Author: Mary Ellen Zator Estes

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133610935

Category: Medical

Page: 1152

View: 8334

Gain confidence and competence with HEALTH ASSESSMENT & PHYSICAL EXAMINATION, fifth edition! Promoting healthy outcomes in patients begins with thorough and knowledgeable assessment, a key nursing responsibility. As you develop and refine your examination skills, you will learn to view the patient from a holistic perspective of not only physical well-being, but social, spiritual, emotional, and psychological health as well. With HEALTH ASSESSMENT & PHYSICAL EXAMINATION fifth edition you will gain the confidence and technical skills required of a competent and well-trained professional. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Author: Tamera Cauthorne-Burnette,Mary Ellen Zator Estes

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780766824119

Category: Medical

Page: 374

View: 2312

The Clinical Companion for Health Assessment & Physical Examination, 2E is a convenient and practical pocket-sized reference guide for health assessment, designed to be used in the clinical setting. It provides a ready reference to assessment skills and physical examination techniques.
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Author: Wilburta Q. Lindh,Marilyn Pooler,Carol D. Tamparo,Barbara M. Dahl,Julie Morris

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285712641

Category: Medical

Page: 1264

View: 2723

In today's dynamic health care environment, medical assistants are playing an increasingly important role. DELMAR'S COMPREHENSIVE MEDICAL ASSISTING: ADMINISTRATIVE AND CLINICAL COMPETENCIES, Fifth Edition, helps you gain the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in this rewarding, rapidly growing field. Known for its thorough coverage, extensive technical detail, and accurate, up-to-date content, this proven book covers clinical tasks such as taking patients' medical histories, recording vital signs, explaining procedures, and assisting care providers during exams, as well as administrative duties including managing patient information, electronic medical records (EMR), insurance documentation, billing, and bookkeeping. In addition, chapter material and learning objectives are clearly mapped to ABHES, CAAHEP, and MAERB competencies, with an increased focus on professionalism and personal effectiveness, to help you hone practical, real-world skills and prepare for certification. The guide also supports effective learning with a variety of online resources to help you make the most of your study time, including interactive quizzes for self-assessment and the popular Critical Thinking Challenge application. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Author: Gaylene Altman

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781401827489

Category: Medical

Page: 147

View: 979

This easy to use guide provides step-by-step instruction--with accompanying rationales--on vital physical assessment skills. Full color photographs clearly illustrate key steps and important additional information such as: delegation considerations, and pediatric or home health considerations provide additional insight.
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Author: Carolyn Jarvis

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9780323510806

Category:

Page: 896

View: 455

With an easy-to-follow approach and unmatched learning support, Jarvis' Physical Examination and Health Assessment, 8th Edition is the most authoritative, complete, and easily-implemented solution for health assessment courses in nursing. This tightly integrated learning package continues to center on Carolyn Jarvis's trademark clear, logical, and holistic approach to physical examination and health assessment across the patient lifespan. It's packed with vivid illustrations, step-by-step guidance and evidence-based content to provide a complete approach of health assessment skills and physical examination. With a fresh focus on today's need-to-know information, the 8th edition integrates QSEN and interprofessional collaboration, enhanced inclusion of LGBTQ issues, a new standalone Vital Signs chapter, and enhanced EHR and documentation content. The most trusted name in health assessment for nurses, now in its 8th edition! A clear, conversational, step-by-step, evidence-based approach to physical examination and health assessment of patients throughout the lifespan. A consistent format from chapter to chapter features sections on Structure and Function, Subjective Data, Objective Data, Documentation and Critical Thinking, and Abnormal Findings to help you learn to assess systematically. UPDATED! An unsurpassed collection of more than 1,100 full-color illustrations has been updated to vividly showcase anatomy and physiology, examination techniques, and abnormal findings. Enhanced content on the electronic health record, charting, and narrative recording exemplify how to document assessment findings using state-of-the-art systems with time-tested thoroughness. Engaging learning resources include assessment video clips; NCLEX® Exam review questions; case studies with critical thinking activities; audio clips of heart, lung, and abdominal sounds; assessment checklists, and much more. Promoting a Healthy Lifestyle boxes present opportunities for patient teaching and health promotion while performing the health assessment. Developmental Competence sections highlight content specific to infants, children, adolescents, pregnant women, and older adults. Culture and Genetics sections include information on biocultural and transcultural variations in an increasingly diverse patient population. NEW! Standalone Vital Signs chapter and refocused nutrition content includes an expanded emphasis on the national epidemic of obesity. NEW! Enhanced integration of QSEN and interprofessional collaboration emphasize how to ensure patient safety during the physical exam and how to collaborate with other health professionals to promote optimal health. NEW! Enhanced inclusion of LGBTQ issues and revamped and refocused Cultural Assessment chapter equip you with the skills to practice with greater sensitivity and inclusivity. NEW! Health Promotion and Patient Teaching sections underscore the unique role of nurses (especially advanced practice nurses) in health promotion.
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Author: Tammy Hoffmann,Sally Bennett,Christopher Del Mar

