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Health Assessment in Nursing / Edition 4

Health Assessment in Nursing / Edition 4

by Janet R. Weber
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    ISBN-13: 2900781781601
    Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
    Publication date: 10/19/2009
    Series: Fourth Edition
    Edition description: Fourth, North American Edition
    Pages: 896
    Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

    Table of Contents

    Unit 1: Nursing Data Collection, Documentation, and Analysis

    Chapter 1

    Nurse’s Role in Health Assessment: Collecting and Analyzing Data

    Chapter 2

    Collecting Subjective Data: The Interview and Health History

    Chapter 3

    Collecting Objective Data: The Physical Examination

    Chapter 4

    Validating and Documenting Data

    Chapter 5

    Thinking Critically to Analyze Data and Make Informed Nursing Judgments

    Unit 2: Integrative Holistic Nursing Assessment

    Chapter 6

    Assessing Mental Status and Substance Abuse

    Chapter 7

     Assessing Psychosocial, Cognitive, and Moral Development

    Chapter 8

    Assessing General Status and Vital Signs

    Chapter 9

    Assessing Pain: The 5th Vital Sign

    Chapter 10

    Assessing for Violence

    Chapter 11

    Assessing Culture

    Chapter 12

    Assessing Spirituality and Religious Practices

    Chapter 13

     Assessing Nutritional Status

    Unit 3: Nursing Assessment of Physical Systems

    Chapter 14

    Assessing Skin, Hair, and Nails

    Chapter 15

    Assessing Head and Neck

    Chapter 16

    Assessing Eyes

    Chapter 17

    Assessing Ears

    Chapter 18

    Assessing Mouth, Throat, Nose, and Sinuses

    Chapter 19

    Assessing Thorax and Lungs

    Chapter 20

    Assessing Breasts and Lymphatic System

    Chapter 21

    Assessing Heart and Neck Vessels

    Chapter 22

    Assessing Peripheral Vascular System

    Chapter 23

    Assessing Abdomen

    Chapter 24

    Assessing Musculoskeletal System

    Chapter 25

    Assessing Neurologic System

    Chapter 26

    Assessing Male Genitalia and Rectum

    Chapter 27

    Assessing Female Genitalia and Rectum

    Chapter 28

    Pulling It All Together: Integrated Head-to-Toe Assessment

    Unit 4: Nursing Assessment of Special Groups

    Chapter 29

    Assessing Childbearing Women

    Chapter 30

    Assessing Newborns and Infants

    Chapter 31

    Assessing Children and Adolescents

    Chapter 32

    Assessing Older Adults

    Chapter 33

    Assessing Families

    Chapter 34

    Assessing Communities



    A: Nursing History Checklist

    B: Physical Assessment Checklist

    C: NANDA Approved Nursing Diagnoses

    D: Selected Collaborative Problems

    E: Canada’s Food Guide


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