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Physical Examination and Health Assessment

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ISBN-10: 0721697739

ISBN-13: 9780721697734

Edition: 4th 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Carolyn Jarvis, Pat Thomas, Kevin Strandberg

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This is the fourth edition of a comprehensive guide that provides all the information necessary to conduct a holistic health assessment across the life span.
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Book details

List price: $88.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 6/20/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 928
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.730
Language: English

Assessment of the Whole Person
Critical Thinking in Health Assessment
Developmental Tasks and Health Promotion Across the Life Cycle
Transcultural Considerations in Assessment
The Interview
Domestic Violence Assessment
The Complete Health History
Mental Status Assessment
Nutritional Assessment
Approach to the Clinical Setting
Assessment Techniques and the Clinical Setting
General Survey, Measurement, Vital Signs
Pain Assessment: The Fifth Vital Sign
Physical Examination
Skin, Hair, and Nails
Head and Neck, Including Regional Lymphatics
Eyes
Ears
Nose, Mouth, and Throat
Breasts and Regional Lymphatics
Thorax and Lungs
Heart and Neck Vessels
Peripheral Vascular System and Lymphatic System
Abdomen
Musculoskeletal System
Neurologic System
Male Genitalia
Anus, Rectum, and Prostate
Female Genitalia
The Pregnant Female
Integration of the Health Assessment
The Complete Health Assessment: Putting It All Together
Appendixes
NANDA-Approved Nursing Diagnoses
Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule--United States, 2003
Recommended Dietary Intakes
Pattern of Normal Prenatal Weight Gain
Body Mass Index Table
Selected Percentiles of Triceps Skinfold Thickness and Bone-Free Upper Arm Area by Height in U.S. Men, Age 25 to 54 Years, with Small, Medium, and Large Frames
Selected Percentiles of Triceps Skinfold Thickness and Bone-Free Upper Arm Area by Height in U.S. Women, Age 25 to 54 Years, with Small, Medium, and Large Frames
Percentiles of Upper Arm Circumference (mm) and Estimated Upper Arm Muscle Circumference (mm)
Frame Size by Elbow Breadth of Male and Female Adults in the United States
Standard Precautions
Transmission-Based Precautions
Sample Growth Charts for Girls and Boys (Height and Weight)
Maturational Assessment of Gestational Age (New Ballard Score)
Classification of Newborns (Both Sexes) by Intrauterine Growth and Gestational Age
Blood Pressure Levels for the 90th and 95th Percentiles of Blood Pressure for Girls Age 1 to 17 Years by Percentiles of Height
Blood Pressure Levels for the 90th and 95th Percentiles of Blood Pressure for Boys Age 1 to 17 Years by Percentiles of Height
Illustration Credits
Index