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729586081

Category: Medical

Page: 470

View: 7482

Evidence-based Practice across the Health Professions is a contemporary guide to modern evidence-based practice. Fully revised and updated, it continues to keep the focus on the knowledge and skills that clinicians and students really need to make evidence-based informed decisions. It provides a foundation to help you to better ponder what clinical questions to ask, know ways to efficiently find research that answers those questions, know how to decide whether the results of research are believable, important and applicable and use good evidence with patients to provide healthcare as responsibly, effectively and collaboratively as possible. Featuring a multi-discplinary approach with contributions from international and national leaders in evidence-based practice, this new edition now includes 15 health disciplines, including: - Clinical exercise physiology - Optometry - Complementary and alternative medicine - Paramedicine - Human movement (exercise science) - Pharmacy - Medical imaging - Physiotherapy - Medicine - Podiatry - Nursing - Radiation Therapy - Nutrition and dietetics - Speech pathology - Medicine - Occupational Therapy Visit evolve.elsevier.com for your additional resources Instructor resources: Image collection PowerPoint slides Short answer and tutorial questions Clinical Scenarios Test bank Student and instructor resources: Interactive quiz Worksheets Updated and additional content on shared decision making Additional case studies on community pharmacy and optometry Expanded and updated content on evidence implementation New content on diagnostic clinical prediction rules Revised and expanded evolve assets to support teaching and learning
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Author: Mary Ellen Zator Estes,Estes

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: 9781133610922

Category: Medical

Page: 1152

View: 4596

Gain confidence and competence with HEALTH ASSESSMENT & PHYSICAL EXAMINATION, fifth edition! Promoting healthy outcomes in patients begins with thorough and knowledgeable assessment, a key nursing responsibility. As you develop and refine your examination skills, you will learn to view the patient from a holistic perspective of not only physical well-being, but social, spiritual, emotional, and psychological health as well. With HEALTH ASSESSMENT & PHYSICAL EXAMINATION fifth edition you will gain the confidence and technical skills required of a competent and well-trained professional.
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Assessment and Management

Author: Joan C. Arvedson,Linda Brodsky

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780769300764

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 644

View: 3856

A Volume in the Early Childhood Intervention Series The comprehensive primary reference for assessment and management of infants and children of all ages with feeding and swallowing problems is updated and expanded in this second edition. The authors cogently detail vital information with clarity and precision for all professionals involved with pediatric swallowing and feeding disorders. New chapters focus on behavioral related feeding problems and chronic aspiration. Major reorganization adds evidence based, up-to-date information useful to the student as well as the seasoned practitioner.
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Author: Karla L. Luxner

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780766859937

Category: Medical

Page: 305

View: 4782

Delmar's Maternal-Infant Nursing Care Plans, 2nd edition, provides detailed information on caring for clients during pregnancy, labor and delivery, the postpartum period, and the newborn/infant period. All the information needed to develop specific and effective nursing care plans for clients in the maternal and newborn periods is included. Each care plan presents information to guide users in developing comprehensive individualized nursing care plans based on solid scientific understanding of the physiological, psychological, and social events surrounding childbirth. Care plans solicit specific client data and prompt the user to individualize the interventions, consider cultural relevance, and evaluate the client's individual response.
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Author: Mary Ellen Zator Estes

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: 9781133610953

Category: Medical

Page: 486

View: 3541

The Clinical Companion is a practical and convenient manual intended as a quick reference guide. Designed for portability, this resource provides fast answers to your questions. Ideal for students in the clinical setting ensuring they have the information they need at their fingertips to administer safe patient-centered care.
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Author: Kenneth A. Wyka,Paul J. Mathews,John Rutkowski

