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Some example Medical Graphs from Google Images for Mathematics students to look at.

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Medical Graphs

  1. 1. Image Source: http://www.legalnursesystems.com
  2. 2. Hospitals have a 1 to 10 pain scale, which isused to work out how patients aregoing, and what relief treatment might beneeded. Image Source: http://springpblwow.springnote.com
  3. 3. Serious painis usuallyexperiencedfor severaldays after amajor medicaloperation.
  4. 4. “Vital Signs” such as HeartRate, Pulse, Respiration, and Blood Pressure, aremonitored and graphed electronically and recorded ona specialised computer. Image Source: http://www.pec-equipment.com
  5. 5. Most Medical Graphs are Line or CurveGraphs, rather than Bar Charts or Pie Charts. Image Source: http://farm3.static.flickr.com
  6. 6. However, sometimes column graphs are used. Image Source: http://www.thingstheydontteachyou.com
  7. 7. Sometimes stacked column graphs are used. Image Source: http://www.soill.co.za
  8. 8. Line Graphs are used for monitoring patientCholesterol levels. (Related to Heart Health) Image Source: http://www.ricediet.com
  9. 9. BMI – BodyMass IndexCharts areused towork out ifadults areat a correcthealthybodyweight. Image Source: http://wikieducator.org
  10. 10. Line Graphs are used to monitor breathingduring sleep to check for “Sleep Apnea”. Image Sources: http://1800cpap.com http://www.sciencecodex.com http://sleepzine.com
  11. 11. Some more Sleep Apnea Graphs. Image Source: http://nyxdevices.com
  12. 12. How much Sleep have you been getting lately? Image Source: http://www.nanotechnologystore.com
  13. 13. Graphs are used for detecting Diabetes bymeasuring blood glucose levels after a meal. Image Source: http://www.glycemicedge.com
  14. 14. The following graph shows how blood glucoselevels vary with the type of food eaten. Image Source: http://www.diabeteshealthysolutions.com
  15. 15. The Glycemic Index rates foods based on howthey affect blood sugar levels. Image Source: http://static.ddmcdn.com
  16. 16. Graphs are used for tracking disease epidemics. Image Source: http://www.avert.org
  17. 17. Iridology makes a chart of areas of the humaneye which are believed to indicate body health. (See next slide for a detailed chart). Image Source: http://28.media.tumblr.com
  18. 18. Reflexology Chart for the Feet. Image Source: http://2.bp.blogspot.com
  19. 19. Reflexology, Acupressure, Acupuncture, andMassage all use the concept of stimulating pressurepoints in various locations of the body to relievestress and/or to stimulate the body’s natural healingprocesses.For Reflexology there are charts which map outareas of the hands and feet to show how they relateto parts of the body.These are not really graphs, but are more like maps.
  20. 20. Reflexology Chart for the Feet. Image Source: http://healthy-ojas.com
  21. 21. And some Medical Graphs are just for fun  Image Source: Graphjam.com
  22. 22. http://passyworldofmathematics.com/

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