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Nursing Health Assessment



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This is the 2nd edition with a publication date of 1/15/2007.
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Dillon delivers with assessment information most likely to be needed in the clinical setting in this 2nd edition revision of the pocket guide that is based on the Nursing Health Assessment: A Critical Thinking, Case Studies Approach text. Focus on the relationships among the various body systems promotes the same integrated approach as the text. Bulleted lists and tabular presentation of the text's core content make the information easily accessible; full-color photos and step-by-step assessment techniques make the content easy to follow. Excellent as a stand-alone assessment tool or as an accompaniment to any assessment text! Helps you bridge the gap from classroom to clinical from learning the theory behind assessment to applying it.

Table of Contents

The complete health assessmentp. 1
Assessing the integumentary systemp. 10
Assessing the head, face, and neckp. 50
Assessing the eyes and earsp. 80
Accessing the respiratory systemp. 120
Assessing the cardiovascular systemp. 139
Assessing the peripheral-vascular and lymphatic systemsp. 167
Assessing the breastsp. 184
Assessing the abdomenp. 199
Assessing the female genitourinary systemp. 227
Assessing the male genitourinary systemp. 249
Assessing the motor-musculoskeletal systemp. 266
Assessing the sensory-neurologic systemp. 292
Assessing the mother-to-bep. 319
Assessing the newborn and infantp. 343
Assessing the toddler and preschoolerp. 376
Assessing the school-age child and adolescentp. 386
Assessing the older adultp. 411
Assessing the homeless personp. 439
Assessing painp. 446
Approach to the mental health assessmentp. 465
Assessing nutritionp. 495
Assessing spiritualityp. 502
Assessing culturep. 506
Assessing the patient's environmentp. 514
Assessing abusep. 525
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