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Physical assessment is a means of evaluating health status using a combination of clinical examination and history taking. A complete physical assessment should form the basis of all nursing care.
Physical Assessment for Nurses is aimed at all advanced nurse practitioners and nurses preparing to become advanced nurse practitioners. It forms the foundation for extending practice. The text explores best practice in history taking and summarises the key clinical skills needed to develop and improve physical examination skills and to competently assess, diagnose, plan and provide care.
Physical Assessment for Nurses is adapted for nurse practitioners from Turner and Blackwood: Lecture Notes on Clinical Skills (Third edition).
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Carol Cox is Professor of Nursing, Advanced Clinical Practice, St Bartholomew School of Nursing and Midwifery, City Univesity, London and Nurse Consultant, Research and Education Related to Practice, Newham Healthcare NHS TrustReview:
' This is one of the most concise, informative clinical books I have seen in a long time. It will appeal to those clinicians moving into the field of undertaking and recording physical assessments and presenting findings and also provides enough material to act as a teaching resource for any level of children.' -Accident and Emergency Nursing
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Book Description Wiley-Blackwell, 2004. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111405105909
Book Description Wiley-Blackwell, 2004. Paperback. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1405105909