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Assessment Made Incredibly Easy!

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Edition:
4th
ISBN13:

9780781779104

ISBN10:
0781779103
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/7/2008
Publisher(s):
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Summary

Completely updated, and now in full color, this Fourth Edition presents assessment skills in the reader-friendly Incredibly Easy! format that makes learning fun. Using light-hearted humor, the text provides the know-how nurses need to obtain pertinent health histories, perform physical examinations, and recognize normal and abnormal findings. Abundant full-color illustrations, charts, memory joggers, and other special features help nurses master assessment techniques and remember key information. This edition includes additional coverage of obesity. A new logo Handle with Care spotlights the unique needs of pediatric, geriatric, and bariatric patients. The Practice Makes Perfect self-test includes updated NCLEX(R)-style questions with answers. A companion Website will offer ancillary materials such as an image bank and printable study cards.

Table of Contents

Contributors and consultants
Beginning the assessment
Health history Fundamental physical assessment techniques Nutritional assessment Mental health assessment
body systems
Skin, hair, and nails Neurologic system Eyes Ears, nose, and throat Cardiovascular system Respiratory system Breasts and axilla Gastrointestinal system Female genitourinary system Male genitourinary system Musculoskeletal system
Appendices and Index
Practice makes perfect
Glossary
Selected references
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