Pocket Guide for Nursing Health Assessment: A Best Practice Approach

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-10-25
  • Publisher: LWW
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This full-color spiral-bound pocket guide provides quick access to all aspects of the nursing health history and physical examination. It includes key topics and questions for health promotion, common symptoms, and sentinel symptoms requiring immediate medical intervention. This clinical guide is a perfect companion toJensen's Nursing Health Assessment: A Best Practice Approach.

Table of Contents

Basic Assessment Concepts Ch. 1: Interview and Health History Ch. 2: Overview of Physical Examination General Health Assessments Ch. 3: General Survey, Vital Signs, and Pain Assessment Ch. 4: Nutrition Assessment Ch. 5: Mental Health Assessment Regional Examinations Ch. 6: Skin, Hair, and Nails Assessment Ch. 7: Head and Neck Assessment Ch. 8: Eyes Assessment Ch. 9: Ears Assessment Ch. 10: Nose, Sinuses, Mouth, and Throat Assessment Ch. 11: Thorax and Lungs Assessment Ch. 12: Heart and Neck Vessels Assessment Ch. 13: Peripheral Vascular with Lymphatics Assessment Ch. 14: Breasts with Lymphatics Assessment Ch. 15: Abdominal Assessment Ch. 16: Musculoskeletal Assessment Ch. 17: Neurological Assessment Ch. 18: Male Genitalia and Rectum Assessment Ch. 19: Female Genitalia and Rectum Assessment Health Assessment Across the Lifespan Ch. 20: Adult Head-to-Toe Examination Ch. 21: Pregnant Women Ch. 22: Children Ch. 23: Older Adults

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