sensitivity;
  • speciacity;
  • efficiency;
  • prevalence

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Sensitivity, Specificity and Efficiency

  • Interpretation

  • Prevalence and Incidence