Health Assessment and Physical Examination / Edition 1

Health Assessment and Physical Examination / Edition 1

by Mary Ellen Zator Estes
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0827371470

ISBN-13: 9780827371477

Pub. Date: 09/28/1997

Publisher: Cengage Learning


This full-color comprehensive health assessment text offers nursing students a complete visual and written account of the health history interview, physical assessment skills, and clinical examination techniques. The IPPA method of examination (Inspection, Palpation, Percussion, Auscultation) is applied to body systems for a complete, detailed physical assessment.

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This full-color comprehensive health assessment text offers nursing students a complete visual and written account of the health history interview, physical assessment skills, and clinical examination techniques. The IPPA method of examination (Inspection, Palpation, Percussion, Auscultation) is applied to body systems for a complete, detailed physical assessment. The ENAP format (Examination, Normal Findings, Abnormal Findings, Pathophysiology) is followed for every IPPA technique, providing a useful, valuable fund of information. Pathophysiology is included for each abnormal finding, acknowledging that nurses' clinical decisions need to be based on scientific rationale. Supplements Classroom Manager 0-8273-7148-9 - 8 1/2" x 11", 224 pages, 4-Color, Casebound Clinical Companion for Health Assessment and Physical Examination 0-8273-8243-X - 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", 384 pages, 2-color, paperbound Student Lab Manual 0-7668-0911-0 - 240 pages

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780827371477
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
09/28/1997
Series:
Nursing Education Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
844
Product dimensions:
8.87(w) x 11.36(h) x 1.51(d)

Table of Contents


THE NURSING PROCESS: Assessment. Nursing Diagnosis. Planning. Implementation. Evaluation. Critical Pathways. Documenting the Nursing Process. THE PATIENT INTERVIEW: The Patient Interview. Factors Influencing the Interview. Stages of the Interview Process. Factors Affecting Communication. Effective Interviewing Techniques. Interviewing the Patient with Special Needs. THE COMPLETE HEALTH HISTORY: Types of Health History. Preparing for the Health History. Computerized Health History. Identifying Information. The Complete Health History Assessment Tool. Documenting the Complete Health History.The System Specific Health History. DEVELOPMENTAL ASSESSMENT: Developmental Theories. Developmental Stages, Tasks, and Life Events. Developmental Assessment Tools. Case Study: The Patient with Recent Physical Limitations Related to Growth and Development. CULTURAL ASSESSMENT: Culturally Competent Nursing Care. Basic Concepts Associated with Culturally Competent Assessments. Case Study: Mexican American Patient Recently Relocated to the Metropolitan Washington, D. C. Area. SPIRITUAL ASSESSMENT: Spirituality and Religion. Spiritual Theory. Holistic Health and Spirituality. Spirituality and the Nursing Process. Case Study: The Spiritual Side of the Withdrawal of Life Support. NUTRITIONAL ASSESSMENT: Dietary Guidelines. Nutrients. Nutrition Through the Life Cycle. Cultural Differences. Health History. Equipment. Nutritional Assessment. Physical Assessment. Case Study: The Patient with Anorexia Nervosa. PHYSICAL ASSESSMENT TECHNIQUES: Aspects of Physical Assessment. Assessment Techniques. Equipment. GENERAL ASSESSMENT AND VITAL SIGNS: Equipment. General Assessment. Vital Signs. SKIN, HAIR, AND NAILS: Anatomy and Physiology. Health History. Equipment. Assessment of the Skin, Hair, and Nails. Gerontological Variations. Case Study: The Patient with Scabies. HEAD AND NECK: Anatomy and Physiology. Health History. Equipment. Assessment of the Head and Neck. Gerontological Variations. Case Study: The Patient with Thyromegaly. EYES, EARS, NOSE, MOUTH, AND THROAT: Anatomy and Physiology. Health History. Equipment. Assessment of the Eye. Assessment of the Ear. Assessment of the Nose. Assessment of the Sinuses. Assessment of the Mouth and Throat. Gerontological Variations. Case Study: The Patient with Bacterial Pharyngitis. BREASTS AND REGIONAL NODES: Anatomy and Physiology. Health History. Equipment. Assessment of the Female Breasts and Regional Nodes. Diagnostic Techniques. Gerontological Variations. Case Study: The Patient with Fibroadenoma of the Left Breast. THORAX AND LUNGS: Anatomy. Physiology. Health History. Equipment. Assessment of the Thorax and Lungs. Gerontological Variations. Case Study: The Patient with a Pneumothorax. HEART AND PERIPHERAL VASCULATURE: Anatomy and Physiology. Health History. Equipment. Assessment of the Precordium. Assessment of the Peripheral Vasculature. Gerontological Variations. Case Study: The Patient with Congestive Heart Failure. ABDOMEN: Anatomy and Physiology. Health History. Equipment. Assessment of the Abdomen. Gerontological Variations. Case Study: The Patient with Liver Failure. MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM: Anatomy and Physiology. Health History. Equipment. Assessment of the Musculoskeletal System. Gerontological Variations. Case Study: The Patient with Severe Degenerative Joint Disease of the Hip. MENTAL STATUS AND NEUROLOGICAL TECHNIQUES: Anatomy and Physiology. Health History. Equipment. Assessment of the Neurological System. Gerontological Variations. Case Study: The Patient with a Stroke. FEMALE GENITALIA: Anatomy and Physiology. The Female Reproductive Cycle. Health History. Equipment. Assessment of the Female Genitalia. Gerontological Variations. Case Study: The Patient with Pelvic Inflammatory Disease. MALE GENITALIA: Anatomy. Physiology. Health History. Equipment. Assessment of the Male Genitalia. Gerontological Variations. Case Study: The Patient with Urethritis. ANUS, RECTUM, AND PROSTATE: Anatomy and Physiology. Health History. Equipment. Assessment of the Anus, Rectum, and Prostate. Gerontological Variations. Case Study: The Patient with Hemorrhoids. PREGNANT PATIENT: Anatomy and Physiology. Health History. Equipment. Assessment of the Pregnant Patient. Case Study: The Pregnant Patient. PEDIATRIC PATIENT: Physical Growth. Anatomy and Physiology. Health History. Equipment. Physical Assessment. Case Study: The Patient with Congenital Heart Disease. THE COMPLETE HEALTH AND PHYSICAL ASSESSMENT: Legal Considerations. Ethical Considerations. Health History. Physical Assessment. Laboratory and Diagnostic Data. Documentation Conclusion. Case Study: The Patient with Pneumonia. References and Bibliography. Glossary. Index..

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