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Physical Examination and Health Assessment - Pocket Companion

Physical Examination and Health Assessment - Pocket Companion - 6th edition

Physical Examination and Health Assessment - Pocket Companion - 6th edition

ISBN13: 9781437714425

ISBN10: 1437714420

Physical Examination and Health Assessment - Pocket Companion by Carolyn Jarvis - ISBN 9781437714425
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 6TH 12
Copyright: 2012
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
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Physical Examination and Health Assessment - Pocket Companion by Carolyn Jarvis - ISBN 9781437714425

ISBN13: 9781437714425

ISBN10: 1437714420

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 6TH 12

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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.

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Table of Contents

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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