Health assessment for nursing practice / Susan F. Wilson, Jean Foret Giddens.
By: Wilson, Susan F.
Contributor(s): Giddens, Jean.Material type: BookCall no.: WY100.4 .T544 2013Publication: St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier Mosby, c2013Edition: 5th ed.Description: xxii, 606 p. : ill. (chiefly col.).ISBN: 9780323091510 (pbk.).Subject(s): Nursing assessment -- Methods | Medical history taking | Physical examination
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Foundations for Health Assessment -- Importance of health assessment -- Interviewing patients to obtain a health history -- Techniques and equipment for physical assessment -- General inspection and measurement of vital signs -- Ethic, cultural, and spiritual considerations -- Pain assessment -- Mental health and abusive behavior assessment -- Nutritional assessment -- Health assessment of the adult -- Head, eyes, ears, nose, and throat -- Lungs and respiratory system -- Heart and peripheral vascular system -- Abdomen and gastrointestinal system -- Musculoskeletal system -- Neurologic system --
Breasts and axillae -- Reproductive system and the perineum -- Health assessment across the life span -- Developmental assessment throughout the life span -- Assessment of the infant, child, and adolescent -- Assessment of the pregnant patient -- Assessment of the older adult -- Synthesis and application of health assessment -- Conducting a head-to-toe examination -- Documenting the comprehensive health assessment -- Adapting health assessment to the hospitalized patient.
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