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Physical examination & health assessment / Carolyn Jarvis ; Canadian editors: Annette J Browne, June MacDonald-Jenkins, Marian Luctkar-Flude, Ian M Camera.

Jarvis, Carolyn, (author.). Browne, Annette J., (contributor.). MacDonald-Jenkins, June, 1965- (contributor.). Luctkar-Flude, Marian, 1961- (contributor.). Camera, Ian M., (contributor.).
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Location: IAHS STACKS RC76 .J3714 2014
Barcode: 30731101154551
Status: Available
Location: IAHS STACKS RC76 .J3714 2014
Barcode: 30731101154569
Status: Available
Location: IAHS STACKS RC76 .J3714 2014
Barcode: 30731101154577
Status: Available

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  • ISBN: 9781926648729
  • ISBN: 1926648722
  • Physical Description: xv, 891 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 29 cm.
  • Edition: Second Canadian edition
  • Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada : Elsevier Canada, 2014.

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General Note:
Principal author, Carolyn Jarvis. Includes contributions from Ian M. Camera and 21 others. At head of title: Jarvis.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Assessment of the whole person. Critical thinking and evidence-informed assessment -- Health promotion in the context of health assessment -- Cultural and social considerations in health assessment -- The interview -- The complete health history -- Mental health assessment -- Substance use in the context of health assessment -- Interpersonal violence assessment -- Approach to the clinical setting. Assessment techniques and the clinical setting -- General survey, measurement, and vital signs -- Pain assessment -- Nutritional assessment and nursing practice -- Physical examination. Skin, hair, and nails -- Head, face, and neck, including regional lymphatic system -- Eyes -- Ears -- Nose, mouth, and throat -- Breasts and regional lymphatic systems -- Thorax and lungs -- Heart and neck vessels -- Peripheral vascular system and lymphatic system -- The abdomen -- Anus, rectum, and prostate -- Musculoskeletal system -- Neurological system -- Male genitourinary system -- Female genitourinary system -- Integration of the health assessment. The complete health assessment: Putting is all together -- Bedside assessment of the hospitalized adult -- Pregnancy -- Functional assessment of the older adult.
Subject: Physical diagnosis > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Nursing assessment > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Medical history taking > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
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