ISBN: 9780323042291
Page Count: 576
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $47.95

Mosby's Pocket Guide for Health Assessment, 6th Edition

by Pamela Weilitz, MSN(R), RN, CN, ANP and Patricia A. Potter, RN, MSN, PhD, FAAN
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ISBN: 9780323042291
Page Count: 576
Imprint: Mosby
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This portable, practical guide covers all aspects of health assessment in a concise, step-by-step format. The logical head-to-toe organization provides a quick reference whether assessing a specific body system or conducting a complete physical exam. Up to date, streamlined, and clinically focused, this new edition is perfect for use in any setting.
    • Chapters take a consistent, step-by-step approach to body system assessment with headings for Critical Thinking Application, Equipment, Patient Preparation, and History.
    • Unexpected Assessment Findings present Findings, Significance, and Nursing Interventions for situations requiring immediate action.
    • Highlights important patient safety, comfort, and effective assessment information.
    • Delegation Considerations define the appropriate role of assistive personnel.
    • Patient Education sections emphasize teaching opportunities in client interactions.
    • Spiral binding allows for ease of use.
    • 2-column format presents assessment techniques, as well as normal and abnormal findings, in a clear and easy-to-follow layout.
    • Cultural Variations — including new coverage of East Indian, Middle Eastern, and East European Block ethnic groups — highlight client preferences and significant assessment findings.
    • Age-Specific Variations include considerations for pediatric, adolescent, and older adult age groups.
  • 1. Critical Thinking and Clinical Decision Making

    2. Application of Critical Thinking and Clinical Decision Making

    3. Nursing Health History and Interview Process

    4. Preparing for the Physical Examination

    5. Integument

    6. Head, Neck, and Lymph Nodes

    7. Eyes

    8. Ears

    9. Nose and Sinuses

    10. Mouth, Pharynx, and Throat

    11. Thorax and Lungs

    12. Heart and Vascular System

    13. Breasts

    14. Abdomen

    15. Female Genital-Urinary

    16. Male Genital-Urinary

    17. Rectum and Anus

    18. Musculoskeletal System

    19. Neurological System

    20. Nutrition

    Appendixes

    Appendix A: NANDA List of Nursing Diagnosis

    Appendix B: Temperature Conversion Chart

    Appendix C: Adult Height and Weight Table

    Appendix D: Body Mass Index

    Appendix E: Snellen Eye Chart

    Appendix F: E Chart

    Appendix G: Rosenbaum Chart for Near Vision

    Appendix H: U.S. Food Guide Pyramid

    Appendix I: Canada’s Food Guide to Healthy Eating

    Appendix J: Vegetarian Food Pyramid
  • Pamela Weilitz, MSN(R), RN, CN, ANP, Board Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner and Medical-Surgical Clinical Nurse Specialist, Private Practice, St. Louis, MO, USA and Patricia A. Potter, RN, MSN, PhD, FAAN, Director of Research, Patient Care Services
    Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    St. Louis, MO
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