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Health and Physical Assessment in Nursing

Health and Physical Assessment in Nursing - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0135114155

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ISBN13: 978-0135114155
ISBN10: 0135114152
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 12
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2012
International: No

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Health and Physical Assessment in Nursing - 2ND 12 edition

ISBN13: 978-0135114155

Donita D'Amico

ISBN13: 978-0135114155
ISBN10: 0135114152
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 12
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2012
International: No
Summary

This up-to-date text will help beginning nursing students master essential physical and health assessment skills, and integrate those skills with critical thinking, nursing processes, age span development, culture, and health promotion. HEALTH & PHYSICAL ASSESSMENT IN NURSING, 2/e systematically prepares students for success: readers first learn each technique; then demonstrate their skills; and finally, practice and test themselves. The authors begin with the goals of health assessment and other basic concepts. In the second half, organized by body systems, each chapter reviews anatomy and physiology, teaches students how to conduct interviews, and walks through complete assessments. This edition's improvements include extensive new evidence-based practice resources; expanded coverage of obesity; and more student learning resources.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents 1. Health Assessment 2. Wellness & Health Promotion 3. Health Assessment Across the Lifespan 4. Cultural Considerations 5. Psychosocial Assessment 6. Techniques & Equipment 7. General Survey 8. Pain Assessment 9. Nutritional Assessment 10. The Health History 11. Skin, Hair & Nails 12. Head, Neck & Related Lymphatics 13. Eye 14. Ears, Nose, Mouth & Throat 15. Respiratory System 16. Breasts and Axillae 17. Cardiovascular System 18. Peripheral Vascular System 19. Abdomen 20. Urinary System 21. Male Reproductive System 22. Female Reproductive System 23. Musculoskeletal System 24. Neurologic System 25. Assessment of Infants, Children & Adolescents 26. The Pregnant Female 27. Assessing the Older Adult 28. Putting it all Together 29. Assessment of the Hospitalized Client

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