Pocket Companion Jarvis's Physical Examination and Health Assessment - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780729579759

Pocket Companion Jarvis's Physical Examination and Health Assessment

1st Edition

Authors: Helen Forbes
eBook ISBN: 9780729579759
Imprint: Saunders Australia
Published Date: 15th October 2011

Description

The ideal quick-reference health assessment guide for nursing students.

The excellent Pocket Companion – Jarvis’s Physical Examination & Health Assessment ANZ edition is perfectly sized for students to carry on clinical placements.

Aligning with Jarvis’s Physical Examination & Health Assessment ANZ edition this ideal quick reference guide outlines fundamental steps for health assessment, highlighting helpful techniques for interviewing, health history-taking and assessment.

This concise nursing resource presents the health assessment steps in an easy-to-use, two-column format to emphasize the contrast between normal and abnormal findings.

It also features clear explanations, extensive diagrams and over 150 photos of examination techniques to further assist nursing students.

Tailored for a local market, Pocket Companion – Jarvis’s Physical Examination & Health Assessment ANZ edition is a valuable, reassuring reference to assist students in the clinical setting or in exam preparation.

Companion publications to Pocket Companion - Jarvis’s Physical Examination & Health Assessment ANZ edition:
Jarvis’s Physical Examination & Health Assessment ANZ edition – a comprehensive and fully revised edition of the popular nursing resource tailored for the Australian and New Zealand market

Jarvis’s Physical Examination & Health Assessment Online ANZ edition – an interactive set of self-paced online learning modules complemented by over images, audio and videos

Student Laboratory Manual – Jarvis’s Physical Examination & Health Assessment ANZ edition – features chapter-by-chapter reading assignments, glossary terms, exercises and questions in varying formats, ideal for reinforcing key concepts and for use in clinical skills laboratory



Table of Contents

1 The interview and the health history
2 Assessment techniques and the clinical setting
3 The general survey, measurement, vital signs and pain assessment
4 Peripheral vascular system and lymphatics
5 Heart and neck vessels
6 Nose, mouth and throat
7 Thorax and lungs
8 Musculoskeletal system
9 Skin, hair and nails
10 Urinary tract function
11 Abdomen
12 Bowel function
13 Mental status examination
14 Neurological system
15 Eyes
16 Ears
17 Female sexual and reproductive function
18 Male sexual and reproductive function
19 Breasts and regional lymphatics
20 Integration of the complete physical examination

Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders Australia 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders Australia
eBook ISBN:
9780729579759

About the Author

Helen Forbes

Affiliations and Expertise

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