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Signs & symptoms [electronic resource] : a 2-in-1 reference for nurses.
imprint
Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2005 [i.e. 2004].
description
vi, 762 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
1582553181 (alk. paper)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2005 [i.e. 2004].
isbn
1582553181 (alk. paper)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
catalogue key
8063730
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 734) and index.
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SciTech Book News, June 2004
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Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
This 2-in-1 reference presents vital information signs and symptoms in two practical, helpful ways on every page. The wide inner column contains detailed narrative text; the narrow outer column contains brief bulletted summaries of the same information.
Main Description
This unique 2-in-1 reference presents vital information on signs and symptoms in two practical, helpful ways on every page. The wide inner column of each page contains detailed narrative text on the sign or symptom, emergency interventions, history, physical assessment, medical and other causes, patient counseling, and pediatric and geriatric pointers. The narrow outer column contains brief bulleted summaries of the same information. This page layout enables nurses to quickly scan the bulleted points in the outer column and jump to detailed information as needed without turning the page. Coverage includes over 200 signs and symptoms, arranged in alphabetical order.
Table of Contents
The outline includes A to Z chapters and supplementary information as below: Signs and symptoms (in alphabetical order)
Appendices: Less common signs and symptoms
Selected references
Each entry includes: Introduction
Emergency interventions (as appropriate)
History
Physical assessment
Medical causes
Other causes
Special considerations
Pediatric pointers (as appropriate)
Geriatric pointers (as appropriate)
Patient counseling
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