Health Assessment Through the Life Span

ISBN-10: 0803612931

ISBN-13: 9780803612938

Edition: 4th 2005 (Revised)

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List price: $42.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Publication date: 4/6/2005
Binding: Paperback
Size: 4.25" wide x 7.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

The client interview and health history
Overview of the nursing process
Communication skills
Health history guidelines
The physical examination
Physical examination guidelines
Body organ and system assessment
General overview (with examples)
Nose and sinuses
Mouth and throat
Lungs and thorax
Breasts and axillae
Cardiovascular system
Musculoskeletal system
Neurologic system
Male genitourinary system and rectum
Female genitourinary system and rectum
NANDA-approved nursing diagnoses
Age categories and labels and words used for older people
Sample health history form
Sample mental status assessment flow sheet
The Folstein mini-mental state examination (test of cognitive function)
Katz index of independence in activities of daily living
Apgar scoring system
Recommended childhood, adolescent, and adult immunization schedule
Examples of pediatric developmental milestones
Sample of community resources available for older people
Sample adult physical assessment form with guide
Seven warning signs of cancer
Suggested schedule of health screening for people age 65 and older with no symptoms
Food guide pyramid
Healthy weight charts and body mass index (BMI)
Physical signs of malnutrition and deficiency state
A guide for healthy aging
Recommended dietary nutrients and sources
Glasgow coma scale
Client positions
Conversion rules
Weights and measures
Fahrenheit and Celsius scales
Medication card
Newborn physical assessment guide
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