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Nursing and Physical Assessment Study Guide Audience: Intended for nursing, medical, and dental students and residents.FEATURES:- Fully illustrated Detailed coverage of nursing duties including analysis and assessment techniques. - Navigate from Table of Contents or search for the words or phrases- Add Bookmarks - Designed for optimal navigation on electronic devices with a small screen - Access the guide anytime, anywhere - at home, on the train, in the subway. - Use your down time to prepare for an exam. - Always have the guide available for a quick reference. TABLE OF CONTENTS:Vital Signs: Temperature Blood Pressure Pulse Respiratory rateBasic Biometrics: Height Weight BMI Pain scale PQRST Method for Symptom AssessmentPrimary Assessment Techniques: Inspection Palpation Percussion Auscultation: Heart Sounds Heart Murmurs Lung Sounds Bowel SoundsPhysical Examination: General appearance Organ systems Medical history Differential diagnosis Cancer Signs Edema Universal precautionsBlood Tests Reference Ranges: Clinical biochemistry: Electrolytes and Metabolites Liver function tests Other enzymes and proteins Other ions and trace metals Lipids Tumor markers Hormones Hematology: Red blood cells White blood cells Coagulation Immunology: Acute phase protein markers of Inflammation Autoantibodies Other: Serology Arterial blood gasSerum Electrolytes: Sodium: Hypernatremia Hyponatremia Potassium: Hyperkalemia Hypokalemia Calcium: Hypercalcaemia Hypocalcaemia Magnesium: Hypermagnesemia Hypomagnesemia Chloride: Hyperchloremia Hypochloremia Phosphate: Hyperphosphatemia Hypophosphatemia Bicarbonate: Hyperbicarbonatemia Alkalosis Hypercapnia Hypobicarbonatemia Acidosis HypocapniaOther Standard Tests and Scales: EKG Oxygen saturation Ulcer assessment Glasgow coma scale Pediatric Glasgow Coma Scale Muscle strength Bristol Stool Scale Tanner stage Odor Intensity X-RayInjection: Subcutaneous Intramuscular Depot Intravenous Insulin TypesMedical Abbreviations: 0-9 A B C D E F G H I K L M N O P Q R S T U V W-Z Latin abbreviationsAbbreviations for medical organizations and personnel: A-B C-N O-ZMeasurement Units: Metric system (SI) SI writing style Powers of 10 prefixes US units and conversion to SIAnatomical Terms: Position Direction MotionCranial nerves: I olfactory II optic III oculomotor IV trochlear V trigeminal V1 ophthalmic V2 maxillary V3 mandibular VI abducens VII facial VIII vestibulocochlear (cochlear, vestibular) IX glossopharyngeal X vagus XI accessory XII hypoglossal

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