Health Assessment in Nursing

Author: Janet R. Weber,Jane H. Kelley

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1469832224

Category: Medical

Page: 912

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Innovative, systematic, and user-friendly, Health Assessment in Nursing has been acclaimed through four previous editions for the way it successfully helps RN-level students develop the comprehensive knowledge base and expert nursing assessment skills necessary for accurate collection of client data. Maintaining the text’s hallmarks—in-depth, accurate information, a compelling Continuing Case Study, and practical tools that help students develop the skills they need to collect both subjective and objective data—the Fifth Edition now features an exciting array of new chapters, a greater focus on diversity and health assessment through the lifespan, over 150 new illustrations, more than 300 new photos of actual registered nurses and nurse pratitioners performing assessments, and an expanded array of teaching and learning tools.
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Health Assessment in Nursing

Author: Janet Weber,Jane Kelley

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 0781781604

Category: Medical

Page: 881

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Now in its Fourth Edition, Health Assessment in Nursing is a colorful, user-friendly introductory level health assessment text for RN-level students. Targeted to ADN and BSN programs, this text presumes no prior knowledge of health assessment and is part of a suite that includes Lab Manual to Accompany Health Assessment in Nursing, Nurses' Handbook of Health Assessment, and Weber & Kelley's Interactive Nursing Assessment. For this edition, the COLDSPA mnemonic, which guides students through investigation of symptoms, has been revised to show specific applications to content in each chapter. A sample application of COLDSPA is presented at the beginning of each chapter's Nursing History section, and another accompanies each case study. The Frail Elderly chapter has been streamlined, with a stronger focus on the normal variations associated with assessment of elderly clients. Includes DVD-ROM.
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Health Assessment in Nursing Practice

Author: Jorge Grimes,Elizabeth Burns

Publisher: Little Brown & Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 592

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This brief but complete text provides a systematic framework for nurses to assess the health of individuals of all ages. Fully understanding the unique position of today's nurse - who serves as a humane and continuing point of contact with the health care delivery system - the authors help you maximize your ability to assess clients and arrive at an accurate nursing diagnosis. The book integrates for major components of health assessment: social interaction, culture, mental health and physical health. In 22 chapters, Health Assessment in Nursing Practice, Fourth Edition, progresses from general topics through physical assessment of all body systems to assessment of clients at various age levels and specific aggregates. Introductory chapters address the interrelationship of nursing and holistic health as well as culturally relevant approaches to care planning and delivery. The authors review the nursing process and include NANDA's latest nursing diagnoses. They explain the client interview and dedicate entire chapters to the important topics of communication and mental health assessment. The chapters on physical assessment of body systems take a step-by-step approach which is reinforced by helpful learning objectives, discussion questions, boxed overviews of examination techniques, and appropriate documentation samples.
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Health Assessment for Nursing Practice

