Physical Examination and Health Assessment - Canadian

2nd Edition

Authors:

  • Annette Browne
  • June MacDonald-Jenkins
  • Marian Luctkar-Flude
    • Print ISBN 9781926648729
    • Electronic ISBN

    Key Features

    • Reading Level: 12.0
    • A clear, conversational writing style makes learning easier.
    • A two-column format distinguishes normal findings from abnormal findings, and uses color, step-by-step photos to clarify examination techniques and expected findings.
    • Over 1,100 full-colour illustrations present anatomy and physiology, examination techniques, and abnormal findings.
    • Developmental considerations help in caring for patients across the lifespan with age-specific assessment techniques for infants, children, adolescents, pregnant women, and older adults.
    • Abnormal findings tables include over 300 pathology photos to help in recognizing, sorting, and describing abnormalities.
    • New Special Considerations for Advanced Assessment sections (selected chapters) outline advanced examination techniques and considerations
    • New Critical Findings boxes (selected chapters) identify noteworthy findings during an examination and outline associated nursing actions
    • Promoting Health boxes enable patient teaching and health promotion while performing the health assessment.
    • An emphasis on cultural competencies reflects today’s care considerations for an increasingly diverse patient population.
    • Documentation examples show how to record assessment findings in the patient’s chart, using the SOAP format.
    • Summary checklists provide a quick review of examination steps.
    • A companion Evolve website helps you review key content offering case studies with critical thinking questions, printable health promotion handouts, a head-to-toe examination video, heart and lung sounds, audio chapter summaries, and more.

    Table of 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

    Details

    No. of pages:
    912
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2014
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders Canada
    Print ISBN:
    9781926648729
    Electronic ISBN: