Lab Manual for Health Assessment in Nursing

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-09-23
  • Publisher: LWW
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Lab Manual for Health Assessment in Nursing, 5e serves as a laboratory manual and a study guide for the student. Each chapter of the lab manual corresponds to a chapter in the main textbook assisting students with comprehending and applying the theoretical content. Students will fully develop their assessment skills using the new interview guides and assessment guides. Students will also develop independence and readiness for test-taking by answering questions designed to hone these skills. Critical thinking skills are further developed when students participate in the Critical Thinking and Case Study activities.

Table of Contents

 Unit 1: Nursing Data Collection, Documentation, and Analysis Chapter 1 Nurse\u2019s Role in Health Assessment: Collecting and Analyzing Data Chapter 2 Collecting Subjective Data: The Interview and Health History Chapter 3 Collecting Objective Data: The Physical Examination Chapter 4 Validating and Documenting Data Chapter 5 Thinking Critically to Analyze Data and Make Informed Nursing Judgments   Unit 2: Integrative Holistic Nursing Assessment Chapter 6 Assessing Mental Status and Substance Abuse Chapter 7  Assessing Psychosocial, Cognitive, and Moral Development Chapter 8 Assessing General Status and Vital Signs Chapter 9 Assessing Pain: The 5th Vital Sign Chapter 10 Assessing for Violence Chapter 11 Assessing Culture Chapter 12 Assessing Spirituality and Religious Practices Chapter 13  Assessing Nutritional Status   Unit 3: Nursing Assessment of Physical Systems Chapter 14 Assessing Skin, Hair, and Nails Chapter 15 Assessing Head and Neck Chapter 16 Assessing Eyes Chapter 17 Assessing Ears Chapter 18 Assessing Mouth, Throat, Nose, and Sinuses Chapter 19 Assessing Thorax and Lungs Chapter 20 Assessing Breasts and Lymphatic System Chapter 21 Assessing Heart and Neck Vessels Chapter 22 Assessing Peripheral Vascular System Chapter 23 Assessing Abdomen Chapter 24 Assessing Musculoskeletal System Chapter 25 Assessing Neurological System Chapter 26 Assessing Male Genitalia and Rectum Chapter 27 Assessing Female Genitalia and Rectum Chapter 28 Pulling It All Together: Integrated Head-to-Toe Assessment   Unit 4: Nursing Assessment of Special Groups Chapter 29 Assessing Childbearing Women Chapter 30 Assessing Newborns and Infants Chapter 31 Assessing Children and Adolescents Chapter 32 Assessing the Elderly Chapter 33 Assessing Families Chapter 34 Assessing Communities   Answer Key Diagnostic Reasoning Guides  

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