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Physical examination & health assessment

Author: Carolyn Jarvis
Publisher: St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier/Saunders, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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With an easy-to-read approach and unmatched learning support, Physical Examination & Health Assessment, 6th edition offers a clear, logical, and holistic approach to physical exam across the lifespan. Detailed illustrations, summary checklists, and new learning resources ensure that you learn all the skills you need to know. This gold standard in physical exam reflects what is going on in nursing today with coverage  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carolyn Jarvis
ISBN: 9781437701517 1437701515
OCLC Number: 709606358
Description: xv, 880 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: Evidence-based assessment --
Cultural competence : cultural care --
The interview --
The complete health history --
Mental status assessment --
Substance use assessment --
Domestic violence assessment --
Assessment techniques and the clinical setting --
General survey, measurement, vital signs --
Pain assessment : the fifth vital sign --
Nutritional assessment --
Skin, hair, and nails --
Head, face, and neck, including regional lymphatics --
Eyes --
Ears --
Nose, mouth, and throat --
Breasts and regional lymphatics --
Thorax and lungs --
Heart and neck vessels --
Peripheral vascular system and lymphatic system --
Abdomen --
Musculoskeletal system --
Neurologic system --
Male genitourinary system --
Anus, rectum, and prostate --
Female genitourinary system --
The complete health assessment : putting it all together --
Bedside assessment of the hospitalized adult --
The pregnant woman --
Functional assessment of the older adult.
Other Titles: Physical examination and health assessment
Responsibility: Carolyn Jarvis ; original illustrations by Pat Thomas ; assessment photographs by Kevin Strandberg.

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Offers an approach to physical exam across the lifespan. This title includes illustrations, summary checklists, and learning resources which ensure that you learn various skills you need to know.  Read more...

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