Health Assessment in Nursing

Health Assessment in Nursing

Sixth edition, International Edition

by Janet R. Weber and Jane H. Kelley

944 pages, 212.72 x 276.23 mm

944 pages, 212.72 x 276.23 mm

  • Hardcover
  • ISBN: 9781496345875
  • December 2017

£85.00

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Now in its sixth edition, the innovative, systematic, and easy to understand Health Assessment in Nursing has already helped thousands of RN-seeking students develop the comprehensive knowledge base and expert nursing assessment skills necessary for accurate collection of client data. The authors provide in-depth, accurate information, a compelling Continuing Case Study that covers every step in the assessment process, a focus on diversity and health assessment through the lifespan, a striking photo and illustration program that includes photos of practicing nurses performing assessments, dynamic online video clips and animations, and much more. This book provides students everything needed to master the knowledge and assessment skills needed for a successful nursing career.
KEY FEATURES"
  • NEW! Focused/Specialized Assessments signaled with icons and introduced with explanatory text help differentiate between skills that are more specialized for specific settings
  • NEW! Verbally Communicating Findings boxes include brief biographical information and the patient’s chief concern followed by a report of “significant positives” and “significant negatives” to help students understand how to better communicate with colleagues
  • Continuing Case Studies with COLDSPA mnemonic
  • Evidence-Based Health Promotion and Disease Prevention boxes
  • Assessment Guides
  • Assessment Tools
  • Safety Tips
  • Clinical Tips
  • Older Adult Considerations
  • Cultural Considerations