Physical Examination and Health Assessment, 6th Edition

Physical Examination and Health Assessment

6th Edition

By Carolyn Jarvis, PhD, APN, CNP, Family Nurse Practitioner, Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington; Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL


UNIT 1: ASSESSMENT OF THE WHOLE PERSON

1. Evidence-Based Assessment

2. Cultural Competence: Cultural Care

3. The Interview

4. The Complete Health History

5. Mental Status Assessment

6. Substance Use Assessment NEW!

7. Domestic Violence Assessment

UNIT 2: APPROACH TO THE CLINICAL SETTING

8. Assessment Techniques and the Clinical Setting

9. General Survey, Measurement, Vital Signs

10. Pain Assessment: The Fifth Vital Sign

11. Nutritional Assessment

UNIT 3: PHYSICAL EXAMINATION

12. Skin, Hair, and Nails

13. Head, Face, and Neck, including Regional Lymphatics

14. Eyes

15. Ears

16. Nose, Mouth, and Throat

17. Breasts and Regional Lymphatics

18. Thorax and Lungs

19. Heart and Neck Vessels

20. Peripheral Vascular System and Lymphatic System

21. Abdomen

22. Musculoskeletal System

23. Neurologic System

24. Male Genitourinary System

25. Anus, Rectum, and Prostate

26. Female Genitourinary System

UNIT 4: INTEGRATION OF THE HEALTH SYSTEM

27. The Complete Health Assessment: Putting It All Together

28. Bedside Assessment of the Hospitalized Adult

29. The Pregnant Woman

30. Functional Assessment of the Older Adult