Pocket Companion for Physical Examination and Health Assessment / Edition 6

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This portable, pocket-sized companion to Jarvis' PHYSICAL EXAMINATION AND HEALTH ASSESSMENT, 3rd Edition, provides on-the-spot access on the how-to's of health history taking, conducting a physical examination, and charting and recording the results. This handy reference tool features an attractive, all-new 4-color design, and includes special material on pediatric, pregnant, and aging populations, as well as transcultural content.

This book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781437714425
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 5/11/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 562
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 The Interview and Health History 1
Ch. 2 Mental Status 8
Ch. 3 Assessment Techniques and Approach to the Clinical Setting 14
Ch. 4 The General Survey, Measurement, Vital Signs 19
Ch. 5 Skin, Hair, and Nails 29
Ch. 6 Head and Neck 47
Ch. 7 Eyes 54
Ch. 8 Ears 71
Ch. 9 Nose, Mouth, and Throat 82
Ch. 10 Breasts and Axillae 93
Ch. 11 Thorax and Lungs 104
Ch. 12 Heart and Neck Vessels 118
Ch. 13 Abdomen 135
Ch. 14 Peripheral Vascular System 147
Ch. 15 Musculoskeletal System 157
Ch. 16 Neurologic System 178
Ch. 17 Male Genitalia 204
Ch. 18 Female Genitalia 212
Ch. 19 Anus, Rectum, and Prostate 229
Ch. 20 Integration of the Complete Physical Examination 234
Illustration Credits 244
References 244
Index 245
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