Physical examination and health assessment

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Saunders, 2000 - Medical - 956 pages
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Physical Examination and Health Assessment provides all the information necessary to conduct a holistic health assessment across the life span. The physical examination unit is organized by body system, pedagogically and clinically the most logical and efficient way to learn and perform health assessment. Each chapter has five major sections: (1) Structure and Function (A & P); (2) Subjective Data (history); (3) Objective Data (skills, expected findings, and common variations for healthy people and selected abnormal findings); (4) Abnormal Findings (illustrations of related disorders and conditions in atlas format); and (5) Application and Documentation (sample charting, clinical case studies, nursing diagnoses, and critical thinking questions tied to the Saunders video series).

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A good text book that will be a useful reference in years to come. I had the 6th edition. Read full review

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Perhaps I'm biased as I had the great fortune of having Professor Jarvis as my health assessment instructor during nursing school, but I think the book is fabulous. The pictures and descriptions are ... Read full review

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Contents

U N I T 2 Physical Examination
163
APPENDIX
201
U N I T 1 Assessment of the Whole Person 1 CHAPTER NINETEEN
581
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Jarvis, Family Nurse Practitioner, Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, Illinois--Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing, Illinois Wesleyan University.

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