Friday, January 6, 2012

Health Assessment in Nursing

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
4th international edition
November 1, 2009
Hardcover: 896 pages
ISBN-10: 1608316084
ISBN-13: 978-1608316083

This comprehensive assessment text is designed as a learning system, with a modular format that allows personal customization and ease of use. Unit One provides a complete "Overview of nursing". Unit Two, which covers "Nursing Assessment of the Adult and Older Adult", includes a chapter on general impressions and 14 body system chapters. Each of these is divided into three distinctive parts: structures and functions; nursing assessment; and analysis of data (this explains the second step of the nursing process in relation to particular data collected during assessment). The third and final unit, "Nursing Assessment of Special Groups", includes chapters on infants and children, childbearing women, the family and the community. A nursing history section uses a 2-column question/rationale format to explain why each question is asked. A physical assessment section uses a 3-column format for assessment techniques, including procedure, normal findings and abnormal findings. Useful pedagogy includes a physical assessment checklist, risk factor displays, "how to use" equipment displays, and critical thinking exercises. Learning system enhancements include a clear plastic ruler, tape measure, pen light, pencil and pen which are provided for students to use in real life assessment situations. 


  1. Please repost link, server cannot connect. Thanks!

  2. OMG~ If I had waited I would've had to spend $700 on book this semester. I'll dl it anyway, in case it's search-able. Thank you for this blog, it's amazing and I appreciate the hard work a lot. This is coming from a new nursing student, just starting out. Thanks so much for ALL your post.

    1. Thank you for your comments...
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  3. Thank you so much for sharing.