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1435469844

Category: Medical

Page: 1152

View: 633

The field of respiratory care continues to change and grow. New research, therapies, and theories are continually emerging. FOUNDATIONS OF RESPIRATORY CARE, SECOND EDITION is written by leading authorities who have hands on, practical knowledge of the latest innovations and applications for care. Chapters cover timely topics such as the increasing population of elderly patients and the need for managing mass casualty incidents and disasters. Difficult topic areas such as interpretation of ventilator graphics, pharmacology, and hemodynamics are presented in a manner that allows for ease of comprehension and application of the concepts. The education of respiratory therapists is moving toward a problem-based learning model. FOUNDATIONS OF RESPIRATORY CARE, SECOND EDITION captures that model through the integration of case studies throughout the reading to reinforce and fine tune problem solving and decision-making skills. The most current AARC clinical practice guidelines are referenced throughout to once again help bridge that gap between classroom and real world application of concepts. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Author: Dakota Mitchell,Lee Haroun

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1435487559

Category: Medical

Page: 576

View: 2637

INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH CARE, 3E provides learners with an easy-to-read introduction to the foundational skills necessary for a range of health care professions. This redesigned and updated new edition offers a comprehensive but introductory survey of basic clinical health care skills for learners entering health care programs or for those that think they may be interested in pursuing a career in health care. Core competencies shared by all health care professions such as communication, infection control, and professionalism are provided to expose learners to the reality of practice. This book emphasizes developing critical thinking skills through a five-step problem solving model that teaches how to assess a situation, consider alternatives, choose an appropriate alternative, evaluate the results, and revise as needed. This resource demonstrates how to think like a health care professional and is a terrific first step towards a rewarding career. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Author: Louise M Simmers

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 141803021X

Category: Medical

Page: 960

View: 8442

The highly respected Diversified Health Occupations, now in its seventh edition, is the informational authority on careers in health care. Organized in two parts, the first section of the book presents foundational information required to enter a broad range of health professions. The second provides fundamental entry-level skills by specific careers, including medical assisting, dental assisting, and more. Carefully revised with new photos throughout, the seventh edition includes updated information on the Food Guide Pyramid, infection control information, standards for blood pressure that concur with AMA and AHA recommendations, and much more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Author: Gloria D. Pickar,Hope Graham,Beth Swart,Margaret Swedish

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0176502599

Category: Pharmaceutical arithmetic

Page: 538

View: 3390

Classroom tested and reviewed, the second Canadian edition draws upon the strengths of a successful first Canadian edition and eight US editions that have together helped over 600,000 faculty and students allay math anxiety and more confidently perform accurate calculations. This text is directed at the student or professional who feels uncomfortable with mathematics and wants to improve their ability to perform accurate drug dosage calculations. As a pioneer Canadian text in the topic of medication calculations, the authors have transcended provincial practices to provide a nation-wide perspective on dosage calculations. The International System (SI) of units is used almost exclusively and medication dosages and drug labels have been vetted with the current Canadian drug data base, so that you, as a beginning professional, will be able to recognize and interpret drug labels and dosages. The importance of avoiding medication errors is also highlighted by the incorporation of applied critical thinking skills, to prepare you for real-life nursing practice situations. This winning combination of Canadian labels, life-size photos and an easy-to-follow three-Step approach to Dosage Calculations, makes this text is a must-have for all Canadian nursing students.
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Author: Estes

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780766850118

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 4860

"Health Assessment & Physical Examination, 2E is the new standard in Nursing Assessment. Comprehensive in scope, with engaging full-color photographs, the completely revised second edition presents physical assessment skills, clinical examination techniques, and patient teaching guidelines in a manner that is easily read and assimilated.
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Author: Helen Forbes,Elizabeth Watt

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729582345

Category: Medical

Page: 860

View: 7902

The second edition of the leading Australian text Jarvis’s Physical Examination and Health Assessment has been carefully revised and updated to reflect current skills critical to the practice of registered nurses in an Australian and New Zealand context. Jarvis’s Physical Examination and Health Assessment incorporates the most up-to-date research data, clinical practice, policies and procedures. Authors Helen Forbes and Elizabeth Watt skillfully embed prominent nursing concepts throughout including; patient-centered care, cultural and social considerations, health promotion and disease prevention, as well as the individual across the lifespan. Jarvis’s Physical Examination and Health Assessment is the ideal tool for undergraduate nursing students, registered nurses and experienced practitioners wishing to develop and refine their health assessment skills. Comprehensively addresses approaches to the context of health assessment in nursing, key functional areas of health assessment and assessment tools and techniques Spelling, terminology, measurements, cultural and social considerations, clinical procedures and best practice updated to reflect the most recent Australian and New Zealand guidelines and protocols Summary checklists for all nursing and health professional examination techniques Part of a comprehensive and revised learning package including Pocket Companion Jarvis’s Physical Examination & Health Assessment 2e and Student Laboratory Manual Jarvis’s Physical Examination & Health Assessment 2e Revised Table of Contents - increased focus on relevance of the health assessment areas to the functional status of the person Common laboratory studies (including normal values) added to objective data tables where relevant New chapter on focused assessment integrating clinical decision-making and clinical reasoning New chapter on substance abuse assessment New chapter on the complete health assessment - outlines the application of various frameworks for health assessment (head to toe, body systems, functional) Clearly identified health assessment skills for beginning and advanced nursing practice Revised online learning and teaching resources available on evolve Revised clinical case studies which illustrate documentation and critical thinking related to the chapter focus.
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Author: Ann Kummer

