Advanced Assessment

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/26/2011
  • Publisher: F A Davis Co

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The 2nd Edition of this AJN Book of the Year takes readers beyond the identification of physical assessment abnormalities to guide them through the process needed to arrive at a differential diagnosis. Its complaint-focused presentation makes it the perfect point-of-care resource for both classroom and clinical.

Table of Contents

The Art of Assessment and Clinical Decision-Making
Assessment and Clinical Decision-Making: An Overviewp. 2
An Overview of Genetic Assessmentp. 12
Advanced Assessment and Differential Diagnosis by Body Regions and Systems
Skinp. 44
Head, Face, and Neckp. 70
The Eyep. 91
Ear, Nose, Mouth, and Throatp. 118
Cardiac and Peripheral Vascular Systemsp. 162
Respiratory Systemp. 206
Breastsp. 225
Abdomenp. 243
Genitourinary Systemp. 297
Male Reproductive Systemp. 337
Female Reproductive Systemp. 374
Musculoskeletal Systemp. 411
Neurological Systemp. 450
Nonspecific Complaintsp. 478
Psychiatric Mental Healthp. 500
Assessments and Differential Diagnosis With Special Patient Populations
Pediatric Patientsp. 530
Pregnant Patientsp. 567
Older Patientsp. 598
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