Author: Susan F. Wilson,Jean Foret Giddens

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323377785

Category: Medical

Page: 552

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Today’s nursing students are busier and more pressed for time than ever. The good news is that Health Assessment for Nursing Practice, 6th Edition caters to your needs by focusing only on the information you need to master the core assessment skills and thrive in clinical practice. In addition to its focused content, you can look forward to straightforward and easy-to-understand language; vivid photos; clean page layouts; and of course the latest information on topical things like electronic documentation, QSEN competencies, and cultural considerations. Plus, with its abundance of engaging learning tools — like case studies, procedure videos, animations, and insightful call-outs — you’ll be able to maximize your learning AND study time! Straightforward, easy-to-understand coverage gives readers the knowledge and confidence to perform a complete physical examination. Clear differentiation between basic skills and advanced procedures or special-circumstance procedures helps readers pinpoint essential assessments. Two-column format creates a visual distinction between normal and abnormal findings and techniques. Vivid full-color photos walk readers step-by-step through key assessment techniques to better understand key abnormalities. UNIQUE! Concept Overview boxes present core concepts in the context of health assessment, with discussions of pain, oxygenation, perfusion, tissue integrity, motion, sensory perception, metabolism, and intracranial regulation. UNIQUE! Clinical Reasoning boxes explain the thought process of an experienced nurse making a clinical decision to help readers gain expert perspective on clinical judgment and the decision-making process in nursing practice. UNIQUE! Patients with Situational Variations sections address special circumstances or needs for patients in wheelchairs or other limitations and exam variations. Documenting Expected Findings sections demonstrate how to chart normal findings -- a perpetual area of struggle among nursing students. Review questions in the book help assess reader’s understanding of need-to-know content. UNIQUE! Case studies at the end of each chapter give readers practice in developing clinical reasoning skills in the context of health assessment and physical examination. UNIQUE! Adapting Health Assessment to the Hospitalized Patient chapter explains special techniques for performing a head-to-toe assessment of a patient in a hospital setting. Health Promotion for Evidence-Based Practice boxes apply the U.S. government's Healthy People 2020 objectives and include thorough discussions of recommendations for health promotion and reducing risk. Ethnic, Cultural, and Spiritual Variations boxes help readers anticipate the unique needs of a multicultural patient population. Health Assessment Across the Life Span unit contains four separate chapters that cover all lifespan content, including older adults, pregnant patients, and infants, children, and adolescents. Synthesis and Application of Health Assessment unit details how to conduct, document, and adapt the head-to-toe examination.
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Lab Manual for Health Assessment in Nursing

Author: Janet R. Weber,Jane H. Kelley,Ann D. Sprengel

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1469831899

Category: Medical

Page: 304

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Lab Manual for Health Assessment in Nursing, 5e serves as a laboratory manual and a study guide for the student. Each chapter of the lab manual corresponds to a chapter in the main textbook assisting students with comprehending and applying the theoretical content. Students will fully develop their assessment skills using the new interview guides and assessment guides. Students will also develop independence and readiness for test-taking by answering questions designed to hone these skills. Critical thinking skills are further developed when students participate in the Critical Thinking and Case Study activities.
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Health Assessment for Nursing Practice

Author: Susan Fickertt Wilson,Jean Foret Giddens,Jean Giddens

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780323091510

Category: Medical

Page: 606

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"Using a nursing-oriented, holistic approach, this straightforward text provides you with a visual presentation to conducting physical examinations. This textbook clearly delineates the routine exam techniques from those exams for special circumstances or advanced practice."--Publisher's website.
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Health Assessment in Nursing 4th Edition + Lab Manual of Health Assessment 4th Edition + Nurses' Handbook of Health Assessment 7th Edition

Author: Janet Weber,Jane Kelley, RN, Edd,Jane Kelley,Ann Sprengel

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781608317714

Category: Medical

Page: 881

View: 4081

This package contains: Health Assessment in Nursing, North American Edition, 4e (9780781781602) and Lab Manual to Accompany Health Assessment in Nursing, 4e (9780781781619) and Nurses' Handbook of Health Assessment, 7e (9780781795760)
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Health Assessment in Nursing, Third Edition, Plus Weber and Kelley's Interactive Nursing Assessment on CD-ROM, Second Edition

Physical Therapy Principles and Methods

Author: Janet Weber,Jane H. Kelley

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780781766746

Category: Medical

Page: 1040

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Weber and Kelley's Health Assessment in Nursing has evolved into a complete suite of products poised to help both the student and the instructor. In addition to a revised text, Lab Manual, and Handbook, this edition brings a complete online course and a brand-new head-to-toe assessment video. The text itself boasts an improved layout, a vibrant new art program, and four new chapters on pain assessment, nutritional assessment, spiritual assessment, and assessment of families using violence. The text can be purchased in a package with the new Second Edition of Weber and Kelley's Interactive Nursing Assessment. This interactive health assessment tool reinforces assessment skills and concepts covered in textbooks, videos, and labs. Each module corresponds to a body system with modules specifically designed for assessing special populations. Within each module, you'll find 5 different types of interactive learning exercises: structure and function exercises with labeling and animations, analysis of data exercises, communication exercises, performing physical assessment exercises, and NCLEX®-style quizzes. Feedback is provided including rationale for correct answers. Audio and video clips clarify concepts of assessment and anatomy and physiology. Available formats include CD-ROM, Blackboard, and WebCT. Windows Compatible
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Clinical Handbook

