Advanced Health Assessment & Clinical Diagnosis in Primary Care


Author: Joyce E. Dains DrPH JD APRN FNP-BC FNAP FAANP FAAN, Linda Ciofu Baumann PhD APRN BC FAAN, Pamela Scheibel MSN RN CPNP 


Enrich your physical assessment skills with this focused guide outlining key clinical techniques for patient examination. Featured topics include geriatrics, genetic lab testing, highly infectious disease, and family history reporting for psychiatric and mental health conditions. 


Key features: 

  • Sections outlining the intricacies of transgender patient care 
  • Laboratory and diagnostics chapters with recommendations for targeted testing regimens 
  • Diagnostic reasoning exercises designed to improve problem solving and critical thinking skills 
  • “Key Questions” tables outlining methods for gathering accurate, detailed patient medical histories 


ISBN: 978- 0323554961. 6th Edition. Published by Mosby.