Summary: With an easy-to-read approach and unmatched learning support, Physical Examination & Health Assessment, 6th Edition offers a clear, logical, and holistic approach to physical exam across the lifespan. Detailed illustrations, summary checklists, and new learning resources ensure that you learn all the skills you need to know. This gold standard in physical exam reflects what is going on in nursing today with coverage of emerging trends and new evidence-based content. It's easy to see why this tex
Summary: With an easy-to-read approach and unmatched learning support, Physical Examination & Health Assessment, 6th Edition offers a clear, logical, and holistic approach to physical exam across the lifespan. Detailed illustrations, summary checklists, and new learning resources ensure that you learn all the skills you need to know. This gold standard in physical exam reflects what is going on in nursing today with coverage of emerging trends and new evidence-based content. It's easy to see why this text is, far and away, #1 in this market!...show less
Carolyn Jarvis, PhD, APN, CNP, Family Nurse Practitioner, Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington; Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL
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UNIT 1: ASSESSMENT OF THE WHOLE PERSON
1. Evidence-Based Assessment
2. Cultural Competence: Cultural Care
3. The Interview
4. The Complete Health History
5. Mental Status Assessment
6. Substance Use Assessment NEW!
7. Domestic Violence Assessment
UNIT 2: APPROACH TO THE CLINICAL SETTING
8. Assessment Techniques and the Clinical Setting
9. General Survey, Measurement, Vital Signs
10. Pain Assessment: The Fifth Vital Sign
11. Nutritional Assessment
UNIT 3: PHYSICAL EXAMINATION
12. Skin, Hair, and Nails
13. Head, Face, and Neck, including Regional Lymphatics
16. Nose, Mouth, and Throat
17. Breasts and Regional Lymphatics
18. Thorax and Lungs
19. Heart and Neck Vessels
20. Peripheral Vascular System and Lymphatic System
22. Musculoskeletal System
23. Neurologic System
24. Male Genitourinary System
25. Anus, Rectum, and Prostate
26. Female Genitourinary System
UNIT 4: INTEGRATION OF THE HEALTH SYSTEM
27. The Complete Health Assessment: Putting It All Together
28. Bedside Assessment of the Hospitalized Adult
29. The Pregnant Woman
30. Functional Assessment of the Older Adult
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