Health Assessment Demystified

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The fast, fun, demystified way for nurses to learn physical assessment techniques

Health Assessment Demystified is a self-teaching guide and subject review that helps students and practitioners understand the basics of performing a quality patient assessment. Using a building-block approach, this entertaining book breaks complex material down into brief, easy-to-remember ...

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Overview

The fast, fun, demystified way for nurses to learn physical assessment techniques

Health Assessment Demystified is a self-teaching guide and subject review that helps students and practitioners understand the basics of performing a quality patient assessment. Using a building-block approach, this entertaining book breaks complex material down into brief, easy-to-remember sections.

Features

  • Each chapter includes NCLEX-style questions and a 100-question final exam appears at the end of the book
  • Vibrant two-color design and full-color insert
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071772013
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/10/2014
  • Series: Demystified Nursing Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 314
  • Sales rank: 685,977
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Mary DiGiulio is a Nurse Practitioner who has worked as a MedSurg nurse for many years. She is on faculty at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Nursing. She is the author of Medical-Surgical Nursing Demystified.

Daria Napierkowski is affiliated with the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) in Newark, NJ.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Communication Techniques and Collecting Subjective Information
Chapter 2: Collecting Objective Information and Documentation
Chapter 3: Assessment of Vital Signs
Chapter 4: Assessment of Mental Status
Chapter 5: Assessment of the Skin, Hair, and Nails
Chapter 6: Assessment of the Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose and Throat
Chapter 7: Assessment of the Respiratory System
Chapter 8: Assessment of Cardiovascular and Peripheral Vascular System
Chapter 9: Assessment of the Abdomen, Pelvis, Anus, and Rectum
Chapter 10: Assessment of the Musculoskeletal System
Chapter 11: Assessment of the Nervous System
Chapter 12: Assessment of the Male Genitourinary System
CChapter 13: Assessment of the Female Reproductive System
Chapter 14: Assessment of the Pregnant Patient
Chapter 15: Assessment of Pain
Chapter 16: The Head to Toe Comprehensive Assessment
Chapter 17: Comprehensive Review Questions
Index

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