Nursing Know-How: Evaluating Heart & Breath Sounds

Publication Year: 2008

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: Springhouse

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-0-78-179203-5

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 82

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This volume of the new Nursing Know-How series offers how-to guidance on the latest techniques for evaluating heart and breath sounds. The book is written in paragraph and bulleted format, with numerous illustrations and flow charts.

Know-How icons offer expert tips on where to listen with the stethoscope, how to differentiate sounds, what technique works best, and how to evaluate findings. Case Clip icons present real-life emergent scenarios, showing what the nurse heard and how the rapid response team intervened to avert crisis. Age Alert icons offer guidelines on age-specific differences in sounds and assessment techniques.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Springhouse
ISBN: 978-0-78-179203-5
Specialty:
Pathophysiology
Dictionaries & Word References
References
Cardiology
Internal Medicine
Medical/Surgical Nursing
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 384
Year: 2008
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 82

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