Vintage Nursing Book, Clinical Reference, Physical Examination and Health Assessment, 3rd Ed 2000, Hardback Text, Carolyn Jarvis, Home Decor

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The collectible education book entitled "PHYSICAL EXAMINATION AND HEALTH ASSESSMENT" by Carolyn Jarvis is in very good to great condition. This is a third-edition hardback book with a 2000 Copyright. The book contains important illustrations, graphs, and full-color photography to go along with the in-depth content. The vibrant exterior colors of blueish-purple, green, white, yellow, and orange are accented with dark blue, white, and gold colors. While it may not show in the photos, the title on the front has a gold-leaf appearance. According to the sticker on the back, this hardback clinical reference book was originally a textbook from the Samford University Bookstore. Samford University is supposedly America's top-ranked private university located in suburban Birmingham, Alabama. Hence, this particular book must have been considered very important for the courses offered at Samford. To be part of the physical inventory of a bookstore on the campus of a very important and well-respected educational institution says a lot about the book. The preface states, "Whether you are a beginning examiner or an advanced-practice student, this book holds the content you need to develop and refine your clinical skills". While additional information concerning the contents of this very comprehensive clinical reference book can be found in the photos, it is important to point out how the book is laid out. On the backside of the front cover - also in the photos - there is a breakdown of how the book is organized. The book moves from Structure and Function, Subjective Data, Objective Data, Application and Critical Thinking, to Abnormal Findings that include tables of art and photographs of pathological disorders and conditions. The contents section shows that the book has three units broken up into twenty-seven chapters followed by fifteen Appendixes. The book has 956 pages including the Illustration Credits and Index. On the inside of the back cover the book has a two-page chart for "ASSESSMENT TERMS: ENGLISH AND SPANISH". While this book is incredibly comprehensive and highly-detailed, it is written in a straight-forward easier-to-read manner than what might be expected from a comprehensive educational textbook. Hence, this would be a great book to have for a home or clinical reference.

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Original Illustrations by Pat Thomas, CMI, FAMI

Assessment Photographs by Kevin Strandberg

W. B. Saunders Company
A Division of Harcourt Brace & Company

ISBN 0-7216-8424-6

There is a tiny .25" wide tear on the top edge of the front. Other than this, there are no rips, tears, bad odors, water damages, or repair places on this collectible education hardback book. There are some vintage wear, age, and rub marks on the book - mainly in the form of rub marks on the exterior. Also, there is an area of white-out near the top of the first page in the front along with a crease near the bottom right corner. In addition, the title page has a very slight ruffle near the center of the page. While there does not appear to be any additional highlighter, pen, and/or pencil marks in the book, it is possible some were overlooked as we did not check every single page.

The decorative possibilities for this collectible education hardback book are many. The home-office or study would be enhanced by the addition of this incredibly detailed and highly-informative health book. Also, the accent table or night stand would welcome this hardback clinical reference book for its vibrant appearance, easily accessible illustrations, and full-color photography. In addition, the growing collection of books would increase in value and interest upon the arrival of this comprehensive academic hardback text.

The collector will appreciate this important hardback collectible education book for its very good to great condition, incredibly detailed content, full-color photography, and vibrant overall appearance.

The collectible education book entitled "PHYSICAL EXAMINATION AND HEALTH ASSESSMENT" by Carolyn Jarvis weighs 78.8 oz.

The large hardback health book measures 11.25" tall x 8 5/8" wide across from outside to outside x 1.5" thick.

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