Mosby's Pocket Guide to Pediatric Assessment

Paperback | March 1, 2006

byJoyce K. EngelEditorJoyce K. Engel

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Mosby's Pocket Guide to Pediatric Assessment offers a concise but comprehensive approach to health assessment for the pediatric client. It begins with a general description of history taking and includes approaches to children at various ages, nutritional assessment, and measurement and evaluation of vital signs. Emphasis is on "how to" information, including how and what to assess in each body system. Psychosocial, anatomical, and physiological development variations are incorporated as appropriate, as well as normal and abnormal findings. Given the extensive information provided, this reference is ideal for a broad range of nurses and students dealing with pediatric patients.

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Mosby's Pocket Guide to Pediatric Assessment offers a concise but comprehensive approach to health assessment for the pediatric client. It begins with a general description of history taking and includes approaches to children at various ages, nutritional assessment, and measurement and evaluation of vital signs. Emphasis is on "how to...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:496 pages, 7.38 × 4.33 × 0.68 inPublished:March 1, 2006Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323044123

ISBN - 13:9780323044127

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Table of Contents

1. Health History

2. Measurement of Vital Signs

3. Assessment of Body Systems

4. General Assessment

5. Concluding the Assessment

Appendices

A. Developmental Assessment

B. Growth Charts

C. Normal Laboratory Values

D. Immunization Schedules for Infants and Children

E. Sample Documentation of a Child Health History

F. Bibliography

Index