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Pocket Companion for Physical Examination and Health Assessment - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 6th Edition

New to This Edition

    • Bedside Assessment of the Hospitalized Patient chapter outlines the pertinent assessment steps specific to this patient population.
    • New abnormal findings photos help you recognize and distinguish between abnormal conditions.
    • Additional new full-color examination technique photos clarify exam steps for eyes, nose, mouth, throat, thorax, heart, neck, peripheral vascular, and pediatric exams.
    • Updated evidence-based practice guidelines throughout the guide reflect the most current research and assessment practices.

Key Features

    • Convenient, color-coded design helps you easily locate the information you need.
    • More than 160 full-color illustrations clearly demonstrate important anatomy and physiology concepts, examination steps, and normal and abnormal findings.
    • Age-specific developmental competencies highlight important considerations for pediatric, pregnant, and aging patients.
    • Cultural competency icons alert you to relevant cultural distinctions you may encounter in the clinical setting.
    • Abnormal findings tables provide fast access to key information on many frequently encountered conditions.
    • Spanish-language translation chart helps you ensure accurate, effective examinations of Spanish-speaking patients.

Author Information

    By Carolyn Jarvis, PhD, APN, CNP, Professor, School of Nursing, Illinois Wesleyan University; Nurse Practitioner, Community Health Care Clinic, Bloomington, Illinois

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Pocket Companion for Physical Examination and Health Assessment - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 6th Edition
  • e-Book
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • Copyright: 2012