Pocket Companion For Physical Examination And Health Assessment by Carolyn Jarvis

Pocket Companion For Physical Examination And Health Assessment

byCarolyn JarvisEditorCarolyn Jarvis

Paperback | February 6, 2015

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Take this nursing handbook into the clinical setting! Pocket Companion for Physical Examination & Health Assessment, 7th Edition makes it fast and easy to look up essential assessment skills and techniques. You ll conduct more effective exams by referring to summaries of examination steps, normal versus abnormal findings, lifespan and multicultural considerations, and over 250 full-color photos and illustrations. Written by well-known educator and clinician Carolyn Jarvis, this handbook is a perfect clinical tool whether you re a beginner who is learning assessment skills or a practitioner who needs a portable reference!

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Title:Pocket Companion For Physical Examination And Health AssessmentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:February 6, 2015Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323265375

ISBN - 13:9780323265379

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Table of Contents

1. The Interview and the Health History
2. Mental Status
3. Assessment Techniques and the Clinical Setting
4. The General Survey, Measurement, Vital Signs, and Pain Assessment
5. Skin, Hair, and Nails
6. Head, Face, and Neck, Including Regional Lymphatics
7. Eyes
8. Ears
9. Nose, Mouth, and Throat
10. Breasts and Axillae, Including Regional Lymphatics
11. Thorax and Lungs
12. Heart and Neck Vessels
13. Peripheral Vascular System and Lymphatics
14. Abdomen
15. Musculoskeletal System
16. Neurologic System
17. Male Genitourinary System
18. Female Genitourinary System
19. Anus, Rectum, and Prostate
20. Integration of the Complete Physical Examination
21. Bedside Assessment of the Hospitalized Patient