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Nursing Assessment

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Health Assessment in Nursing

Author : Janet R. Weber
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Innovative, systematic, and user-friendly, Health Assessment in Nursing has been acclaimed through four previous editions for the way it successfully helps RN-level students develop the comprehensive knowledge base and expert nursing assessment skills necessary for accurate collection of client data. Maintaining the text’s hallmarks—in-depth, accurate information, a compelling Continuing Case Study, and practical tools that help students develop the skills they need to collect both subjective and objective data—the Fifth Edition now features an exciting array of new chapters, a greater focus on diversity and health assessment through the lifespan, over 150 new illustrations, more than 300 new photos of actual registered nurses and nurse pratitioners performing assessments, and an expanded array of teaching and learning tools.

Nurses Handbook of Health Assessment

Author : Janet R. Weber
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Renowned for its holistic perspective and "see and do" approach, this full-color, pocket-sized handbook offers step-by-step guidance on every phase of the nursing assessment—for adults, children, and special populations. The focus is on what nurses need to know to assess clients: the health history, physical examination, normal and abnormal findings, nursing interventions, and nursing diagnoses. This edition presents a complete update of all content and references, and contains new chapters on mental status and assessing frail, elderly clients.

Assessment in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

Author : Philip J. Barker
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This bestseller has been updated to reflect new concepts and ideas. The assessment of mental health problems is vital to the successful planning and treatment for people suffering from them. This book provides a step-by-step guide of how to conduct this assessment, giving student nurses a humanistic perspective on the subject. New material in this second edition includes person-centered assessment and care planning, and culture and culturally-appropriate assessment and care planning.

Nursing Assessment

Author : Robinetta Wheeler
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Health Assessment in Nursing

Author : Janet Weber
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Now in its Fourth Edition, Health Assessment in Nursing is a colorful, user-friendly introductory level health assessment text for RN-level students. Targeted to ADN and BSN programs, this text presumes no prior knowledge of health assessment and is part of a suite that includes Lab Manual to Accompany Health Assessment in Nursing, Nurses' Handbook of Health Assessment, and Weber & Kelley's Interactive Nursing Assessment. For this edition, the COLDSPA mnemonic, which guides students through investigation of symptoms, has been revised to show specific applications to content in each chapter. A sample application of COLDSPA is presented at the beginning of each chapter's Nursing History section, and another accompanies each case study. The Frail Elderly chapter has been streamlined, with a stronger focus on the normal variations associated with assessment of elderly clients. Includes DVD-ROM.

Health Assessment for Nursing Practice E Book

Author : Susan F. Wilson
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Today’s nursing students are busier and more pressed for time than ever. The good news is that Health Assessment for Nursing Practice, 6th Edition caters to your needs by focusing only on the information you need to master the core assessment skills and thrive in clinical practice. In addition to its focused content, you can look forward to straightforward and easy-to-understand language; vivid photos; clean page layouts; and of course the latest information on topical things like electronic documentation, QSEN competencies, and cultural considerations. Plus, with its abundance of engaging learning tools — like case studies, procedure videos, animations, and insightful call-outs — you’ll be able to maximize your learning AND study time! Straightforward, easy-to-understand coverage gives readers the knowledge and confidence to perform a complete physical examination. Clear differentiation between basic skills and advanced procedures or special-circumstance procedures helps readers pinpoint essential assessments. Two-column format creates a visual distinction between normal and abnormal findings and techniques. Vivid full-color photos walk readers step-by-step through key assessment techniques to better understand key abnormalities. UNIQUE! Concept Overview boxes present core concepts in the context of health assessment, with discussions of pain, oxygenation, perfusion, tissue integrity, motion, sensory perception, metabolism, and intracranial regulation. UNIQUE! Clinical Reasoning boxes explain the thought process of an experienced nurse making a clinical decision to help readers gain expert perspective on clinical judgment and the decision-making process in nursing practice. UNIQUE! Patients with Situational Variations sections address special circumstances or needs for patients in wheelchairs or other limitations and exam variations. Documenting Expected Findings sections demonstrate how to chart normal findings -- a perpetual area of struggle among nursing students. Review questions in the book help assess reader’s understanding of need-to-know content. UNIQUE! Case studies at the end of each chapter give readers practice in developing clinical reasoning skills in the context of health assessment and physical examination. UNIQUE! Adapting Health Assessment to the Hospitalized Patient chapter explains special techniques for performing a head-to-toe assessment of a patient in a hospital setting. Health Promotion for Evidence-Based Practice boxes apply the U.S. government's Healthy People 2020 objectives and include thorough discussions of recommendations for health promotion and reducing risk. Ethnic, Cultural, and Spiritual Variations boxes help readers anticipate the unique needs of a multicultural patient population. Health Assessment Across the Life Span unit contains four separate chapters that cover all lifespan content, including older adults, pregnant patients, and infants, children, and adolescents. Synthesis and Application of Health Assessment unit details how to conduct, document, and adapt the head-to-toe examination.

