This fully revised reference uses humor to help nurses master assessment skills. New features include entertaining learning aids called "Cheat Sheets," and "Practice Makes Perfect" -- case study questions and answers that let nurses assess their progress. Also new are a chapter on mental health assessment and illustrations relating pathophysiology to assessment findings. Contents include health history, physical assessment, nutritional assessment, mental health assessment, and assessment of body systems: skin, hair, and nails; eyes; ears, nose, and throat; respiratory system; cardiovascular system; breasts and axillae; gastrointestinal system; female genitourinary system; male genitourinary system; musculoskeletal system; and neurologic system.
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