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Patient Assessment in Pharmacy Practice / Edition 2

Patient Assessment in Pharmacy Practice / Edition 2

by Rhonda M. Jones, Raylene M. Rospond
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Whether pharmacy student or professional, you'll find the latest in practical patient assessment skills and much more in this comprehensive, informative first edition.

Section One addresses basic skills for pharmacists, including cultural considerations, patient history taking, and the principles of assessment. Section Two focuses on assessment of patients by body system and region, including A&P and symptomatology, interviewing skills and questions, and assessment techniques with the extensive support of case studies and patient decision trees. Also included are special discussions of pediatric and geriatric populations. A complete glossary of terms provides a useful, quick-reference tool. Patient Assessment in Pharmacy Practice will serve as your concise, all-in-one guide for more innovative approaches to pharmaceutical care or patient assessment in any setting.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780781765565
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 10/01/2008
Edition description: Second
Pages: 500
Sales rank: 937,841
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: Overview of Patient Assessment

Chapter 1: Patient Assessment and the Pharmaceutical Care Process
Chapter 2: Cultural Considerations in Patient Assessment
Chapter 3: Health and Medication History
Chapter 4: Principles and Methods of the Basic Physical Examination
Chapter 5: General Assessment and Vital Signs
Chapter 6: Nutritional Assessment
Chapter 7: Pain Assessment

Part Two: Assessment of Body Systems

Chapter 8: Skin, Hair, and Nails
Chapter 9: Eyes and Ears
Chapter 10: Head and Neck
Chapter 11: Respiratory System
Chapter 12: Cardiovascular System
Chapter 13: Peripheral Vascular System
Chapter 14: Gastrointestinal System
Chapter 15: Hepatic System
Chapter 16: Renal System
Chapter 17: Musculoskeletal System
Chapter 18: Nervous System
Chapter 19: Mental Status
Chapter 20: Endocrine System
Chapter 21: The Male Patient
Chapter 22: The Female Patient

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