Nursing - Assessment & Primary Care
The only book directed specifically at assessing patients with a specific complaintóa perfect tool that can be applied in the classroom and as a working utility in clinical practice.
Unique in its approach, this new book takes users beyond the identification of physical assessment abnormalities to arrive at a differential diagnosis of the patientís health problem. Readers learn how to incorporate physical examination, patient history, and diagnostic studies to accurately diagnosis a patientís problem.
Incorporates information on the interpretation of assessment findings
Complaint focused organizational approach that identifies the major complaints of each body system
Comprehensively addresses all body and organ systems
Reviews special techniques used to assess each system
Summarizes specific physical assessment information for each body system
Lifespan coverage, including pediatric information
Includes full-color 8-page insert showcasing dermatological problems ó a visual assessment of the most confusing and sensitive area to diagnosis