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Pocket companion for Physical examination & health assessment

Jarvis, Carolyn. (Author).

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Kirtland Community College Library RC 76 .J37 2016 30775305508799 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780323265379
  • ISBN: 0323265375
  • Physical Description: print
    vi, 298 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Edition: Seventh edition.
  • Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier, [2015]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-286) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The interview and health history -- Mental status -- Assessment techniques and the clinical setting -- The general survey, measurement, vital signs, and pain assessment -- Skin, hair, and nails -- Head, face, and neck, including regional lymphatics -- Eyes -- Ears -- Nose, mouth, and throat -- Breasts and axillae, including regional lymphatics -- Thorax and lungs -- Heart and neck vessels -- Peripheral vascular system and lymphatics -- Abdomen -- Musculoskeletal system -- Neurologic system -- Male genitourinary system -- Female genitourinary system -- Anus, rectum, and prostate -- Integration of the complete physical examination -- Bedside assessment and electronic health recording.
Summary, etc.: Designed for quick reference in the clinical setting, this portable companion to the author's Physical Examination and Health Assessment, 6th Edition summarizes essential assessment skills and techniques for the most effective physical examinations. It provides full-color pathology photos and illustrations, health history, examination steps for each body system, normal versus abnormal findings, developmental and cultural competencies, lifespan and cross-cultural considerations, related nursing diagnoses, and summary checklists. In addition, the Bedside Assessment of the Hospitalized Patient chapter outlines the pertinent assessment steps specific to this patient population. New abnormal findings photos help to recognize and distinguish between abnormal conditions. Additional new full-color examination technique photos clarify exam steps for eyes, nose, mouth, throat, thorax, heart, neck, peripheral vascular, and pediatric exams. Updated evidence-based practice guidelines throughout the guide reflect the most current research and assessment practices.
Subject: Medical history taking Handbooks, manuals, etc
Nursing assessment Handbooks, manuals, etc
Nursing Assessment
Medical History Taking
Genre: Handbooks.
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