Physical Examination and Health Assessment

Physical Examination and Health Assessment

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By (author) Carolyn Jarvis, Illustrated by Pat Thomas, By (photographer) Kevin Strandberg

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  • Publisher: Saunders
  • Format: Hardback | 944 pages
  • Dimensions: 218mm x 279mm x 36mm | 1,928g
  • Publication date: 3 May 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Philadelphia
  • ISBN 10: 1437701515
  • ISBN 13: 9781437701517
  • Edition: 6, Revised
  • Edition statement: 6th Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 25,661

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With an easy-to-read approach and unmatched learning support, "Physical Examination & Health Assessment, 6th Edition" offers a clear, logical, and holistic approach to physical exam across the lifespan. Detailed illustrations, summary checklists, and new learning resources ensure that you learn all the skills you need to know. This gold standard in physical exam reflects what is going on in nursing today with coverage of emerging trends and new evidence-based content. It's easy to see why this text is, far and away, number 1 in this market!

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UNIT 1: ASSESSMENT OF THE WHOLE PERSON 1. Evidence-Based Assessment 2. Cultural Competence: Cultural Care 3. The Interview 4. The Complete Health History 5. Mental Status Assessment 6. Substance Use Assessment NEW! 7. Domestic Violence Assessment UNIT 2: APPROACH TO THE CLINICAL SETTING 8. Assessment Techniques and the Clinical Setting 9. General Survey, Measurement, Vital Signs 10. Pain Assessment: The Fifth Vital Sign 11. Nutritional Assessment UNIT 3: PHYSICAL EXAMINATION 12. Skin, Hair, and Nails 13. Head, Face, and Neck, including Regional Lymphatics 14. Eyes 15. Ears 16. Nose, Mouth, and Throat 17. Breasts and Regional Lymphatics 18. Thorax and Lungs 19. Heart and Neck Vessels 20. Peripheral Vascular System and Lymphatic System 21. Abdomen 22. Musculoskeletal System 23. Neurologic System 24. Male Genitourinary System 25. Anus, Rectum, and Prostate 26. Female Genitourinary System UNIT 4: INTEGRATION OF THE HEALTH SYSTEM 27. The Complete Health Assessment: Putting It All Together 28. Bedside Assessment of the Hospitalized Adult 29. The Pregnant Woman 30. Functional Assessment of the Older Adult