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Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-PN® Examination - Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study, 6th Edition
Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study

Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-PN® Examination - Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study, 6th Edition

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Get everything you need to review for the NCLEX-PN® exam from one trusted source! With over 4,500 high-quality review questions, this unique, bestselling review and preparation guide offers the perfect combination of core content review, comprehensive rationales, and detailed test-taking strategies from the NCLEX expert herself: Linda Silvestri. Updated to reflect the latest NCLEX-PN test plan, this new edition and companion Evolve website help you hone your understanding of all the important NCLEX-PN content areas.

    • Full-color design makes for a more visually engaging learning experience.
    • 12 pharmacology chapters address the emphasis on pharmacology questions on the NCLEX-PN exam.
    • Priority Nursing Actions boxes outline and explain clinical emergent situations requiring immediate action, including detailed rationales and textbook references to help you strengthen prioritizing skills in clinical and testing situations.
    • Pyramid Alert boxes reinforce learning of essential content frequently tested on the NCLEX-PN exam.
    • Reference to a Mosby or Saunders textbook gives you resources for further study and self-remediation.
    • Question codes categorize each question by cognitive level, client needs area, integrated process, clinical content area, and priority concepts to allow you multiple study and exam selections on the companion Evolve site.
    • Inclusion of all alternate item formats (multiple response, ordered response, fill-in-the-blank, figure, chart/exhibit, audio, and video questions) offers practice with mastering prioritizing, decision-making, and critical thinking skills, and help prepare you for this additional component of the new test plan for NCLEX-PN.
    • Pyramid to Success sections supply an overview of the chapter, guidance and direction regarding the focus of review in the content area, and its relative importance to the most recent NCLEX-PN text plan.
    • Pyramid Points identify content that typically appears on the NCLEX-PN exam.
    • Pyramid Terms give you a quick review of each content area.
    • Introductory chapters on preparation guidance for the NCLEX-PN, nonacademic preparation, test-taking strategies, the CAT format, and the NCLEX-PN are presented from a new graduate’s perspective.
    • Companion Evolve site allows for automatic software updates to allow you to check for changes and updates to content or functionality throughout the life of the edition.
      • NEW! 4,500 test questions on the book and Evolve site.
      • NEW! Incorporates the new NCLEX-PN test plan to familiarize you with newly added content you may encounter on the exam.
      • A detailed test-taking strategy for each question gives you clues for analyzing and uncovering the correct answer option. Rationales are provided for both correct and incorrect options. Special text highlights specific test-taking strategies, and specific content areas in the practice questions provide you with guidance on what topics to review for further remediation in Saunders Strategies for Test Success: Passing Nursing School and the NCLEX® Exam and Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-PN® Exam.
      • Comprehensive exam consists of 85 questions related to all content areas in the book to represent the percentages identified in the NCLEX-PN test plan.
      • NEW! Critical thinking What Would You Do? boxes keep you thinking as you review content. Answers at the end of the chapter reference an Elsevier book for further remediation.
      • NEW! Testlet questions familiarize you with a new alternative item format question type expected to appear on future NCLEX test plans.
      • NEW! Priority concept codes added to each question reinforce the concept-based teaching method.
      UNIT 1: NCLEX-PN EXAM PREPARATION
      1. The NCLEX-PN Examination
      2. NCLEX-PN Preparation for Foreign-Educated Nurses
      3. Pathways to Success
      4. The NCLEX-PN Examination: From a Graduate's Perspective
      5. Test-Taking Strategies
      UNIT 2 ISSUES IN NURSING
      6. Cultural Awareness
      7. Ethical and Legal Issues
      8. Delegating, Managing, and Prioritizing Client Care
      UNIT 3 NURSING SCIENCES
      9. Fluids and Electrolytes
      10. Acid-Base Balance
      11. Laboratory Values
      12. Nutritional Components of Care
      13. Intravenous Therapy and Blood Administration
      UNIT 4 FUNDAMENTAL SKILLS
      14. Hygiene and Safety
      15. Medication and Intravenous Administration
      16. Basic Life Support
      17. Perioperative Nursing Care
      18. Positioning Clients
      19. Care of a Client with a Tube
      UNIT 5 GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT ACROSS THE LIFE SPAN
      20. Theories of Growth and Development
      21. Developmental Stages
      22. Care of the Older Client
      23. Health and Physical Assessment of the Adult Client
      UNIT 6 MATERNITY NURSING
      24. Reproductive System
      25. Obstetrical Assessment
      26. Prenatal Period and Risk Conditions
      27. Labor and Delivery and Associated Complications
      28. The Postpartum Period and Associated Complications
      29. Care of the Newborn
      30. Maternity and Newborn Medications
      UNIT 7 PEDIATRIC NURSING
      31. Integumentary Disorders
      32. Hematological and Oncological Disorders
      33. Metabolic and Endocrine and Gastrointestinal Disorders
      34. Eye, Ear, and Throat and Respiratory Disorders
      35. Cardiovascular Disorders
      36. Renal and Urinary Disorders
      37. Neurological, Cognitive, and Psychosocial Disorders
      38. Musculoskeletal Disorders
      39. Communicable Diseases and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
      40. Pediatric Medication Administration and Calculations
      UNIT 8 THE ADULT CLIENT WITH AN INTEGUMENTARY DISORDER
      41. Integumentary System
      42. Integumentary Medications
      UNIT 9 THE ADULT CLIENT WITH AN ONCOLOGICAL DISORDER
      43. Oncological Disorders
      44. Antineoplastic Medications
      UNIT 10 THE ADULT CLIENT WITH AN ENDOCRINE DISORDER
      45. Endocrine System
      46. Endocrine Medications
      UNIT 11 THE ADULT CLIENT WITH A GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDER
      47. Gastrointestinal System
      48. Gastrointestinal Medications
      UNIT 12 THE ADULT CLIENT WITH A RESPIRATORY DISORDER
      49. Respiratory System
      50. Respiratory Medications
      UNIT 13 THE ADULT CLIENT WITH A CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDER
      51. Cardiovascular Disorders
      52. Cardiovascular Medications
      UNIT 14 THE ADULT CLIENT WITH A RENAL SYSTEM DISORDER
      53. Renal System
      54. Renal Medications
      UNIT 15 THE ADULT CLIENT WITH AN EYE OR EAR DISORDER
      55. The Eye and the Ear
      56. Ophthalmic and Otic Medications
      UNIT 16 THE ADULT CLIENT WITH A NEUROLOGICAL DISORDER
      57. Neurological System
      58. Neurological Medications
      UNIT 17 THE ADULT CLIENT WITH A MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDER
      59. Musculoskeletal System
      60. Musculoskeletal Medications
      UNIT 18 THE ADULT CLIENT WITH AN IMMUNE DISORDER
      61. Immune Disorders
      62. Immunologic Medications
      UNIT 19 THE ADULT CLIENT WITH A MENTAL HEALTH DISORDER
      63. Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
      64. Mental Health Disorders
      65. Addictions
      66. Crisis Theory and Intervention
      67. Psychiatric Medications
      UNIT 20 COMPREHENSIVE TEST
      Index
      Linda Anne Silvestri, PhD, RN, Instructor of Nursing, Salve Regina University, Newport, RI; President, Nursing Reviews, Inc. and Professional Nursing Seminars, Inc., Charlestown, RI

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