Telephone Health Assessment: Guidelines for Practice / Edition 1

Telephone Health Assessment: Guidelines for Practice / Edition 1

by Sandra M. Simonsen
     
 

Thoroughly revised and updated, this resource helps nurses and other health care providers accurately assess a patient's health problem over the telephone. It provides concise yet comprehensive interview questions as well as triage guidelines for the nurse to follow based on the caller's responses. Each topic is fully covered on a two-page spread with information… See more details below

Overview

Thoroughly revised and updated, this resource helps nurses and other health care providers accurately assess a patient's health problem over the telephone. It provides concise yet comprehensive interview questions as well as triage guidelines for the nurse to follow based on the caller's responses. Each topic is fully covered on a two-page spread with information readily available at a glance. Includes a documentation tablet for adult and pediatric patients.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815180241
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
47
Product dimensions:
9.13(w) x 11.08(h) x 0.68(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Cardiac Assessment2
Respiratory Assessment4
Gastrointestinal Assessment6
Abdominal Pain Assessment8
Musculoskeletal Assessment10
Head Injury Assessment12
Headache Assessment14
Neurologic Assessment16
Skin Assessment18
Eye Assessment20
Ear Assessment22
Nasal Assessment24
Throat and Mouth Assessment26
Diabetes and Blood Sugar Assessment28
Male Genitourinary Assessment30
Female Genitourinary Assessment32
Gynecologic Assessment34
Obstetric Assessment36
Perianal Assessment38
Psychosocial Assessment40
Pediatric Illness42
Child Abuse and Neglect Assessment44
Adult Abuse and Neglect Assessment45
Assessment of Common Childhood Rashes46

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