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How to Read ANA Blood Test Results

An antinuclear antibody (ANA) test is a blood test used to diagnose autoimmune disorders such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). It may be ordered in conjunction with other autoantibody tests such as ESR (erythrocyte sedimentation rate) or CRP (C-reactive protein) for more specific diagnostic studies. Symptoms that precipitate the need for an ANA blood test […]



How to Read a Battery Charger Gauge

Batteries come in a large variety of models and sizes, with chargers being just as varied to match. No matter what the individual model or complexity of the charger, however, reading the battery charger gauge is essentially the same. The reason behind this standardization of the gauge information is to promote general use among consumers. […]



How to Read Bus Time Schedules

Getting around a strange city without a car can be a simple task when you’re equipped with a map of the area’s bus routes. A glance at a bus timetable can leave uninitiated riders scratching their heads trying to decipher a checkerboard of times and places. Finding your destination on the chart along with the […]



Can You Read Your iPad App Magazines on Your Computer?

With the size of the screen and the user-friendly interface, many people rely on the iPad for their magazine reading needs instead of opting for the print version. If you purchase magazines on your iPad regularly, you may also wish to read them on your computer monitor. Depending on the method you use to get […]



How to Read a Fetal Monitor Strip

Continuous Electronic Fetal Monitoring (EFM) is the standard of care in labor and delivery departments of most hospitals. Monitor printouts provide information for professional caregivers but they can also give labor support persons clues on how to help the laboring woman. Reading the Monitor Strip Find the Baseline Fetal Heart Rate in the top of […]



How to Read Baseball Signals

Some baseball signs are obvious, such as an umpire’s safe and out signs or the third base coach’s arms waving wildly in a circle telling the base runner to make a run for home plate. Other signs are not as clear. Paul Dickson, author of "The Hidden Language of Baseball," estimates that in any given […]



The Best Study Lamps

Finding the best lighting for study is important for everyone, young and old and in between. For the sake of maximizing the use of time and energy, and for the very important goal of preserving eyesight, anyone reading for understanding and retention needs not only adequate light, but light that ensures reading with ease. Only […]



How to Read an Excel Spreadsheet in Visual Basic

Excel spreadsheets are popular files used to store finances and sales analytical data. Programmers can use these spreadsheets to automate process and import data to an application, manipulate the values, and display them for users. It’s also useful to read data from a spreadsheet and export it to a larger database like Microsoft SQL Server. […]



How to Read a Carpenter Square

A carpenter’s square, also called a framing square, is a versatile instrument for laying out stair stringers, roof rafters and determining angles, among other duties. Usually made from aluminum or steel, carpenter’s squares are etched with tables and numbers that go beyond a simple ruler. These tables are quick references that save builders time by […]



How to Use RSS Feeds

RSS feeds provide any user of the Web with a way of easily storing and finding their favorite websites and blogs, making bookmarking much easier and totally web-based. By using an RSS reader, everything you store is web-based and can be opened from any computer. Open a free account with any one of a number […]



What Do Theorists Say About Teaching Children to Read?

Theories for teaching reading skills have changed over the years as research has helped educators understand how children learn and develop. Educators still argue over the best approach to teaching children to read. The most prominent argument in the reading classroom today is phonics versus whole word. However, these are not the only approaches for […]



How to Become an Audiobook Reader

Have you always been curious about how to break into the competitive industry of audiobook reading? One must have more than just a “nice voice” to make an impact and get noticed. Here are several steps that may prove helpful in your efforts to become a reader of audiobooks. Audiobook Reading is Competitive – How […]