Completely updated for its Third Edition, this book presents assessment skills in the Incredibly Easy! format that makes learning fun. Using light-hearted humor, the text provides the know-how nurses need to interview patients, obtain complete health histories, perform physical examinations, and interpret findings. Reader-friendly features include abundant photographs, illustrations, cartoons, checklists, and chapter summaries. This edition's expanded Practice Makes Perfect section includes NCLEX(R)-style questions and answers. New charts at the end of each body system chapter review abnormal findings and what conditions those findings might indicate. This edition also provides more information on age-related assessment differences.