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Physical Examination and Health Assessment - With CD

Physical Examination and Health Assessment - With CD - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-1416032434

Cover of Physical Examination and Health Assessment - With CD 5TH 08 (ISBN 978-1416032434)
ISBN13: 978-1416032434
ISBN10: 1416032436
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 08
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
Published: 2008
International: No

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Physical Examination and Health Assessment - With CD - 5TH 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-1416032434

Carolyn Jarvis

ISBN13: 978-1416032434
ISBN10: 1416032436
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 08
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.

Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

Carolyn Jarvis, MSN, APN, CNP, Family Nurse Practitioner, Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, IL, and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL

Description
With a clear, student-friendly approach, this text provides a solid understanding of how to perform a health assessment. Head-to-toe presentations show the steps of a physical examination in a logical sequence. Detailed illustrations, summary checklists, and new learning resources ensure that you learn all the skills you need to know. It's easy to see why this text is, far and away, #1 in this market!

Table of Contents

Assessment of the Whole Person
Critical Thinking in Health Assessment p. 1
Developmental Tasks and Health Promotion Across the Life Cycle p. 13
Cultural Competence: Cultural Care p. 35
The Interview p. 55
The Complete Health History p. 75
Mental Status Assessment p. 197
Domestic Violence Assessment p. 121
Approach to the Clinical Setting
Assessment Techniques and the Clinical Setting p. 133
General Survey, Measurement, Vital Signs p. 147
Pain Assessment: The Fifth Vital Sign p. 179
Nutritional Assessment p. 193
Physical Examination
Skin, Hair, and Nails p. 221
Head, Face, and Neck, Including Regional Lymphatics p. 271
Eyes p. 299
Ears p. 343
Nose, Mouth, and Throat p. 373
Breasts and Regional Lymphatics p. 407
Thorax and Lungs p. 437
Heart and Neck Vessels p. 481
Peripheral Vascular System and Lymphatic System p. 529
Abdomen p. 557
Musculoskeletal System p. 597
Neurologic System p. 655
Male Genitourinary System p. 713
Anus, Rectum, and Prostate p. 741
Female Genitourinary System p. 757
Integration of the Health Assessment
The Complete Health Assessment: Putting It All Together p. 795
Reassessment of the Hospitalized Adult p. 817
The Pregnant Female p. 823
Functional Assessment of the Older Adult p. 855
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