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cover image - Elsevier’s Canadian Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),2nd Edition
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Elsevier’s Canadian Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 2nd Edition

by Linda Anne Silvestri, PhD, RN, FAAN, Angela Elizabeth Silvestri, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, CNE, Patricia A. Bradley, MEd, PhD, RN, CCNE and Karin Page-Cutrara, PhD, RN, CCNE, CCSNE

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Prepare for success on the NCLEX-RN® exam with the review book written for Canadian nursing students! Elsevier’s Canadian Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 2nd Edition provides everything you need to prepare for the NCLEX® exam — complete content review and more than 5,000 NCLEX examination-style questions in the book and online. Proving that not all NCLEX exam review books are the same, only this book includes the kinds of questions that consistently test the critical thinking skills needed to pass today's NCLEX exam. In addition, all answers include detailed rationales and test-taking strategies with tips on how to best approach each question. From Canadian editors Patricia Bradley and Karin Page-Cutrara, and NCLEX review experts Linda Anne Silvestri and Angela Silvestri, this edition integrates Canadian approaches to nursing, making this the only comprehensive review text written from a fully Canadian perspective. It’s THE book of choice for NCLEX preparation!

    • More than 5,000 practice questions in the text and online offer ample testing practice.
    • UNIQUE! Detailed test-taking strategy and rationale is included for each question, offering clues for analyzing and uncovering the correct answer option.
    • UNIQUE! Priority Nursing Action boxes provide information about the steps you will take in clinical situations requiring clinical judgement and prioritization.
    • UNIQUE! Pyramid Points icons indicate important information, identifying content that typically appears on the NCLEX-RN® examination.
    • UNIQUE! Pyramid Alerts appear in red text and highlight important nursing concepts.
    • UNIQUE! Priority Concepts — two in each chapter — discuss important content and nursing interventions.
    • New graduate’s perspective is offered on how to prepare for the NCLEX-RN, in addition to nonacademic preparation, the CAT format, and test-taking strategies.
    • Mnemonics are included to help you remember important information.
    • 75-question comprehensive exam covers all content areas in the book in the same percentages that they are covered on the actual NCLEX-RN test plan.
    • Practice questions on delegation, prioritization, and triage/disaster management emphasize these areas on the NCLEX exam.
    • Companion Evolve website provides 25 new Next Generation NCLEX® (NGN)-style questions plus all alternate item format questions including multiple response, prioritizing (ordered response), fill-in-the-blank, figure/illustration (hot spot), chart/exhibit, video, and audio questions.
    • Question categories on Evolve are organized by cognitive level, client needs area, integrated process, and content area, allowing completely customizable exams or study sessions.
    • UNIQUE! Audio review summaries on Evolve cover pharmacology, acid-base balance, and fluids and electrolytes.
    • NEW! Fully revised update from a Canadian perspective reflects Canadian approaches to nursing and health care, including the addition of the latest Canadian statistics, research, legislation, regulations, references, clinical practice guidelines, and more.
    • NEW! Thoroughly updated nursing content incorporates clinical updates and reflects the latest NCLEX-RN® test plan, with content including an introduction to the Next Generation NCLEX®, a test-taking strategy guide, a focus on the Canadian health care system and interprofessional collaboration, care and health risk assessment of diverse Canadian populations, a new section on anemia, and ethical and legal issues with Canadian terms and legal references.
    • NEW! Next Generation NCLEX® (NGN)-style sample questions are provided on the Evolve website.
    • NEW Complex Care chapter includes information on shock, critical care, and more.
    • NEW! Health Problem label is included with practice questions to help you focus your study on particular topics.