Home Health Nursing

Author : Karen E. Monks, MSN, RN
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This unique, spiral-bound handbook is compact, portable, and written with busy home health nurses in mind! Organized by body system, it offers instant advice on assessment and care planning for the disorders home health nurses are likely to encounter. Providing assessment guides for all body systems, the home environment, and the client's psychological status, it includes full care plans for over 50 illnesses and conditions most commonly encountered in the home. Each plan lists nursing diagnoses, short- and long-term expected outcomes, nursing interventions, and client caregiver interventions. Care plans are organized by body systems to allow for quick retrieval of information. Both short-term and long-term outcomes are included in the care plans to aid evaluation of the care provided. Detailed assessment guidelines are provided for all body systems to facilitate complete and comprehensive client examinations. Guidelines for environmental and safety assessments aid in the appraisal and improvement of clients' living conditions. Client and caregiver interventions are outlined in the care plans to promote active client participation in self-care. The convenient pocket size makes transportation and use convenient to home health nurses. Appendices on documentation guidelines, laboratory values, medication administration, home care resources, and standard precautions provide quick access to useful home care information. Related OASIS items are identified in the assessment section, and ICD-9 diagnostic codes in the care plans section assist with proper home care documentation. Visit frequency and duration schedules are suggested within each care plan to assist nurses in evaluating and planning care. NANDA nursing diagnoses are consistent with the latest 2001-2002 nomenclature. An increase in suggested therapy referrals within the care plans and in a new appendix helps nurses identify indicators for specialized services. A fully updated Resources Appendix includes websites for easy access to home health service information.

Health Assessment in Nursing

Author : Janet Weber, R.
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Patient Assessment and Care Planning in Nursing

Author : Peter Ellis
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Nurses of the future need to accurately assess people of all ages, with varying mental and physical problems, across different settings and with changing health needs. This book introduces student nurses and novice practitioners to the assessment process enabling them to identify patient problems in order for solutions to be planned and implemented. The book presents the different stages of the assessment process, taking a holistic and person centred approach throughout. It encourages critical thinking and urges students to consider the social, cultural, psychological and environmental factors as well as the physical symptoms that may be present when making assessments. Key features: All chapters updated and mapped to the 2018 NMC Standards Detailed case studies and scenarios demonstrating practical application of key theory Introduces clinical decision-making within assessment Activities help build critical thinking, independent learning and other transferable graduate skills

Nursing Assessment Speedy Study Guides

Author : Speedy Publishing
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A Nursing Assessment Guide is a comprehensive work to outline the procedures nurses use to properly assess patients to determine a patient's needs and apparent state of health. It provides a clear blueprint of procedures to follow and outlines the most practical order to follow them. Proper technique is described in detail and it has illustrations and diagrams for doing things the correct way, for the comfort of the patient, and good assessment of possible problems. It is a helpful reference for clear and concise charting.

Nursing Assessment Review Heart Failure

Author : E Staff
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Learn and review on the go! Use Quick Review Nursing Review Notes to help you learn or brush up on the subject quickly. You can use the review notes as a reference, to understand the subject better and improve your grades. Easy to remember facts to help you perform better. Perfect study notes for all health sciences, premed, medical and nursing students.

Nursing Assessment Review Hypertension

Author : E Staff
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Learn and review on the go! Use Quick Review Medical Review Notes to help you learn or brush up on the subject quickly. You can use the review notes as a reference, to understand the subject better and improve your grades. Easy to remember facts to help you perform better. Perfect study notes for all health sciences, premed, medical and nursing students.

Nursing Assessment Review Cardiovascular System

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Learn and review on the go! Use Quick Review Nursing Study Notes to help you learn or brush up on the subject quickly. You can use the review notes as a reference, to understand the subject better and improve your grades. Easy to remember facts to help you perform better. Perfect study notes for all health sciences, premed, medical and nursing students.

