Mosby's Pocket Guide for Health Assessment, 6th Edition

Mosby's Pocket Guide for Health Assessment

6th Edition

By Pamela Weilitz, MSN(R), RN, CN, ANP, Board Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner and Medical-Surgical Clinical Nurse Specialist, Private Practice, St. Louis, MO, USA; and Patricia A. Potter, PhD, RN, FAAN, CMAC , Research Scientist, Siteman Cancer Center, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO


1. Critical Thinking and Clinical Decision Making

2. Application of Critical Thinking and Clinical Decision Making

3. Nursing Health History and Interview Process

4. Preparing for the Physical Examination

5. Integument

6. Head, Neck, and Lymph Nodes

7. Eyes

8. Ears

9. Nose and Sinuses

10. Mouth, Pharynx, and Throat

11. Thorax and Lungs

12. Heart and Vascular System

13. Breasts

14. Abdomen

15. Female Genital-Urinary

16. Male Genital-Urinary

17. Rectum and Anus

18. Musculoskeletal System

19. Neurological System

20. Nutrition

Appendixes

Appendix A: NANDA List of Nursing Diagnosis

Appendix B: Temperature Conversion Chart

Appendix C: Adult Height and Weight Table

Appendix D: Body Mass Index

Appendix E: Snellen Eye Chart

Appendix F: E Chart

Appendix G: Rosenbaum Chart for Near Vision

Appendix H: U.S. Food Guide Pyramid

Appendix I: Canada?s Food Guide to Healthy Eating

Appendix J: Vegetarian Food Pyramid