Health & Physical Assessment In Nursing by Donita T D'amico

Health & Physical Assessment In Nursing

byDonita T D'amico, Colleen Barbarito

Hardcover | February 10, 2015

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For beginning-level courses in baccalaureate and associate degree nursing programs that cover health assessment or physical assessment, such as Fundamentals of Nursing Practice and Introduction to Concepts of Nursing Practice. This text is also suitable to supplement courses in Medical-Surgical Nursing.

Cover the key health and physical assessment skills that students need to think like nurses
Health & Physical Assessment In Nursing helps nursing students master the art and skills of health and physical assessment that new nurses needs in order to care for diverse clients in virtually any setting. It systematically prepares students for success: readers first learn each technique; then demonstrate their skills; and finally, practice and test their knowledge. Assessment is presented holistically so that the latest principles of health promotion and client education are integrated alongside crucial concepts related to wellness, communication, and culture. The authors bring the material to life with hundreds of outstanding images, as well as engaging case studies and activities that help readers visualize the nursing process.

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About The Author

Donita D’Amico, MEd, RN Donita D’Amico, a diploma nursing school graduate, earned her baccalaureate degree in Nursing from William Paterson College. She earned a master’s degree in Nursing Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, with a specialization in Adult Health. Ms. D’Amico has been a faculty member at William Pater...

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Title:Health & Physical Assessment In NursingFormat:HardcoverDimensions:944 pages, 10.8 × 8.7 × 1.4 inPublished:February 10, 2015Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0133876403

ISBN - 13:9780133876406

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Table of Contents

Unit 1 Introduction to Health Assessment
1. Health Assessment
2. Human Development Across the Lifespan
3. Wellness and Health Promotion
4. Cultural Considerations
5. Psychosocial Assessment
6. Assessment of Vulnerable Populations
Unit 2 Introduction to Physical Assessment ¿¿¿
7. Interviewing and Communication Techniques
8. The Health History
9. Techniques and Equipment
10.General Survey
11. Pain Assessment
12. Nutritional Assessment
Unit 3 Physical Assessment
13. Skin, Hair, Nails
14. Head, Neck, and Related Lymphatics
15. Eye
16. Ears, Nose, Mouth, and Throat
17. Respiratory System
18. Breasts and Axillae
19. Cardiovascular System
20. Peripheral Vascular System
21. Abdomen
22. Urinary System
23. Male Reproduction System
24. Female Reproduction System
25. Musculoskeletal System
26. Neurologic System
Unit 4 Focused Assessments
27. Pregnant Females
28. Hospitalized Patient
29. Complete Health Assessment¿¿¿