ISBN: 9781927406175
Page Count: 304
Imprint: Saunders Canada
List Price: $48.95

Student Laboratory Manual for Physical Examination and Health Assessment, Canadian Edition, 2nd Edition

by Carolyn Jarvis, PhD, APN, CNP and Denise Tarlier, PhD, MSN, NP(F)
ISBN: 9781927406175
Page Count: 304
Imprint: Saunders Canada
List Price: $48.95
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Reinforce your understanding of essential examination and assessment skills and with this lab manual companion to Carolyn Jarvis’ Physical Examination and Health Assessment, 2nd Canadian Edition. A variety of checklists, activities, and exercises challenge you to apply your knowledge and provide hands-on practice.

  • Corresponding to the Jarvis textbook, this lab manual may be used as:

    • A study guide

      • Clinical objectives for each chapter help students study more effectively.Reading assignments help students review relevant textbook content with convenient chapter and page references.
      • A variety of review questions and study activities test students’ understanding of key points and procedures:
        • Short answer
        • Fill-in-the-blank
        • Multiple-choice
        • Matching
        • Anatomy labelling exercises
      • A comprehensive glossary provides fast, easy access to key terms and definitions from the textbook.

    • A clinical resource in the laboratory setting
      • Documentation forms familiarize students with physical examination forms similar to those used in laboratory or clinical settings. Students can complete the documentation sheet and assessment form and submit their work to you for grading.
      • Narrative summary forms help students learn to chart narrative accounts of the history and physical examination findings.
    • New assessment tools and updated illustrations test students’ retention and understanding.
    • Updated evidence-informed practice guidelines throughout the manual reflect the most current research and assessment practices.
  • Unit 1: Assessment of the Whole Person
    1. Critical Thinking and Evidence-Informed Assessment
    2. NEW! 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. NEW! Substance Use and Health Assessment
    8. Interpersonal Violence Assessment
    Unit 2: Approach to the Clinical Setting
    9. Assessment Techniques and the Clinical Setting
    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 of the Hospitalized Adult
    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 and Denise Tarlier, PhD, MSN, NP(F)
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