Clinical Companion T/a Health Assessment & Physical Examination: First Canadian Edition

Paperback | April 18, 2008

byMary Ellen Zator Estes, Madeleine Buck

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Health assessment forms the foundation of all nursing care. Whether the patient is young or old, well or ill, assessment is an ongoing process of evaluating the whole person-the person as a physical, psychosocial, functional being. Clinical Companion for use with Health Assessment and Physical Examination, FirstCanadian Edition, provides a fresh and innovative approach to the process of holistic assessment,including physical assessment skills, clinical examination techniques and patient teaching guidelines.

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Health assessment forms the foundation of all nursing care. Whether the patient is young or old, well or ill, assessment is an ongoing process of evaluating the whole person-the person as a physical, psychosocial, functional being. Clinical Companion for use with Health Assessment and Physical Examination, FirstCanadian Edition, provid...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:390 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.52 inPublished:April 18, 2008Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176500111

ISBN - 13:9780176500115

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Contributors viiPreface ixUnit 1: Laying the Foundation 1Chapter 1: Critical Thinking and the Nursing Process 2Chapter 2: The Patient Interview 5Chapter 3: The Complete Health History, Including Documentation 12Unit 2: Special Assessments 29Chapter 4: Developmental Assessment 30Chapter 5: Cultural Assessment 43Chapter 6: Spiritual Assessment 48Chapter 7: Nutritional Assessment 54Unit 3: Physical Assessment 71Chapter 8: Physical Assessment Techniques 72Chapter 9: General Survey, Vital Signs, and Pain 85Chapter 10: Skin, Hair, and Nails 104Chapter 11: Head, Neck, and Regional Lymphatics 125Chapter 12: Eyes 137Chapter 13: Ears, Nose, Mouth, and Throat 152Chapter 14: Breasts and Regional Nodes 169Chapter 15: Thorax and Lungs 183Chapter 16: Heart and Peripheral Vasculature 207Chapter 17: Abdomen 224Chapter 18: Musculoskeletal System 239Chapter 19: Mental Status and Neurological Techniques 258Chapter 20: Female Genitalia 286Chapter 21: Male Genitalia 303Chapter 22: Anus, Rectum, and Prostate 313Unit 4: Special Populations 323Chapter 23: Pregnant Patient 324Chapter 24: Pediatric Patient 342Unit 5: Putting It All Together 365Chapter 25: The Complete Health History and Physical Examination 366Appendix: Abbreviations of Symbols 373Index: 377