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Questions About This Book?
What version or edition is this?
This is the 2nd edition with a publication date of 8/9/2006.
What is included with this book?
This timesaving guide provides nurses with streamlined steps for rapidly assessing complaints that involve any area of the body. Compact, portable, and designed for on-the-spot reference, the book helps the nurse zero in on the patient's signs and symptoms, conduct a focused interview, examine the related body system, and analyze the findings. Charts of signs and symptoms and possible causes help nurses quickly focus the assessment. This edition provides updated information on assessment techniques, normal and abnormal findings, and specific disorders, and includes a new chapter on documenting an assessment. New appendices include guidelines for assessing victims of abuse and measuring body mass index.
Table of Contents
|Basic assessment review||p. 1|
|Focusing the 3-minute assessment||p. 22|
|Respiratory system||p. 50|
|Cardiovascular system||p. 71|
|Neurologic system||p. 90|
|Gastrointestinal system||p. 108|
|Musculoskeletal system||p. 125|
|Integumentary system||p. 143|
|Breasts and axillae||p. 160|
|Female genitourinary system||p. 174|
|Male genitourinary system||p. 192|
|Eyes and ears||p. 206|
|Nose and throat||p. 229|
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