Pocket Companion for Physical Examination & Health Assessment / Edition 5

Pocket Companion for Physical Examination & Health Assessment / Edition 5

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by Carolyn Jarvis, Pat Thomas
     
 

ISBN-10: 141603854X

ISBN-13: 9781416038542

Pub. Date: 11/02/2007

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Ideal for quick reference in the clinical setting, this guide summarizes essential assessment skills with color pathology photos and illustrations, examination steps for each body system, normal versus abnormal findings, lifespan and cross-cultural considerations, nursing diagnoses, and summary checklists.  See more details below

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Ideal for quick reference in the clinical setting, this guide summarizes essential assessment skills with color pathology photos and illustrations, examination steps for each body system, normal versus abnormal findings, lifespan and cross-cultural considerations, nursing diagnoses, and summary checklists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416038542
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
11/02/2007
Series:
Pocket Companion Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1The Interview and Health History1
Ch. 2Mental Status8
Ch. 3Assessment Techniques and Approach to the Clinical Setting14
Ch. 4The General Survey, Measurement, Vital Signs19
Ch. 5Skin, Hair, and Nails29
Ch. 6Head and Neck47
Ch. 7Eyes54
Ch. 8Ears71
Ch. 9Nose, Mouth, and Throat82
Ch. 10Breasts and Axillae93
Ch. 11Thorax and Lungs104
Ch. 12Heart and Neck Vessels118
Ch. 13Abdomen135
Ch. 14Peripheral Vascular System147
Ch. 15Musculoskeletal System157
Ch. 16Neurologic System178
Ch. 17Male Genitalia204
Ch. 18Female Genitalia212
Ch. 19Anus, Rectum, and Prostate229
Ch. 20Integration of the Complete Physical Examination234
Illustration Credits244
References244
Index245

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