Bates' nursing guide to physical examination and history taking / Beth Hogan-Quigley, Mary Louise Palm, Lynn S. Bickley.Material type: TextPublication details: Philadelphia, Pa. ; London : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2012Description: xviii, 924 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cmISBN: 9780781780698 (hbk.) :; 9780781780698 (alk. paper); 0781780691 (alk. paper)Other title: Nursing guide to physical examination and history takingSubject(s): Physical diagnosis | Medical history taking | Nursing assessment | Nursing Assessment | Physical Examination | Medical History TakingDDC classification: 616.0754 LOC classification: RC76 | .H674 2012NLM classification: WY 100.4
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Includes Internet access.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction to health assessment -- Critical thinking in health assessment -- Interviewing and communication -- The health history -- Cultural and spiritual assessment -- Physical examination -- Beginning the physical examination : general survey, vital signs, and pain -- Nutrition -- The integumentary system -- The head and neck -- The eyes -- Ears, nose, mouth, and throat -- The respiratory system -- The cardiovascular system -- The peripheral vascular system and lymphatic system -- The gastrointestinal and renal systems -- The breasts and axillae -- The musculoskeletal system -- Mental status -- The nervous system -- Reproductive systems -- Putting it all together -- Assessing children : infancy through adolescence -- Assessing older adults.
'Bates' Nursing Guide' helps students build on basic knowledge of human anatomy and physiology as they acquire patient assessment skills that will translate directly into the professional nursing role.