Nursing Health Assessment: A Best Practice Approach (3rd Edition)

Download Nursing Health Assessment: A Best Practice Approach (3rd Edition) written by Sharon Jensen in PDF format. This book is under the category Health and bearing the isbn/isbn13 number 1496349172/9781496349170. You may reffer the table below for additional details of the book.


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Sharon Jensen


Wolters Kluwer Health; 3rd US Edition




1024 pages









Book Description

Develop the assessment skills and knowledge to excel in any clinical setting.

Nursing Health Assessment: A Best Practice Approach; 3rd edition; (PDF) has been updated to reflect today’s changing healthcare environment; this unique and modern approach to health assessment guides you progressively through realistic clinical case scenarios; emphasizing health promotion; evidence-based thinking; risk factor reduction; and diagnostic reasoning. Effective strategies help you adapt techniques and questions to confidently manage communication challenges; changes in a patient’s condition over time; unexpected patient responses; and more.

Highlights of the 3rd Edition

Progressive Case Studies in each chapter help you capably apply concepts to clinical practice through:



    • Therapeutic Dialogue displays that hone the critical thinking and communication skills essential for gathering assessment data.


    • Documenting Case Study Findings boxes that summarize abnormal findings in the physical examination (determined through inspection; palpation; percussion; and auscultation).


    • Progress Note sections that provide sample SOAP (Subjective data; Analysis; Objective data; and Plan) notes documenting summaries of findings; with accompanying critical thinking questions.


    • Clinical Reasoning in Action sections that demonstrate how to bring all the elements of assessment together to determine nursing diagnosis and related goals; rationales; interventions; and evaluation criteria.


    • Collaborating With the Interprofessional Team displays that feature SBAR (Situation; Background; Assessment or Analysis; and Recommendations) frameworks for effectively coordinating referrals or other patient advocacy needs.






    • NEW! Concept Mastery Alerts clarify potentially confusing topics.


    • Tables of Abnormal Findings facilitate effective; fast assessments.


    • Review Questions help you identify content requiring additional review.


    • Clinical Significance boxes emphasize content critically related to clinical application.


    • More than 70 NANDA-I Diagnoses with official definitions and defining characteristics


    • Learning Objectives focus on critical information and can help you study more effectively.


    • Key Points summarized at the end of each chapter reinforce the most important content at a glance.


    • Safety Alert boxes highlight areas of concern or results that require immediate intervention or adjustments.


    • Accompanying interactive learning resources such as videos and animations; referenced with icons in the textbook; appeal to a variety of learning styles.


    • NEW! Unfolding case-based vignettes written by the National League for Nursing place concepts in a realistic context and encourage classroom discussion.



NOTE: This sale only includes Nursing Health Assessment: A Best Practice Approach; 3e in PDF. No online access codes come with the sale.



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