Health Assessment Made Incredibly Visual

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Item#: 9781496325143
Edition 03
Author Lippincott
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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 carefrom the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth and Fifth Edition (DSM-4 and DSM-5)Simple-to-use and easy-to-followguidance on all aspects of health assessmentFully illustrated examples of best practices- Current nursing standards for each type of assessmentSupport 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 systemsStep-by-step guidance on examination skillswith photos, diagrams, drawings, and descriptions for areas including:Use of examination tools and equipmentChoosing, using, and interpreting assessment testsSpotting abnormalitiesPalpating the nose and maxillary sinusesMeasuring diaphragm movementPercussing the chestMeasuring visionAssessing eye muscle functionHearing and voice assessmentsSpecial chapter features:Take Note- Real-life examples of documentation for complex conditionsOutside the norm- Photos and explanations of abnormalitiesMemory board- Memory tricks that help you remember vital concepts and key treatmentsSymptom synopsis- Symptoms, key facts, and possible causes for numerous conditionsSkill check- Expert guidance, backed by real-life photos, on how to examine and assess different body systems and functionsQ&A- End-of-chapter quizzes—puzzles, riddles, and multiple-choice questions to help you retain essential information