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Health Assessment in Nursing

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9780781732079

ISBN10:
0781732077
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Pub. Date:
7/1/2002
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Summary

This lab manual includes an illustrated review, pre-tests, case studies, multiple choice questions, and critical thinking questions.

Table of Contents

UNIT 1 Overview of the Health Assessment Process
Nurse's Role in Health Assessment: Collecting and Analyzing Data
3(8)
Nursing Assessment: A Unique Approach
4(1)
Assessment: Step One of the Nursing Process
4(3)
Types of Assessment
5(1)
Steps of Assessment
6(1)
Analysis of Assessment Data: Step Two of the Nursing Process
7(1)
Definition and Purpose
8(1)
Steps of Data Analysis
8(1)
The Nurse's Role in Health Assessment: Past, Present, Future
8(1)
Past
8(1)
Present
9(1)
Future
9(1)
Summary
9(2)
Assessment Frameworks
11(7)
Definition and Purpose of Frameworks
12(1)
Nursing Assessment Frameworks
12(4)
Conceptual Nursing Frameworks
12(1)
Alternative Nursing Frameworks
12(4)
Framework for Health Assessment in Nursing
16(1)
Summary
17(1)
The Client in Context: Culture, Family, and Community
18(13)
Context and Health
19(1)
Importance of Context to Health
19(1)
Culture, Family, and Community in Context
19(1)
Systems and Their Relationship to the Individual
19(1)
Culture, Family, and Community as Systems
19(1)
Culture and Variations
20(1)
What Is Culture?
20(7)
Basic Characteristics
20(2)
Culture and Biologic Variation
22(1)
Culture and Selected Physical Variations
23(1)
The Role of Culture in Illness
24(1)
Cultural Competence of the Caregive
25(2)
Cultural Variation in Health Assessment
27(1)
What is Family?
27(1)
The Family's Role in Illness
28(1)
Family Assessment
28(1)
What Is Community?
28(3)
The Effect of Community on Health and Illness
28(1)
Community Assessment
29(2)
Collecting Subjective Data
31(16)
Interviewing
32(4)
Phase of the Interview
32(1)
Communication During the Interview
32(1)
Nonverbal Communication to Avoid
33(1)
Verbal Communication to Use
33(1)
Verbal Communication to Avoid
34(1)
Special Interview Considerations
35(1)
Complete Health History
36(10)
Biographic Data
37(1)
Reasons for Seeking Health Care
37(1)
History of Present Health Concern
37(1)
Past Health History
38(1)
Family Health History
38(1)
Review of Body Systems (ROS) for Current Health Problems
39(1)
Lifestyle and Health Practices Profile
40(4)
Developmental Level
44(2)
Summary
46(1)
Collecting Objective Data
47(14)
Equipment Needed
48(1)
Approaching the Client
48(4)
Preparing the Physical Setting
48(1)
Preparing Oneself
48(2)
Preparing the Client
50(2)
Physical Assessment Techniques
52(6)
Inspection
56(1)
Palpation
56(1)
Percussion
57(1)
Ausculation
58(1)
Summary
58(3)
Validating and Documenting Data
61(12)
Validation of Data
62(1)
Data Requiring Validation
62(1)
Methods of Validation
62(1)
Identification of Areas Where Data Are Missing
62(1)
Documentation of Data
62(8)
Purpose of Documentation
62(1)
Information Necessary for Documentation
63(1)
Guidelines for Documentation
64(1)
Assessment Forms Used for Documentation
64(6)
Summary
70(3)
Using Diagnostic Reasoning Skills to Analyze Data
73(10)
Analysis of Data and Critical Thinking--Step Two of the Nursing Process
74(1)
