Student Laboratory Manual for Physical Examination & Health Assessment - Pageburst Digital Book (Retail Access Card) / Edition 6

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Reinforce your understanding of essential examination and assessment skills and with this lab manual companion to Carolyn Jarvis' Physical Examination and Health Assessment, 6th Edition. A wide variety of checklists, activities, and exercises challenge you to apply your knowledge and provide hands-on practice.

  • A variety of review questions and study activities test your understanding of key points and procedures:
    • Short answer
    • Fill-in-the-blank
    • Multiple-choice
    • Matching
    • Anatomy labeling exercises
  • Regional write-up sheets familiarize you with physical examination forms and provide practice for recording narrative accounts of patient history and examination findings.
  • Reading assignments help you review relevant textbook content with convenient chapter and page references.
  • Clinical objectives for each chapter help you study more effectively.
  • A comprehensive glossary provides fast, easy access to key terms and definitions from the textbook.
  • New assessment tools and updated illustrations test your retention and understanding.
  • Updated evidence-based practice guidelines throughout the manual reflect the most current research and assessment practices.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781455736942
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 4/21/2011
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 344
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Unit 1: Assessment of the Whole Person

1. Evidence-Based Assessment

2. Cultural Competence: Cultural Care

3. The Interview

4. The Complete Health History

5. Mental Status Assessment

6. Substance Use Assessment NEW!

7. Domestic Violence Assessment

Unit 2: Approach to the Clinical Setting

8. Assessment Techniques and the Clinical Setting

9. General Survey, Measurements, Vital Signs

10. Pain Assessment: The Fifth Vital Sign

11. Nutritional Assessment

Unit 3: Physical Examination

12. Skin, Hair, and Nails

13. Head, Face, and Neck, Including Regional Lymphatics

14. Eyes

15. Ears

16. Nose, Mouth, and Throat

17. Breasts and Regional Lymphatics

18. Thorax and Lungs

19. Heart and neck Vessels

20. Peripheral Vascular System and Lymphatic System

21. Abdomen

22. Musculoskeletal System

23. Neurologic System

24. Male Genitourinary System

25. Anus, Rectum, and Prostate

26. Female Genitourinary System

Unit 4: Integration of the Health Assessment

27. The Complete Health Assessment: Putting It All Together

28. Bedside Assessment of the Hospitalized Patient

29. The Pregnant Woman

30. Functional Assessment of the Older Adult

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