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Nursing Know-How: Evaluating Heart & Breath Sounds
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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
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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.

  • 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

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