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Prentice Hall Real Nursing Skills Physical and Health Assessment

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ISBN-10: 0131915258

ISBN-13: 9780131915251

Edition: 2006

Authors: Prentice-Hall Staff, Pearson Education Staff

List price: $87.60
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Prentice Halls Real Nursing Skills series offers users the complete foundation for competency in performing clinical nursing skills. This is the only skills series designed to help users visualize how to perform clinical nursing skills and understanding the concepts and rationales for each skill. This series is also endorsed by INACSL - The Board of the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulations and Learning has been involved in focus groups and reviewing the videos of these skills throughout the development of this series.The volumes in this series consist of interactive CD-ROMs with comprehensive procedures and rationales demonstrated in hundreds of realistic video clips, animations, illustrations, and photographs. For each skill, users will review: Purpose * Equipment * Preparation * Procedure * Post-Procedure * Expected Outcomes * Documentation * and Variation (if applicable). Throughout the videos, users will experience the real-life aspects of: therapeutic communication between the nurse and the client, the clients reaction to invasive skills, and cultural, gender, and age diversity among nurses and clients.nbsp;Nursing Students and Nursing Professionals.
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Book details

List price: $87.60
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 6/24/2005
Binding: CD-ROM 
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

General Survey, Techniques, and Vital Signs
General Survey Interviewpresents relevant interview questions for the general survey
Technique Videopresents assessment of physical appearance, physical mobility and mental status and behavior
Expected and Unexpected Findingsdescribes findings important to client assessment
Considerationspresent approaches and findings for individuals of various cultures, ages, and conditions
PrintableDocumentation Formfor the General Survey
Assessment Techniques
The four techniques: inspection, palpation, percussion, and auscultation are discussed in detail
Techniques
Videodemonstrates each of these techniques and discusses their individual importance
ExpectedandUnexpectedFindingssections provide more descriptions of findings and their significance
Considerationspresent variations across the lifespan as well as the variations in the techniques to consider when assessing each of the various body systems or regions
A detailedFact Sheetprovides additional vital information about each of the assessment techniques
Height and Weight Measurements Interviewpresents relevant interview questions related to height and weight assessment
Technique Videodemonstrating accurate height and weight assessment methods
ExpectedandUnexpected Findingsprovide parameters for evaluating the assessment findings
Considerationspresent variations in approach and findings for children, pregnant women and older adults
PrintableDocumentation Formfor the Height and Weight measurements
Pain Assessment
Detailed pain assessment questions and interview is presented in theTechniques Video
Considerationsfor pain assessment in children are presented along with the Oucher pain assessment tool
Considerationspresent variations in approach and findings for pain assessment in the older adult
Pain assessmentFact Sheetprovides examples of various techniques and documentation forms for pain assessment
Nutrition Interviewpresents relevant interview questions for nutrition assessment
Nutrition assessment interview andTechniques Videodemonstrates the importance of a thorough nutrition assessment
Expected and Unexpected Findingsfor nutrition assessment are detailed
The skill includesConsiderationsfor individuals with a wide variety of nutrition preferences
Considerationsfor approach and findings related to infants, children, adolescents, pregnant women, and older adults
Consideration Videos
Bulimia Anorexia
PrintableDocumentation Formfor Nutrition assessment
Vital Signs
Full vital sign assessment with expected and unexpected findings Technique Videos. Oral, rectal, axillary, a