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Auscultation Skills: Breath & Heart Sounds
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Auscultation Skills: Breath & Heart Sounds

Publication Year: 2013
Edition: 5th Ed.
Authors/Editor: Coviello, Jessica Shank
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-1-451-18999-5
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Pinpoints exactly how, where, and why breath and heart sounds occur and helps you to differentiate normal from abnormal sounds quickly and accurately.

Loaded with clear explanations, colorful illustrations, and linked to online audio cues, this sensational reference spans the simple to the complex and serves as an excellent tool for beginning practitioners and seasoned clinicians who are looking to hone their diagnostic skills and improve their auscultation technique.

This compact, practical book will improve your ability to auscultate for heart and breath sounds, and enhance your understanding of their physiology. Throughout, the book references corresponding tracks on the accompanying website, enabling users to listen to the sounds immediately after reading about the anatomical and physiologic changes associated with the sounds.

With full coverage of heart and breath sounds from the simple to the complex this comprehensive text explains heart and breath sound fundamentals including basic anatomy and physiology, best auscultation locations, tips on how to identify each sound, and what to document during a physical examination. The book offers practicing nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants a solid basis for recognizing and differentiating among abnormal breath and heart sounds to help them accurately interpret what they hear and then apply that knowledge toward a proper diagnosis and treatment regimen.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Coviello, Jessica Shank
  • ISBN: 978-1-451-18999-5
  • Specialty:
    Advanced Practice
    Medical/Surgical Nursing
    Nurse Practitioner
    Skills & Procedures
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 5th Ed.
  • Pages: 256
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2013

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