9781582554310

Assessment: An Incredibly Easy! Pocket Guide

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  • ISBN13:

    9781582554310

  • ISBN10:

    1582554315

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/22/2005
  • Publisher: LWW
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Summary

Assessment: An Incredibly Easy! Pocket Guide provides time-starved nurses with the essentials of assessment in a streamlined, bulleted, and highly visual format. The book fits into a pocket for quick reference anytime and anywhere and uses charts, illustrations, logos, and other Incredibly Easy! features to help nurses spot key facts at a glance. All elements of a thorough assessment are covered, including health history and physical examination techniques, nutritional and mental health assessments, and assessment of each body system. Body-system chapters include key health history points, physical assessment techniques, normal findings, and abnormal findings and their implications.

Table of Contents

Contributors and consultantsp. iv
Road map to assessmentp. vi
Health historyp. 1
Fundamentals of physical assessmentp. 15
Nutritional assessmentp. 29
Mental health assessmentp. 43
Skin, hair, and nailsp. 55
Eyesp. 77
Ears, nose, and throatp. 99
Respiratory systemp. 123
Cardiovascular systemp. 145
Breasts and axillaep. 171
Gastrointestinal systemp. 185
Female genitourinary systemp. 207
Male genitourinary systemp. 225
Musculoskeletal systemp. 249
Neurologic systemp. 277
Appendices and index
The test zonep. 317
Selected referencesp. 336
Indexp. 338
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