Health Assessment and Physical Examination

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Author : Mary Ellen Zator Estes


1152 Pages  Hardcover 

5th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2010, 2006, 2002

©2014 , Published


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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 your students develop and refine their examination skills, they will learn to view t... more


Takes a holistic approach to nursing assessment so that your students can make a more complete assessment of their patients.

Is the only book with an "ENAP" organization within a body system structure so your students will consistently explain how to Evaluate the patient, what Normal finding to exp... more

New to this Edition

Incorporates United States Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations for each system specific chapter.

Includes an expanded discussion of Pain Management.

Includes a new chapter on peripheral vasculature and lymphatic system.

Updated risk factors for malignant processes and other diseases.

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