Health Assessment in Nursing

Author: N.A

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

ISBN: 9780805373493

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 284

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Health Assessment in Nursing

Author: Lina K. Sims

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780805373479

Category: Medical

Page: 776

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The first health assessment textbook to present clear, step-by-step assessment techniques within a true nursing frame-work, Health Assessment in Nursing helps nursing students learn to perform assessments safely and accurately.
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Health Assessment in Nursing

Author: Peter Lewis,David Foley

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781920994990

Category: Medical

Page: 944

View: 6897

An award-winning textbook with everything you need to know about health assessment. Health Assessment in Nursing 2e is designed to introduce you to the key learning objectives for health assessment, including social, cultural and legislative considerations. Progressive case studies are included with each chapter to reinforce clinical reasoning and patient-centred care. Key Features: - NEW! A new chapter on simulation education - NEW! Paediatric, cultural and older adult considerations have been expanded. - NEW! Page re-design to be more reader friendly - NEW! Quick guide icons to find clinical, simulation, assessment and online resources
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Health Assessment in Nursing, 5th Ed. + Nurse's Handbook of Health Assessment, 8th Ed. + Lippincott Nursing Health Assessment Video Series

Author: Jane H. Kelley, R.N. Ph.D.,Lippincott William & Willkins,Lippincott

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781469890128

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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This package contains the following products: 9781608310951 Lippincott Nursing Health Assessment Video Series 9781451142808 Weber Health Assessment in Nursing, 5e 9781451142822 Weber Nurse's Handbook of Health Assessment, North American Edition, 8e
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Clinical Handbook for Health & Physical Assessment in Nursing

Author: Donita D'Amico,Colleen Barbarito

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 312

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The combination Laboratory Manual and Study Guide is intended to reinforce the content from the main text, as well as prepare the student for the skills laboratory/ clinical experience. Each chapter begins with an overview, reading assignment and list of key vocabulary terms to prepare the student for the review exercises. These exercises include study focus questions, anatomy and physiology labeling activities, multiple choice questions and case studies. Finally, each chapter contains a documentation form and a clinical checklist to be used in the lab or clinical setting. The checklists will provide the student with the appropriate guidelines for a successful clinical experience.
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Health & Physical Assessment in Nursing

Author: Donita D'Amico,Colleen Barbarito

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780133876406

Category: Medical

Page: 944

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For beginning-level courses in baccalaureate and associate degree nursing programs that cover health assessment or physical assessment, such as Fundamentals of Nursing Practice and Introduction to Concepts of Nursing Practice. This text is also suitable to supplement courses in Medical-Surgical Nursing. Cover the key health and physical assessment skills that students need to think like nurses Health & Physical Assessment In Nursing helps nursing students master the art and skills of health and physical assessment that new nurses needs in order to care for diverse clients in virtually any setting. It systematically prepares students for success: readers first learn each technique; then demonstrate their skills; and finally, practice and test their knowledge. Assessment is presented holistically so that the latest principles of health promotion and client education are integrated alongside crucial concepts related to wellness, communication, and culture. The authors bring the material to life with hundreds of outstanding images, as well as engaging case studies and activities that help readers visualize the nursing process. Also available with MyNursingLab® This title is also available with MyNursingLab--an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to engage students in the Fundamentals of Nursing course and improve results. Its guided learning path is proven to help students think like a nurse as they move beyond memorization to true understanding through application. NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyNursingLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyNursingLab search for ISBN-10: 013416296X/ISBN-13: 9780134162966. That package includes ISBN-10: 0133876403 /ISBN-13: 9780133876406 and ISBN-10: 0134160754 /ISBN-13: 9780134160757. MyNursingLab should only be purchased when required by an instructor.
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