Advanced Health Assessment And Diagnostic Reasoning / Edition 2

Advanced Health Assessment And Diagnostic Reasoning / Edition 2

by Jacqueline Rhoads, Sandra Wiggins Petersen
     
 

"What ingredients go into a thorough health history and physical examination? How do effective interviewing skills, thorough assessment, sound clinical reasoning, and accurate documentation work together to refine our diagnostic choices? These are the kinds of questions you'll explore and answer inside this resource." Written by a noted nurse educator, this accessible… See more details below

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"What ingredients go into a thorough health history and physical examination? How do effective interviewing skills, thorough assessment, sound clinical reasoning, and accurate documentation work together to refine our diagnostic choices? These are the kinds of questions you'll explore and answer inside this resource." Written by a noted nurse educator, this accessible text guides you through the essentials of conducting a clinically relevant assessment and applies these principles to the diagnosis of specific, commonly encountered disorders.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781449699628
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
02/12/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
504
Sales rank:
191,562
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Interviewing and history taking strategies1
Ch. 2Physical examination strategies21
Ch. 3Documentation strategies32
Ch. 4Mental health disorders43
Ch. 5Integumentary disorders67
Ch. 6Eye disorders103
Ch. 7Ear disorders131
Ch. 8Nose, sinus, mouth and throat disorders164
Ch. 9Respiratory disorders203
Ch. 10Cardiovascular disorders235
Ch. 11Gastrointestinal disorders268
Ch. 12Male genitourinary disorders293
Ch. 13Female genitourinary and breast disorders320
Ch. 14Endocrine disorders366
Ch. 15Musculoskeletal disorders394
Ch. 16Neurological disorders448
App. ACAGE assessment487
App. BProviding care for diverse patient populations488

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