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Nurses' Handbook of Health Assessment

With Step-by-Step Guidance

Nurses’ Handbook of Health Assessment offers step-by-step guidance at the point of care for assessing adults, children, and special populations.


Nurses’ Handbook of Health Assessment puts details for assessing adults, children, and special populations at your fingertips. This mobile resource guides students and nurses through the first stage of patient care, helping them determine actual and potential problems and create a plan for care.

Nurses’ Handbook of Health Assessment employs a “see and do” approach that focuses on health history, physical examination, normal and abnormal findings, nursing interventions, and nursing diagnoses. This guide includes assessment of mental health and frail, elderly patients, as well as appendices with useful sample assessments and high quality images.


  • 230 high quality images
  • 11 useful appendices
  • New information on assessing mental status
  • New information on assessing frail, elderly patients
  • Quick lookup by topic or chapter
  • Interface optimized for each device platform
  • Personalized favorites



Janet R. Weber, RN, EdD

iOS devices running iOS 7.0 or higher (iPad, iPhone, iPod touch)
Android devices running OS 4.0 or higher

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