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Advanced Health Assessment And Diagnostic Reasoning, 2nd Edition

  • Jacqueline Rhoads
  • Sandra Petersen
  • ISBN-10: 1449691404
  • ISBN-13: 9781449691400
  • 0 Pages | Hardcover
  • COPYRIGHT: 2014 Published
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About the Product

"What ingredients go into a thorough health history and physical examination? How do effective interviewing skills, thorough assessment, sound clinical reasoning, and accurate documentation work together to refine our diagnostic choices? These are the kinds of questions you'll explore and answer inside this resource." Written by a noted nurse educator, this accessible text guides you through the essentials of conducting a clinically relevant assessment and applies these principles to the diagnosis of specific, commonly encountered disorders.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Interviewing and history taking strategies
Chapter 2: Physical examination strategies
Chapter 3: Documentation strategies
Chapter 4: Mental health disorders
Chapter 5: Integumentary disorders
Chapter 6: Eye disorders
Chapter 7: Ear disorders
Chapter 8: Nose, sinus, mouth and throat disorders
Chapter 9: Respiratory disorders
Chapter 10: Cardiovascular disorders
Chapter 11: Gastrointestinal disorders
Chapter 12: Male genitourinary disorders
Chapter 13: Female genitourinary and breast disorders
Chapter 14: Endocrine disorders
Chapter 15: Musculoskeletal disorders
Chapter 16: Neurological disorders

Appendix A: CAGE assessment
Appendix B: Providing care for diverse patient populations