Mosby S Guide To Physical Examination

Author: Henry M. Seidel
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323073573
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Mosby's Guide to Physical Examination is a comprehensive textbook of physical examination, history-taking, and health assessment with a unique emphasis on differential diagnosis and variations across the lifespan. The book conveys a uniquely compassionate, patient-centered approach to physical examination with a strong evidence-based foundation. Clinical Pearls boxes give brief clinical insights with expert tips on techniques, findings, and patient teaching. Mnemonic boxes deliver engaging auditory, visual, and other memory cues to help you remember series of assessment or exam steps. Physical Variations boxes detail multicultural considerations for assessing patients from diverse ethnic and cultural groups. Staying Well boxes describe holistic approaches to health promotion and patient teaching. Risk Factors boxes highlight modifiable and nonmodifiable risk factors for a variety of conditions. Differential Diagnosis boxes give comparisons of expected findings for similar conditions and explain how disease presentations vary. Physical Examination boxes provide current data on the most effective techniques for delivering quality patient care. Functional Assessment boxes focus on the patient’s functional abilities and present a holistic approach to patient care. Downloadable text and PDA summaries allow for quick review of the key steps in each system exam. Dynamic learning exercises on the companion website test your knowledge and provide instant feedback on your progress. Updates throughout reflect the latest research findings and evidence-based practice for techniques, normal and abnormal findings, genetics, and assessment. 60 video clips demonstrate exam techniques for each system and are downloadable for use on Video iPod devices. 25 new anatomy and physiology animations provide narrated explanations of processes beneath the skin. New audio chapter summaries, downloadable for use on MP3 players, offer a convenient way to review key content on the go. New 3-column tables featuring Pathophysiology, Subjective Data, and Objective Data provide an illustrated reference that allows for quick and accurate comparisons. 75 new illustrations and dozens of new photos of normal and abnormal findings help to clarify anatomic concepts and exam techniques.

Seidel S Physical Examination Handbook

Author: Jane W. Ball
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323172210
Size: 49.71 MB
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Be prepared in any clinical setting with this portable, full-color, illustrated guide. Examination tables and Aids to Differential Diagnosis tables provide easy access to the physical exam in a two-column format for each system exam. Key information includes differential diagnosis tips, pediatric variations, sample documentation, and other helpful assessment data for quick reference. Separate chapters cover age-specific exams for infants, children, adolescents, and older adults, the healthy female evaluation, as well as reporting and documenting findings for computerized charting. Examination tables offer quick and reliable reference to key exam steps and what to expect. Aids to Differential Diagnosis tables summarize distinguishing characteristics of abnormalities, furnishing you with clues for identifying characteristic symptoms and diagnosing patient problems. Sample Documentation sections at the end of system chapters promote concise yet thorough patient charting for each system exam. Equipment Lists, indicating needed items in preparation for each system exam, facilitate efficiency in the practice setting. Color-coded Pediatric Variations tables provide a resource on differences in findings and developmental considerations for pediatric patients. Updated Computerized Charting content reflects the shift to electronic charting in clinical practice and equips you with a current resource on what and how to chart patient data. Over 200 full-color illustrations on anatomy and physiology, exam procedures, and normal and abnormal findings offer a visual reference to performing exams and anticipated and unanticipated findings in this highly visual field. NEW! Updated Content throughout the book reflects the latest research and evidence-based practice to supply you with a best-practice approach to the physical exam. NEW! Vital Signs and Pain Assessment chapter groups important foundational and frequently-used tasks together for easy reference. NEW! Age-Specific Examination: Special Populations and Older Adults chapter makes it easy to locate specific variations in assessment for older adults with special needs.

Physical Assessment For Nurses And Healthcare Professionals

Author: Carol L. Cox
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 1119108977
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Physical Assessment for Health Care Professionals offers a practical and comprehensive guide to best clinical practice when taking patient history and physical examination. This accessible text is structured in accordance with the competencies for advanced practice in assessment, diagnosis and treatment as published by the RCN. Following a systematic, systems-based approach to patient assessment, it includes a summary of the key clinical skills needed to develop and improve clinical examination in order to confidently assess, diagnose, plan and provide outstanding care. In this revised edition, colour photographs and case studies have been included to assist health care practitioners in their assessment of the patient. This important guide: Includes a highly visual colour presentation with photographs and illustrations. Features a wide range of key learning points to help guide practice. Offers illustrative examples, applications to practice and case studies. Is available in a range of digital formats – perfect for ‘on the go’ study and reference. Written for health care students, newly qualified and advanced nurse practitioners, and those in the allied health professions, Physical Assessment for Health Care Professionals is the essential guide for developing the skills needed to accurately access patient history and physical examination.

