Health Assessment Through the Life Span, 4th Edition, for PDA, based on Hogstel's Health Assessment Through the Life Span, powered by Skyscape (CD-ROM version) / Edition 4

Health Assessment Through the Life Span, 4th Edition, for PDA, based on Hogstel's Health Assessment Through the Life Span, powered by Skyscape (CD-ROM version) / Edition 4

by F.A. Davis Company, Linda Cox Curry
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803617755

ISBN-13: 9780803617759

Pub. Date: 06/30/2006

Publisher: F. A. Davis Company

Download Free Trial!IMPORTANT: Because we provide downloadable trial versions of all our PDA software, please note that PDA product purchases are non-refundable. Health Assessment Through the Life Span, 4th Edition, for PDA (RnAssess4T) is an information-packed, easy-to-use pocket guide that serves as a reference for nurses and nursing students working in clinical…  See more details below

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Download Free Trial!IMPORTANT: Because we provide downloadable trial versions of all our PDA software, please note that PDA product purchases are non-refundable. Health Assessment Through the Life Span, 4th Edition, for PDA (RnAssess4T) is an information-packed, easy-to-use pocket guide that serves as a reference for nurses and nursing students working in clinical settings. Organized by body systems, the focus of this updated edition remains on assessing, documenting, and reporting the current status and changes in the condition of patients for all age groups. Key Features:Added focus on pain assessment and documentation, which is now required by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (JCAHO). Expanded coverage of dental history and problems, obesity and diabetes, assessment of mental symptoms and behavior, and abuse and/or neglect. Additional color figures further illustrate procedures. Tables and appendices are revised and updated. More pediatric coverage on breast development for children, abuse, and asthma. More geriatric coverage on assessing edema, circulation and skin problems, nutritional needs, medications, and vitamins. Focuses on health promotion and wellness, community resources, payment mechanisms, specialized communication techniques based on age, ethnicity, and culture, and the use of alternative and complementary therapies. Clinical alert sections detail, in color, special instructions for assessments or concerns related to findings. With Skyscape's patented smARTlinkT technology, RnAssess4T can easily cross-index with other titles from Skyscape to provide a powerful and integrated source of clinical information that you can carry with you wherever you go! System requirements: Palm OS® 3.5 or higher:requires 2.6 MB of memory Windows MobileT 5 or Pocket PC 2002/2003:requires 2.5 MB of memory Windows 98/2000/ME/XP/Tablet PC:requires 4.4 MB of memory

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803617759
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Publication date:
06/30/2006
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1The client interview and health history1
Ch. 1Overview of the nursing process1
Ch. 2Communication skills4
Ch. 3Health history guidelines18
Pt. 2The physical examination59
Ch. 4Physical examination guidelines59
Pt. 3Body organ and system assessment75
Ch. 5General overview (with examples)75
Ch. 6Integument90
Ch. 7Head112
Ch. 8Neck119
Ch. 9Eyes127
Ch. 10Ears142
Ch. 11Nose and sinuses153
Ch. 12Mouth and throat159
Ch. 13Lungs and thorax170
Ch. 14Breasts and axillae186
Ch. 15Cardiovascular system197
Ch. 16Abdomen210
Ch. 17Musculoskeletal system226
Ch. 18Neurologic system242
Ch. 19Male genitourinary system and rectum261
Ch. 20Female genitourinary system and rectum272
Ch. 21Pregnancy282
App. ANANDA-approved nursing diagnoses303
App. BAge categories and labels and words used for older people309
App. CSample health history form313
App. DSample mental status assessment flow sheet319
App. EThe Folstein mini-mental state examination (test of cognitive function)325
App. FKatz index of independence in activities of daily living329
App. GApgar scoring system333
App. HRecommended childhood, adolescent, and adult immunization schedule335
App. IExamples of pediatric developmental milestones339
App. JSample of community resources available for older people343
App. KSample adult physical assessment form with guide345
App. LSeven warning signs of cancer355
App. MSuggested schedule of health screening for people age 65 and older with no symptoms357
App. NFood guide pyramid361
App. OHealthy weight charts and body mass index (BMI)363
App. PPhysical signs of malnutrition and deficiency state369
App. QA guide for healthy aging371
App. RRecommended dietary nutrients and sources373
App. SGlasgow coma scale379
App. TClient positions381
App. UConversion rules383
App. VWeights and measures385
App. WFahrenheit and Celsius scales389
App. XMedication card391
App. YNewborn physical assessment guide393

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