Nurses' handbook of health assessment / [edited by] Janet R. Weber
Book | Wolters Kluwer | 2018 | 9th edition.
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Edition
9th edition.
Description
xiii, 848 pages ; 19 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
UNIT 1: Nursing Data Collection, Documentation, and Analysis
1. Obtaining a Nursing Health History: Guidelines and Frameworks
2. Performing the Physical Assessment: Skills and Techniques
3. Validating, Analyzing, Documenting, and Communicating Data
UNIT 2: Integrative Holistic Nursing Assessment
4. Assessing Psychosocial, Cognitive, and Moral Development
5. Assessing Mental Status and Substance Abuse
6. Assessing General Health Status and Vital Signs
7. Assessing Pain: The Fifth Vital Sign
8. Assessing for Violence
9. Assessing Nutrtional Status
UNIT 3: Nursing Assessment of Physical Systems
10. Assessing Skin, Hair, and Nails
11. Assessing Head and Neck
12. Assessing Eyes
13. Assessing Ears
14. Assessing Mouth, Throat, Nose, and Sinuses
15. Assessing Thorax and Lungs
16. Assessing Breasts and Lymphatic System
17. Assessing Heart and Neck Vessels
18. Assessing Peripheral Vascular System
19. Assessing Abdomen
20. Assessing Musculoskeletal System
21. Assessing Neurologic System
22. Assessing Male Gentitalia and Rectum
23. Assessing Female Gentitalia and Rectum
UNIT 4: Nursing Assessment of Special Groups
24. Assessing Childbearing Women
25. Assessing Newborns and Infants
26. Assessing Older Adults
APPENDICES:
1. Nursing Assessment Form Based on Functional Health Patterns
2. Physical Assessment Guide: Pulling It All Together
3. Sample Adult Nursing Health History and Physical Assessment
4. Assessment of Family Functional Health Patterns
5. Child Cognitive (Piaget) And Psychosocial (Erickson) Development (Birth To 18 Years)
6. Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule
7. 2017 Recommended Immunizations for Adults: By Age
8. Height-Weight-Head Circumference Charts for Children
9. NANDA Approved Nursing Diagnoses 2015-2017
10. Collaborative Problems
11. Spanish Transalation for Nursing Health History and Physical Examination
Summary
Access nursing assessment guidelines and findings whenever, wherever you need them! Renowned for its holistic perspective and "see and do" approach, this full-color, handbook delivers streamlined, step-by-step guidance at every phase of nursing assessment across all patient populations. Access everything you need to interview clients and conduct thorough physical assessments with ease, including up-to-date assessment guidelines, full-color anatomy and physiology illustrations, images of normal and abnormal findings, and more. A helpful 3-column format for the assessment procedures shows assessment techniques, normal findings, and abnormal findings side by side to enhance comprehension.
44.00 AD NURS (10-543-1)
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Weber, Janet, editor.
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