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133732364

Category: Medical

Page: 752

View: 5997

CLEFT PALATE & CRANIOFACIAL ANOMALIES: EFFECTS ON SPEECH AND RESONANCE 3E is the only book of its kind to cover both oral and facial anomalies, as well as cleft palate. Designed as a how-to guide for the practicing clinician, this book emphasizes what students need to know in the workplace to evaluate and treat individuals with speech disorders related to structural anomalies. Common craniofacial anomalies, associated anomalies, and genetic syndromes are also included. There is basic information on anatomy, physiology, and embryology of the face and oral cavity. The book covers how oral, dental, and ENT anomalies affect speech, resonance, and feeding. The evaluation section includes practical information on how to conduct a perceptual evaluation of speech and resonance and an intraoral examination. An overview chapter on instrumental procedures is provided for students, and chapters on how to perform and interpret these procedures is provided for clinicians. The treatment section includes surgical procedures and the use of prosthetic devices. Specific speech-therapy techniques are described for the treatment of speech errors associated with resonance disorders and velopharyngeal dysfunction. The need for multidisciplinary team assessment and treatment is also stressed. This book is easy to read to maximize learning. Many quality illustrative videos and video case studies are used to provide practical knowledge on how to evaluate and treat affected individuals. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Author: Donna F. Gauwitz

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305175999

Category: Medical

Page: 1152

View: 6827

Ensure your students' success on the NCLEX-RN exam with Cengage Learning's COMPLETE REVIEW FOR NCLEX-RN , Second Edition. After completing a recognized nursing curriculum and meeting state requirements, your students are ready to tackle the National Council of State Boards of Nursing NCLEX-RN exam, and this review covers it all. The stimulating, full-color text offers more than 1600 practice questions with answers in multiple formats, with 67 chapters of review content. Test questions are coded to reflect the recommended test-taking plan and strategies, while answers include rationales for both correct and incorrect assumptions. Endorsed by the National Student Nurses Association (NSNA), COMPLETE REVIEW FOR NCLEX-RN, Second Edition emphasizes delegation, prioritization, and critical thinking methods that prepare students for the exam's rigor and also builds their confidence. COMPLETE REVIEW FOR NCLEX-RN, Second Edition is the one-stop NCLEX-RN exam preparation tool recognized by successful registered nurses today. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Author: Judith C. Miller

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133168434

Category: Medical

Page: 528

View: 6231

Reinforcing the concepts and critical thinking skills necessary to pass the NCLEX-PN licensure examination, Delmar's Practice Questions for NCLEX-PN, Second Edition is a proven resource. More than 4000 questions encompass the core areas of the curriculum including Pharmacology, Nutrition, Mental Health and Gerontology. Each question is categorized according to areas of the test plan established by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing offering a solid foundation in exam preparation. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Author: N.A

Publisher: F. A. Davis Company

ISBN: 9780803602298

Category: Medical protocols

Page: 568

View: 6416

"At last! A book that provides a nursing approach to the prevention and treatment of disease. You'll access information on the clinical aspects of common disorders, the nursing concerns and patient education - all in a handy pocket size ...: organized by anatomical areas in a head-to-toe approach, you'll find coverage of 172 disorders - the ones you will most likely encounter while seeing adult patients; discussion of each disorder covers definition, etiology, occurrence, age, ethnicity, gender, contributing factors, signs and symptoms, diagnostic tests, differential diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, sequelae, prevention/prophylaxis, referral guidelines, education, and references; includes more than 65 diagnostic and treatment reasoning algorithms and ICD codes; and offers strategies to help you quickly conduct an accurate and thorough assessment."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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