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How to Read Down Syndrome Markers on an Ultrasound During Pregnancy

Down syndrome markers are indications, on an ultrasound, that a fetus may have down syndrome. Down syndrome markers found on ultrasounds are controversial, because the markers may occur in fetuses without down syndrome. The markers are not always reliable. Common markers used to identify down syndrome include echogenic bowel, echogenic intracardiac focus, dilation of the […]



How to Read the Oil Dipstick in a Honda Accord

Checking your oil on a regular basis keeps your vehicle running smoothly and efficiently. A low supply of oil can ruin an engine and having too much oil is detrimental as well. Many experts recommend that you check your oil levels each time you fuel up the car. The Honda Accord uses marks on its […]



Can an iPad Read Text Files?

Your iPad’s native operating system software, called iOS, can read several different types of text files in preview mode. This means you can open text document attachments directly from your email app and read them without additional software. You can also preview Internet-based files in many cases. Additional apps can extend the number of file […]



How to Read Receipts

With every purchase from in-store or online content, you will receive a receipt that explains, in detail, what you purchased, where you bought it and the grand total of the items. Reading your receipt correctly can help you check if you were overcharged on any items, if you bought items you did not want or […]



How to Read Common Blood Tests

At almost any checkup, we give blood samples because they’re a really good indicator for our general health. Most of us don’t have any idea what the results for the test mean. Here’s a basic guide for knowing what the results to your blood tests mean. Read your test results. Find your RBC count value […]



How to Read Email Using VBA

Knowing how to read email through a Microsoft Access application using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) can help you make applications more user-friendly. Microsoft Access is a relational database management system often used for small, local databases. Outlook is an email management system included in the Microsoft Office suite. VBA is a computer programming language. […]



How to Read Microbiology Lab Test Results

The microbiology laboratory performs a series of moderate and complex tests on samples to determine if they contain bacteria, what kind of bacteria those are, whether or not they are capable of causing disease and, finally, what antibiotics work best against those bacteria. The reports sent out by the lab contain all the information a […]



How to Read Oil Pressure Gauges

The oil pressure gauge in your car’s dashboard tells you more than just the level of oil currently in your engine. It is also an indicator of the general health of your engine. Just like when a person’s blood pressure is too high or too low, your car’s engine can suffer significant damage if the […]



How to Read an R134A Air Conditioning Gauge

R-134a is the refrigerant used in the majority of cars manufactured after 1993. Over time the refrigerant, also known as freon, can become low. When the freon is low the air conditioning system will not cool as quickly or even at all. Testing the air conditioning system with a R-134a gauge will help you quickly […]



How to Read an Echocardiogram

An echocardiogram is a medical test using sound waves to construct a moving picture of the heart. A transducer is used in performing an echocardiogram by sending out high-frequency sound waves and transmitting the echoes of the signals into electrical impulses. This test is used to check heart chambers and valves, allowing doctors to diagnose […]



How to Read Expiration Dates on Food Packaging

There are so many dates on food labels that it is often challenging for a consumer to read them. The sell by date is the date that the product needs to be pulled of the shelf of the store. The best if used by date is the date that the manufacturer recommends eating the product […]



What Is a Normal Pulse Oximetry Reading?

A pulse oximeter is a medical device that indirectly measures levels of hypoxia. The device senses levels of oxygen saturation in arterial blood using spectral analysis, along with pulse rate. Generally, oximeters are accurate in measuring oxygen saturation between 70 and 100 percent. Significance A pulse oximeter is a medical device that measures levels of […]



How to Read Wiring Diagrams

Electricity is a modern convenience that many of us take for granted. But when there’s a problem, it takes a skilled professional to fix the problem. Many do it yourself homeowners try to tackle small electrical matters. When you do this, you might encounter a wiring diagram. And those diagrams are more difficult to read […]