Jarvis’s Laboratory Manual for Physical Examination & Health Assessment 2e
Jarvis’s Laboratory Manual for Physical Examination & Health Assessment 2e,
Edition 2 ANZ adaptation
By Kathleen Blair, BN, GCLegSt, GCEd, GDipPsych, MPH, MSocSci-Cnslg, PhD(c) , Mel Dudson, MNurs, RN, GradCertNurs (ClinEd), , Andrea Miller, BN (Hons), Grad Cert of Stomal Therapy, Grad Cert of Uni. Learning & Teaching, Grad Dip Health Science, MCN, MEd and Nicole Norman , RN, MNurs (Clinical), GCert Emergency Nursing, GCert Teaching and Learning (Higher Education)

Publication Date: 14 Nov 2016

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Description

Jarvis's Laboratory Manual for Physical Examination & Health Assessment ANZ 2e is a practical step-by-step laboratory manual designed to develop competence in history taking and physical examination skills.

Each chapter guides students through a glossary, study guide, review questions and varied exercises, as well as exploring practical skills and health assessment documentation, including Regional Write-Up Worksheets.

Key Features

  • Fill-in-the-blank, matching, true/false, and multiple-choice questions to test your understanding of the material
  • Spelling, terminology, measurements, cultural and social considerations, clinical procedures and best practice guidelines updated to reflect the most recent Australian and New Zealand standards
  • Part of a revised comprehensive and revised learning package, including Jarvis's Physical Examination & Health Assessment ANZ 2e and Jarvis's Pocket Companion for Physical Examination & Health Assessment ANZ 2e
  • Includes Study Guide Answer Key on evolve

New Features

  • Risk and safety: screening for substance abuse chapter
  • Revised contents fully aligned to Jarvis's Physical Examination & Health Assessment ANZ 2e to reflect the increased focus on the relevance of the health assessment areas to the functional status of the person
  • Includes eBook on VitalSource

 

 

About the author
By Kathleen Blair, BN, GCLegSt, GCEd, GDipPsych, MPH, MSocSci-Cnslg, PhD(c) , Director Clinical Education, School of Health, Charles Darwin University, Casuarina Campus, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia; Mel Dudson, MNurs, RN, GradCertNurs (ClinEd), , Clinical Coordinator, School of Health, Charles Darwin University, Casuarina Campus, Northern Territory, Australia; Andrea Miller, BN (Hons), Grad Cert of Stomal Therapy, Grad Cert of Uni. Learning & Teaching, Grad Dip Health Science, MCN, MEd, Lecturer, School of Health Sciences, University of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia and Nicole Norman , RN, MNurs (Clinical), GCert Emergency Nursing, GCert Teaching and Learning (Higher Education), Lecturer in Nursing, School of Health, Charles Darwin University, Casuarina Campus, Northern Territory, Australia
Table of Contents

UNIT 1 - Approaches and contexts of health assessment in nursing
Chapter 1 -
The context of health assessment in nursing practice
Chapter 2 - Critical thinking in health asssessment
Chapter 3 - Developmental tasks and health promotion across the life span
Chapter 4 - Cultural safety: cultural considerations

UNIT 2 - Health assessment tools and techniques
Chapter 5 -
The health assessment interview
Chapter 6 - The health history 
Chapter 7 - Physical assessment techniques
Chapter 8 - General survey, measurement and vital signs   

UNIT 3 - Assessing mental health, neurological and sensory function
Chapter 9 -
Mental health assessment
Chapter 10 - Neurological function
Chapter 11 - Pain assessment
Chapter 12 - Eye function
Chapter 13 - Ear function

UNIT 4 - Assessing cardiovascular function
Chapter 14 -
Peripheral vascular assessment
Chapter 15 - Cardiac function  

UNIT 5 - Assessing respiratory function
Chapter 16 -
Upper airways
Chapter 17 - Lower airways

UNIT 6 - Assessing musculoskeletal function
Chapter 18
- Musculoskeletal function

UNIT 7  - Assessing nutrition and metabolic function
Chapter 19 -
Nutritional and metabolic assessment
Chapter 20 - Skin, hair and nails

UNIT 8 - Urinary and bowel function
Chapter 21 -
Abdominal assessment
Chapter 22 - Urinary function
Chapter 23 - Bowel function

UNIT 9 - Assessing sexuality and reproductive function
Chapter 24 - Female sexual and reproductive function
Chapter 25 -  Male sexual and reproductive function
Chapter 26 - Breast assessment
Chapter 27 - Pregnant woman

UNIT 10 - Utilising health assessment in practice 
Chapter 28 -
Risk and safety: screening for family violence and abuse
Chapter 29 - Risk and safety: screening for substance abuse
Chapter 30 - Focused assessment
Chapter 31 - The complete health assessment: putting it all together

Appendix   

Book details
ISBN: 9780729541961
Page Count: 442
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