Health Assessment Demystified

Paperback | January 7, 2014

byMary Digiulio, Daria Napierkowski

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The quick and easy way to master health assessments and use your knowledge in real-world situations

If you're looking for a fun, fast review that boils health assessment down to its most essential, must-knowpoints, your search ends here! Health Assessment Demystified is a complete yet concise overview of the basics of performing quality patient assessments. This guide arms you with the knowledge to help your patients asa student and as a nurse once you start your career. You will learn how to document medical history, examine patients, and work with other healthcare personnel to determine the best course of action.

Studying is easy and effective with key objectives,important terms, brief overviews, tables and diagrams, and NCLEX-style questions throughout the book. At the end is a comprehensive final exam that covers all the content found in Health Assessment Demystified.

This fast and easy guide offers:

  • Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter
  • Coverage of essential assessment techniques
  • A final exam at the end of the book
  • A time-saving approach to performing better on an exam or at work

    Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Health Assessment DeMYSTiFieD is your shortcut to mastering this essential nursing topic.

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The quick and easy way to master health assessments and use your knowledge in real-world situationsIf you're looking for a fun, fast review that boils health assessment down to its most essential, must-knowpoints, your search ends here! Health Assessment Demystified is a complete yet concise overview of the basics of performing quality...

Mary DiGiulio is a Nurse Practitioner who has worked as a MedSurg nurse for many years. She is on faculty at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Nursing. She is the author of Medical-Surgical Nursing Demystified. Daria Napierkowski is affiliated with the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jers...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:9 × 7.3 × 0.7 inPublished:January 7, 2014Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071772014

ISBN - 13:9780071772013

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Communication Techniques and Collecting Subjective Information
Chapter 2: Collecting Objective Information and Documentation
Chapter 3: Assessment of Vital Signs
Chapter 4: Assessment of Mental Status
Chapter 5: Assessment of the Skin, Hair, and Nails
Chapter 6: Assessment of the Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose and Throat
Chapter 7: Assessment of the Respiratory System
Chapter 8: Assessment of Cardiovascular and Peripheral Vascular System
Chapter 9: Assessment of the Abdomen, Pelvis, Anus, and Rectum
Chapter 10: Assessment of the Musculoskeletal System
Chapter 11: Assessment of the Nervous System
Chapter 12: Assessment of the Male Genitourinary System
CChapter 13: Assessment of the Female Reproductive System
Chapter 14: Assessment of the Pregnant Patient
Chapter 15: Assessment of Pain
Chapter 16: The Head to Toe Comprehensive Assessment
Chapter 17: Comprehensive Review Questions>br>Index