Mosby S Physical Examination Handbook E Book

Author: Henry M. Seidel
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323078435
Size: 22.47 MB
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Be prepared in any clinical setting with this portable, full-color, illustrated guide. Key information includes differential diagnosis tips, pediatric variations, sample documentation, and other helpful assessment data for quick reference. Separate chapters cover age-specific exams for infants, children, and adolescents, the healthy female evaluation, and reporting and documenting findings. The two-column format featuring Exam Techniques, Expected Findings, and Unexpected Findings provides quick and reliable reference to key exam steps. Over 250 full-color figures depicting anatomy and physiology, exam procedures, and normal and abnormal findings offer a visual guide to performing exams. Documentation examples promote concise yet thorough patient charting for each system exam. Aids to Differential Diagnosis Tables summarize distinguishing characteristics of abnormalities, making it easier to identify patients’ symptoms. Lists of the equipment required in preparation for each system exam facilitate efficiency in the practice setting. Color-coded tables highlight pediatric variations and provide quick-reference coverage of developmental considerations specific to pediatric patients. Updates throughout reflect the latest research and evidence-based practice findings on all aspects of the physical exam. New content on electronic charting reflects the shift to electronic medical records in clinical practice and offers a current resource on what and how to chart. An updated drug table provides a list of physical findings potentially related to common classes of drugs.

Seidel S Guide To Physical Examination E Book

Author: Jane W. Ball
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323545386
Size: 68.99 MB
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Seidel's Guide to Physical Examination 9th Edition offers a uniquely interprofessional, patient-centered, lifespan approach to physical examination and health assessment. This new edition features an increased focus on patient safety, clinical reasoning, and evidence-based practice, along with an emphasis on the development of good communication skills and effective hands-on examination techniques. Each core chapter is organized into four sections – Anatomy and Physiology, Review of Related History, Examination and Findings, and Abnormalities – with lifespan content integrated into each area. Written by an author team comprised of advance practice nurses and physicians with specialties in the care of adults, older adults, and children, this one-of-a-kind textbook addresses health assessment and physical examination for a wide variety of disciplines. UNIQUE! Interprofessional, interdisciplinary approach, written by two advanced practice nurses and three physicians, with expertise in both pediatric and adult-geriatric health. UPDATED! Infectious outbreak content addresses the growing problem of global infectious disease outbreaks such as Zika and Ebola and the need for infection precautions. UNIQUE! Cross-references to Dains et al:Advanced Health Assessment & Clinical Diagnosis in Primary Care help you take "the next step" in your clinical reasoning abilities and provides a more seamless user experience. UNIQUE! Compassionate, patient-centered approach emphasizes developing good communication skills, use of effective hands-on examination techniques, and reliance on clinical reasoning and clinical decision-making. Integrated lifespan content includes separate sections in each chapter on Infants and Children, Adolescents, Pregnant Women, and Older Adults. NEW! Emphasis on clinical reasoning provides insights and clinical expertise to help you develop clinical judgment skills. NEW! Enhanced emphasis on patient safety and healthcare quality, particularly as it relates to sports participation. NEW! Content on documentation has been updated with a stronger focus on electronic charting (EHR/EMR). NEW! Enhanced social inclusiveness and patient-centeredness incorporates LGBTQ patients and providers, with special a emphasis on cultural competency, history-taking, and special considerations for examination of the breasts, female and male genitalia, reproductive health, thyroid, and anus/rectum/prostate. NEW! Telemedicine, virtual consults, and video interpreters content added to the Growth, Measurement, and Nutrition chapter. NEW! Improved readability with a clear, straightforward, and easy-to-understand writing style. NEW! Updated drawing, and photographs enhance visual appeal and clarify anatomical content and exam techniques.

