Focuses on clinically relevant information for normal and normal variants of adults, children, elderly, and pregnant women. Features a colorful graphic design, illustrations, and bulleted lists to make the information easy to understand and easy to follow through the assessment process. Offers assessment tips, helpful clinical information, including a reminder in every chapter to do a OPQRST analysis. Includes a brief review of A&P as the basis for the assessment. Covers assessment from head to toe with subjective questions, objective techniques, and documentation that demonstrates how all of the data and information come together to create a thorough and accurate health assessment. Addresses safety through alerts for Safe and Effective Nursing Care (SENC).