Charting and Assessment

The Assessment Cards

On this page, you can view a pdf picture of the reference card or download the card (in GIF format) by clicking on the appropriate link.


Auscultation
How to assess heart sounds (2 sides).
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Jugular Venous Distention Measurement
How to measure JVD. This is one side.
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Mental Status Assessment Card
This is the back of the JVD card.
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Pacemaker Waveform Assessment Card (2 sides)
How to troubleshoot pacemakers by looking at the waveform.
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Pacemaker Testing Card (2 sides)
How to test stimulation and sensitivity thresholds for Medtronic Model 5388 pacemakers.
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Chest Tube Assessment Card (2 sides)
How to assess Atrium (tm) chest tube drainage devices.
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Intra-aortic Balloon Pump Assessment Card (2 sides)
How to interpret arterial and balloon waveforms.
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Peripheral Nerve Damage Assessment Card (2 sides)
How to assess peripheral nerve and tendon damage.
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Skin Assessment Card (2 sides)
How to assess skin problems, including diagrams of common lesions.
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Train-of-Four Assessment Card (2 sides)
How to perform train-of-four testing.
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Abdominal Assessment Card (2 sides)
How to assess the abdomen.
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ICP Assessment Card (2 sides)
How to assess increased intracranial pressure.
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Hemodynamic Assessment Card (2 sides)
How to assess hemodynamic waveforms.
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Acid-Base Balance Card (2 sides)
How to assess arterial blood gasses.
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Delerium Assessment Card (2 sides)
How to assess delirium.
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