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Advanced Physical Examination Skills: An Evidence Based Guide for Nurses and Non-medical Prescribers Zoe Rawles

Advanced Physical Examination Skills: An Evidence Based Guide for Nurses and Non-medical Prescribers

Zoe Rawles

Published February 28th 2010
ISBN : 9780340967584
Paperback
144 pages
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A practical overview of the skills and rationale for physical examination, this book is a useful reference for student practitioners in nursing and other non-medical prescribers and is an essential revision aid in the build up to clinical exams.ThisMoreA practical overview of the skills and rationale for physical examination, this book is a useful reference for student practitioners in nursing and other non-medical prescribers and is an essential revision aid in the build up to clinical exams.This book provides a quick reference guide to the procedures and skills needed to perform physical examinations of adults, backed up with evidence and clinical guidelines enabling the reader to justify the way they perform each physical examination. A step-by-step checklist for each body system is presented alongside a rationale to aid understanding and reinforce learning, and is followed by case studies to put the information into context. Further sections include integrated examinations, clinical signs and common pathological conditions for each system, self-assessment tests, and appendices containing useful guidelines and reference tables.This is an essential guide for students on specialist and advanced nurse practitioner courses, paramedics, and supplementary and independent prescribers, including nurses, pharmacists, physiotherapists, podiatrists, and radiographers.