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Health Assessment in Nursing

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ISBN-10: 1451142803

ISBN-13: 9781451142808

Edition: 5th 2013 (Revised)

Authors: Janet R. Weber, Jane H. Kelley

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Health Assessment in Nursing, 5e provides all of the background needed for interviewing the client and performing assessment making this the perfect text for students learning Assessment. The unique 3-column format used for teaching students assessment techniques (Assessment Procedures/Normal Findings/Abnormal Findings) breaks the process down into easy-to-understand units. The COLDSPA mnemonic (Character, Onset, Location, Duration, Severity, Pattern, and Associated factors) provides logical structure for the patient interview helping students to remember the most essential questions to ask a client. A new chapter "Assessing Developmental Levels Across the Lifespan" focuses on psychosexual,…    
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Book details

List price: $114.99
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 10/4/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 912
Size: 8.38" wide x 10.88" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 5.038
Language: English

Nursing Data Collection, Documentation, and Analysis
Nurse's Role in Health Assessment: Collecting and Analyzing Data
Collecting Subjective Data: The Interview and Health History
Collecting Objective Data: The Physical Examination
Validating and Documenting Data
Thinking Critically to Analyze Data and Make Informed Nursing Judgments
Integrative Holistic Nursing Assessment
Assessing Mental Status and Substance Abuse
Assessing Psychosocial, Cognitive, and Moral Development
Assessing General Status and Vital Signs
Assessing Pain: The 5th Vital Sign
Assessing for Violence
Assessing Culture
Assessing Spirituality and Religious Practices
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 Neurological System
Assessing Male Genitalia and Rectum
Assessing Female Genitalia and Rectum
Pulling It All Together: Integrated Head-to-Toe Assessment
Nursing Assessment of Special Groups
Assessing Childbearing Women
Assessing Newborns and Infants
Assessing Children and Adolescents
Assessing the Elderly
Assessing Families
Assessing Communities
Nursing History Checklist
Physical Assessment Checklist
NANDA Approved Nursing Diagnoses
Selected Collaborative Problems
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