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Saunders comprehensive review for the NCLEX-PN examination /
Linda Anne Silvestri.
edition
4th ed.
imprint
St. Louis, Mo. : Saunders Elsevier, c2010.
description
xvi, 1040 p. : ill., port. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).
ISBN
9781416047308 (pbk.)
format(s)
Computer Disc
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imprint
St. Louis, Mo. : Saunders Elsevier, c2010.
isbn
9781416047308 (pbk.)
catalogue key
7136789
technical details
System requirements for accompanying CD-ROM : Windows or Macintosh.
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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This review and preparation resource offers the perfect combination of core content review, practice questions with comprehensive rationales, and detailed test-taking strategies and tips.
Main Description
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. The companion CD contains all of the questions from the book, plus more than 2,600 additional practice questions.
Main Description
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.
Table of Contents
NCLEX-PN PREPARATION
The NCLEX-PN
Examination
Preparation for the NCLEX
Exam: Transitional Issues for the Foreign Educated Nurse
Pathways to Success
The NCLEX-PN
Examination: From a Student's Perspective
Test Taking Strategies
ISSUES IN NURSING
Cultural Diversity
Ethical and Legal Issues
Delegating, Managing, and Prioritizing Care
Nursing Sciences
Fluids and Electrolytes
Acid Base Balance
Laboratory Values
Nutritional Components of Care
Intravenous Therapy and Blood Administration
Fundamental Skills
Hygiene and Safety
Medication and Intravenous Administration
Basic Life Support
Perioperative Nursing Care
Positioning Clients
Care of a Client with a Tube
Maternity Nursing
Female Reproductive System
Obstetrical Assessment
Prenatal Period and Risk Conditions
Labor and Delivery and Associated Complications
The Postpartum Period and Associated Complications
Care of the Newborn
Maternity and Newborn Medications
Growth and Development Across the Life Span
Theories of Growth and Development
Developmental Stages
Care to the Older Client
Pediatric Nursing
Neurological, Cognitive, and Psychosocial Disorders
Eye, Ear, Throat, and Respiratory Disorders
Cardiovascular Disorders
Metabolic, Endocrine, and Gastrointestinal Disorders
Renal and Urinary Disorders
Integumentary Disorders
Musculoskeletal Disorders
Hematological and Oncological Disorders
Communicable Diseases and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Pediatric Medication Administration
The Adult Client with an Integumentary Disorder
Integumentary System
Integumentary Medications
The Adult Client with an Oncological Disorder
Oncological Disorders
Antineoplastic Medications
The Adult Client with an Endocrine Disorder
Endocrine System
Endocrine Medications
The Adult Client with a Gastrointestinal Disorder
Gastrointestinal System
Gastrointestinal Medications
The Adult Client with a Respiratory Disorder
Respiratory System
Respiratory Medications
The Adult Client with a Cardiovascular Disorder
Cardiovascular System
Cardiovascular Medications
The Adult Client with a Renal Disorder
Renal System
Renal Medications
The Adult Client with an Eye or Ear Disorder
The Eye and The Ear
Ophthalmic and Otic Medications
The Adult Client with a Neurological Disorder
Neurological System
Neurological Medications
The Adult Client with a Musculoskeletal Disorder
Musculoskeletal System
Musculoskeletal Medications
The Adult Client with an Immune Disorder
Immune Disorders
Immunological Medications
The Adult Client with a Mental Health Disorder
Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Mental Health Disorders
Addictions
Crisis Theory and Interventions
Psychiatric Medications
Comprehensive Test
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