Pocket Guide for Nursing Health Assessment: A Best Practice Approach

Pocket Guide for Nursing Health Assessment: A Best Practice Approach

by Sharon Jensen, Nancy George
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1582558469

ISBN-13: 9781582558462

Pub. Date: 11/10/2010

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This full-color spiral-bound pocket guide provides quick access to all aspects of the nursing health history and physical examination. It includes a quick guide to assessing the hospitalized patient and key topics and questions for health promotion, common symptoms, and sentinel symptoms requiring immediate medical intervention. This clinical guide is a perfect

Overview

This full-color spiral-bound pocket guide provides quick access to all aspects of the nursing health history and physical examination. It includes a quick guide to assessing the hospitalized patient and key topics and questions for health promotion, common symptoms, and sentinel symptoms requiring immediate medical intervention. This clinical guide is a perfect companion to Jensen's Nursing Health Assessment: A Best Practice Approach.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582558462
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
11/10/2010
Pages:
552
Product dimensions:
4.20(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Basic Assessment Concepts

  • Ch. 1: Interview and Health History
  • Ch. 2: Overview of Physical Examination

General Health Assessments

  • Ch. 3: General Survey, Vital Signs, and Pain Assessment
  • Ch. 4: Nutrition Assessment
  • Ch. 5: Mental Health Assessment

Regional Examinations

  • Ch. 6: Skin, Hair, and Nails Assessment
  • Ch. 7: Head and Neck Assessment
  • Ch. 8: Eyes Assessment
  • Ch. 9: Ears Assessment
  • Ch. 10: Nose, Sinuses, Mouth, and Throat Assessment
  • Ch. 11: Thorax and Lungs Assessment
  • Ch. 12: Heart and Neck Vessels Assessment
  • Ch. 13: Peripheral Vascular with Lymphatics Assessment
  • Ch. 14: Breasts with Lymphatics Assessment
  • Ch. 15: Abdominal Assessment
  • Ch. 16: Musculoskeletal Assessment
  • Ch. 17: Neurological Assessment
  • Ch. 18: Male Genitalia and Rectum Assessment
  • Ch. 19: Female Genitalia and Rectum Assessment

Health Assessment Across the Lifespan

  • Ch. 20: Adult Head-to-Toe Examination
  • Ch. 21: Pregnant Women
  • Ch. 22: Children
  • Ch. 23: Older Adults

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