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The Complete Subjective Health Assessment

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Jennifer L. Lapum, Ryerson University

Oona St-Amant, Ryerson University

Michelle Hughes, Ryerson University

Copyright Year: 2019

Publisher: Ryerson University

Language: English

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Reviewed by Kathleen Walters, Faculty-Health Information Management (HIM), Lane Community College on 1/14/21

Given subjective health assessment is the focus, the material was inclusive of this part of health history. Mention (or comparing and contrasting) of objective assessment for distinction could be considered. The glossary was limited and could... read more

Reviewed by Vanessa Newman, Adjunct Faculty, Rogue Community College on 8/10/20

Each section of a subjective health assessment was addressed with information, charts, some illustrations and videos demonstrating techniques. The sections were manageable but contained valuable information and opportunities to conduct self-checks... read more

Reviewed by Carol Brooks, Retired Physical Therapist, Educator, Central Carolina Technical College on 7/27/20

The book is very thorough and comprehensive. It has a Table of Contents, Index, Glossary and Appendices that the reader can easily locate. In fact, on the Table of Contents page, the reader can directly click on a chapter, and have it open up. ... read more

Reviewed by Sharon Holden, Nursing Instructor, Trident Technical College on 7/21/20

This is a really good resource for the novice nursing student. It covers all areas in good detail. read more

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to the Complete Subjective Health Assessment

  • The Complete Subjective Health Assessment
  • Reasons for Conducting a Complete Subjective Health Assessment
  • Categories and Influencing Factors
  • Reflective Questions

Chapter 2: The Complete Subjective Health Assessment

  • Introductory Information: Demographic and Biographic Data
  • Main Health Needs (Reasons for Seeking Care)
  • The PQRSTU Assessment
  • Current and Past Health
  • Mental Health and Mental Illnesses
  • Functional Health
  • Preventative Treatments and Examinations
  • Family Health
  • Cultural Health
  • Reference and Reflective Questions

Chapter 3: Cultural Safety and Care Partners

  • Cultural Safety
  • Care Partners
  • Reflective Questions

Chapter 4: Summary

  • Health History Summary
  • Reflective Questions
  • Key Takeaways

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  • About the Book

    This textbook is designed for the novice learner who is seeking to develop a foundationalunderstanding of the complete subjective health assessment in the context of health and illness. The textbook deconstructs the categories of the complete subjective health assessment, providing learners with explanations and examples of what constitutes relevant subjective data. This textbook provides an opportunity to learn how to respond to normal, abnormal, and critical findings when completing a complete subjective health assessment

    About the Contributors

    Authors

    Jennifer L. Lapum, Ryerson University

    Oona St-Amant, Ryerson University

    Michelle Hughes, Ryerson University