Pocket Companion for Physical Examination

Pocket Companion for Physical Examination and Health Assessment

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Publisher ‏ : ‎ Saunders; 8th edition (25 March 2019)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 304 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0323532020
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0323532020
Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 320 g
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 12.7 x 1.27 x 20.96 cm


Pocket Companion for Physical Examination and Health Assessment

About the Pocket Companion:

The “Pocket Companion for Physical Examination and Health Assessment” is a convenient and comprehensive resource designed to accompany healthcare professionals throughout their clinical practice. Compact in size yet rich in content, this pocket guide serves as an invaluable tool for conducting thorough physical examinations and health assessments in various healthcare settings.

Key Features:

  1. Concise Reference: This pocket companion condenses essential information from the acclaimed textbook “Physical Examination and Health Assessment” into a portable format, making it ideal for quick reference during clinical encounters.
  2. Step-by-Step Guidance: The guide provides clear, step-by-step instructions for conducting comprehensive physical examinations and health assessments across the lifespan, from infants to older adults.
  3. Assessment Techniques: Detailed descriptions of assessment techniques, including inspection, palpation, percussion, and auscultation, empower healthcare professionals to perform accurate and systematic assessments.
  4. Normal Findings and Variations: Easily accessible tables and charts outline normal findings and common variations in physical examination findings, aiding in the interpretation of assessment data.
  5. Clinical Insights: Practical tips, clinical insights, and evidence-based guidelines enhance the reader’s understanding of key assessment concepts and facilitate clinical decision-making.
  6. Special Populations: Special considerations for assessing diverse populations, including pediatric, geriatric, pregnant, and culturally diverse patients, are addressed to ensure comprehensive and culturally sensitive care.


This pocket companion is an essential tool for nursing students, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, medical students, and other healthcare professionals involved in conducting physical examinations and health assessments. It serves as a valuable resource for both novice learners and experienced practitioners seeking to refine their assessment skills.


The “Pocket Companion for Physical Examination and Health Assessment” is authored by Carolyn Jarvis, PhD, APN, CNP, a renowned expert in nursing assessment. Drawing on her extensive clinical experience and expertise, Dr. Jarvis provides readers with authoritative guidance on physical examination and health assessment practices.


Available in a compact and portable format, this pocket companion is designed for easy accessibility in clinical settings. Its durable construction ensures longevity, making it a trusted companion throughout one’s healthcare career.


Whether in the classroom, clinic, or bedside, the “Pocket Companion for Physical Examination and Health Assessment” serves as an indispensable resource for healthcare professionals seeking to master the art and science of physical assessment. With its comprehensive content, practical guidance, and portable design, this pocket companion is a must-have for anyone involved in the delivery of patient-centered care.


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