9781401872076

Clinical Companion to Accompany Health Assessment & Physical Examination, third edition

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    9781401872076

  • ISBN10:

    1401872077

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/21/2005
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Summary

The Clinical Companion to Accompany Health Assessment & Physical Examination, third edition, is a convenient and practical pocket-sized reference guide for health assessment. Designed to be used in the clinical setting, this essential resource provides a ready reference to assessment skills and physical examination techniques.

Table of Contents

Contributors ix
Preface xi
Unit 1: Laying the Foundation 1(24)
Chapter 1: Critical Thinking and the Nursing Process
2(3)
Chapter 2: The Patient Interview
5(7)
Chapter 3: The Complete Health History Including Documentation
12(13)
Unit 2: Special Assessments 25(48)
Chapter 4: Developmental Assessment
26(15)
Chapter 5: Cultural Assessment
41(5)
Chapter 6: Spiritual Assessment
46(7)
Chapter 7: Nutritional Assessment
53(20)
Unit 3: Physical Assessment 73(244)
Chapter 8: Physical Assessment Techniques
74(11)
Chapter 9: General Survey, Vital Signs, and Pain
85(15)
Chapter 10: Skin, Hair, and Nails
100(15)
Chapter 11: Head, Neck, and Regional Lymphatics
115(11)
Chapter 12: Eyes
126(15)
Chapter 13: Ears, Nose, Mouth, and Throat
141(17)
Chapter 14: Breasts and Regional Nodes
158(15)
Chapter 15: Thorax and Lungs
173(25)
Chapter 16: Heart and Peripheral Vasculature
198(19)
Chapter 17: Abdomen
217(16)
Chapter 18: Musculoskeletal System
233(19)
Chapter 19: Mental Status and Neurological Techniques
252(28)
Chapter 20: Female Genitalia
280(18)
Chapter 21: Male Genitalia
298(11)
Chapter 22: Anus, Rectum, and Prostate
309(8)
Unit 4: Special Populations 317(44)
Chapter 23: Pregnant Patient
318(15)
Chapter 24: Pediatric Patient
333(28)
Unit 5: Putting It All Together 361(8)
Chapter 25: The Complete Health History and Physical Examination
362(7)
Appendix: Abbreviations and Symbols 369(6)
Index 375

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