Mosby's Assessment Memory NoteCards
Mosby's Assessment Memory NoteCards,
Edition 2 Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses
By JoAnn Zerwekh, MSN, EdD, RN and Tom Gaglione, MSN, RN

Publication Date: 07 July 2010

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Description

Use this set of colorful cards to review concepts in physical examination and health assessment! With 80 full-color cartoons covering key concepts, Mosby's Assessment Memory NoteCards, 2nd Edition uses humor and mnemonics to make studying easier and more fun. These durable, detachable cards are useful in preparing for the NCLEX® or classroom exams, as a clinical reference, for writing care plans, or for patient teaching information. Created by nursing educators JoAnn Zerwekh, MSN, EdD, RN, and Tom Gaglione, RN, MSN, this convenient study tool may be used as either a spiral-bound notebook or as individual flashcards.

Key Features

  • 80 full-color illustrated mnemonics cover key assessment procedures and tips.
  • Sturdy, spiral-bound cards offer durability as well as portability.
  • Colored tabs make it easy to find topics.
  • Concise What You Need to Know monographs on each card provide more detailed information and specific nursing implications.
  • Unique! Color highlights emphasize four central topics:
    • Abnormal findings in pink
    • Common clinical findings in blue
    • Important nursing implications in yellow
    • Patient teaching in green

New Features

    24 new new or revised cartoons cover current assessment topics, including these new cards:

    • Electronic Health Record
    • I-SBAR-R
    • Symptom Analysis--OLDCARTS
    • Focused Assessment
    • Urine Ten Dipstick
    • Follow the Lines from Client to Port

    The image collection, now part of the Evolve Instructor Resources, allows instructors access to the complete set of 80 full-color illustrations from Mosby's Assessment Memory NoteCards with qualified adoption.

    About the author
    By JoAnn Zerwekh, MSN, EdD, RN, President/CEO, Nursing Education Consultants, Chandler, AZ; Nursing Faculty - Online Campus, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ and Tom Gaglione, MSN, RN, New Life Foundation, Task Force for Children with HIV and Leprosy, Chiangmai, Thailand
    Table of Contents

    General Types of Assessment and Documentation
    Cultural Assessment
    Community Assessment
    Assessment of the CommunityÑWindshield Survey
    Assessment for Learning
    Spiritual Assessment
    Grief and Loss Assessment
    Suicide Risk Assessment
    Communication Assessment
    Assessment of Thermoregulation
    Nutritional History Assessment
    Assessment of Sleep--Physical Assessment
    Electronic Health Record  NEW!
    I-SBAR-R  NEW!
    Obtaining Health Information
    Obtaining Health Information
    Health History
    Interviewing
    Subjective vs. Objective
    Signs and Symptoms
    Symptom Analysis--OLDCARTS  NEW!
    Focused Assessment  NEW!
    Assessment of Mental Status
    Physical Assessment
    Assessment by Palpation
    Assessment by Auscultation
    Assessment of the Pulse
    Assessment of Blood Pressure
    Assessment of Orthostatic (Postural) Hypotension
    Assessment of the Skin
    Assessment of Skin Functions
    Assessment of the Hair
    Assessment of the Nails
    Assessment of the Head
    Assessment of the Neck and Lymph Nodes
    Assessment of the Eye
    Assessment of the Ear
    Assessment of the Nose
    Assessment of the Mouth and Throat--Questions
    Assessment of the Mouth and Throat
    Assessment of the Breast
    Breast Examination
    Breast Self-Examination
    Assessment of the Thorax and Lungs (Inspection of the Posterior Chest)
    Assessment of the Thorax and Lungs (Inspection of the Anterior Chest)
    Assessment of the Heart (Areas and Descriptions for Assessment)
    Assessment of the Heart and Vascular Neck
    Assessment of Heart Sounds
    Assessment of Blood Vessels and Lymphatic System--Questions
    Physical Assessment of Blood Vessels and Lymphatic System
    Five Ps of Neurovascular Assessment
    Assessment of the Abdomen--Questions
    Assessment of the Abdomen--Inspect and Auscultate
    Assessment of the Abdomen--Percuss and Palpate
    Assessment of the Musculoskeletal System--Questions
    Assessment of the Musculoskeletal System--Physical Assessment
    Assessment of Male Genitalia--Questions
    Assessment of Male Genitalia
    Testicular Self-Examination (TSE)
    Assessment of Female Genitalia--Questions
    Assessment of Female Genitalia
    Assessment of the Lower GI Tract--Questions
    Assessment of the Lower GI Tract--Rectal Examination
    Assessment of the Neurologic System--Questions
    Assessment of the Neurologic System--Tools of the Trade
    Assessment of the Neurologic System--Cranial Nerves 1-6
    Assessment of the Neurologic System--Cranial Nerves 7-12
    Assessment of the Neurologic System--Inspection and Movement
    Assessment of the Neurologic System--Testing Senses and Reflexes
    Assessment of the Neurologic System--Pupillary Check
    Urine Ten Dipstick  NEW!
    Follow the Lines from Client to Port  NEW!
    Assessment Considerations Across the Lifespan
    Assessment of Pregnancy--Three Ps
    Assessment of Pregnancy--Inspection
    Assessment of Pregnancy--Physical Assessment
    Assessment of Infants (Birth to 1 Year)
    Assessment of Toddlers (1 to 3 Years)
    Assessment of Preschoolers (3 to 6 Years)
    Assessment of School-Age Children (6 to 12 Years)
    Assessment of Adolescents (12 to 19 Years)
    Assessment in Early Adulthood (20 to 40 Years)
    Assessment in Middle Adulthood (40 to 60 Years)
    Assessment in Older Adulthood (60 to 80+ Years)

    Book details
    ISBN: 9780323067454
    Page Count: 176
    Illustrations: 176 pp., with 80 spiral-bound cards
    Retail Price: €21.99
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