Summary: This pocket companion is designed for those who need a practical clinical reference and for those students acquiring beginning nursing assessment skills. Portable and easy to use in the clinical area, it presents the essentials of health history and physical examination as well as listings of related abnormal findings. Special features include development considerations for pediatric, pgregnant, and ageing adult groups, plus selected transcultural considerations. --T
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Summary: This pocket companion is designed for those who need a practical clinical reference and for those students acquiring beginning nursing assessment skills. Portable and easy to use in the clinical area, it presents the essentials of health history and physical examination as well as listings of related abnormal findings. Special features include development considerations for pediatric, pgregnant, and ageing adult groups, plus selected transcultural considerations. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:6TH 11 Cover: Paperback Publisher:W.B. Saunders Co. Year Published: 2011 International: No
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Ch. 1 The Interview and Health History 1 Ch. 2 Mental Status 8 Ch. 3 Assessment Techniques and Approach to the Clinical Setting 14 Ch. 4 The General Survey, Measurement, Vital Signs 19 Ch. 5 Skin, Hair, and Nails 29 Ch. 6 Head and Neck 47 Ch. 7 Eyes 54 Ch. 8 Ears 71 Ch. 9 Nose, Mouth, and Throat 82 Ch. 10 Breasts and Axillae 93 Ch. 11 Thorax and Lungs 104 Ch. 12 Heart and Neck Vessels 118 Ch. 13 Abdomen 135 Ch. 14 Peripheral Vascular System 147 Ch. 15 Musculoskeletal System 157 Ch. 16 Neurologic System 178 Ch. 17 Male Genitalia 204 Ch. 18 Female Genitalia 212 Ch. 19 Anus, Rectum, and Prostate 229 Ch. 20 Integration of the Complete Physical Examination 234 Illustration Credits 244 References 244 Index 245
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