*2009-2011 edition arranged by concepts * New chapters on 'Critical judgement and assessment' and 'How to identify appropriate diagnoses' * Core references and level of evidence for each diagnosis * Companion website available.
Provides an understanding of the commonly performed diagnostic tests. Including tests, this book gives the description of how they are used in the investigation of disease. It describes the nature and purpose of each test, the preparation and procedure involved and the significance of the results.
Accompanied by a Lab Manual that incorporates nursing-specific case studies to reinforce content from a nursing perspective. This book can be packaged with the Bates for Nursing Online course for a complete nursing assessment solution.
This text aims to assist nurses grasping the complex context of current issues surrounding the process of needs assessment so that they could contribute to the debates and develop their practice appropriately.
Contains foundational content to guide students' approaches to history taking, interviewing, and other core assessment skills, and illustrated, step-by-step techniques that outline correct performance of physical examination. This title is suitable for medical students, high-level nursing education and practice markets, and physician assistants.
Covers skills that are fundamental to the delivery of excellent health care, and can help you to make a real difference to the quality of care that your patients receive. This text provides the know-how nurses need to interview patients, obtain health histories, perform physical examinations, and interpret findings.
A pocket-sized guide that presents an approach to physical examination and history taking in a quick-reference outline format. It features a full-color art program and an easy-to-follow two-column format with step-by-step examination techniques on the left and abnormalities with differential diagnoses on the right.