Med-surg Success: Course Review Applying Critical Thinking to Test Taking

Med-surg Success: Course Review Applying Critical Thinking to Test Taking

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By (author) Kathryn Cadenhead Colgrove, By (author) Judy Callicoatt

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  • Publisher: F.A. Davis Company
  • Format: Paperback | 652 pages
  • Dimensions: 216mm x 274mm x 25mm | 1,089g
  • Publication date: 1 December 2006
  • Publication City/Country: Pennsylvania
  • ISBN 10: 0803615760
  • ISBN 13: 9780803615762
  • Edition: 1

Product description

Clearly separating the overwhelming array of medical-surgical nursing content into manageable sections as they are taught and tested, "Med-Surg Success" provides core medical-surgical concepts with related NCLEX-style questions. Like the NCLEX itself, the questions are presented at the application and analysis level, and address the nursing process, management, prioritizing, and medications: critical thinking and how it relates to test taking is emphasized throughout. Organized by body system and specific diseases, "Med-Surg Success" builds on the successful skills and strategies that have already helped thousands of students in Fundamentals Success and Test Success. The disorders chapters provide practice questions focused on the disease process and a comprehensive exam that includes the processes covered in the practice questions along with other topics involving the system addressed. Other chapters similarly cover emergency, perioperative, and cultural nursing; alternative health care and end-of-life issues; and the last chapter before the comprehensive final exam includes questions and test-taking hints specific to pharmacology and the administration of medications.

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Table of contents

Fundamentals of Critical Thinking Related to Test Taking: The RACE Model; Neurological Disorders; Cardiac Disorders; Peripheral Vascular Disorders; Hematological Disorder; Respiratory Disorders; Gastrointestinal Disorders; Endocrine Disorders; Genitourinary Disorders; Reproductive Disorders; Musculoskeletal Disorders; Integumentary Disorders; Immune System Disorders; Sensory Deficits; Emergency Nursing; Perioperative Care; Cultural Nursing and Alternative Health Care; End-of-Life Issues; Pharmacology; Comprehensive Final Examination; Glossary of English Words Commonly Encountered on Nursing Examinations; Index.