Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning, Fourth Edition covers the diagnostic reasoning process that providers must follow when assessing an actual case. The Fourth Edition outlines each step of the health assessment process and further demonstrates the link between health history and physical examination. It also provides the healthcare professional with the essential data to formulate a diagnosis and treatment plan.
Features and Benefits
"This is a good book for students in nursing, medicine, and allied health in advanced health assessment and diagnostic reasoning. It gives them an in-depth explanation of the various components of physical examination and techniques."
-- Dr. MaryAnn Troiano, DNP (Monmouth University School of Nursing and Health Studies) Doody's Review
This book can be used by healthcare providers and students in the fields of nursing, medicine, and allied health. It also can be used as a quick reference to review issues that arise in clinical practice. The book outlines in detail the specifics of performing a comprehensive history and physical and provides important rationales. The authors are nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and educators from a variety of universities.