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Nursing Know-How: Evaluating Heart & Breath Sounds

Publication Year:
2008
Edition:
1st Ed.
Author:
Springhouse
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN:
978-0-78-179203-5
Doody's Star Rating®:
Score:
82
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This volume of the new Nursing Know-How series offers how-to guidance on the latest techniques for evaluating heart and breath sounds. The book is written in paragraph and bulleted format, with numerous illustrations and flow charts.
Know-How icons offer expert tips on where to listen with the stethoscope, how to differentiate sounds, what technique works best, and how to evaluate findings. Case Clip icons present real-life emergent scenarios, showing what the nurse heard and how the rapid response team intervened to avert crisis. Age Alert icons offer guidelines on age-specific differences in sounds and assessment techniques.
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Platform:
OvidSP
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type:
Book
Author:
Springhouse
ISBN:
978-0-78-179203-5
Specialty:
  • Cardiology
  • Dictionaries & Word References
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical/Surgical Nursing
  • Pathophysiology
  • References
Language:
English
Edition:
1st Ed.
Pages:
384
Publication Year:
2008
Doody's Star Rating®:
Score:
82

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