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: 20 Sep 2016
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 nursingChapter 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 spanChapter 4 - Cultural safety: cultural considerations UNIT 2 - Health assessment tools and techniques Chapter 5 - The health assessment interviewChapter 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 functionChapter 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 functionChapter 16 - Upper airways Chapter 17 - Lower airways UNIT 6 - Assessing musculoskeletal functionChapter 18 - Musculoskeletal function UNIT 7 - Assessing nutrition and metabolic functionChapter 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 functionChapter 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 abuseChapter 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: 452
Retail Price : £