Health & Physical Assessment In Nursing

Health & Physical Assessment In Nursing, 4th edition

  • Cynthia Fenske, 
  • Katherine Dolan Watkins, 
  • Tina Saunders, 
  • Donita D'Amico, 
  • Colleen Barbarito

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Overview

Health & Physical Assessment in Nursing helps you master the art, science and skills of health and physical assessment for the RN.

Published by Pearson (September 18th 2020) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780136873099

Subject: Nursing

Category: Core Nursing Courses

Table of contents

UNIT I: FOUNDATIONS OF HEALTH ASSESSMENT
1. Health Assessment
2. Health and Wellness
3. Cultural and Spiritual Considerations
4. Health Disparities

UNIT II: TECHNIQUES FOR HEALTH ASSESSMENT
5. Interviewing and Health History: Subjective Data
6. Documentation
7. Physical Assessment Techniques and Equipment
8. General Survey and Physical Exam: Objective Data
9. Pain Assessment
10. Nutritional Assessment
11. Psychosocial Health, Substance Use, and Violence Assessment

UNIT III: PHYSICAL ASSESSMENT
12. Skin, Hair, and Nails
13. Head, Neck, and Related Lymphatics
14. Eyes
15. Ears, Nose, Mouth, and Throat
16. Lungs and Thorax
17. Breasts and Axillae
18. Cardiovascular System
19. Peripheral Vascular System
20. Abdomen
21. Male Genitourinary System
22. Female Genitourinary System
23. Musculoskeletal System
24. Neurologic System

UNIT IV: SPECIALIZED ASSESSMENT
25. Pregnant Woman
26. Infants, Children, and Adolescents
27. Older Adult
28. Complete Health Assessment

Appendices
A. Standard Precautions for All Patient Care
B. Isolation Precautions: Preventing Transmission of Infectious Agents in Healthcare Settings
C. Advanced Assessment Techniques

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