The Diagnostic Reasoning Process
74(3)
Step One-Identify Abnormal Data and Strengths
74(1)
Step Two-Cluster Data
75(1)
Step Three-Draw Inferences
75(1)
Step Four-Propose Possible Nursing Diagnoses
76(1)
Step Five-Check for Defining Characteristics
76(1)
Step Six-Confirm or Rule Out
76(1)
Step Seven-Document Conclusions
77(1)
Nursing Diagnoses and Collaborative Problems
77(1)
Wellness Nursing Diagnoses
77(1)
Risk Nursing Diagnoses
77(1)
Actual Nursing Diagnoses
77(1)
Collaborative Problems and Referrals
77(1)
Developing Diagnostic Reasoning Expertise and Avoiding Pitfalls
78(1)
Analysis of Data Throughout Health Assessment in Nursing
79(1)
Summary
79(4)
UNIT 2 Nursing Assessment of the Adult
General Survey and Nutritional Assessment
83(34)
Preassessment Overview
Impression of the Client
84(1)
Vital Signs
84(1)
Temperature
84(1)
Pulse
85(1)
Respirations
85(1)
Blood Pressure
85(1)
Nutritional Assessment and Anthropometric Measurements
85(3)
General Status
86(1)
Malnutrition and Biochemical Indicators
86(2)
Overnutrition
88(1)
Hydration Assessment
88(3)
Nursing Assessment
Collecting Subjective Data: Nursing History
91(1)
Collecting Objective Data
92(15)
Client Preparation
92(1)
Equipment and Supplies
92(1)
Key Assessment Points
92(3)
Physical Assessment
95(12)
Validation and Documentation of Findings
107(6)
Example of Subjective Data
107(1)
Example of Objective Data
107(6)
Analysis of Data
Diagnostic Reasoning: Possible Conclusions
113(1)
Selected Nursing Diagnoses
113(1)
Selected Collaborative Problems
113(1)
Medical Problems
114(1)
Diagnostic Reasoning: Case Study
114(3)
Subjective Data
114(1)
Objective Data
114(3)
Skin, Hair, and Nail Assessment
117(32)
Structure and Function
Skin
118(1)
Epidermis
118(1)
Dermis
118(1)
Subcutaneous Tissue
118(1)
Hair
118(1)
Nails
119(1)
Nursing Assessment
Collecting Subjective Data
120(1)
Interview Approach
120(1)
Nursing History
120(4)
History of Current Symptoms
120(4)
Collecting Objective Data
124(8)
Client Preparation
124(1)
Equipment and Supplies
125(1)
Key Assessment Points
125(1)
Physical Assessment
125(7)
Validation and Documentation of Findings
132(13)
Example of Subjective Data
132(1)
Example of Objective Data
132(13)
Analysis of Data
Diagnostic Reasoning: Possible Conclusions
145(1)
Selected Nursing Diagnoses
145(1)
Selected Collaborative Problems
145(1)
Medical Problems
146(1)
Diagnostic Reasoning: Case Study
146(3)
Subjective Data
146(1)
Objective Data
146(3)
Head and Neck Assessment
149(22)
Structure and Function
The Head
150(1)
Cranium
150(1)
Face
150(1)
The Neck
150(2)
Muscles and Cervival Vertebrae
150(1)
Blood Vessels
150(1)
Thyroid Gland
151(1)
Lymph Nodes of the Head and Neck
152(2)
Nursing Assessment
Collecting Subjective Data
154(1)
Nursing History
154(2)
Current Symptoms
154(1)
Past History
155(1)
Family History
155(1)
Lifestyle and Health Practices
156(1)
Collecting Objective Data
156(11)
Client Preparation
156(1)
Equipment and Supplies
156(1)
Key Assessment Points
156(2)
Physical Assessment
158(9)
Validation and Documentation of Findings
167(1)
Example of Subjective Data
167(1)
Example of Objective Data
167(1)
Analysis of Data
Diagnostic Reasoning: Possible Conclusions
168(1)
Selected Nursing Diagnoses
168(1)
Selected Collaborative Problems
168(1)
Medical Problems
169(1)
Diagnostic Reasoning: Case Study
169(2)
Subjective Data
169(1)
Objective Data
169(2)
Eye Assessment
