Publication Year: 2005
Edition: 1st Ed.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 83
Continuing the tradition of comprehensive coverage found in other titles of the Professional Guide Series, Professional Guide to Assessment provides in-depth, detailed, essential how-to information about patient assessment for all health professionals.
This complete, yet concise reference uses a structured, organized approach to assessment, highlighting basic as well as more advanced techniques in an easy-to-use, highly visual format appropriate for any health care professional, regardless of the practice setting.
An 8-page full-color insert highlights cardiac and respiratory assessment techniques and landmarks and abnormal dermatologic findings. The appendices succinctly cover a head-to-toe assessment, a guide to laboratory test results, laboratory value changes in elderly patients, and resources for professionals, patients, and caregivers.