Outlines the areas most critical when a quick patient assessment is in order, including the neurological, cardiovascular, respiratory, and gastrointenstinal systems. Offers demonstrations by nurses on how to assess mental status; test cranial nerves, motor system, sensory system, and reflexes; assess cardiac status, including auscultating for heart sounds and checking peripheral pulses; assess the respiratory system, including inspection, palpation, and auscultation; examine endotracheal placement; and assess the adbomen by auscultating, percussing, and palpating.
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Available on VHS
Running time 20 minutes.
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