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Health Assessment for Nursing Practice - With CD

Health Assessment for Nursing Practice - With CD - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0323053228

Cover of Health Assessment for Nursing Practice - With CD 4TH 09 (ISBN 978-0323053228)
ISBN13: 978-0323053228
ISBN10: 032305322X
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 09
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Published: 2009
International: No

List price: $93.95

Health Assessment for Nursing Practice - With CD - 4TH 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0323053228

Susan F. Wilson

ISBN13: 978-0323053228
ISBN10: 032305322X
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 09
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.

Published: 2009
International: No

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

I. Foundations for Health Assessment

1. Importance of Health Assessment

2. Interviewing Patients to Obtain a Health History

3. Techniques and Equipment for Physical Assessment

4. General Inspection and Measurement of Vital Signs

5. Ethnic, Cultural, and Spiritual Considerations

6. Pain Assessment

7. Mental Health and Abusive Behavior Assessment

8. Nutritional Assessment

II. Health Assessment of the Adult

9. Skin, Hair, and Nails

10. Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat

11. Lungs and Respiratory System

12. Heart and Peripheral Vascular System

13. Abdomen and Gastrointestinal System

14. Musculoskeletal System

15. Neurologic System

16. Breasts and Axillae

17. Reproductive System and the Perineum

III. Health Assessment Across the Life Span

18. Developmental Assessment Throughout the Life Span

19. Assessment of the Infant, Child, and Adolescent

20. Assessment of the Pregnant Patient

21. Assessment of the Older Adult

IV. Synthesis and Application of Health Assessment

22. Conducting a Head-to-Toe Examination

23. Documenting the Head-to-Toe Health Assessment

24. Adapting Health Assessment to an Ill Patient

Appendixes

A. Health History Using Functional Health Patterns

B. Conversion Tables

C. Abbreviations

D. Answer Key