Lab Manual for Health Assessment in Nursing / Edition 5


Lab Manual for Health Assessment in Nursing, 5e serves as a laboratory manual and a study guide for the student. Each chapter of the lab manual corresponds to a chapter in the main textbook assisting students with comprehending and applying the theoretical content. Students will fully develop their assessment skills using the new interview guides and assessment guides. Students will also develop independence and readiness for test-taking by answering questions designed to hone these skills. Critical thinking skills are further developed when students participate in the Critical Thinking and Case Study activities.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781469831893
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health
  • Publication date: 11/25/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eTextbook
  • Edition description: New edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 304
  • File size: 34 MB
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Table of Contents

 Unit 1: Nursing Data Collection, Documentation, and Analysis

Chapter 1

Nurse’s Role in Health Assessment: Collecting and Analyzing Data

Chapter 2

Collecting Subjective Data: The Interview and Health History

Chapter 3

Collecting Objective Data: The Physical Examination

Chapter 4

Validating and Documenting Data

Chapter 5

Thinking Critically to Analyze Data and Make Informed Nursing Judgments

Unit 2: Integrative Holistic Nursing Assessment

Chapter 6

Assessing Mental Status and Substance Abuse

Chapter 7

 Assessing Psychosocial, Cognitive, and Moral Development

Chapter 8

Assessing General Status and Vital Signs

Chapter 9

Assessing Pain: The 5th Vital Sign

Chapter 10

Assessing for Violence

Chapter 11

Assessing Culture

Chapter 12

Assessing Spirituality and Religious Practices

Chapter 13

 Assessing Nutritional Status

Unit 3: Nursing Assessment of Physical Systems

Chapter 14

Assessing Skin, Hair, and Nails

Chapter 15

Assessing Head and Neck

Chapter 16

Assessing Eyes

Chapter 17

Assessing Ears

Chapter 18

Assessing Mouth, Throat, Nose, and Sinuses

Chapter 19

Assessing Thorax and Lungs

Chapter 20

Assessing Breasts and Lymphatic System

Chapter 21

Assessing Heart and Neck Vessels

Chapter 22

Assessing Peripheral Vascular System

Chapter 23

Assessing Abdomen

Chapter 24

Assessing Musculoskeletal System

Chapter 25

Assessing Neurological System

Chapter 26

Assessing Male Genitalia and Rectum

Chapter 27

Assessing Female Genitalia and Rectum

Chapter 28

Pulling It All Together: Integrated Head-to-Toe Assessment

Unit 4: Nursing Assessment of Special Groups

Chapter 29

Assessing Childbearing Women

Chapter 30

Assessing Newborns and Infants

Chapter 31

Assessing Children and Adolescents

Chapter 32

Assessing Older Adults

Chapter 33

Assessing Families

Chapter 34

Assessing Communities


Answer Key

Diagnostic Reasoning Guides

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