Student Laboratory Manual for Physical Examination and Health Assessment, Canadian Edition

2nd Edition


  • Carolyn Jarvis
  • Denise Tarlier
    • Print ISBN 9781927406175
    • Electronic ISBN

    Key Features

    Corresponding to the Jarvis textbook, this lab manual may be used as:

    • A study guide

      • Clinical objectives for each chapter help students study more effectively.Reading assignments help students review relevant textbook content with convenient chapter and page references.
      • A variety of review questions and study activities test students’ understanding of key points and procedures:
        • Short answer
        • Fill-in-the-blank
        • Multiple-choice
        • Matching
        • Anatomy labelling exercises
      • A comprehensive glossary provides fast, easy access to key terms and definitions from the textbook.

    • A clinical resource in the laboratory setting
      • Documentation forms familiarize students with physical examination forms similar to those used in laboratory or clinical settings. Students can complete the documentation sheet and assessment form and submit their work to you for grading.
      • Narrative summary forms help students learn to chart narrative accounts of the history and physical examination findings.

    Table of Contents

    Unit 1: Assessment of the Whole Person
    1. Critical Thinking and Evidence-Informed Assessment
    2. NEW! Health Promotion in the Context of Health Assessment
    3. Cultural and Social Considerations in Health Assessment
    4. The Interview
    5. The Complete Health History
    6. Mental Health Assessment
    7. NEW! Substance Use and Health Assessment
    8. Interpersonal Violence Assessment
    Unit 2: Approach to the Clinical Setting
    9. Assessment Techniques and the Clinical Setting
    10. General Survey, Measurements, and Vital Signs
    11. Pain Assessment
    12. Nutritional Assessment and Nursing Practice
    Unit 3: Physical Examination
    13. Skin, Hair, and Nails
    14. Head, Face, and Neck, Including Regional Lymphatic System
    15. Eyes
    16. Ears
    17. Nose, Mouth, and Throat
    18. Breasts and Regional Lymphatic System
    19. Thorax and Lungs
    20. Heart and Neck Vessels
    21. Peripheral Vascular System and Lymphatic System
    22. The Abdomen
    23. Anus, Rectum, and Prostate
    24. Musculoskeletal System
    25. Neurological System
    26. Male Genitourinary System
    27. Female Genitourinary System
    Unit 4: Integration of the Health Assessment
    28. The Complete Health Assessment: Putting It All Together
    29. Bedside Assessment of the Hospitalized Adult
    30. Pregnancy
    31. Functional Assessment of the Older Adult


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    Saunders Canada
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