Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-PN Examination
A Paperback edition by Linda Anne Silvestri in English (Mar 1, 2009)
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This truly unique, bestselling review and preparation resource offers the perfect combination of core content review, practice questions with comprehensive rationales, and detailed test-taking strategies and tips. Throughout the book, you'll find Linda Silvestri's hallmark Pyramid to Success learning features, which highlight key information, and more than 1,000 high-quality review questions that mirror the latest NCLEX-PN® test plan. The companion CD contains all of the questions from the book, plus over 2,600 additional practice questions in a flexible electronic format that allows you to customize your study experience and focus on those areas you need to review the most.
Twelve pharmacology chapters, a medication and intravenous calculation chapter, and a pediatric medication administration chapter prepare you for the increase in pharmacology questions on the exam.3,700 practice questions in the text and companion CD provide ample testing practice in both print and electronic format.Covers all types of alternate item format questions, including prioritizing, decision-making, and critical thinking to help you prepare for this crucial component of the exam.UNIQUE! The companion CD offers 3,700 practice questions that you can answer in both a study mode and an exam mode, as well as the option to answer only alternate item format questions or focus on questions in a specific area of nursing content, client needs, nursing process, or cognitive level. UNIQUE! Linda Silvestri's hallmark test-taking strategies for each question offer important clues for analyzing and uncovering the correct answer option.UNIQUE! Page references to Mosby or Saunders textbooks provide specific resources for further study and self-remediation.Each question is categorized by cognitive level, client needs area, integrated process, and clinical content area to allow you to focus on your area of weakness.Pyramid Terms at the beginning of each chapter give you a quick preview of key content.Pyramid Points throughout the content outlines highlight content that typically appears on the exam.Pyramid to Success sections at the beginning of each chapter or major unit of the book provide an overview of the chapter, guidance and direction regarding the focus of review in each content area, and its relative importance to the most recent NCLEX-PN® text plan. A comprehensive exam in the text features 85 questions related to all content areas and parallels the percentages identified in the NCLEX-PN® test plan.
Completely updated content reflects the April 2008 NCLEX-PN® test plan, so you can be sure you're using the most current information to prepare for the exam.A user-friendly, 2-color design helps you focus your studying on the most important information.Additional illustrations visually demonstrate key concepts to help improve your retention and recall for the exam.Audio questions on heart and lung sounds familiarize you with this anticipated new type of alternate item format question.
- Linda Anne Silvestri
- Elsevier - Health Sciences Division , Saunders
- Publication date
- Mar 1, 2009
- Edition Number 4; Revised
- Product dimensions
- 216 x 273 x 38mm
UNIT 1: NCLEX-PN(R) PREPARATION 1. The NCLEX-PN(R) Examination 2. Preparation for the NCLEX(R) Exam: Transitional Issues for the Foreign Educated Nurse 3. Pathways to Success 4. The NCLEX-PN(R) Examination: From a Student's Perspective 5. Test Taking Strategies UNIT 2: ISSUES IN NURSING 6. Cultural Diversity 7. Ethical and Legal Issues 8. Delegating, Managing, and Prioritizing 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: 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 6: GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT ACROSS THE LIFE SPAN 27. Theories of Growth and Development 28. Developmental Stages 29. Care to the Older Client UNIT 7: 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 Immunodeficiency Syndrome 39. Pediatric Medication Administration UNIT 8: THE ADULT CLIENT WITH AN INTEGUMENTARY DISORDER 40. Integumentary System 41. Integumentary Medications UNIT 9: THE ADULT CLIENT WITH AN ONCOLOGICAL DISORDER 42. Oncological Disorders 43. Antineoplastic Medications UNIT 10: THE ADULT CLIENT WITH AN ENDOCRINE DISORDER 44. Endocrine System 45. Endocrine Medications UNIT 11: THE ADULT CLIENT WITH A GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDER 46. Gastrointestinal System 47. Gastrointestinal Medications UNIT 12: THE ADULT CLIENT WITH A RESPIRATORY DISORDER 48. Respiratory System 49. Respiratory Medications UNIT 13: THE ADULT CLIENT WITH A CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDER 50. Cardiovascular System 51. Cardiovascular Medications UNIT 14: THE ADULT CLIENT WITH A RENAL DISORDER 52. Renal System 53. Renal Medications UNIT 15: THE ADULT CLIENT WITH AN EYE or EAR DISORDER 54. The Eye and The Ear 55. Ophthalmic and Otic Medications UNIT 16: THE ADULT CLIENT WITH A NEUROLOGICAL DISORDER 56. Neurological System 57. Neurological Medications UNIT 17: THE ADULT CLIENT WITH A MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDER 58. Musculoskeletal System 59. Musculoskeletal Medications UNIT 18: THE ADULT CLIENT WITH AN IMMUNE DISORDER 60. Immune Disorders 61. Immunological Medications UNIT 19: 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 Interventions 66. Psychiatric Medications UNIT 20: COMPREHENSIVE TEST