ISBN: 9780323289344
Page Count: 1040
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Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-PN® Examination - Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study, 6th Edition

by Linda Anne Silvestri, PhD, RN
Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study
ISBN: 9780323289344
Page Count: 1040
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $56.95
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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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