Mosby's Assessment Memory NoteCards: Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses / Edition 2

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Use this set of colorful cards to review concepts in physical examination and health assessment! With 80 full-color cartoons covering key concepts, Mosby's Assessment Memory NoteCards, 2nd Edition uses humor and mnemonics to make studying easier and more fun. These durable, detachable cards are useful in preparing for the NCLEX® or classroom exams, as a clinical reference, for writing care plans, or for patient teaching information. Created by nursing educators JoAnn Zerwekh, MSN, EdD, RN, and Tom Gaglione, RN, MSN, this convenient study tool may be used as either a spiral-bound notebook or as individual flashcards.

80 full-color illustrated mnemonics cover key assessment procedures and tips.
Sturdy, spiral-bound cards offer durability as well as portability.
Colored tabs make it easy to find topics.
Concise What You Need to Know monographs on each card provide more detailed information and specific nursing implications.
Unique! Color highlights emphasize four central topics:

• Abnormal findings in pink
• Common clinical findings in blue
• Important nursing implications in yellow
• Patient teaching in green

24 new new or revised cartoons cover current assessment topics, including these new cards:

• Electronic Health Record
• Symptom Analysis—OLDCARTS
• Focused Assessment
• Urine Ten Dipstick
• Follow the Lines from Client to Port

Theimage collection, nowpart of theEvolve Instructor Resources, allows instructors access tothe complete set of80 full-colorillustrations from Mosby'sAssessment Memory NoteCards with qualified adoption.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323067454
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 8/20/2010
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 442,558
  • Product dimensions: 4.00 (w) x 6.60 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

General Types of Assessment and Documentation Cultural Assessment Community Assessment Assessment of the Community—Windshield Survey Assessment for Learning Spiritual Assessment Grief and Loss Assessment Suicide Risk Assessment Communication Assessment Assessment of Thermoregulation Nutritional History Assessment Assessment of Sleep—Physical Assessment Electronic Health Record NEW! I-SBAR-R NEW! Obtaining Health Information Obtaining Health Information Health History Interviewing Subjective vs. Objective Signs and Symptoms Symptom Analysis—OLDCARTS NEW! Focused Assessment NEW! Assessment of Mental Status Physical Assessment Assessment by Palpation Assessment by Auscultation Assessment of the Pulse Assessment of Blood Pressure Assessment of Orthostatic (Postural) Hypotension Assessment of the Skin Assessment of Skin Functions Assessment of the Hair Assessment of the Nails Assessment of the Head Assessment of the Neck and Lymph Nodes Assessment of the Eye Assessment of the Ear Assessment of the Nose Assessment of the Mouth and Throat—Questions Assessment of the Mouth and Throat Assessment of the Breast Breast Examination Breast Self-Examination Assessment of the Thorax and Lungs (Inspection of the Posterior Chest) Assessment of the Thorax and Lungs (Inspection of the Anterior Chest) Assessment of the Heart (Areas and Descriptions for Assessment) Assessment of the Heart and Vascular Neck Assessment of Heart Sounds Assessment of Blood Vessels and Lymphatic System—Questions Physical Assessment of Blood Vessels and Lymphatic System Five Ps of Neurovascular Assessment Assessment of the Abdomen—Questions Assessment of the Abdomen—Inspect and Auscultate Assessment of the Abdomen—Percuss and Palpate Assessment of the Musculoskeletal System—Questions Assessment of the Musculoskeletal System—Physical Assessment Assessment of Male Genitalia—Questions Assessment of Male Genitalia Testicular Self-Examination (TSE) Assessment of Female Genitalia—Questions Assessment of Female Genitalia Assessment of the Lower GI Tract—Questions Assessment of the Lower GI Tract—Rectal Examination Assessment of the Neurologic System—Questions Assessment of the Neurologic System—Tools of the Trade Assessment of the Neurologic System—Cranial Nerves 1-6 Assessment of the Neurologic System—Cranial Nerves 7-12 Assessment of the Neurologic System—Inspection and Movement Assessment of the Neurologic System—Testing Senses and Reflexes Assessment of the Neurologic System—Pupillary Check Urine Ten Dipstick NEW! Follow the Lines from Client to Port NEW! Assessment Considerations Across the Lifespan Assessment of Pregnancy—Three Ps Assessment of Pregnancy—Inspection Assessment of Pregnancy—Physical Assessment Assessment of Infants (Birth to 1 Year) Assessment of Toddlers (1 to 3 Years) Assessment of Preschoolers (3 to 6 Years) Assessment of School-Age Children (6 to 12 Years) Assessment of Adolescents (12 to 19 Years) Assessment in Early Adulthood (20 to 40 Years) Assessment in Middle Adulthood (40 to 60 Years) Assessment in Older Adulthood (60 to 80+ Years)

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