Table of Contents

Unit 1 Approaches and contexts of health assessment in nursing
Chapter 1 The Context of Health Assessment
Chapter 2 Critical Thinking in Health Assessment
Chapter 3 Developmental Tasks and Health Promotion across the life cycle
Chapter 4 Cultural competence: Cultural Care
Chapter 5 Screening for family violence and abuse

Unit 2 Health assessment tools and techniques
Chapter 6 The health assessment interview
Chapter 7 The health history
Chapter 8 Physical assessment techniques
Chapter 9 General survey, measurement and vital signs
Chapter 10 Pain assessment: the fifth vital sign

Unit 3 Assessing cardiovascular function
Chapter 11 Peripheral vascular system and lymphatic system
Chapter 12 Heart and neck vessels

Unit 4 Assessing respiratory function
Chapter 13 Nose, mouth and throat
Chapter 14 Thorax and lungs

Unit 5 Assessing musculoskeletal function
Chapter 15 Musculoskeletal system

Unit 6 Assessing nutrition and metabolism
Chapter 16 Nutritional assessment
Chapter 17 Skin, hair and nails

Unit 7 Assessing kidney, bladder and bowel function
Chapter 18 Urinary tract function
Chapter 19 Abdomen
Chapter 20 Bowel function

Unit 8 Assessing mental status, neurological and sensory function
Chapter 21 Mental status examination
Chapter 22 Neurological system
Chapter 23 Eyes
Chapter 24 Ears

Unit 9 Assessing sexuality and reproductive function
Chapter 25 Female sexual and reproductive function
Chapter 26 Male sexual and reproductive function
Chapter 27 Breasts and regional lymphatics
Chapter 28 The pregnant

Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders Australia
Print ISBN:
9780729539739
Electronic ISBN:
9780729579735