Advanced Health Assessment And Diagnostic Reasoning

Author: Jacqueline Rhoads, PhD, ACNP-BC, ANP-C, GNP-BE, PMHNP-BE, FAANP, Sandra Petersen, DNP, APRN, FNP/GNP-BC, PMHNP-BE, FAANP
Affiliation: Professor, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, North Carolina
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication Date: 2018
ISBN 10: 1284105377
ISBN 13: 9781284105377
Edition: 3rd

Description:

Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning, Third Edition covers the diagnostic reasoning process that providers must follow when assessing an actual case. The text outlines each step of the health assessment process and further demonstrates the link between health history and physical examination. It also provides the healthcare professional with the essential data needed to formulate a diagnosis and treatment plan. New Online Course! Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning, Third Edition features Navigate Premier Access, a robust online course complete with interactive lectures, eBook with health assessment videos and audio clips, syllabus, instructor resource guide, image bank, practice activities, discussion questions, and testing items.

Table of Contents

Front Matter

  • ABOUT
  • Preface
  • Disclaimer
  • Contributors to the First Edition
  • Reviewers

Part 1 Strategies for Effective Health Assessment

    Chapter 1: Interview and History Taking Strategies

    • Functions of the Interview and Health History
    • Interviewing
    • Taking a Health History
    • Summary
    • Bibliography
    • Additional Resources

    Chapter 2: Physical Examination Strategies

    • Function of the Physical Examination
    • General Considerations
    • Assessment Techniques
    • Head-to-Toe Examination
    • Bibliography

    Chapter 3: Documentation Strategies

    • Functions of Documentation
    • General Considerations
    • SOAP Approach
    • Documentation Tips
    • Subjective Data
    • Objective Data
    • Assessment
    • Plan
    • Summary
    • Bibliography
    • Additional Resource

Part 2 Advanced Assessment of Systemic Disorders

    Chapter 4: Mental Health Disorders

    • Anatomy and Physiology Review of the Brain
    • Health History
    • Mental Status Examination
    • Diagnostic Reasoning
    • Bibliography
    • Additional Resources

    Chapter 5: Integumentary Disorders

    • Anatomy and Physiology Review of the Integumentary System
    • Health History
    • Physical Examination
    • Diagnostic Reasoning
    • Bibliography
    • Additional Resource

    Chapter 6: Eye Disorders

    • Anatomy and Physiology Review of the Eye
    • Health History
    • Physical Examination
    • Diagnostic Reasoning
    • Bibliography
    • Additional Resources

    Chapter 7: Ear Disorders

    • Anatomy and Physiology Review of the Ear
    • Health History
    • Physical Examination
    • Diagnostic Reasoning
    • Bibliography
    • Additional Resources

    Chapter 8: Nose, Sinus, Mouth, and Throat Disorders

    • Advanced Assessment of Nose and Sinus Disorders
    • Advanced Assessment of Mouth and Throat Disorders
    • Bibliography

    Chapter 9: Respiratory Disorders

    • Anatomy and Physiology Review of the Respiratory System
    • Health History
    • Physical Examination
    • Diagnostic Reasoning
    • Bibliography

    Chapter 10: Cardiovascular Disorders

    • Anatomy and Physiology Review of the Cardiovascular System
    • Health History
    • Physical Examination
    • Diagnostic Reasoning
    • Bibliography

    Chapter 11: Gastrointestinal Disorders

    • Anatomy and Physiology Review of the Gastrointestinal System
    • Health History
    • Physical Examination
    • Diagnostic Reasoning
    • Bibliography

    Chapter 12: Male Genitourinary Disorders

    • Anatomy and Physiology Review of the Male Genitourinary System
    • Health History
    • Physical Examination
    • Diagnostic Reasoning
    • Bibliography

    Chapter 13: Female Genitourinary and Breast Disorders

    • Advanced Assessment of the Female Genitourinary System
    • Advanced Assessment of the Breasts
    • Bibliography

    Chapter 14: Endocrine Disorders

    • Anatomy and Physiology Review of the Endocrine System
    • Health History
    • Physical Examination
    • Diagnostic Reasoning
    • Bibliography

    Chapter 15: Musculoskeletal Disorders

    • Anatomy and Physiology Review of the Musculoskeletal System
    • Health History
    • Physical Examination
    • Diagnostic Reasoning
    • Bibliography

    Chapter 16: Neurological Disorders

    • Anatomy and Physiology Review of the Nervous System
    • Health History
    • Physical Examination
    • Diagnostic Reasoning
    • Bibliography

Appendix A CAGE Assessment

Appendix B Providing Care for Diverse Patient Populations

Appendix C Considerations for Global and Unique Populations