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Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 6th Edition

by Linda Anne Silvestri, PhD, RN
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
cover image - Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,6th Edition
ISBN: 9780323227704
Page Count: 1184
Imprint: Saunders
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Often called the ‘the best NCLEX® exam review book ever,’ Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination provides everything you need to prepare for the NCLEX exam — complete content review and over 5,100 NCLEX examination-style questions in the book and online. Don't make the mistake of assuming the quality of the questions is the same in all NCLEX exam review books, because only this book includes the kind of questions that consistently test the critical thinking skills necessary to pass today's NCLEX exam. Even better, all answers include detailed rationales to help you learn from your answer choices, as well as test-taking strategies with tips on how to best approach each question. Written by the most trusted name in NCLEX review, Linda Anne Silvestri, and updated to reflect the most current NCLEX test plan, Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 6th Edition is THE book of choice for NCLEX examination review. But don’t just take our word for it — read any customer review or ask your classmates to see why there's nothing else like it!

    • UNIQUE! A detailed test-taking strategy and rationale is included for each question, offering clues for analyzing and uncovering the correct answer option, and guiding you to remediation in Saunders Strategies for Test Success: Passing Nursing School and the NCLEX® Exam and Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Exam.
    • UNIQUE! Priority Nursing Action boxes list actions for clinical emergent situations requiring immediate action, including a detailed rationale and textbook reference.
    • All alternate item-format questions are included, with multiple response, prioritizing, fill-in-the-blank, figure/illustration, chart/exhibit, video, and audio questions to provide practice with prioritizing, decision-making, and critical thinking skills.
    • UNIQUE! Pyramid Alert! boxes spotlight important nursing concepts and procedures, and include tips and shortcuts for remembering key information.
    • Exam preparation chapters include test-taking strategies, the CAT format, transitional issues for the foreign-educated nurse, and the NCLEX-RN exam from a new graduate's perspective.
    • A comprehensive exam consists of 85 questions that cover all content areas in the book and mirror the percentages identified in the NCLEX-RN examination test plan.
    • NEW and UNIQUE! A summary of key changes to the 2013 NCLEX-RN test plan is included in the front of the book.
    • New! More practice questions have been added to the book and online, bringing the total to 5,172 questions.
    • New! Tracking of practice results on the Evolve companion website makes it easy to check your progress.
  • UNIT 1: NCLEX-RN Exam Preparation

    1. The NCLEX-RN Examination

    2. NCLEX-RN Preparation for Foreign-Educated Nurses

    3. Pathways to Success 1

    4. The NCLEX-RN Examination: From a Graduate's Perspective

    5. Test-Taking Strategies

    UNIT 2: Issues in Nursing

    6. Cultural Awareness and Health Practices

    7. Ethical and Legal Issues

    8. Prioritizing Client Care: Leadership, Delegating, and Disaster Planning

    UNIT 3: Nursing Sciences

    9. Fluids and Electrolytes

    10. Acid-Base Balance

    11. Laboratory Values

    12. Nutrition

    13. Parenteral Nutrition

    14. Intravenous Therapy

    15. Administration of Blood Products

    UNIT 4: Fundamental Skills

    16. Provision of a Safe Environment

    17. Calculation of Medication and Intravenous Prescriptions

    18. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Guidelines for Health Care Providers

    19. Perioperative Nursing Care

    20. Positioning Clients

    21. Care of a Client With a Tube

    UNIT 5: Growth and Development Across the Life Span

    22. Theories of Growth and Development

    23. Developmental Stages

    24. Care of the Older Client

    25. Health and Physical Assessment of the Adult Client

    UNIT 6: Maternity Nursing

    26. Reproductive System

    27. Obstetrical Assessment

    28. Prenatal Period

    29. Risk Conditions Related to Pregnancy

    30. Labor and Delivery

    31. Problems With Labor and Delivery

    32. Postpartum Period

    33. Postpartum Complications

    34. Care of the Newborn

    35. Maternity and Newborn Medications

    UNIT 7: Pediatric Nursing

    36. Integumentary Disorders

    37. Hematological Disorders

    38. Oncological Disorders

    39. Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders

    40. Gastrointestinal Disorders

    41. Eye, Ear, and Throat Disorders

    42. Respiratory Disorders

    43. Cardiovascular Disorders

    44. Renal and Urinary Disorders

    45. Neurological, Cognitive, and Behavioral Disorders

    46. Musculoskeletal Disorders

    47. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

    48. Infectious and Communicable Diseases

    49. Pediatric Medication Administration and Calculations

    UNIT 8: Integumentary Disorders of the Adult Client

    50. Integumentary System

    51. Integumentary Medications

    UNIT 9: Hematological and Oncological Disorders of the Adult Client

    52. Hematological and Oncological Disorders

    53. Antineoplastic Medications

    UNIT 10: Endocrine Disorders of the Adult Client

    54. Endocrine System

    55. Endocrine Medications

    UNIT 11: Gastrointestinal Disorders of the Adult Client

    56. Gastrointestinal System

    57. Gastrointestinal Medications

    UNIT 12: Respiratory Disorders of the Adult Client

    58. Respiratory System

    59. Respiratory Medications

    UNIT 13: Cardiovascular Disorders of the Adult Client

    60. Cardiovascular System

    61. Cardiovascular Medications

    UNIT 14: Renal and Urinary Disorders of the Adult Client

    62. Renal System

    63. Renal Medications

    UNIT 15: Eye and Ear Disorders of the Adult Client

    64. The Eye and the Ear

    65. Ophthalmic and Otic Medications

    UNIT 16: Neurological Disorders of the Adult Client

    66. Neurological System

    67. Neurological Medications

    UNIT 17: Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Adult Client

    68. Musculoskeletal System

    69. Musculoskeletal Medications

    UNIT 18: Immune Disorders of the Adult Client

    70. Immune Disorders

    71. Immunological Medications

    UNIT 19: Mental Health Disorders of the Adult Client

    72. Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

    73. Models of Care

    74. Mental Health Disorders

    75. Addictions

    76. Crisis Theory and Intervention

    77. Psychiatric Medications

    UNIT 20: Comprehensive Test

  • Linda Anne Silvestri, PhD, RN, Instructor of Nursing, Salve Regina University, Newport, Rhode Island
    Part-Time Instructor, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada
    President, Nursing Reviews, Inc. and Professional Nursing Seminars, Inc., Henderson, Nevada
    Elsevier Consultant, HESI NCLEX-RN® and NCLEX-PN® Live Review Courses
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