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Student Laboratory Manual for Health Assessment for Nursing Practice. Edition No. 7

  • ID: 5180615
  • Book
  • April 2021
  • 224 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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Get the review and practice you need to master health assessment skills! Corresponding to the major chapters in Wilson & Giddens' Health Assessment for Nursing Practice, 7th Edition, this student laboratory manual guides you through an assessment lab session for each of the textbook's major topics and examination procedures. Step-by-step worksheets serve as a guide to techniques and as practice in documenting a comprehensive physical examination. New Performance Checklists ensure that you can understand and perform each assessment skill!

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Unit I. Foundations for Health Assessment 1. Introduction to Health Assessment 2. Interviewing Patients to Obtain a Health History 3. Techniques and Equipment for Physical Assessment 4. General Inspection and Measurement of Vital Signs 5. Ethnic, Cultural, and Spiritual Considerations 6. Pain Assessment 7. Mental Health and Abusive Behavior Assessment 8. Nutritional Assessment

Unit II. Health Assessment of the Adult 9. Skin, Hair, and Nails 10. Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat 11. Lungs and Respiratory System 12. Heart and Peripheral Vascular System 13. Abdomen and Gastrointestinal System 14. Musculoskeletal System 15. Neurologic System 16. Breasts and Axillae 17. Reproductive System and the Perineum

Unit III. Health Assessment Across the Life Span 18. Developmental Assessment Throughout the Life Span 19. Assessment of the Infant, Child, and Adolescent 20. Assessment of the Pregnant Patient 21. Assessment of the Older Adult

Unit IV. Synthesis and Application of Health Assessment 22. Conducting a Head-to-Toe Examination 23. Documenting the Head-to-Toe Health Assessment 24. Adapting Health Assessment New title/emphasis!
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Wilson, Susan Fickertt Emeritus Associate Professor, Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas.

Giddens, Jean Foret Dean and Professor, Doris B. Yingling Endowed Chair, School of Nursing, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia.
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