Jarvis's Physical Examination and Health Assessment

1st Edition

Authors:

  • Helen Forbes
  • Elizabeth Watt
    • Electronic ISBN 9780729539760
    • Electronic ISBN

    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
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780729539760
    Electronic ISBN:

    About the authors

    Helen Forbes

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Associate Head of School (Teaching & Learning) School of Nursing & Midwifery, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria

    Elizabeth Watt

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Year 3 Coordinator and Course Coordinator Master of Nursing (Urological & Continence) Course, La Trobe University/Austin Health Clinical School of Nursing, School of Nursing & Midwifery (Melbourne Campus), Victoria