Assessment and Diagnosis


The ability to perform assessment and diagnosis is a skill that reaches across all levels of nursing practice. On this guide, we provide library sources that cover general to advanced assessment and diagnosis. In addition, you can find drug information along with information on laboratory and test references.

Assessment eBooks

With assessment, you document the patient's medical history, gather information like the symptoms they are experiencing, and perform a physical examination. Below are selected eBooks from the library covering the skills needed to perform assessments and physical exams. You can find additional eBooks on this topic by doing a search on the library homepage.

Here are some example search statements:

assessment AND nursing
"patient assessment"


Advanced Practice