With an easy-to-follow approach and unmatched learning support, Jarvis' Physical Examination and Health Assessment, 8th Edition is the most authoritative, complete, and easily-implemented solution for health assessment courses in nursing. This tightly integrated learning package continues to center on Carolyn Jarvis's trademark clear, logical, and holistic approach to physical examination and health assessment across the patient lifespan. It's packed with vivid illustrations, step-by-step guidance and evidence-based content to provide a complete approach of health assessment skills and physical examination. With a fresh focus on today's need-to-know information, the 8th edition integrates QSEN and interprofessional collaboration, enhanced inclusion of LGBTQ issues, a new standalone Vital Signs chapter, and enhanced EHR and documentation content.
1. Evidence-Based Assessment 2. Cultural Assessment 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 and Measurement 10. Vital Signs 11. Pain Assessment 12. Nutrition Assessment 13. Skin, Hair, and Nails 14. Head, Face, Neck, and Regional Lymphatics 15. Eyes 16. Ears 17. Nose, Mouth, and Throat 18. Breasts, Axillae, and Regional Lymphatics 19. Thorax and Lungs 20. Heart and Neck Vessels 21. Peripheral Vascular System and Lymphatic System 22. Abdomen 23. Musculoskeletal System 24. Neurologic System 25. Male Genitourinary System 26. Anus, Rectum, and Prostate 27. Female Genitourinary System 28. The Complete Health Assessment: Adult 29. The Complete Physical Assessment: Infant, Young Child, and Adolescent 30. Bedside Assessment and Electronic Documentation 31. The Pregnant Woman 32. Functional Assessment of the Older Adult