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Rapid Assessment: A Flowchart Guide to Evaluating Signs & Symptoms
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Rapid Assessment: A Flowchart Guide to Evaluating Signs & Symptoms

Publication Year: 2003
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Springhouse
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-1-582-55272-9
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This uniquely practical handbook of flowcharts and succinct clinical information is a time-saving aid to the quick and accurate assessment of 200 common signs and symptoms.

Signs and symptoms are arranged alphabetically, and each one is presented on an easy-to-scan, two-page spread. On the left-hand page is concise, bulleted information about possible diagnoses, treatment, and patient counseling. On the right-hand page is a flowchart that leads the nurse through the assessment process, focusing on key findings and diagnostic tests and narrowing diagnostic possibilities. Icons point out special findings, tests, and follow-up for children and older adults.

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    Ovid
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Springhouse
  • ISBN: 978-1-582-55272-9
  • Specialty:
    Nursing Assessment
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st Ed.
  • Pages: 464
  • Illustrations: 200
  • Year: 2003

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