The first - and only - reference that makes assessment incredibly easy! Amazing! An assessment guide that's fact-filled, friendly, and fun. Now revised and fully up-to-date. Invites you to learn Assessment Made Incredibly Easy, Third Edition, provides: * detailed photographs and crystal-clear illustrations that show correct assessment techniques, anatomic structures, and more * easy-to-read text that clarifies tough topics, such as recognizing abnormal respiratory patterns, evaluating breast lumps, and more * a lighthearted approach to building assessment skills. Incredibly thorough Covers all aspects of assessment, including: * effectively communicating with patients to obtain an accurate health history * skillfully performing physical assessment techniques * assessing all major body systems * recognizing and interpreting hundreds of abnormal findings. Better than ever! This new edition has even more features that make your assessments a breeze: * Interpretation station - provides surefire guidelines for interpreting assessment findings quickly and easily * Ages and stages - pinpoint age-related variations in assessment findings * That's a wrap - concise reviews of the chapter essentials.Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Staff is the author of 'Assessment Made Incredibly Easy! ', published 2004 under ISBN 9781582553917 and ISBN 1582553912.