Now in full color, this handbook provides quick access to all parts of the nursing health history and physical examination. A holistic nursing focus is given in addition to a step-by-step explanation for performing each part of the examination. In addition it guides the nurse to analyze the data collected to formulate nursing diagnoses and collaborative problems.
The Fifth Edition features a CD-ROM with a free PDA download that contains assessment tools for special populations and special considerations. This edition also includes new NANDA Nursing Diagnoses, updated teaching tips, and full color photos and tables.