Health Assessment Made Incredibly Visual

Author(s): Laura M. Wills

Medical & Nursing

Ready to learn health assessment skills? The fully updated Health Assessment Made Incredibly Visual, 3rd Edition, shows you how�with humor, great visuals, and real-life scenarios. Hundreds of colorful drawings, diagrams, and photos support easy-to-follow, expert nursing instruction on the many skills needed for physical exams and assessments of every body system, from head to toe. Fulfill the requirements of student nursing�and start your nursing practice with a high standard�with this top-level direction on performing solid, accurate health assessments! Benefit from the expert wisdom of this invaluable guide, featuring . . . - NEW content on geriatric care from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth and Fifth Edition (DSM-4 and DSM-5) - Simple-to-use and easy-to-follow guidance on all aspects of health assessment - Fully illustrated examples of best practices - Current nursing standards for each type of assessment - Support for accurate assessment - Guides you through the anatomy and assessment processes for each body system or health issue, including skin, hair, and nails; eyes and ears; nose, mouth, throat, and neck; pregnancy, and the respiratory, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, neurologic, and genitourinary systems - Step-by-step guidance on examination skills with photos, diagrams, drawings, and descriptions for areas including: - Use of examination tools and equipment - Choosing, using, and interpreting assessment tests - Spotting abnormalities - Palpating the nose and maxillary sinuses - Measuring diaphragm movement - Percussing the chest - Measuring vision - Assessing eye muscle function - Hearing and voice assessments - Special chapter features: - Take Note - Real-life examples of documentation for complex conditions - Outside the norm - Photos and explanations of abnormalities - Memory board - Memory tricks that help you remember vital concepts and key treatments - Symptom synopsis - Symptoms, key facts, and possible causes for numerous conditions - Skill check - Expert guidance, backed by real-life photos, - on how to examine and assess different body systems and - functions - Q&A - End-of-chapter quizzes�puzzles, riddles, and multiple-choice questions to help you retain essential information

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General Fields

  • : 9781496325143
  • : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • : December 2016
  • : ---length:- '9'width:- '7'units:- Inches
  • : books

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  • : 280
  • : Laura M. Wills
  • : Paperback
  • : English