171(37)
Structure and Function
Parts of the Eye
172(3)
External Structures
172(1)
Internal Structures
172(3)
Visual Fields and Visual Pathways
175(1)
Visual Reflexes
175(2)
Nursing Assessment
Collecting Subjective Data
177(1)
Nursing History
177(1)
Current Symptoms
177(1)
Past History
178(1)
Family History
178(1)
Lifestyle and Health Practices
178(1)
Collecting Objective Data
178(14)
Client Preparation
178(2)
Equipment and Supplies
180(1)
Key Assessement Points
180(2)
Physical Assessment
182(10)
Validation and Documentation of Findings
192(13)
Example of Subjective Data
192(1)
Example of Objective Data
192(13)
Analysis of Data
Diagnostic Reasoning: Possible Conclusions
205(1)
Selected Nursing Diagnoses
205(1)
Selected Collaborative Problems
205(1)
Medical Problems
205(1)
Diagnostic Reasoning: Case Study
205(3)
Subjective Data
206(1)
Objective Data
206(2)
Ear Assessment
208(19)
Structure and Function
External Ear Structures
209(1)
Middle Ear Structures
209(1)
Inner Ear Structures
209(1)
Hearing Pathways
209(2)
Nursing Assessment
Collecting Subjective Data
211(1)
Nursing History
211(1)
Current Symptoms
211(1)
Past History
211(1)
Family History
212(1)
Lifestyle and Health Practices
212(1)
Collecting Objective Data
212(6)
Client Preparation
212(1)
Equipment and supplies
212(1)
Key Assessment Points
212(2)
Physical Assessment
214(4)
Validation and Documentation of Findings
218(6)
Example of Subjective Data
218(1)
Example of Objective Data
218(6)
Analysis of Data
Diagnostic Reasoning: Possible Conclusions
224(1)
Selected Nursing Diagnoses
224(1)
Selected Collaborative Problems
224(1)
Medical Problems
224(1)
Diagnostic Reasoning: Case Study
225(2)
Subjective Data
225(1)
Objective Data
225(2)
Mouth, Throat, Nose, and Sinus Assessment
227(23)
Structure and Function
Mouth
228(1)
Throat
228(1)
Nose
228(2)
Sinuses
230(1)
Nursing Assessment
Collecting Subjective Data
231(1)
Nursing History
231(2)
Current Symptoms
231(2)
Past History
233(1)
Family History
233(1)
Lifestyle and Health Practices
233(1)
Collecting Objective Data
233(13)
Client Preparation
234(1)
Equipment and Supplies
234(1)
Key Assessment Points
234(1)
Physical Assessment
234(12)
Validation and Documentation of Findings
246(1)
Example of Subjective Data
246(1)
Example of Objective Data
246(1)
Analysis of Data
Diagnostic Reasoning: Possible Conclusions
247(1)
Selected Nursing Diagnoses
247(1)
Selected Collaborative Problems
247(1)
Medical Problems
248(1)
Diagnostic Reasoning: Case Study
248(2)
Subjective Data
248(1)
Objective Data
248(2)
Thoracic and Lung Assessment
250(32)
Structure and Function
Thorax
251(1)
Sternum
251(1)
Ribs and Thoracic Vertebrae
251(1)
Thoracic Cavity
252(3)
Lungs
252(2)
Pleural Membranes
254(1)
Trachea and Bronchi
254(1)
Mechanics of Breathing
255(2)
Nursing Assessment
Collecting Subjective Data
257(1)
Nursing History
257(3)
Current Symptoms
257(1)
Past History
258(1)
Family History
258(1)
Lifestyle and Health Practices
258(2)
Collecting Objective Data
260(10)
Client Preparation
260(1)
Equipment and Supplies
260(1)
Key Assessment Points
260(1)
Physical Assessment
260(10)
Validation and Documentation of Findings
270(8)
Example of Subjective Data
270(1)
Example of Objective Data
270(8)
Analysis of Data
Diagnostic Reasoning: Possible Conclusions
278(1)
Selected Nursing Diagnoses
278(1)
Selected Collaborative Problems
278(1)