    • NEW! Reference to a Canadian Elsevier nursing textbook is provided for most questions, suggesting resources for further study and self-remediation.
  • UNIT I: NCLEX-RN® Exam Preparation
    1. The NCLEX-RN Examination
    2. Pathways to Success
    3. The NCLEX-RN Examination From a Graduate’s Perspective
    4. Test-Taking Strategies
    UNIT II: Professional Standards in Nursing
    5. Care of Diverse Populations
    6. Ethical and Legal Issues
    7. Prioritizing Client Care: Leadership, Delegating, and Emergency Response Planning
    UNIT III: Foundations of Care
    8. Fluids and Electrolytes
    9. Acid-Base Balance
    10. Vital Signs and Laboratory Reference Intervals
    11. Nutrition
    12. Health and Physical Assessment of the Adult Client
    13. Provision of a Safe Environment
    14. Calculation of Medication and Intravenous Prescriptions
    15. Perioperative Nursing Care
    16. Positioning Clients
    UNIT IV: Growth and Development Across the Life Span
    17. Theories of Growth and Development
    18. Growth, Development, and Stages of Life
    19. Care of the Older Client
    UNIT V: Maternity Nursing
    20. Reproductive System
    21. Prenatal Period
    22. Risk Conditions Related to Pregnancy
    23. Labour and Birth
    24. Complications of Labour and Birth
    25. Postpartum Period
    26. Postpartum Complications
    27. Care of the Newborn
    28. Maternity and Newborn Medications
    UNIT VI: Pediatric Nursing
    29. Integumentary Conditions
    30. Hematological Conditions
    31. Oncological Conditions
    32. Metabolic and Endocrine Conditions
    33. Gastrointestinal Conditions
    34. Eye, Ear, and Throat Conditions
    35. Respiratory Conditions
    36 Cardiovascular Conditions
    37. Renal and Genitourinary Conditions
    38. Neurological and Cognitive Conditions
    39. Musculoskeletal Conditions
    40. Infections and Communicable Diseases
    41. Pediatric Medication Administration and Calculations
    UNIT VII: Integumentary Conditions in the Adult Client
    42. Integumentary Conditions
    43. Integumentary Medications
    UNIT VIII: Oncological and Hematological Conditions in the Adult Client
    44. Oncological and Hematological Conditions
    45 Oncological and Hematological Medications
    UNIT IX: Endocrine Conditions in the Adult Client
    46. Endocrine Conditions
    47. Endocrine Medications
    UNIT X: Gastrointestinal Conditions in the Adult Client
    48. Gastrointestinal Conditions
    49. Gastrointestinal Medications
    UNIT XI: Respiratory Conditions in the Adult Client
    50. Respiratory Conditions
    51. Respiratory Medications
    UNIT XII: Cardiovascular Conditions in the Adult Client
    52. Cardiovascular Conditions
    53. Cardiovascular Medications
    UNIT XIII: Renal and Genitourinary Conditions in the Adult Client
    54. Renal and Genitourinary Conditions
    55. Renal and Genitourinary Medications
    UNIT XIV: Eye and Ear Conditions in the Adult Client
    56. The Eye and the Ear
    57. Eye and Ear Medications
    UNIT XV: Neurological Conditions in the Adult Client
    58. Neurological Conditions
    59. Neurological Medications
    UNIT XVI: Musculoskeletal Conditions in the Adult Client
    60. Musculoskeletal Conditions
    61. Musculoskeletal Medications
    UNIT XVII: Immune Conditions in the Adult Client
    62. Immune Conditions
    63. Immunological Medications
    UNIT XVIII: Mental Health in the Adult Client
    64. Foundations of Mental Health Nursing
    65. Mental Health
    66. Addictions
    67 Crisis Theory and Intervention
    68. Psychiatric Medications
    UNIT XIX: Complex Care
    69. Complex Care
    UNIT XX: Comprehensive Test
    Appendix A: Canadian Regulators and Associated Regulatory and Exam Resources
    Appendix B: Canadian Nursing Professional Resources
  • Linda Anne Silvestri, PhD, RN, FAAN, Assistant Professor of Nursing,Clinical Coordinator, Nursing Program,Salve Regina University Newport, Rhode Island;President, Professional Nursing Seminars, Inc.Charlestown, Rhode Island, Angela Elizabeth Silvestri, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, CNE, Assistant Professor,Touro University Nevada-School of Nursing Henderson, Nevada, Patricia A. Bradley, MEd, PhD, RN, CCNE, Associate Professor
    Coordinator, Internationally Educated Nurses (IEN) Program
    Faculty of Health
    York University
    Toronto, Ontario and Karin Page-Cutrara, PhD, RN, CCNE, CCSNE, Associate Professor, Teaching Stream, School of Nursing,York University
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