Essential Health Assessment

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Edition: 2nd
Format: Spiralbound w/ Access Code
Pub. Date: 2022-02-24
Publisher(s): F.A. Davis Company
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Summary

A practical, real-world approach—focus on what’s normal to identify abnormal.
Here are all of the how-tos, what-tos, when-tos, and why-tos you need to master in a well-organized, well-illustrated text that makes the material easier to learn now… and reference later.

First, it focuses on the normal and the normal variants of the adult, child, elderly, and pregnant patients seem most frequently in practice. Then, when a finding falls outside of those parameters, you’ll be able to identify it as abnormal. Second, assessment is presented as a linear and consistent process, so you will always do the same steps in the same order, assuring that you don’t miss anything.

An access code inside new, printed texts unlocks resources online at FADavis.com, including Advanced Assessment Techniques, an Audio Library with sample auscultation and percussion sounds, Case Studies featuring real-life scenarios, and Performance Checklists that document the steps of each technique.

Table of Contents

1.Understanding Health Assessment
2.Interviewing the Patient for a Health History
3.Taking the Health History
4.Assessing Nutrition and Anthropometric Measurements
5.Assessment Techniques
6.General Survey and Assessing Vital Signs
7.Assessing Pain
8.Assessing the Skin, Hair, and Nails
9.Assessing the Head, Face, Mouth, and Neck
10.Assessing the Ears
11.Assessing the Eyes
12.Assessing the Respiratory System
13.Assessing the Cardiovascular System
14.Assessing the Abdomen
15.Assessing the Peripheral Vascular System and Regional Lymphatic System
16.Assessing the Musculoskeletal System
17.Assessing the Neurological System
18.Assessing the Female Breasts, Axillae, and Reproductive System
19.Assessing the Male Breasts and Reproductive System
20.Assessing the Anus and Rectum
21.Assessing the Newborn
22.Assessing the Child and Adolescent
23.Assessment of the Pregnant Woman
24.Assessing the Older Adult

Online at FADavis,com
Advanced Assessment Techniques
References

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