Awarded Third Place in the 2020 AJN Book of the Year Awards in Adult Primary Care CategoryCanadian Nursing Health Assessment: A Best Practice Approach, second edition, reflects a progressive and modern view of Canadian nursing practice, featuring innovative elements that facilitate comprehensive examinations, and unique features that assist with application and analysis, including new symptom analysis boxes. The text reflects Canadian best practices, standards of health promotion and screening guidelines as well as Canadian standards of communication and documentation. In addition to the Canadian nursing research provided for each chapter, there are focused health promotion topics and critical thinking questions that reflect the NCLEX. Each chapter also includes a threaded case study that requires critical thinking and diagnostic reasoning to analyze data, document, plan care, and communicate findings culminating with a “Putting it All Together feature. Additional features and online resources round out the book and build on the in-text threaded cases to reinforce correct elements of subjective and objective data collection and variations necessary for different problems, age groups, and cultures. Outstanding Features Include:
Current, comprehensive coverage familiarizes you with Canadian best practices, standards of health promotion and screening guidelines, as well as Canadian standards of communication and documentation.
Threaded case studies in each chapter guide you through the assessment process for commonly encountered scenarios to hone your clinical decision-making capabilities.
Putting it All Together features strengthen your data analysis, documentation, care planning, and communication skills
Critical Thinking Questions test your understanding and prepare you for success on the NCLEX®