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Study Guide & Laboratory Manual for Physical Examination & Health Assessment E-Book

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Study Guide & Laboratory Manual for Physical Examination & Health Assessment E-Book , 9th Edition

Study Guide & Laboratory Manual for Physical Examination & Health Assessment E-Book

By Carolyn Jarvis, PhD, APN, CNP and Ann L. Eckhardt, PhD, RN

Copyright 2024
$50.99, Online Product, Reference

Availability:Out of print. 05/29/23.



Both a comprehensive lab manual and a practical workbook, the Study Guide & Laboratory Manual for Physical Examination & Health Assessment, 9th Edition gives you the tools you need to master physical examination and health assessment skills in the lab and in clinical practice. Corresponding to the bestselling Jarvis textbook, this guide features terminology reviews, application activities, clinical judgment questions, regional write-up sheets, and narrative summary forms, with answers to study questions at the back of the book to facilitate both learning and review. The 9th edition has been thoroughly updated with a fresh focus on the Next Generation NCLEX® (NGN), with case studies featuring new NGN question formats to prepare you not only for the skills laboratory, but for success on the NCLEX® and in interprofessional collaborative practice.

Key Features

  • Authoritative review and guidance for laboratory experiences, personally written by the textbook authors, provide a seamlessly integrated study and clinical experience.
  • Consistent format includes Terminology Review, Study Guide, and Clinical Judgment Questions in each chapter.
  • Physical examination forms familiarize you with what you will encounter in clinical practice and offer practice in documenting the patient history and examination findings.
  • The only full-color, illustrated lab manual available for a nursing health assessment textbook with anatomy exercises that align with the main text.

New to this Edition

  • NEW! Clinical judgment exercises equip you for success on the Next Generation NCLEX® (NGN), including questions with an increased focus on clinical judgment, robust single-episode case studies that employ the latest NGN question types, and unfolding case studies which reflect the language of the NCSBN Clinical Judgment Measurement Model.
  • NEW! Chapter 33 includes unfolding case studies for the NGN that present opportunities for you to practice prioritizing, decision-making, and using clinical judgment skills.
  • NEW! Increased emphasis on activities focused on higher cognitive levels (Applying and above).
  • UPDATED! Critical Thinking Exercises offer suggested readings based on your participation in the skills lab and discussions with your instructor.
  • UPDATED! Content corresponds to the 9th edition of the Jarvis textbook and incorporates the latest research and evidence-based practice.

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By Carolyn Jarvis, PhD, APN, CNP, Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, Illinois Wesleyan University; Certified Nurse Practitioner (retired), Bloomington, Illinois and Ann L. Eckhardt, PhD, RN, Associate Chair of Clinical Education, College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Department of Graduate Nursing, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas

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