Home > Books > Nursing Know-How: Evaluating Heart & Breath Sounds
Nursing Know-How: Evaluating Heart & Breath Sounds
View PDF

Nursing Know-How: Evaluating Heart & Breath Sounds

Publication Year: 2008
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Springhouse
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-0-781-79203-5
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 82
  • Description
  • Details
  • Collections

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.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Springhouse
  • ISBN: 978-0-781-79203-5
  • Specialty:
    Cardiology
    Dictionaries & Word References
    Medical/Surgical Nursing
    Pathophysiology
    References
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st Ed.
  • Pages: 384
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2008
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 82

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
Ovid Emcare A premium nursing and allied health database ideal for practice, research, or education.
JOTM
PsycBOOKS® A database of peer-reviewed scholarly and professional books published by the American Psychological Association.
JOTM
Journal of Physical Therapy Education The premier forum for disseminating scholarly works in physical therapy educational theory and practice.
JOTM
Circulation Peer-reviewed reports on clinical and laboratory research relevant to cardiovascular disease.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
Greenfield's Surgery: Scientific Principles and Practice
The gold standard in the field of surgery, covers new technologies, innovative techniques, and integrating new scientific knowledge with evolving changes in surgical care.

Walsh & Hoyt's Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology: The Essentials
Widely acknowledged as the definitive reference in the field, this title brings you the practical, hands-on information you need to effectively evaluate and manage neuro-ophthalmic conditions.