Medical Problems
278(1)
Diagnostic Reasoning: Case Study
279(3)
Subjective Data
279(1)
Objective Data
279(3)
Breast and Lymphatic Assessment
282(20)
Structure and Function
External Anatomy
283(1)
Internal Anatomy
284(1)
Lymph Nodes
285(1)
Nursing Assessment
Collecting Subjective Data
286(1)
Nursing History
286(3)
Current Symptoms
286(2)
Past History
288(1)
Family History
288(1)
Lifestyle and Health Practices
288(1)
Collecting Objective Data
289(6)
Client Preparation
289(1)
Equipment and Supplies
289(1)
Key Assessment Points
289(1)
Physical Assessment
290(5)
Validation and Documentation of Findings
295(3)
Example of Subjective Data
295(1)
Example of Objective Data
295(3)
Analysis of Data
Diagnostic Reasoning: Possible Conclusions
298(1)
Selected Nursing Diagnoses
298(1)
Selected Collaborative Problems
298(1)
Medical Problems
298(1)
Diagnostic Reasoning: Case Study
299(3)
Subjective Data
299(1)
Objective Data
299(3)
Heart and Neck Vessel Assessment
302(37)
Structure and Function
Heart and Great Vessels
303(1)
Heart Chambers, Valves, and Circulation
303(1)
Heart Covering and Walls
303(1)
Electrical Conduction of the Heart
304(1)
Pathways
304(1)
Electrical Activity
304(1)
The Cardiac Cycle
305(1)
Diastole
305(1)
Systole
305(1)
Production of Heart Sounds
305(2)
Normal Heart Sounds
306(1)
Extra Heart Sounds
307(1)
Murmurs
307(1)
Cardiac Output
307(1)
Stroke Volume
307(1)
Neck Vessels
308(10)
Carotid Artery Pulse
309(1)
Jugular Venous Pulse and Pressure
309(9)
Nursing Assessment
Collecting Subjective Data
318(1)
Nursing History
318(3)
Current Symptoms
318(1)
Past History
318(1)
Family History
319(1)
Lifestyle and Health Practices
319(2)
Collecting Objective Data
321(9)
Client Preparation
321(2)
Equipment and Supplies
323(1)
Key Assessment Points
323(1)
Physical Assessment
324(6)
Validation and Documentation of Findings
330(5)
Example of Subjective Data
330(1)
Example of Objective Data
330(5)
Analysis of Data
Diagnostic Reasoning: Possible Conclusions
335(1)
Selected Nursing Diagnoses
335(1)
Selected Collaborative Problems
335(1)
Medical Problems
335(1)
Diagnostic Reasoning: Case Study
335(4)
Subjective Data
336(1)
Objective Data
336(3)
Peripheral Vascular Assessment
339(28)
Structure and Function
Arteries
340(1)
Major Arteries of the Arm
340(1)
Major Arteries of the Leg
340(1)
Veins
340(2)
Lymphatic System
342(1)
Capillaries and Fluid Exchange
343(1)
Nursing Assessment
Collecting Subjective Data
344(1)
Nursing History
344(1)
Current Symptoms
344(1)
Past History
344(1)
Family History
345(1)
Lifestyle and Health Practices
345(1)
Collecting Objective Data
345(14)
Client Preparation
347(1)
Equipment and Supplies
347(1)
Key Assessment Points
348(1)
Physical Assessment
348(11)
Validation and Documentation of Findings
359(4)
Example of Subjective Data
359(1)
Example of Objective Data
359(4)
Analysis of Data
Diagnostic Reasoning: Possible Conclusions
363(1)
Selected Nursing Diagnoses
363(1)
Selected Collaborative Problems
363(1)
Medical Problems
364(1)
Diagnostic Reasoning: Case Study
364(3)
Subjective Data
364(1)
Objective Data
364(3)
Abdominal Assessment
367(44)
Structure and Function
Abdominal Quadrants
368(1)
Abdominal Wall Muscles
368(1)
Internal Anatomy
368(4)
Solid Viscera
368(1)
Hollow Viscera
369(1)
Vascular Structures
369(3)
Nursing Assessment
Collecting Subjective Data
372(1)
Nursing History
372(3)
Current Symptoms
