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Patient Assessment in Pharmacy Practice, Third Edition, provides a practical approach to assessing patients’ health-related problems. It covers basic anatomy, physiology, pathology, and body system assessments through interview, communication, and physical exams. Divided into two parts, Part I discusses global issues related to patient assessment as well as health issues that span many body systems; Part II includes systems-based assessment content. Through the step-by step evaluation of body systems, the text assists pharmacists and pharmacy students in correlating patient signs and symptoms with possible causes, such as diseases or medication side effects. Ensure your ability to determine the accurate course of action with these practical features:- Case studies, including interview questions, objective data to obtain, and Patient Care Plans, help you apply what you learn- Text boxes call attention to the signs and symptoms of common diseases, medication-induced signs and symptoms, and causes of diseases- More than 375 photographs and illustrations help you visualize each topic- Coverage of abnormal findings, by body system, helps you consider all options- Self-assessment and critical thinking questions reinforce your learning- ADDITIONAL CONTENT INCLUDED WITH eBOOK includes assessment videos that demonstrate physical examination techniques and the assessment of conditions that pharmacists commonly encounter (e.g., diabetes, hypertension, fever, rash, etc.) New To The Third Edition:- New full color interior design- Skill Development Activities are listed at the end of each chapter to assist with learning, practicing, and demonstrating practical patient assessment skills- COMPLETELY UPDATED pharmacy practice content and bibliography, including clinical practice guidelines, clinical skills, treatment recommendations, drug-induced symptoms, and more- Revised patient cases throughout
Number of Pages: 470
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Author: Rhonda M. Jones
Street Date: August 24, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 247-02-9250
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