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Page Count: 1040
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Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-PN® Examination Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 5th Edition

by Linda Anne Silvestri, PhD, RN
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
cover image - Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-PN® Examination Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,5th Edition
ISBN: 9781455711666
Page Count: 1040
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $52.95
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Get everything you need to review for the NCLEX-PN exam from one trusted source! This unique, bestselling review and preparation guide offers the perfect combination of core content review, practice questions, 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 features over 4,200 high-quality review questions in the book and on the companion Evolve website to help you hone your understanding of all the important NCLEX-PN content areas.

    • More than 4,200 practice questions in the text and companion Evolve site provide ample testing practice in both print and electronic format – 500 more than the last edition!
    • 15 pharmacology chapters address the emphasis on pharmacology questions on the NCLEX-PN exam.
    • Hundreds of alternate item formats — including multiple response, ordered response, fill-in-the-blank, figure, chart/exhibit, audio, graphic option, and video questions — prepare you for this additional component of the new NCLEX-PN test plan.
    • Pyramid points identify content that typically appears on the NCLEX-PN test plan.
    • Pyramid to Success sections provide an overview of the chapter, guidance on what content to focus on, and its relative importance to the most recent NCLEX-PN test plan.
    • Comprehensive exam consisting of 85 questions related to all content areas in the book and representative of the percentages identified in the NCLEX-PN test plan.
    • Updated content and questions reflect the latest NCLEX-PN test plan.
    • New full-color design makes for a more visually engaging learning experience.
    • Priority Nursing Actions boxes outline and explain clinical emergent situations requiring immediate action, including detailed rationales and textbook references to help strengthen your prioritizing skills in clinical and testing situations.
    • Pyramid Alert boxes reinforce learning of essential content frequently tested on the NCLEX-PN exam.
    • New video and graphic option questions familiarize you with all the alternate item format question types.
    • New chapter on Physical Assessment of the Adult Client highlights the key components of physical examination and health history often encountered on the NCLEX-PN® exam.
  • Unit I – NCLEX-PN Exam Preparation

    1. The NCLEX-PN Examination

    2. Preparing for the NCLEX Exam: Transitional Issues for the Foreign-Educated Nurse

    3. Pathways to Success

    4. The NCLEX-PN Examination: From a Student’s Perspective

    5. Test-Taking Strategies

    Unit II – Issues in Nursing

    6. Cultural Diversity

    7. Ethical and Legal Issues

    8. Delegating, Managing, and Prioritizing Client Care

    Unit III – 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 IV – 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 V – Maternity Nursing

    20. Female Reproductive System

    21. Obstetrical Assessment

    22. Prenatal Period and Risk Conditions

    23. Labor and Delivery and Associated Complications

    24. The Postpartum Period and Associated Complications

    25. Care of the Newborn

    26. Maternity and Newborn Medications

    Unit VI – Growth and Development Across the Life Span

    27. Theories of Growth and Development

    28. Developmental Stages

    29. Care of the Older Client

    Unit VII – Pediatric Nursing

    30. Neurological, Cognitive, and Psychosocial Disorders

    31. Eye, Ear, Throat, and Respiratory Disorders

    32. Cardiovascular Disorders

    33. Metabolic, Endocrine, and Gastrointestinal Disorders

    34. Renal and Urinary Disorders

    35. Integumentary Disorders

    36. Musculoskeletal Disorders

    37. Hematological and Oncological Disorders

    38. Communicable Diseases and Acquired Immunodefiency Syndrome

    39. Pediatric Medication Administration

    Unit VIII – The Adult Client with an Integumentary Disorder

    40. Integumentary System

    41. Integumentary Medications

    Unit IX – The Adult Client with an Oncological Disorder

    42. Oncological Disorders

    43. Antineoplastic Medications

    Unit X – The Adult Client with an Endocrine Disorder

    44. Endocrine System

    45. Endocrine Medications

    Unit XI – The Adult Client with a Gastrointestinal Disorder

    46. Gastrointestinal System

    47. Gastrointestinal Medications

    Unit XII – The Adult Client with a Respiratory Disorder

    48. Respiratory System

    49. Respiratory Medications

    Unit XIII – The Adult Client with a Cardiovascular Disorder

    50. Cardiovascular Disorders

    51. Cardiovascular Medications

    Unit XIV – The Adult Client with a Renal System Disorder

    52. Renal System

    53. Renal Medications

    Unit XV – The Adult Client with an Eye or Ear Disorder

    54. The Eye and the Ear

    55.Ophthalmic and Otic Medications

    Unit XVI – The Adult Client with a Neurological Disorder

    56. Neurological System

    57. Neurological Medications

    Unit XVII – The Adult Client with a Musculoskeletal Disorder

    58. Musculoskeletal System

    59. Musculoskeletal Medications

    Unit XVIII – The Adult Client with an Immune Disorder

    60. Immune Disorders

    61. Immunologic Medications

    Unit XIX – The Adult Client with a Mental Health Disorder

    62. Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

    63. Mental Health Disorders

    64. Addictions

    65. Crisis Theory and Intervention

    66. Psychiatric Medications

    Unit XX – 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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