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Author Mansen, Thom J., author

Title Patient-focused assessment : the art and science of clinical data gathering / Thom J. Mansen, Julieta Gabiola
Published Boston : Pearson Education, [2015]
Boston : Pearson, [2015]


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Description xii, 1003 pages, A1-20 pages, I1-20 pages : colour illustrations ; 29 cm
Summary Patient-Focused Assessment: The Art and Science of Clinical Data Gathering, First Edition, is an interdisciplinary text that will appeal to students and providers in all health care professions. Since patient assessment is critical to all providers of patient care, the text focuses on the patient, rather than a specific health care discipline. Patient assessment is divided into 4 levels based on the providers competency, the quantity of content (discipline-specific knowledge), the complexity of the assessment techniques and procedures, and the condition of the patient. The text focuses on adult patients but also addresses pediatric, geriatric, pregnant, and hospitalized patients. An excellent resource for students in health care, the text is also an invaluable reference for practicing health care providers. Teaching and Learning Experience This text presents a systematic, patient-centered approach to patient assessment. It provides: An interdisciplinary approach: The text focuses on the patient rather than a specific health care discipline, making it a valuable resource across all health care professions. Clear structure and organization: Logical organization and consistent chapter structure makes the text accessible, readable, and easy to navigate. Clinical examples and case studies: Realistic examples and scenarios stimulate critical thinking and expose readers to real professional situations. Effective learning resources: Proven pedagogical features help readers get the most out of the text with helpful hints, professional insight, and review tools
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Diagnosis, Differential.
Nursing assessment.
Patient-centered health care.
Diagnosis, Differential.
Data Collection -- methods.
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures.
Patient-Centered Care.
Author Gabiola, Julieta, author
LC no. 2013043422
ISBN 0132239388
Other Titles Patient-focused health assessment