Bates Nursing Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking

Palm and Bickley Hogan-Quigley · ISBN 9781496358394
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Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins USA
Author(s) Palm and Bickley Hogan-Quigley
Edition 2
Published 13th October 2016
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Bates� Nursing Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking provides the foundation for learning assessment, a key nursing function that ensures patients receive optimal care. This text, adapted specifically for nursing students, maintains the trusted and time-perfected assessment techniques and vibrant visuals from the classic Bates�. The book�s two-column format delivers assessment information in a comprehensive, straightforward approach. Presenting the normal patient throughout, with common or important problems highlighted, each chapter reflects a strong evidence-based perspective. The second edition maintains the important topics for real-word practice such as complete head-to-toe examination, normal vs. abnormal findings, electronic documentation, and considerations for assessment of older adults and children. The text is completely updated with the most current research in health care and nursing education. Material is thoughtfully organized into three units: Foundations, Body Systems, and Special Lifespan Considerations. Bates� Nursing Guide is the classic approach that helps students develop and practice the lifelong and timeless skills of patient assessment. KEY FEATURES: - NEW! Key culture and life span information highlighted throughout. - Sample Patient�Mrs. N. - Tables of Abnormalities - Emphasis on communication skills - Assessing older adults chapter - Mnemonics - Glossary
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