Nurse's Handbook of Health Assessment

ISBN-10: 145114282X

ISBN-13: 9781451142822

Edition: 8th 2014 (Revised)

Authors: Janet R. Weber
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Description: Renowned for its holistic perspective and step-by-step approach, this pocket-size text takes you through every stage of the nursing assessment for adults and special populations. The book’s “see” and “do” guidance provides all that you need to perform a range of common assessment procedures with confidence.Look inside to find…Renowned three-column format showing assessment techniques, normal findings, and abnormal findings side by side to enhance comprehension.Step-by-step guidance clearly demonstrating the “what,” “why,” and “how” of each phase of the assessment process.The latest NANDA nursing diagnoses and updated teaching tips helping you promote patient self-care.Pediatric, geriatric, and cultural considerations for each body system showing important variations for these special populations.

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List price: $57.99
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 10/18/2013
Binding: Comb Bound 
Pages: 800
Size: 7.13" wide x 4.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Nursing Data Collection, Documentation, and Analysis
Obtaining a Nursing Health History
Collecting Objective and Subjective Data
Performing Physical Assessment Skills
Integrative Holistic Nursing Assessment
Assessing Psychosocial, Cognitive, and Moral Development
Assessing Mental Status and Substance Abuse
Assessing General Status and Vital Signs
Assessing Pain: The 5th Vital Sign
Assessing for Violence
Assessing Nutritional Status
Nursing Assessment of Physical Systems
Assessing Skin, Hair, and Nails
Assessing Head and Neck
Assessing Eyes
Assessing Ears
Assessing Mouth, Throat, Nose, and Sinuses
Assessing Thorax and Lungs
Assessing Breasts and Lymphatic System
Assessing Heart and Neck Vessels
Assessing Peripheral Vascular System
Assessing Abdomen
Assessing Musculoskeletal System
Assessing Neurologic System
Assessing Male Genitalia and Rectum
Assessing Female Genitalia and Rectum
Nursing Assessment of Special Groups
Assessing Childbearing Women
Assessing Newborns and Infants
Assessing Older Adults
Nursing Assessment Form Based on Functional Health Patterns
Physical Assessment Guide: Pulling It All Together
Sample Adult Nursing Health History and Physical Assessment
Assessment of Family Functional Health Patterns
Developmental Information - Age 1 Month to 18 Years
Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule
Recommended Adult Immunization Schedules
Height - Weight- Head Circumference Charts for Children
Nursing Diagnoses (Health Promotion, Risk, and Actual) Grouped According to Functional Health Patterns
Collaborative Problems
Spanish Translation for Nursing Health History and Physical Examination
References and Bibliography
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