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Physical examination & health assessment / Carolyn Jarvis ; original illustrations by Pat Thomas ; assessment photographs by Kevin Strandberg.

Jarvis, Carolyn. (Author).
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Location: IAHS STACKS RC76 .J37 2012
Barcode: 30731101102238
Status: Available

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  • ISBN: 9781437701517 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1437701515 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: xv, 880 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
  • Edition: 6th ed.
  • Publisher: St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier/Saunders, c2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Assessment of the Whole Person. Evidence-based assessment -- Cultural competence: cultural care -- The interview -- The complete health history -- Mental status assessment -- Substance use assessment -- Domestic violence assessment -- Approach to the Clinical Setting. Assessment techniques and the clinical setting -- General survey, measurement, vital signs -- Pain assessment : the fifth vital sign -- Nutritional assessment -- Physical Examination. Skin, hair, and nails -- Head, face, and neck, including regional lymphatics -- Eyes -- Ears -- Nose, mouth, and throat -- Breasts and regional lymphatics -- Thorax and lungs -- Heart and neck vessels -- Peripheral vascular system and lymphatic system -- Abdomen -- Musculoskeletal system -- Neurologic system -- Male genitourinary system -- Anus, rectum, and prostate -- Female genitourinary system -- Integration of the Health System. The complete health assessment: putting it all together -- Bedside assessment of the hospitalized adult -- The pregnant woman -- Functional assessment of the older adult.
Subject: Physical diagnosis.
Nursing assessment.
Physical Examination > methods.
Medical History Taking > methods.
Nursing Assessment > methods.
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