Health Assessment and Physical Examination: First Canadian Edition

Hardcover | March 20, 2007

byMary Ellen Zator Estes, Madeleine Buck

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The premier book of its kind, Health Assessment & Physical Examination, first Canadian edition, is designed to teach you to assess a patient's physical, psychological, social, emotional, and spiritual dimensions of health as a foundation to nursing care. The skills of interviewing, documentation, inspection, percussion, palpation, and auscultation are refined to teach you to make effective clinical judgments that promote healthy positive outcomes. A nurses "caring" approach is used throughout the text, complimenting the ENAP format, which creates a well organized and student friendly learning approach. Canadian health and illness screening protocols, clinical examples, best practice guidelines, epidemiological trends, and assessment tools have been used throughout the book. A truly Canadian perspective on health assessment and physical examination!

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The premier book of its kind, Health Assessment & Physical Examination, first Canadian edition, is designed to teach you to assess a patient's physical, psychological, social, emotional, and spiritual dimensions of health as a foundation to nursing care. The skills of interviewing, documentation, inspection, percussion, palpation, and ...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:1040 pages, 11.2 × 8.63 × 1.63 inPublished:March 20, 2007Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176102841

ISBN - 13:9780176102845

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Critical Thinking and the nursing processChapter 2. The Patient InterviewChapter 3. The Complete Health History, Including DocumentationChapter 4. Developmental AssessmentChapter 5. Cultural AssessmentChapter 6. Spiritual AssessmentChapter 7. Nutritional AssessmentChapter 8. Physical AssessmentChapter 9. General Survey, Vital Signs, and PainChapter 10. Skin, Hair, and NailsChapter 11. Head, Neck, and Regional LymphaticsChapter 12. EyesChapter 13. Ears, Nose, Mouth and ThroatChapter 14. Breast and Regional NodesChapter 15. Thorax and LungsChapter 16. Heart and Peripheral VasculatureChapter 17. AbdomenChapter 18. Musculoskeletal SystemChapter 19. Mental Status and Neurological TechniquesChapter 20. Female GenitaliaChapter 21. Male GenitaliaChapter 22. Anus, Rectum, and ProstateChapter 23. Pregnant PatientChapter 24. Pediatric PatientChapter 25. The Complete Health History and Physical Examination