Reinforce your understanding of essential examination and assessment skills and with this lab manual companion to Carolyn Jarvis' Physical Examination and Health Assessment, 6th Edition. A wide variety of checklists, activities, and exercises challenge you to apply your knowledge and provide hands-on practice.
A variety of learning activities test your understanding with multiple-choice, short answer, fill-in-the-blank, matching, and review questions.
Clinical objectives for each chapter help you study more efficiently and effectively.
Regional write-up sheets familiarize you with physical examination forms and offer practice in recording narrative accounts of patient history and examination findings.
Anatomy labeling exercises offer additional practice with identifying key anatomy and physiology.
Narrative summary forms reflect the charting format used for narrative accounts of health history and for physical examination findings.
A comprehensive glossary provides fast, easy access to key terminology and definitions.
Reading assignments help you review corresponding chapters in the textbook and include page references.
Audio-visual assignments tie videos of specific examination procedures to practical applications in the lab.
NEW NCLEX (R) exam-style review questions help to prepare you for the NCLEX exam.
NEW evidence-based guidelines reflect a focus on conducting the most effective, qualitative exams.
NEW content on the Electronic Health Record, charting, and narrative recording includes examples of how to document assessment findings.
1. Evidence-Based Assessment 2. Cultural Competence 3. The Interview 4. The Complete Health History 5. Mental Status Assessment 6. Substance Use Assessment 7. Domestic and Family Violence Assessment 8. Assessment Techniques and Safety in the Clinical Setting 9. General Survey, Measurements, Vital Signs 10. Pain Assessment: The Fifth Vital Sign 11. Nutritional Assessment 12. Skin, Hair, and Nails 13. Head, Face, and Neck, including Regional Lymphatics 14. Eyes 15. Ears 16. Nose, Mouth, and Throat 17. Breasts and Regional Lymphatics 18. Thorax and Lungs 19. Heart and Neck Vessels 20. Peripheral Vascular System and Lymphatic System 21. Abdomen 22. Musculoskeletal System 23. Neurologic System 24. Male Genitourinary System 25. Anus, Rectum, and Prostate 26. Female Genitourinary System 27. The Complete Health Assessment: Adult 28. The Complete Health Assessment: Infant, Young Child, and Adolescent 29. Bedside Assessment and Electronic Health Recording 30. The Pregnant Woman 31. Functional Assessment of the Older Adult