Laboratory Manual for Physical Examination & Health Assessment, 7th Edition

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Laboratory Manual for Physical Examination & Health Assessment, 7th Edition


Get hands-on practice with physical examination and assessment skills! Corresponding to the chapters in Carolyn Jarvis' Physical Examination & Health Assessment, 7th Edition, this lab manual offers a variety of activities, exercises, and checklists to prepare you for the skills laboratory and clinical setting. And with the new NCLEX® exam-style review questions, you’ll be ready to apply your knowledge and to succeed on the NCLEX exam.

    • A variety of learning activities test your understanding with multiple-choice, short answer, fill-in-the-blank, matching, and review questions.
    • Clinical objectives for each chapter help you study more efficiently and effectively.
    • Regional write-up sheets familiarize you with physical examination forms and offer practice in recording narrative accounts of patient history and examination findings.
    • Anatomy labeling exercises offer additional practice with identifying key anatomy and physiology.
    • Narrative summary forms reflect the charting format used for narrative accounts of health history and for physical examination findings.
    • A comprehensive glossary provides fast, easy access to key terminology and definitions.
    • Reading assignments help you review corresponding chapters in the textbook and include page references.
    • Audio-visual assignments tie videos of specific examination procedures to practical applications in the lab.
      • NEW NCLEX® exam-style review questions help to prepare you for the NCLEX exam.
      • NEW evidence-based guidelines reflect a focus on conducting the most effective, qualitative exams.
      • NEW content on the Electronic Health Record, charting, and narrative recording includes examples of how to document assessment findings.
      1. Evidence-Based Assessment
      2. Cultural Competence
      3. The Interview
      4. The Complete Health History
      5. Mental Status Assessment
      6. Substance Use Assessment
      7. Domestic and Family Violence Assessment
      8. Assessment Techniques and Safety in the Clinical Setting
      9. General Survey, Measurements, Vital Signs
      10. Pain Assessment: The Fifth Vital Sign
      11. Nutritional Assessment
      12. Skin, Hair, and Nails
      13. Head, Face, and Neck, including Regional Lymphatics
      14. Eyes
      15. Ears
      16. Nose, Mouth, and Throat
      17. Breasts and Regional Lymphatics
      18. Thorax and Lungs
      19. Heart and Neck Vessels
      20. Peripheral Vascular System and Lymphatic System
      21. Abdomen
      22. Musculoskeletal System
      23. Neurologic System
      24. Male Genitourinary System
      25. Anus, Rectum, and Prostate
      26. Female Genitourinary System
      27. The Complete Health Assessment: Adult
      28. The Complete Health Assessment: Infant, Young Child, and Adolescent
      29. Bedside Assessment and Electronic Health Recording
      30. The Pregnant Woman
      31. Functional Assessment of the Older Adult
      Carolyn Jarvis, PhD, APN, CNP, Professor, School of Nursing, Illinois Wesleyan University; Nurse Practitioner, Community Health Care Clinic, Bloomington, Illinois


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