372(2)
Past History
374(1)
Family History
375(1)
Lifestyle and Health Practices
375(1)
Collecting Objective Data
375(21)
Client Preparation
377(1)
Equipment and Supplies
377(1)
Key Assessment Points
377(1)
Physical Assessment
378(18)
Validation and Documentation of Findings
396(10)
Example of Subjective Data
396(1)
Example of Objective Data
396(10)
Analysis of Data
Diagnostic Reasoning: Possible Conclusions
406(1)
Selected Nursing Diagnoses
406(1)
Selected Collaborative Problems
407(1)
Medical Problems
407(1)
Diagnostic Reasoning: Case Study
407(4)
Subjective Data
408(1)
Objective Data
408(3)
Male Genitalia Assessment
411(25)
Structure and Function
External Genitalia
412(1)
Internal Genitalia
412(1)
Inguinal Area
412(2)
Nursing Assessment
Collecting Subjective Data
414(1)
Nursing History
414(3)
Current Symptoms
414(1)
Past History
415(1)
Family History
415(1)
Lifestyle and Health Practices
415(2)
Collecting Objective Data
417(6)
Client Preparation
417(1)
Equipment and Supplies
417(1)
Key Assessment Points
417(1)
Physical Assessment
418(5)
Validation and Documentation of Findings
423(9)
Example of Subjective Data
423(1)
Example of Objective Data
423(9)
Analysis of Data
Diagnostic Reasoning: Possible Conclusions
432(1)
Selected Nursing Diagnoses
432(1)
Selected Collaborative Problems
432(1)
Medical Problems
433(1)
Diagnostic Reasoning: Case Study
433(3)
Subjective Data
433(1)
Objective Data
433(3)
Female Genitalia Assessment
436(39)
Structure and Function
External Genitalia
437(1)
Internal Genitalia
437(3)
Nursing Assessment
Collecting Subjective Data
440(1)
Nursing History
440(4)
Current Symptoms
440(1)
Past History
441(1)
Family History
441(2)
Lifestyle and Health Practices
443(1)
Collecting Objective Data
444(9)
Client Preparation
444(1)
Equipment and Supplies
444(1)
Key Assessment Points
444(3)
Physical Assessment
447(6)
Validation and Documentation of Findings
453(18)
Example of Subjective Data
453(1)
Example of Objective Data
453(18)
Analysis of Data
Diagnostic Reasoning: Possible Conclusions
471(1)
Selected Nursing Diagnoses
471(1)
Selected Collaborative Problems
471(1)
Medical Problems
471(1)
Diagnostic Reasoning: Case Study
472(3)
Subjective Data
472(1)
Objective Data
472(3)
Anus, Rectum, and Prostate Assessment
475(21)
Structure and Function
Anus and Rectum
476(1)
Prostate
476(2)
Nursing Assessment
Collecting Subjective Data
478(1)
Nursing History
478(1)
Current Symptoms
478(1)
Past History
478(1)
Family History
479(1)
Lifestyle and Health Practices
479(1)
Collecting Objective Data
479(7)
Client Preparation
482(1)
Equipment and Supplies
482(1)
Key Assessment Points
482(1)
Physical Assessment
483(3)
Validation and Documentation of Findings
486(7)
Example of Subjective Data
486(1)
Example of Objective Data
486(7)
Analysis of Data
Diagnostic Reasoning: Possible Conclusions
493(1)
Selected Nursing Diagnoses
493(1)
Selected Collaborative Problems
493(1)
Medical Problems
493(1)
Diagnostic Reasoning: Case Study
493(3)
Subjective Data
494(1)
Objective Data
494(2)
Musculoskeletal Assessment
496(44)
Structure and Function
Bones
497(1)
Skeletal Muscles
497(1)
Joints
497(9)
Nursing Assessment
Collecting Subjective Data
506(1)
Nursing History
506(3)
Current Symptoms
506(1)
Past History
506(1)
Family History
507(1)
Lifestyle and Health Practices
507(2)
Collecting Objective Data
509(26)
Client Preparation
509(1)
