Assessment

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007 - Medical - 442 pages

This full-color quick-reference handbook covers all aspects of the patient history and physical examination to help nurses interpret assessment findings, recognize patient needs, and provide focused care. Information is presented in a succinct, highly bulleted format, with lists, tables, and flowcharts to highlight key facts. Recurring graphic icons include Skill Check (tips for performing physical examination techniques), Culture Cue and Age Alert (specific variations in assessment findings and techniques related to age, culture, or ethnicity), Alert (life- or limb-threatening situations), and Clinical Picture (quick-scan charts visually comparing clusters of abnormal findings and differentiating among possible causes).

 

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Covers a variety of Physical Therapy assessment and diagnostic techniques which is easily comprehend. The books gives detail instructions on techniques and gives adequate information for explanation. The pictures use augments the information given.

Contents

Nutrition
22
Cardiovascular system
42
Respiratory system 77
59
Nervous system 106
73
Gastrointestimal system
149
Endocrine system
187
Hematologic and immune systems
205
Sensory systems
226
Musculoskeletal system
296
Female genitourinary system
320
Breasts and axillae
347
Male genitourinary system
362
The pregnant patient
379
The neonate
405
Selected references
432
Copyright

Integumentary system
268

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