Physical Examination and Health Assessment - Canadian book cover

Physical Examination and Health Assessment - Canadian

With an easy-to-read approach and unmatched learning support, Physical Examination & Health Assessment, Second Edition offers a clear, logical, and holistic approach to physical exam across the lifespan. Detailed illustrations, summary checklists, and new learning resources ensure that you learn all the skills you need to know. This gold standard in physical exam reflects what is going on in nursing today with coverage of emerging trends and new evidence-based content. It's easy to see why this text is, far and away, #1 in this market!

Hardbound, 912 Pages

Published: August 2013

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-926648-72-9

Contents

  • UNIT 1: ASSESSMENT OF THE WHOLE PERSON

    Chapter 1: Critical Thinking and Evidence-Informed Assessment

    Chapter 2: Health Promotion in the Context of Health Assessment NEW!

    Chapter 3: Cultural Competence: Cultural Care

    Chapter 4: The Interview

    Chapter 5: The Complete Health History

    Chapter 6: Mental Health Assessment

    Chapter 7: Substance Use in the Context of Health Assessment NEW!

    Chapter 8: Interpersonal Violence Assessment

    UNIT 2: APPROACH TO THE CLINICAL SETTING

    Chapter 9: Assessment Techniques and the Clinical Setting

    Chapter 10: General Survey, Measurement, and Vital Signs

    Chapter 11: Pain Assessment

    Chapter 12: Nutritional Assessment and Nursing Practice

    UNIT 3: PHYSICAL EXAMINATION

    Chapter 13: Skin, Hair, and Nails

    Chapter 14: Head and Neck, Including Regional Lymphatic System 

    Chapter 15: Eyes

    Chapter 16: Ears

    Chapter 17: Nose, Mouth, and Throat

    Chapter 18: Breasts and Regional Lymphatic System 

    Chapter 19: Thorax and Lungs

    Chapter 20: Heart and Neck Vessels

    Chapter 21: Peripheral Vascular System and Lymphatic System

    Chapter 22: Abdomen

    Chapter 23: Anus, Rectum, and Prostate

    Chapter 24: Musculoskeletal System

    Chapter 25: Neurological System

    Chapter 26: Male Genitourinary System

    Chapter 27: Female Genitourinary System

    UNIT 4: INTEGRATION OF THE HEALTH ASSESSMENT

    Chapter 28: The Complete Health Assessment: Putting It All Together

    Chapter 29: Bedside Assessment of the Hospitalized Patient

    Chapter 30: Pregnancy

    Chapter 31: Functional Assessment of the Older Adult

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