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cover image - Pocket Companion for Physical Examination and Health Assessment - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,3rd Edition
ISBN: 9781771721516
Publication Date: 01-03-2019
Page Count: 312
Imprint: Saunders Canada
List Price: $51.99

Pocket Companion for Physical Examination and Health Assessment - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 3rd Edition

by Carolyn Jarvis, PhD, APN, CNP, Annette J. Browne, RN, PhD, FCAHS, June MacDonald-Jenkins, RN, BScN, MSc and Marian Luctkar-Flude, RN, PhD, CCSNE, FCNEI

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

ISBN: 9781771721516
Publication Date: 01-03-2019
Page Count: 312
Imprint: Saunders Canada
List Price: $51.99
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A practical handbook for beginning nurses Pocket Companion for Physical Examination and Health Assessment, Canadian 3rd Edition makes it fast and easy to look up essential assessment skills and techniques. This portable clinical guide helps your students conduct more effective exams and develop confidence by referring to summaries of examination steps, normal versus abnormal findings, lifespan and multicultural considerations, and over 200 full-colour photos and illustrations. With added content on the Electronic Health Record, charting, paediatrics, pregnant, and aging adult patients, and narrative recording, this handbook is also an ideal clinical tool for experienced practitioners in need of a portable reference.

    • Two-column format for examination content makes it easier to access, learn, and understand key physical examination skills and findings.
    • Abnormal findings tables help you to recognize, sort, and describe key abnormal findings.
    • Colour-coded bars visually segment each body system chapter into major sections (anatomy, subjective data, objective data, and abnormal findings) to promote accessibility to content.
    • Summary checklists offer reviews of key examination steps.
    •  Developmental Considerations sections highlight content specific to infants, children, adolescents, pregnant women, and older adults.
    • Cultural and Social Considerations sections reflect the cultural diversity of Canada’s population.
    •  More than 200 full-colour illustrations demonstrate examination skills, underlying anatomy and physiology, and normal and abnormal findings to provide you with a complete picture for physical examination.
    • NEW! Content on the Electronic Health Record, charting, and narrative recording provides you with examples of how to document assessment findings.
    • NEW! Normal and abnormal examination photos show the nose, mouth, throat, thorax, and pediatric assessment to give you a fresh perspective on key system examinations along with cultural diversity and developmental variations.
  • 1. The Interview and the Health History
    2. Mental Health Assessment
    3. Assessment Techniques and the Clinical Setting
    4. General Survey, Measurement, Vital Signs, and Pain Assessment
    5. Skin, Hair, and Nails
    6. Head, Face, and Neck, Including Regional Lymphatic System
    7. Eyes
    8. Ears
    9. Nose, Mouth, and Throat
    10. Breasts, Including Regional Lymphatic System
    11. Thorax and Lungs
    12. Heart and Neck Vessels
    13. Peripheral Vascular System and Lymphatic System
    14. The Abdomen
    15. Musculoskeletal System
    16. Neurological System
    17. Male Genitourinary System
    18. Female Genitourinary System
    19. Anus, Rectum, and Prostate
    20. The Complete Health Assessment: Putting It All Together
    21. Bedside Assessment of the Hospitalized Adult
  • Carolyn Jarvis, PhD, APN, CNP, Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, Illinois Wesleyan University; Certified Nurse Practitioner (retired), Bloomington, Illinois, Annette J. Browne, RN, PhD, FCAHS, Professor and Distinguished University Scholar ,Associate Director, Graduate Programs School of Nursing University of British Columbia Vancouver, BC, June MacDonald-Jenkins, RN, BScN, MSc, Sr. Dean Faculty of Social and Community Services Principal, Lakeshore Campus Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning Toronto, Ontario and Marian Luctkar-Flude, RN, PhD, CCSNE, FCNEI, Associate Professor,Reznick Scholar, Health Professions Education,Faculty of Health Sciences,Queen's University School of Nursing Kingston, Ontario
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