Physical Examination and Health Assessment DVD Series: DVD 18: Bedside Assessment of the Hospitalized Adult, Version 2
Learn to successfully assess your patient in the hospital setting with this new and unique DVD! Full-motion videos show you how to conduct shift assessments on both a surgical and a medical patient, with real nurses demonstrating proper assessment techniques with rationales. Plus, anatomy and physiology overlays, animations, bulleted summary points, and developmental and cultural highlights reinforce your learning and help you understand how to conduct a physical examination of the bedside patient as a bridge to clinical practice.
- Dynamic full-motion video, with real nurses examining a medical and a surgical patient to help you understand how to conduct critical reassessments of hospitalized patients.
- Animations and illustration overlays depicting physiologic processes with narrative explanations that clarify underlying concepts and show what to expect to find beneath the surface of the skin.
- Developmental and cultural highlights address special considerations for patients of various ages and ethnicities and prepare you to confidently assess anyone.
By Carolyn Jarvis, PhD, APN, CNP, Professor, School of Nursing, Illinois Wesleyan University; Nurse Practitioner, Community Health Care Clinic, Bloomington, Illinois