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Now there’s a Canadian edition of the book that is often called the ‘the best NCLEX® exam review book ever! Saunders Canadian Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination provides everything your students need to prepare for the NCLEX exam — complete content review and over 5,100 NCLEX examination-style questions in the book and online. This is the first edition to put the NCLEX-RN® exam in a Canadian context. An Evolve companion website includes instructor resources that make it easy to integrate this book into any course, along with detailed feedback and assessment for your students’ work. 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 students learn from their 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 featuring special resources to help Canadian students succeed, this is THE book of choice for NCLEX preparation. Read any customer review or ask your colleagues to see why there's nothing else like it!

    • UNIQUE! Canadian appendices include resources for understanding NCLEX-RN® procedures, and the registration processes; a list of Canadian regulatory bodies and professional resources that guide competencies and standard-related nursing practice activities; Canadian resources by topic, providing Canadian NCLEX-RN writers with additional rationales for practice question answers; and Canadian reference resources.
    • Over 5,100 practice questions in the text and online offer ample testing practice.
    • Questions and content aligned with the latest NCLEX-RN exam reflect the increased level of difficulty and format changes in some areas.
    • UNIQUE! A detailed test-taking strategy and rationale is included for each question, offering clues for analyzing and uncovering the correct answer option.
    • Question categories by cognitive level, client needs area, integrated process, and content area give students completely customizable exams or study sessions when using the Evolve companion website.
    • Inclusion of all alternate item format questions covers multiple response, prioritizing (ordered response), fill-in-the-blank, figure/illustration (hot spot), chart/exhibit, video, and audio questions to give students practice with mastering prioritizing, decision-making, and critical thinking skills.
    • UNIQUE! Canadian contributors highlight the differences in Canadian and American nursing practice, guiding Canadian nursing students around American language and terminology found in the NCLEX-RN.
    • Mnemonics are included as Pyramid Alerts where appropriate throughout the text.
    • Illustrations provide a consistent presentation of art throughout the text.
    • Completely updated chapter on vital signs and laboratory values include the latest lab values.
    • Alternate item format questions are highlighted with a special icon to easily find in the text.
    • UNIQUE! Priority Nursing Action boxes list actions for clinical emergent situations requiring immediate action, including a detailed rationale.
    • UNIQUE! Pyramid Alert! boxes spotlight important nursing concepts and procedures, and include tips and shortcuts for remembering key information.
    • UNIQUE! Priority concepts call-outs highlight specific concepts related to nursing practice.
    • 85-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.
    • Full-colour design offers a visually engaging learning experience.
    • Easy-to-use index lets students quickly locate questions for a given topic or body system.
    • Recent graduate’s perspective on guidance for the NCLEX-RN, nonacademic preparation, test-taking strategies, the CAT format, and the NCLEX-RN.
    • Automatic software updates on Evolve allow students to check for changes and content updates throughout the life of the edition.
    • UNIQUE! Audio review summaries on pharmacology, fluids and electrolytes, and acid-base balance are found on Evolve.
    Unit I: NCLEX-RN Exam Preparation
    1. The NCLEX-RN Examination
    2. Pathways to Success
    3. The NCLEX-RN Examination: From a Student’s Perspective
    4. Test-Taking Strategies
    Unit II: Issues in Nursing
    5. Cultural Diversity
    6. Ethical and Legal Issues
    7. Leadership, Delegating, and Prioritizing Client Care
    Unit III: Nursing Sciences
    8. Fluids and Electrolytes
    9. Acid-Base Balance
    10. Vital Signs and Laboratory Values
    11. Nutrition
    12. Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN)
    13. Intravenous Therapy
    14. Administration of Blood Products
    Unit IV: Fundamental Skills
    15. Health and Physical Assessment of the Adult Client
    16. Provision of a Safe Environment
    17. Calculation of Medication and Intravenous Prescriptions
    18. Perioperative Nursing Care
    19. Positioning Clients
    20. Care of a Client with a Tube
    Unit V: Growth and Development Across the Life Span
    21. Theories of Growth and Development
    22. Developmental Stages
    23. Care of the Older Client
    Unit I: NCLEX-RN Exam Preparation
    1. The NCLEX-RN Examination
    2. Pathways to Success
    3. The NCLEX-RN Examination: From a Student’s Perspective
    4. Test-Taking Strategies
    Unit II: Issues in Nursing
    5. Cultural Diversity
    6. Ethical and Legal Issues
    7. Leadership, Delegating, and Prioritizing Client Care
    Unit III: Nursing Sciences
    8. Fluids and Electrolytes
    9. Acid-Base Balance
    10. Vital Signs and Laboratory Values
    11. Nutrition
    12. Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN)
    13. Intravenous Therapy
    14. Administration of Blood Products
    Unit IV: Fundamental Skills
    15. Health and Physical Assessment of the Adult Client
    16. Provision of a Safe Environment
    17. Calculation of Medication and Intravenous Prescriptions
    18. Perioperative Nursing Care
    19. Positioning Clients
    20. Care of a Client with a Tube
    Unit V: Growth and Development Across the Life Span
    21. Theories of Growth and Development
    22. Developmental Stages
    23. Care of the Older Client
    Unit VI: Maternity Nursing
    24. Reproductive System
    25. Prenatal Period
    26. Risk Conditions Related to Pregnancy
    27. Labor and Birth
    28. Problems with Labor and Birth
    29. The Postpartum Period
    30. Postpartum Complications
    31. Care of the Newborn
    32. Maternity and Newborn Medications
    Unit VII: Pediatric Nursing
    33. Neurological, Cognitive, and Psychosocial Disorders
    34. Eye, Ear, and Throat Disorders
    35. Respiratory Disorders
    36. Cardiovascular Disorders
    37. Gastrointestinal Disorders
    38. Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders
    39. Renal and Urinary Disorders
    40. Integumentary Disorders
    41. Musculoskeletal Disorders
    42. Hematological Disorders
    43. Oncological Disorders 
    44. Infectious and Communicable Diseases
    45. Pediatric Medication Administration and Calculations
    Unit VIII: The Adult Client with an Integumentary Disorder
    46. Integumentary System
    47. Integumentary Medications
    Unit IX: The Adult Client with an Oncological Disorder
    48. Oncological Disorders
    49. Antineoplastic Medications
    Unit X: The Adult Client with an Endocrine Disorder
    50. Endocrine System
    51. Endocrine Medications
    Unit XI: The Adult Client with a Gastrointestinal Disorder
    52. Gastrointestinal System
    53. Gastroi
    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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