Professional Guide to Assessment

Professional Guide to Assessment

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
     
 

Continuing the tradition of comprehensive coverage found in other titles of the Professional Guide Series, Professional Guide to Assessment provides in-depth, detailed, essential how-to information about patient assessment for all health professionals. This complete, yet concise reference uses a structured, organized approach to assessment, highlighting

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Continuing the tradition of comprehensive coverage found in other titles of the Professional Guide Series, Professional Guide to Assessment provides in-depth, detailed, essential how-to information about patient assessment for all health professionals. This complete, yet concise reference uses a structured, organized approach to assessment, highlighting basic as well as more advanced techniques in an easy-to-use, highly visual format appropriate for any health care professional, regardless of the practice setting. An 8-page full-color insert highlights cardiac and respiratory assessment techniques and landmarks and abnormal dermatologic findings. The appendices succinctly cover a head-to-toe assessment, a guide to laboratory test results, laboratory value changes in elderly patients, and resources for professionals, patients, and caregivers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582554037
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
02/01/2005
Series:
Professional Guide Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1Health history1
2Fundamental physical assessment techniques18
3Mental health assessment36
4Nutrition58
5Integumentary system85
6Eyes118
7Ears, nose, and throat143
8Respiratory system171
9Cardiovascular system208
10Breasts and axillae254
11Gastrointestinal system272
12Endocrine system315
13Hematologic and immune systems343
14Female genitourinary system379
15Male genitourinary system412
16Musculoskeletal system433
17Neurologic system465
18Assessing the pregnant patient520
19Assessing the neonate563
AppQuick-reference guide to laboratory test results596
AppQuick guide to head-to-toe assessment608
AppNormal laboratory value changes in elderly patients622
AppResources for professionals, patients, and caregivers626

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