Physical Examination and Health Assessment DVD Series: DVD 5: Thorax and Lungs, Version 2

1st Edition

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  • eBook ISBN 9781416040316

Description

Video 5 from the Jarvis Physical Examination and Health Assessment Video Series begins with a review of the thoracic landmarks and reference lines and the lung structures. Then it presents inspection, palpation, percussion, and auscultation of the posterior thorax and the anterior thorax. In both areas, it features expected and unexpected breath sounds during auscultation.

Key Features

  • Bonus materials include:
    • Health history topics about the thorax and lungs
    • A list of equipment for examining the thorax and lungs
    • Two cross-cultural scenes about chest volume variations in different populations and hypoxemia assessment in darkly pigmented individuals
    • Three developmental scenes about fatigue with breathing and atelectatic crackles in older adults, and breath sounds in infants and toddlers
    • One health promotion scenario as an overview of the topic
    • A list of patient-teaching topics, ranging from smoking cessation to influenza prevention

Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781416040316

About the author

Carolyn Jarvis

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, School of Nursing, Illinois Wesleyan University; Nurse Practitioner, Community Health Care Clinic, Bloomington, Illinois