Pocket Companion for Physical Examination and Health Assessment, 7e

Pocket Companion for Physical Examination and Health Assessment, 7e Author Carolyn Jarvis PhD APN CNP
ISBN-10 0323265375
ISBN-13 9780323265379
Year 2015-02-20
Pages 304
Language English
Publisher Saunders
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Take this nursing handbook into the clinical setting Pocket Companion for Physical Examination Health Assessment 7th Edition makes it fast and easy to look up essential assessment skills and techniques Youll conduct more effective exams by referring to summaries of examination steps normal versus abnormal findings lifespan and multicultural considerations and over 250 full color photos and illustrations Written by well known educator and clinician Carolyn Jarvis this handbook is a perfect clinical tool whether youre a beginner who is learning assessment skills or a practitioner who needs a portable reference Convenient two column format makes it easier to access learn and understand key physical examination skills and findings More than 250 full color illustrations demonstrate examination skills underlying anatomy and physiology and normal and abnormal findings Color coded design helps you easily locate the information you need dividing each body system chapter into major sections anatomy subjective data objective data and abnormal findings Abnormal findings tables help you recognize sort and describe key abnormal findings Summary checklists offer reviews of key examination steps for quick reference Developmental Competence sections highlight content specific to infants children adolescents pregnant women and older adults Spanish language translation chart helps you improve communication with Hispanic patients during the physical examination Cultural Competence sections provide a context for care of multicultural patient groups NEWevidence based guidelines reflect a focus on conducting the most effective qualitative exams NEW content on the Electronic Health Record charting and narrative recording includes examples of how to document assessment findings NEW photos of normal and abnormal findings show the nose mouth throat thorax and pediatric assessment including developmental and cultural variations