Equipment and Supplies
509(1)
Key Assessment Points
509(2)
Physical Assessment
511(24)
Validation and Documentation of Findings
535(1)
Example of Subjective Data
535(1)
Example of Objective Data
535(1)
Analysis of Data
Diagnostic Reasoning: Possible Conclusions
536(1)
Selected Nursing Diagnoses
536(1)
Selected Collaborative Problems
536(1)
Medical Problems
536(1)
Diagnostic Reasoning: Case Study
537(3)
Subjective Data
537(1)
Objective Data
537(3)
Neurologic Assessment
540(47)
Structure and Function
Central Nervous System
541(2)
Brain
541(1)
Spinal Cord
541(1)
Neural Pathways
542(1)
Peripheral Nervous System
543(1)
Cranial Nerves
543(1)
Spinal Nerves
543(1)
Autonomic Nervous System
543(4)
Nursing Assessment
Collecting Subjective Data
547(1)
Nursing History
547(3)
Current Symptoms
547(1)
Past History
548(1)
Family History
548(1)
Lifestyle and Health Practices
548(2)
Collecting Objective Data
550(23)
Client Preparation
550(1)
Equipment and Supplies
551(1)
Key Assessment Points
552(1)
Physical Assessment
552(21)
Validation and Documentation of Findings
573(6)
Example of Subjective Data
573(1)
Example of Objective Data
573(6)
Analysis of Data
Diagnostic Reasoning: Possible Conclusions
579(1)
Selected Nursing Diagnoses
579(1)
Selected Collaborative Problems
579(1)
Medical Problems
579(1)
Diagnostic Reasoning: Case Study
580(7)
Subjective Data
580(1)
Objective Data
580(7)
UNIT 3 Nursing Assessment of Special Groups
Assessment of Infants, Children, and Adolescents
587(90)
Structure and Function
Skin, Hair, and Nails
588(1)
Head and Neck
588(3)
Eyes and Ears
591(1)
Mouth, Throat, Nose and Sinuses
591(1)
Thorax and Lungs
591(1)
Heart
592(1)
Breasts
592(1)
Abdomen
592(1)
Genitalia
592(1)
Anus, Rectum, and Prostate
593(1)
Muscles and Bones
593(1)
Neurologic Structures
593(1)
Nursing Assessment
Collecting Subjective Data
594(3)
Interviewing Parents
594(1)
Interviewing Children and Adolescents
594(3)
Nursing History
597(33)
Demographic-Biographical Information
597(1)
Current Health Status
597(5)
Current Symptoms
602(1)
Past History
602(2)
Family History and Review of Systems
604(2)
Growth and Development
606(1)
Motor Development
606(12)
Sensory Perception (Vision, Hearing, and Other Senses)
618(2)
Cognitive and Language Development (Piaget)
620(1)
Moral Development (Kolberg)
621(1)
Psychosocial Development (Erikson)
622(1)
Psychosexual Development (Freud)
623(2)
Lifestyle and Health Practices
625(5)
Collecting Objective Data
630(35)
Client Preparation
630(1)
Key Assessment Points
630(3)
Physical Assessment
633(32)
Validation and Documentation of Findings
665(8)
Example of Subjective Data
665(1)
Review of Systems
665(7)
Example of Objective Data
672(1)
Analysis of Data
Diagnostic Reasoning: Possible Conclusions
673(1)
Selected Nursing Diagnoses
673(1)
Selected Collaborative Problems
673(1)
Diagnostic Reasoning: Case Study
674(3)
Subjective Data
674(1)
Objective Data
674(3)
Assessment of the Childbearing Woman
677(31)
Structure and Function (Normal Changes)
Skin, Hair, and Nails
678(1)
Ears and Hearing
678(1)
Mouth, Throat, Nose, and Sinus
678(1)
Thorax and Lungs
678(1)
Breasts
679(1)
Heart
679(1)
Abdomen
679(1)
Genitalia
680(1)
Anus and Rectum
681(1)
Peripheral Vascular System
681(1)
Musculoskeletal System
681(1)
Neurologic System
681(2)
Nursing Assessment
Collecting Subjective Data
683(1)
Nursing History
683(4)
Current Symptoms
