118 Pages 13 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    Every contact with your patient is an opportunity for health assessment. Ideal for quick reference, this pocket-sized guide puts all the crucial information at your fingertips.

    This second edition of Clinical Assessment provides an essential overview of the topic, including new material on assessment of the acutely ill patient and the older patient. The new edition also includes resources to aid accurate neurological assessment, specifically covering aspects such as delirium and dementia.

    Used as a platform for wider reading, it is an ideal reference point for any nursing and healthcare student or professional.

    1.History taking.  2.General assessment.  3.Examination of the skin.  4.Examination of the head, eyes, ears, nose and throat (HEENT) system.  5.Examination of the cardiovascular system.  6.Examination of the respiratory system.  7.Examination of the abdominal system.  8.Examination of the musculoskeletal system.  9.Examination of the nervous system.  10.Documentation of findings.


    Tracy Lapworth is Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing at the University of Wolverhampton, UK.

    Deborah Cook is Senior Lecturer in Continuing Professional Development at the University of Worcester, UK.