Health Assessment in Nursing, 6th Edition

Janet R. Weber, RN, EdD, Jane H. Kelley, RN, PhD
Now in its sixth edition, the innovative, systematic, and easy-to-understand Health Assessment in Nursing has already helped thousands of RN-seeking students develop the comprehensive knowledge base and expert nursing assessment skills necessary for accurate collection of client data. The authors provide in-depth, accurate information, a compelling continuing case study that covers every step in the assessment process, a focus on diversity and health assessment throughout the lifespan, a striking photo and illustration program that includes photos of practicing nurses performing assessments, dynamic online video clips and animations, and much more. This book provides students with everything they need to master the knowledge and assessment skills needed for a successful nursing career.KEY FEATURES”

  • New! Focused/Specialized Assessments signalled with icons and introduced with explanatory text help differentiate between skills that are more specialized for specific settings
  • New! Verbally Communicating Findings boxes include brief biographical information and the patient’s chief concern, followed by a report of “significant positives” and “significant negatives” to help students understand how to better communicate with colleagues
  • Continuing Case Studies with COLDSPA mnemonic
  • Evidence-Based Health Promotion and Disease Prevention boxes
  • Assessment Guides
  • Assessment Tools
  • Safety Tips
  • Clinical Tips
  • Older Adult Considerations
  • Cultural Considerations


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