Key Features

  • Concise, portable size makes this book very handy for use in clinical settings.
  • Presents content in an outline format for clinical practicality.
  • Includes both psychosocial and physical aspects of assessment within a developmental framework.
  • Body system organization facilitates retrieval of information.
  • Highlighted clinical alerts call attention to potentially serious findings.
  • Up-to-date growth charts are provided for birth through age 18.

Table of Contents

1. Health History

2. Measurement of Vital Signs

3. Assessment of Body Systems

4. General Assessment

5. Concluding the Assessment

Appendices

A. Developmental Assessment

B. Growth Charts

C. Normal Laboratory Values

D. Immunization Schedules for Infants and Children

E. Sample Documentation of a Child Health History

F. Bibliography

Index

Details

No. of pages:
496
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Electronic ISBN:
9780323059732
Electronic ISBN:
9780323167963
Print ISBN:
9780323044127

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