Advanced health assessment and differential diagnosis :

Advanced health assessment and differential diagnosis : essentials for clinical practice / Karen M. Myrick, Laima M. Karosas, editors ; expert consultant, Suzanne C. Smeltzer. - xxii, 485 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Health history, the patient interview, and motivational interviewing / Laima M. Karosas -- Advanced health assessment of the head, neck, and lymphatic system / Erin Fusco -- Advanced health assessment of the nose, mouth, and throat / Jensen Lewis -- Advanced health assessment of the eyes and ears / Kristen Marie Guida -- Advanced health assessment of skin, hair, and nails / Lindita Vinca -- Advanced health assessment of the cardiovascular system / Allison Rusgo -- Advanced health assessment of the respiratory system / Dale Robertson -- Advanced health assessment of the abdomen, rectum, and anus / Adrienne Small -- Advanced health assessment of the male genitourinary system / Susanne A. Quallich -- Advanced health assessment of the female reproductive system / Angela Richard-Eaglin, Jacquelyn McMillian-Bohler -- Advanced health assessment of the neurological system / Alexandra Armitage -- Advanced health assessment of the musculoskeletal system / Karen M. Myrick.

With a focus on promoting sound clinical decision-making and a streamlined and highly accessible approach, this text delivers up-to-date primary care health assessment techniques for individuals throughout the life span. Each chapter offers a concise overview of anatomy and physiology and an in-depth review of normal and abnormal findings. Chapters feature a comprehensive assessment of special populations, including patients with disabilities; pediatric, pregnant, and elderly patients; and transgender and veteran populations. Chapters are further enhanced with illustrations, images, and case studies that demonstrate clinical reasoning and application of principles to practice. -- From publisher's description.

0826162495 9780826162496


Nursing Assessment--methods
Nursing Diagnosis--methods
Diagnosis, Differential

WY 100.4 / K2 2021

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