Health Assessment in Nursing

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-02-21
  • Publisher: LWW
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Weber and Kelley's Health Assessment in Nursing has evolved into a complete suite of products poised to help both the student and the instructor. In addition to a revised text, Lab Manual, and Handbook, this edition brings a complete online course and a brand-new head-to-toe assessment video. The text itself boasts an improved layout, a vibrant new art program, and four new chapters on pain assessment, nutritional assessment, spiritual assessment, and assessment of families using violence.

Table of Contents

Conceptual Overview of Nursing Health Assessmentp. 1
Nurse's Role in Health Assessment: Collecting and Analyzing Datap. 3
The Client in Context: Culture, Spirituality, Family, and Communityp. 13
Nursing Data Collection, Documentation, and Analysisp. 27
Collecting Subjective Datap. 29
Collecting Objective Datap. 49
Validating and Documenting Datap. 63
Using Diagnostic Reasoning Skills to Analyze Datap. 75
Nursing Assessment of the Adultp. 83
General Survey, Mental Status Exam, and Vital Signsp. 85
Pain Assessmentp. 107
Nutritional Assessmentp. 119
Spiritual Assessmentp. 143
Skin, Hair, and Nail Assessmentp. 157
Head and Neck Assessmentp. 191
Eye Assessmentp. 213
Ear Assessmentp. 253
Mouth, Throat, Nose, and Sinus Assessmentp. 273
Thoracic and Lung Assessmentp. 297
Breast and Lymphatic Assessmentp. 329
Heart and Neck Vessel Assessmentp. 351
Peripheral Vascular Assessmentp. 391
Abdominal Assessmentp. 425
Female Genitalia Assessmentp. 469
Male Genitalia Assessmentp. 505
Anus, Rectum, and Prostate Assessmentp. 529
Musculoskeletal Assessmentp. 549
Neurologic Assessmentp. 593
Pulling it All Togetherp. 637
Nursing Assessment of Special Groupsp. 647
Assessment of the Childbearing Womanp. 649
Assessment of Newborns and Infantsp. 685
Assessment of Children and Adolescentsp. 733
Assessment of the Frail Elderly Clientp. 807
Assessment of the Familyp. 873
Assessment of Families Using Violencep. 895
Community Assessmentp. 911
Sample Adult Nursing Health History and Physical Assessmentp. 931
NANDA-Approved Nursing Diagnoses (2005-2006)p. 937
Selected Collaborative Problemsp. 941
Mini-nutritional Assessment (MNA)p. 943
Skin Self-Examinationp. 945
Breast Self-Examination (BSE)p. 947
Testicular Self-Examinationp. 949
Growth Chartsp. 951
Estimated Calorie Requirements (in Kilocalories) for Each Gender and Age Group at Three Levels of Physical Activityp. 963
The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) Eating Plan at 1,600-, 2,000-, 2,600-, and 3,100-Calorie Levelsp. 965
USDA Food Guidep. 967
Glossaryp. 971
Art Credit Listp. 977
Indexp. 979
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