Your essential guide in the assessment and diagnostic process. Step by step, you’ll hone your ability to perform effective health assessments, obtain valid data, interpret the findings, and recognize the range of conditions that can be indicated by specific findings to reach an accurate differential diagnosis. You’ll have coverage of 170 conditions and symptoms across the lifespan at your fingertips.
New to this Edition:
"The presentation, organization, and the richness of the content make this book stand out compared to other, similar books. It provides a thorough, step-by-step process for performing assessments, diagnosis, and differential diagnosis that is impossible to get in other books."
-- Robert White, RN, DNP, APN, PMHNP-BC(Rowan University School of Health Professions) Doody's Review
"The purpose is to provide a quick reference for nurse practitioners and to serve as a text for nurse practitioner students who are studying health assessment and need help with assessment and obtaining a differential diagnosis. These worthy objectives are met."
-- Carole Kenner, PhD, MSN, BSN (Northeastern University Bouve College of Health Sciences) Doody's Review - previous edition
The audience includes nurse practitioner students, nurse practitioners and practicing clinicians.