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Assessment made incredibly easy!
edition
3rd ed.
imprint
Philadelphia, PA : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2005.
description
vi, 378 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
ISBN
1582553912 (alk. paper)
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imprint
Philadelphia, PA : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2005.
isbn
1582553912 (alk. paper)
contents note
Health history -- Fundamental physical assessment techniques -- Nutritional assessment -- Mental health -- Skin, hair, and nails -- Eyes -- Ears, nose, and throat -- Respiratory system -- Cardiovascular system -- Breasts and axillae -- Gastrointestinal system -- Female genitourinary system -- Male genitourinary system -- Musculoskeletal system -- Neurologic system.
catalogue key
5872588
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 372) and index.
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The first - and only - reference that makes assessment incredibly easy! Amazing! An assessment guide that's fact-filled, friendly, and fun. Now revised and fully up-to-date. Invites you to learn Assessment Made Incredibly Easy, Third Edition, provides: * detailed photographs and crystal-clear illustrations that show correct assessment techniques, anatomic structures, and more * easy-to-read text that clarifies tough topics, such as recognizing abnormal respiratory patterns, evaluating breast lumps, and more * a lighthearted approach to building assessment skills. Incredibly thorough Covers all aspects of assessment, including: * effectively communicating with patients to obtain an accurate health history * skillfully performing physical assessment techniques * assessing all major body systems * recognizing and interpreting hundreds of abnormal findings. Better than ever! This new edition has even more features that make your assessments a breeze: * Interpretation station - provides surefire guidelines for interpreting assessment findings quickly and easily * Ages and stages - pinpoint age-related variations in assessment findings * That's a wrap - concise reviews of the chapter essentials.
Main Description
Completely updated for its Third Edition, this book presents assessment skills in the Incredibly Easy! format that makes learning fun. Using light-hearted humor, the text provides the know-how nurses need to interview patients, obtain complete health histories, perform physical examinations, and interpret findings. Reader-friendly features include abundant photographs, illustrations, cartoons, checklists, and chapter summaries. This edition's expanded Practice Makes Perfect section includes NCLEX(R)-style questions and answers. New charts at the end of each body system chapter review abnormal findings and what conditions those findings might indicate. This edition also provides more information on age-related assessment differences.
Main Description
Completely updated for its Third Edition, this book presents assessment skills in the Incredibly Easy! format that makes learning fun. Using light-hearted humor, the text provides the know-how nurses need to interview patients, obtain complete health histories, perform physical examinations, and interpret findings. Reader-friendly features include abundant photographs, illustrations, cartoons, checklists, and chapter summaries. This edition's expanded Practice Makes Perfect section includes NCLEX-style questions and answers. New charts at the end of each body system chapter review abnormal findings and what conditions those findings might indicate. This edition also provides more information on age-related assessment differences.
Table of Contents
Beginning the assessmentp. 1
Health historyp. 3
Fundamental physical assessment techniquesp. 23
Nutritional assessmentp. 41
Mental health assessmentp. 57
Assessing body systemsp. 69
Skin, hair, and nailsp. 71
Eyesp. 97
Ears, nose, and throatp. 121
Respiratory systemp. 149
Cardiovascular systemp. 179
Breasts and axillaep. 209
Gastrointestinal systemp. 227
Female genitourinary systemp. 251
Male genitourinary systemp. 277
Musculoskeletal systemp. 297
Neurologic systemp. 321
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