Jarvis, Carolyn,

Pocket companion for physical examination & health assessment / Pocket companion for physical examination and health assessment Carolyn Jarvis, PhD, APN, CNP, Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Illinois and Family Nurse Practitioner, Bloomington, Illinois ; Ann Eckhardt, PhD, RN, Associate Professor of Nursing, Illinois Weslyan University, Bloomington, Illinois ; original illustrations by Pat Thomas, CMI, FAMI, East Troy, Wisconsin ; assessment photographs by Kevin Strandberg, Professor of Art, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Illinois. - Eighth edition. - iv, 300 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 cm

Companion volume to author's Physical examination & health assessment, 8th edition ©2020.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-286) and index.

The interview and health history -- Mental status -- Assessment techniques and the clinical setting -- General survey, measurement, vital signs, and pain assessment -- Skin, hair, and nails -- Head, face, and neck, including regional lymphatics -- Eyes -- Ears -- Nose, mouth, and throat -- Breasts and axillae, including regional lymphatics -- Thorax and lungs -- Heart and neck vessels -- Peripheral vascular system and lymphatics -- Abdomen -- Musculoskeletal system -- Neurologic system -- Male genitourinary system -- Female genitourinary system -- Anus, rectum, and prostate -- Integration of the complete physical examination -- Bedside assessment and electronic health recording.

Designed for quick reference in the clinical setting, this portable companion to the author's Physical Examination and Health Assessment, 8th Edition summarizes essential assessment skills and techniques for the most effective physical examinations. It provides full-color pathology photos and illustrations, health history, examination steps for each body system, normal versus abnormal findings, developmental and cultural competencies, lifespan and cross-cultural considerations, related nursing diagnoses, and summary checklists. In addition, the Bedside Assessment of the Hospitalized Patient chapter outlines the pertinent assessment steps specific to this patient population--Publisher's description.

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Medical history taking--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Nursing assessment--Handbooks, manuals, etc.

RC76 / .J37 2020 Suppl.

WB205 / J38p 2020 Suppl.