Lab Manual for Health Assessment in Nursing

Author : Janet R. Weber
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Lab Manual for Health Assessment in Nursing, 5e serves as a laboratory manual and a study guide for the student. Each chapter of the lab manual corresponds to a chapter in the main textbook assisting students with comprehending and applying the theoretical content. Students will fully develop their assessment skills using the new interview guides and assessment guides. Students will also develop independence and readiness for test-taking by answering questions designed to hone these skills. Critical thinking skills are further developed when students participate in the Critical Thinking and Case Study activities.

Nursing Assessment Review Vascular Disorders

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Learn and review on the go! Use Quick Review Medical Study Notes to help you learn or brush up on the subject quickly. You can use the review notes as a reference, to understand the subject better and improve your grades. Easy to remember facts to help you perform better. Perfect study notes for all health sciences, premed, medical and nursing students.

Nursing Assessment Review Inflamatory and Structural Heart Disorders

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Learn and review on the go! Use Quick Review Medical Study Notes to help you learn or brush up on the subject quickly. You can use the review notes as a reference, to understand the subject better and improve your grades. Easy to remember facts to help you perform better. Perfect study notes for all health sciences, premed, medical and nursing students.

Nursing Assessment Review Corononary Artery Diseases and Acute Coronary Syndrome

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Learn and review on the go! Use Quick Review Medical/Nursing Study Notes to help you learn or brush up on the subject quickly. You can use the review notes as a reference, to understand the subject better and improve your grades. Easy to remember facts to help you perform better. Perfect study notes for all health sciences, premed, medical and nursing students.

Medical Surgical Nursing

Author : Sharon L. Lewis, RN, PhD, FAAN
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Over the past three decades, more and more nursing educators have turned to Lewis: Medical-Surgical Nursing for its accurate and up-to-date coverage of the latest trends, hot topics, and clinical developments in the field of medical-surgical nursing - and the new ninth edition is no exception! Written by a dedicated team of expert authors led by Sharon Lewis, Medical-Surgical Nursing, 9th Edition offers the same easy-to-read style that students have come to love, along with the timely and thoroughly accurate content that educators have come to trust. Completely revised and updated content explores patient care in various clinical settings and focuses on key topics such as prioritization, critical thinking, patient safety, and NCLEX® exam preparation. Best of all - a complete collection of interactive student resources creates a more engaging learning environment to prepare you for clinical practice. Highly readable format gives you a strong foundation in medical-surgical nursing. Content written and reviewed by leading experts in the field ensures that the information is comprehensive, current, and clinically accurate. Bridge to NCLEX Examination review questions at the end of each chapter reinforce key content while helping you prepare for the NCLEX examination with both standard and alternate item format questions. UNIQUE! "Levels of Care" approach explains how nursing care varies for different levels of health and illness. More than 50 comprehensive nursing care plans in the book and online incorporate NIC, NOC, and current NANDA diagnoses, defining characteristics, expected outcomes, specific nursing interventions with rationales, evaluation criteria, and collaborative problems. Over 800 full-color illustrations and photographs clearly demonstrate disease processes and related anatomy and physiology. NEW! Unfolding case studies included throughout each assessment chapter help you apply important concepts and procedures to real-life patient care. NEW! Managing Multiple Patients case studies at the end of each section give you practice applying your knowledge of various disorders and help you prioritize and delegate patient care. NEW! Informatics boxes discuss how technology is used by nurses and patients in health care settings. NEW! Expanded coverage of evidence-based practice helps you understand how to apply the latest research to real-life patient care. NEW! Expanded Safety Alerts throughout the book cover surveillance for high-risk situations. NEW! Separate chapter on genetics expands on this key topic that impacts nearly every condition with a focus on the practical application to nursing care of patients. NEW! Expanded coverage of delegation includes additional Delegation Decisions boxes covering issues such as hypertension and postoperative patient care. NEW! Genetic Risk Alerts and Genetic Link headings highlight specific genetic issues related to body system assessments and disorders. NEW! Revised art program enhances the book's visual appeal and lends a more contemporary look throughout.

Nursing Diagnosis Reference Manual

Author : Sheila Sparks Ralph
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Nursing Diagnosis Reference Manual, Sixth Edition helps nursing students and practicing nurses prepare care plans accurately and efficiently for every NANDA-approved nursing diagnosis. The book features a life-cycle format, with sections on adult, adolescent, child, maternal-neonatal, and geriatric health. Sections on community-based health (care plans on home health, health promotion, and more) and psychiatric/mental health round out the volume. Each care plan includes clear-cut criteria for identifying the right nursing diagnosis, assessment guidelines, outcome statements, rationales with all interventions, and documentation guidelines.