683(1)
Past History
684(1)
Genetic Information
685(1)
Family History
686(1)
Lifestyle and Health Practices
686(1)
Collecting Objective Data
687(14)
Client Preparation
687(1)
Equipment and Supplies
688(1)
Key Assessment Points
688(1)
Physical Assessment
688(13)
Validation and Documentation of Findings
701(3)
Example of Subjective Data
701(2)
Example of Objective Data
703(1)
Analysis of Data
Diagnostic Reasoning: Possible Conclusions
704(1)
Selected Nursing Diagnoses
704(1)
Selected Collaborative Problems
704(1)
Medical Problems
704(1)
Diagnostic Reasoning: Case Study
704(4)
Subjective Data
705(1)
Objective Data
705(3)
Assessment of the Frail Elderly Client
708(47)
Structure and Function
Physical and Functional Changes Related to Aging
709(10)
Skin, Hair, and Nails
710(1)
Eyes and Vision
710(1)
Ears and Hearing
711(1)
Mouth and Throat
712(1)
Nose and Sinuses
712(1)
Thorax and Lungs
713(1)
Heart and Blood Vessels
713(1)
Breasts
714(1)
Abdomen
714(1)
Genitalia
715(1)
Anus, Rectum, and Prostate
715(1)
Muscles and Bones
715(1)
Neurologic Function
716(3)
Nursing Assessment
Collecting Subjective Data
719(1)
Adapting Interview Techniques
719(1)
Determining Functional Status
719(1)
Recognizing Geriatric Syndromes
719(1)
Nursing History
720(10)
Current Symptoms
720(10)
Collecting Objective Data
730(18)
Client Preparation
730(1)
Equipment and Supplies
731(1)
Key Assessment Points
731(1)
Physical Assessment
731(17)
Validation and Documentation of Findings
748(2)
Example of Subjective Data
748(1)
Example of Objective Data
748(2)
Analysis of Data
Diagnostic Reasoning: Possible Conclusions
750(1)
Selected Nursing Diagnoses
750(1)
Selected Collaborative Problems
751(1)
Medical Problems
751(1)
Diagnostic Reasoning: Case Study
751(4)
Subjective Data
751(1)
Objective Data
751(4)
Assessment of the Family
755(22)
Structure and Function
What Is Family Assessment?
756(1)
Why Assess Families?
756(1)
Components of Family Assessment
756(10)
Family Structure
758(2)
Family Development
760(1)
Family Function
760(2)
Theoretical Concepts of Family Function
762(4)
Nursing Assessment
Family History and Dynamics
766(6)
Family Interview Techniques
766(2)
Assessment of the Family
768(4)
Validation and Documentation of Findings
772(1)
Example of Subjective and Objective Data
772(1)
Analysis of Data
Diagnostic Reasoning: Possible Conclusions
773(1)
Selected Nursing Diagnoses
773(1)
Selected Collaborative Problems
773(1)
Medical Problems
773(1)
Diagnostic Reasoning: Case Study
774(3)
Subjective Data
774(1)
Objective Data
774(3)
Community Assessment
777(20)
Structure and Function
What Is Community Assessment?
778(1)
Models of Community Assessment
778(1)
Nursing Assessment
Assessment of the Community
779(12)
Validation and Documentation of Findings
791(1)
Example of Subjective and Objective Data
791(1)
Analysis of Data
Diagnostic Reasoning: Possible Conclusions
792(1)
Selected Nursing Diagnoses
792(1)
Selected Collaborative Problems
792(1)
Diagnostic Reasoning: Case Study
792(5)
Subjective Data
794(1)
Objective Data
794(3)
Appendix A Sample Adult Nursing Health History and Physical Assessment 797(6)
Appendix B Collaborative Problems 803(2)
Appendix C Self-Assessment: Breast and Testicular Self-Examinations 805(2)
Appendix D Mini-nutritional Assessment (MNA) 807(2)
Glossary 809(6)
Index 815


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