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ISBN: 9781771721479
Page Count: 284
Imprint: Saunders Canada
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Laboratory Manual for Physical Examination and Health Assessment, Canadian Edition - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 3rd Edition

by Carolyn Jarvis, PhD, APN, CNP, Denise Tarlier, PhD, MSN, NP(F), Linda Van Pelt, MScN, NP-F, Mary Ellen Labrecque, PhD, RN (NP) and Lorelei J. Newton, PhD, RN

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ISBN: 9781771721479
Page Count: 284
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Reinforce your understanding of essential examination and assessment skills! As both a comprehensive lab manual and a practical workbook the Laboratory Manual for Physical Examination and Health Assessment, 3rd Canadian Edition provides you with activities and resources to enhance hands-on learning. It features reading assignments corresponding to the text, terminology reviews, application activities, review questions, clinical learning objectives, regional write-up sheets, and narrative summary forms. In addition, this new version includes content on the Electronic Health Record to help you document your findings along with evidence-informed practice materials to further improve upon skills.

    • Anatomy labelling exercises reinforces the identification of key anatomy and physiology.
    • Reading assignments correspond to the text chapters to foster integration of the text and laboratory manual.
    • A glossary promotes learning and understanding of essential terminology.
    • Study guide activities reinforce the learning of key assessment information.
    • Review questions—short answer, matching, multiple choice—provide learning activities in a variety of approaches.
    • Clinical-learning objectives focus your study efforts on outcomes.
    • Audio-visual assignments tie the visual video demonstrations of specific examination procedures to practical applications in the skills lab.
    • Regional Write-up Sheets allow you to assess knowledge with forms used in the skills lab or clinical setting.
    • Narrative Summary Forms reflect charting format used for narrative accounts of the history and physical examination findings.
    • NEW! Coverage of the Electronic Health Record, charting, and narrative recording gives you examples of how to document assessment findings.
  • Unit 1: Assessment of the Whole Person
    1. Critical Thinking and Evidence-Informed Assessment
    2. Health Promotion in the Context of Health Assessment
    3. Cultural and Social Considerations in Health Assessment
    4. The Interview
    5. The Complete Health History
    6. Mental Health Assessment
    7. Substance Use and Health Assessment
    8. Interpersonal Violence Assessment
    Unit 2: Approach to the Clinical Setting
    9. Assessment Techniques and Safety in the Clinical Setting (title change)
    10. General Survey, Measurements, and Vital Signs
    11. Pain Assessment
    12. Nutritional Assessment and Nursing Practice
    Unit 3: Physical Examination
    13. Skin, Hair, and Nails
    14. Head, Face, and Neck, Including Regional Lymphatic System
    15. Eyes
    16. Ears
    17. Nose, Mouth, and Throat
    18. Breasts and Regional Lymphatic System
    19. Thorax and Lungs
    20. Heart and Neck Vessels
    21. Peripheral Vascular System and Lymphatic System
    22. The Abdomen
    23. Anus, Rectum, and Prostate
    24. Musculoskeletal System
    25. Neurological System
    26. Male Genitourinary System
    27. Female Genitourinary System
    Unit 4: Integration of the Health Assessment
    28. The Complete Health Assessment: Putting It All Together
    29. Bedside Assessment and Electronic Health Recording (title change)
    30. Pregnancy
    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, Denise Tarlier, PhD, MSN, NP(F), Linda Van Pelt, MScN, NP-F, Coordinator, Family Nurse Practitioner Program
    School of Nursing
    University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, BC, Mary Ellen Labrecque, PhD, RN (NP), Acting Assistant Dean Prince Albert and the North
    College of Nursing
    University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK and Lorelei J. Newton, PhD, RN, Nursing Department,
    School of Health and Human Services
    Camosun College, Victoria, BC
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