The ANZ edition of Jarvis's Physical Examination and Health Assessment has been fully revised for the Australian and New Zealand context and structured to enhance learning for undergraduate and postgraduate students and clinicians. Each chapter begins with an overview highlighting the importance and relevance of given topics to nursing practice. An introductory chapter describes the purpose of health assessment in nursing practice and how it contributes to a multidisciplinary patient assessment. All spelling, terminology, measurements, cultural and social considerations, clinical procedures and best practice reflect the Australian and New Zealand context.
Published: 21st November 2011
Publisher: Elsevier Australia