Health Assessment and Physical Examination, 2nd Edition

Estes, Mary Ellen Zator, Calleja, Pauline, Theobald, Karen, & Harvey, Theresa (2016) Health Assessment and Physical Examination, 2nd Edition. Cengage Learning Australia, South Melbourne, VIC.

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Abstract

Health Assessment and Physical Examination is designed to teach students to assess a patient’s physical, psychological, cultural and emotional dimensions of health as a foundation of nursing care. The skills of interviewing, inspection, percussion, palpation, auscultation, and documentation are refined to help students to make clinical judgements and promote healthy patient outcomes. A strong emphasis on science encompasses all the technical aspects of anatomy, physiology, and assessment, while highlighting clinically relevant information. Emphasis on caring is displayed through themes of assessment of the whole person, which also encourages nurses to think about care for themselves as well as patients.

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ID Code: 90180
Item Type: Book
ISBN: 9780170354844
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > NURSING (111000) > Nursing not elsewhere classified (111099)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Nursing
Deposited On: 13 Nov 2015 04:15
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2015 20:54

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