Mosby S Expert Physical Exam Handbook E Book

Author: Mosby
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323058299
Size: 63.24 MB
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With the most up-to-date information on assessment techniques, normal and abnormal findings, and the assessment of patients with specific diseases and disorders, Mosby’s Expert Physical Exam Handbook: Rapid Inpatient and Outpatient Assessments, 3rd Edition is an essential resource for the medical-surgical setting. Detailed instructions and tips help you effectively apply your physical examination skills. From basic examination techniques to step-by-step guides for examining each body region and system, this handbook has everything you need to perform quick and thorough physical examinations. UNIQUE! Action Stats identify immediate actions for critical situations and explain what to do for a patient with a potentially life-threatening condition.UNIQUE! Disorder Close-Ups enable you to identify abnormalities and determine when further analysis or treatment is needed. Normal Findings summarize characteristic findings and acceptable variations based on age, sex, and condition of the patient. UNIQUE! Interpreting Abnormal Findings helps you analyze irregular findings and determine their causes. A chapter on documentation highlights key information to record during the initial assessment, with guidelines for documenting findings for over 20 selected conditions. Examination Tips save you time with practical advice on how to examine patients more efficiently. Lifespan Considerations provide guidelines for assessing patients of all ages to help you individualize exams. Cultural Considerations include valuable information on variations in findings and transcultural considerations for the increasingly multicultural population. Anatomy Reviews with detailed anatomical illustrations refresh your knowledge of anatomy for more accurate physical examinations. A chapter covering health history, equipment, examination techniques, and procedures provides a solid foundation for learning to conduct more effective exams. UNIQUE! The easy-to-follow, step-by-step format covers all aspects of physical examination – inspection, palpation, percussion, and auscultation – promoting an efficient and logical approach to physical exams. Interview questions and guidelines help you hone your interviewing skills to focus your physical assessments. How-to tips on individualizing the physical exam for patients with handicaps, pain, and serious illnesses enable you to effectively and accurately assess patients with special situations. UNIQUE! Expert Exam Checklists available in the book and on the companion Evolve website provide handy reminders for assessing each body region. Thoroughly updated content reflects the latest research findings and evidence-based practice for techniques, normal and abnormal findings, and more. More illustrations and photographs than ever before clearly show normal anatomy, as well as normal and abnormal assessment findings. Dual-function table of contents, with body systems cross-referencing in addition to a body regions organization, helps you quickly find the information you need. Spanish/English assessment terms enable you to accurately communicate with Spanish-speaking patients.

Mosby S Guide To Physical Examination

Author: Henry M. Seidel
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323055702
Size: 80.67 MB
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With a strong patient-centered approach to care and an author team comprised of nurses and physicians, Seidel's Guide to Physical Examination, 8th Edition, addresses teaching and learning health assessment in nursing, medical, and a wide variety of other health-care programs, at both undergraduate and graduate levels. This new edition offers an increased focus on evidence-based practice and improved readability, along with integrated lifespan content and numerous special features such as Clinical Pearls and Physical Variations, Functional Assessment, and Staying Well boxes. Evidence-Based Practice in Physical Examination boxes supply you with current data on the most effective techniques for delivering quality patient care. Clinical Pearls lend insights and clinical expertise to help you develop clinical judgment skills. Functional Assessment boxes present a more holistic approach to patient care that extends beyond the physical exam to patients' functional ability. Staying Well boxes focus you on patient wellness and health promotion. Risk Factor boxes provide opportunities for patient teaching or genetic testing for a variety of conditions. Differential diagnosis content offers you an understanding of how disease presentations vary and specific information for how to make diagnoses from similar abnormal findings. Abnormal Findings tables equip you with a quick, illustrated reference that allows for comparisons of various abnormalities along with key symptoms and underlying pathophysiology. Sample Documentation boxes clarify appropriate professional language for the process of recording patient assessment data. NEW! Advance Practice Skills highlighted throughout text makes identification and reference easier for students. NEW! Updated content throughout provides you with cutting-edge research and a strong evidence-based approach to care. NEW! Vital Signs and Pain Assessment Chapter groups important, foundational tasks together for easy reference in one location. NEW! Improve readability ensures content remains clear, straightforward, and easy to understand. NEW! Updated illustrations and photographs enhances visual appeal and clarifies anatomic concepts and exam techniques.