Health Assessment for Nursing Practice

Health Assessment for Nursing Practice

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Using a nursing-oriented, holistic approach, this straightforward text provides you with a visual presentation to conducting physical examinations. This textbook clearly delineates the routine exam techniques from those exams for special circumstances or advanced practice.
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 672 pages
  • 220.98 x 281.94 x 25.4mm | 1,338.09g
  • Mosby
  • St Louis, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • Approx. 770 illustrations (750 in full color)
  • 032305322X
  • 9780323053228
  • 377,645

Table of contents

I. Foundations for Health Assessment 1. Why Learn Health Assessment? 2. Ethnic Cultural Considerations 3. Interviewing to Obtain a Health History 4. Techniques and Equipment for Physical Assessment 5. General Inspection and Measurement of Vital Signs 6. Pain Assessment 7. Mental Health Assessment 8. Sleep Assessment 9. Nutritional Assessment II. Health Assessment of the Adult 10. Skin Hair, Nails 11. Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose and Throat 12. Lung and Respiratory System 13. Heart and Peripheral Vascular System 14. Abdomen and Gastrointestinal System 15. Musculoskeletal System 16. Neurologic System 17. Breasts and Axillae 18. Reproductive System and the Perineum III. NEW! Health Assessment Across the Lifespan 19. Developmental Assessment Throughout the Lifespan 20. NEW! Assessment of the Infant and Child 21. Assessment of the Pregnant Client 22. NEW! Assessment of the Older Adult IV. Putting It All Together 23. Conducting a Head-to-Toe Assessment 24. Documenting the Health Assessment
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