Jarvis s Physical Examination and Health Assessment

Author: Helen Forbes
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729582346
Release Date: 2015-11-16
Genre: Medical

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.

Jarvis s Physical Examination and Health Assessment E Book

Author: Helen Forbes
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729579735
Release Date: 2011-11-21
Genre: Medical

An adaptation of this popular nursing resource specific to the Australian and New Zealand market. This local edition of Physical Examination and Health Assessment by Carolyn Jarvis has been fully revised for undergraduate and postgraduate nursing students and practicing nurses and in Australia and New Zealand. This expertly-written nursing text contextualises specific health assessment skills, highlighting the importance and relevance of given topics to nursing practice. Packed with case studies, photos, summary checkboxes and developmental considerations, Jarvis’s Physical Examination and Health Assessment ANZ edition by Helen Forbes and Elizabeth Watt builds on the easy-to use format and style of the popular US publication. This Australia and New Zealand edition, however, features terminology, measurements, spelling, best practice recommendations and cultural considerations particular to a local market. An essential and now even more relevant nursing textbook, Jarvis's Physical Examination and Health Assessment is structured to enhance learning for undergraduate and postgraduate nursing students as well as clinicians. Companion publications to Jarvis’s Physical Examination & Health Assessment ANZ edition: - Jarvis’s Physical Examination & Health Assessment Online ANZ edition – an interactive set of self-paced online learning modules complemented by over images, audio and videos - Pocket Companion – Jarvis’s Physical Examination & Health Assessment ANZ edition – a pocket-sized quick-reference companion ideal for students to carry on clinical placement - Student Laboratory Manual - Jarvis Physical Examination & Health Assessment ANZ edition – features chapter-by-chapter reading assignments, glossary terms, exercises and questions in varying formats, ideal for reinforcing key concepts and for use in clinical skills laboratory Case Studies Cultural considerations specific to Australia and New Zealand New chapters on assessment of urinary and bowel function Follows the easy-to-use format with assessment chapters ordered by Structure and Function Subjective data Objective data Documentation and Critical Thinking Abnormal Findings and Abnormal Findings for advanced practice where relevant

Jarvis s Physical Examination and Health Assessment Student Lab Manual

Author: Kathleen Blair
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729579742
Release Date: 2013-01-15
Genre: Medical

A revised, practical workbook aligning with Jarvis's Physical Examination & Health Assessment ANZ edition. Student Laboratory Manual - Jarvis's Physical Examination & Health Assessment Manual ANZ edition is equally useful as a health assessment study guide or as a tool in the clinical skills laboratory. The Student Laboratory Manual aligns with Jarvis's Physical Examination & Health Assessment ANZ edition; fully revised for nursing students and clinicians in Australia and New Zealand. The manual features chapter-by-chapter reading assignments corresponding with the textbook, along with glossary terms, exercises and questions to reinforce key concepts in health assessment. Companion publications to Jarvis’s Physical Examination & Health Assessment Online ANZ edition: • Jarvis’s Physical Examination & Health Assessment ANZ edition – a comprehensive and fully revised edition of the popular nursing resource tailored for the Australian and New Zealand market • Jarvis’s Physical Examination & Health Assessment Online ANZ edition – an interactive set of self-paced online learning modules complemented by over images, audio and videos • Pocket Companion – Jarvis’s Physical Examination & Health Assessment ANZ edition – a pocket-sized quick-reference companion ideal for students to carry on clinical placement • Chapter by chapter reading assignments correspond to Jarvis's Physical Examination and Health Assessment (ANZ edition) • Glossary for reinforcement of key terms • Study guide questions include: o Short Answer o Fill in the blanks o Critical thinking • Review questions include: o Multiple choice o Mix & match o Short answer • Additional Learning activities • Illustrations with blank labels for the identification and naming of structures • Answers to Review questions provided in Appendix A • Physical examination forms to record data in the clinical setting • Clinical objectives and instructions to guide all clinical examinations

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