Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2008 08:22:19 -0700
Reply-To: RolandRB <rolandberry@HOTMAIL.COM>
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From: RolandRB <rolandberry@HOTMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: General Lab data question
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On Aug 21, 5:16 pm, Al <ali6...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a lab dataset with lab values,low range values and high
> range values taken for magnesium , sodium , pottasium etc ..i was
> asked to define the grades based on the lab values collected, so i
> went to this website .
> and found pdf file CTCAEv3 in which they have all the formulas to
> define grade(Grade1 thru Grade 5 ).. and for all the labtests they
> have two sets of formulas
> example , magnesium doesnt say just magensium follwed by formula ,it
> magnesium high followed by formula
> magnesium low followed by formula ...
> so my question is which one (Magnesium high or Magnesium Low ) should
> i be using , since in my database i have only magnesium
> I hope i am successful in explaining the question
> Thanks in advance
If the value is below the low value then use the low formula. If it is
above the high value then use the high formula.