Ready to learn health assessment skills? The fully updated Health Assessment Made Incredibly Visual, 3rd Edition, shows you how-with humor, great visuals, and real-life scenarios. Hundreds of colorful drawings, diagrams, and photos support easy-to-follow, expert nursing instruction on the many skills needed for physical exams and assessments of every body system, from head to toe. Fulfill the requirements of student nursing-and start your nursing practice with a high standard-with this top-level direction on performing solid, accurate health assessments! Benefit from the expert wisdom of this invaluable guide, featuring ...*NEW content on geriatric care from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth and Fifth Edition (DSM-4 and DSM-5)*Simple-to-use and easy-to-follow guidance on all aspects of health assessment*Fully illustrated examples of best practices - Current nursing standards for each type of assessment*Support for accurate assessment - Guides you through the anatomy and assessment processes for each body system or health issue, including skin, hair, and nails; eyes and ears; nose, mouth, throat, and neck; pregnancy, and the respiratory, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, neurologic, and genitourinary systems*Step-by-step guidance on examination skills with photos, diagrams, drawings, and descriptions for areas including:* Use of examination tools and equipment* Choosing, using, and interpreting assessment tests* Spotting abnormalities* Palpating the nose and maxillary sinuses* Measuring diaphragm movement* Percussing the chest* Measuring vision* Assessing eye muscle function* Hearing and voice assessments*Special chapter features:*Take Note - Real-life examples of documentation for complex conditions*Outside the norm - Photos and explanations of abnormalities*Memory board - Memory tricks that help you remember vital concepts and key treatments*Symptom synopsis - Symptoms, key facts, and possible causes for numerous conditions*Skill check - Expert guidance, backed by real-life photos, on how to examine and assess different body systems and functions*Q&A - End-of-chapter quizzes-puzzles, riddles, and multiple-choice questions to help you retain essential information

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Author(s)Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
PublisherWolters Kluwer | Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Edition3rd Edition
Publish YearDecember 2016