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Physical examination and health assessment

Author: Carolyn Jarvis
Publisher: Philadelphia : Saunders, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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A physical examination and assessment manual for nurses and nursing students. It features integrated developmental variations across the lifespan with age-specific content on the infant, child,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Nurses Instruction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jarvis, Carolyn.
Physical examination and health assessment.
Philadelphia : Saunders, ©2000
(OCoLC)606412233
Online version:
Jarvis, Carolyn.
Physical examination and health assessment.
Philadelphia : Saunders, ©2000
(OCoLC)607849669
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carolyn Jarvis
ISBN: 0721684246 9780721684246
OCLC Number: 40856927
Description: xx, 956 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: [Pt. 1] Assessment of the whole person. Assessment for health and illness --
Developmental tasks and health promotion across the life cycle --
Transcultural considerations in assessment --
The interview --
The complete health history --
Mental status assessment --
Nutritional assessment --
[Pt. 2] Physical examination. Assessment techniques and approach to the clinical setting --
General survey, measurement, vital signs --
Skin, hair, and nails --
Head 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 genitalia --
Anus, rectum, and prostate --
Female genitalia --
The pregnant female --
[Pt. 3] Integration of the health assessment. The complete health assessment: putting it all together --
Critical thinking in health assessment.
Responsibility: Carolyn Jarvis ; original illustrations by Pat Thomas ; assessment photographs by Kevin Strandberg.

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