Delmar's NCLEX-PN Review

Delmar's NCLEX-PN Review

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For anyone pursuing a career in practical or vocational nursing, this book can help you achieve an important milestone. It reviews all the important information that is likely to be on the NCLEX-PN license exam, from the nursing process to the physical and emotional conditions that nurses encounter. Each subject is presented concisely and thoroughly in outline format, for easier review. Anatomy, physiology, and pharmacology topics are integrated throughout the book to improve understanding. Practice tests help readers gain confidence and familiarity with material and with the new NCLEX style of questions. Key Features: *Written in a clear and concise outline form for better understanding *Practice tests have questions in the new NCLEX style to help you get ready for the exam *Nursing procedures are emphasized to sharpen skills and knowledge *NANDA nursing diagnosis are consolidated in tables throughout the book for easy access *Includes software with 200 sample test questions (LPN/LVN, Licensed Practical Nursing, Licensed Vocational Nursing, Practical Nurse, Vocational Nurse, exam prep, multimedia, NCLEX, nursing review)
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  • Mixed media product | 528 pages
  • 220.98 x 279.4 x 20.32mm | 1,360.77g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • 076680299X
  • 9780766802995

Table of contents

HOW TO PREPARE FOR NCLEX-PN: Test Plan. Test Taking Strategies. Development of Study Plan. GENERAL CARE MEASURES: Nursing Process. Hygienic Care. Positioning, Transfer Techniques, and Restraints. Care of the Client Needing Application of Heat and Cold. Care of the Client Who is in Pain. Care of the Client With an Acid-Base Imbalance. Care of the Client With a Fluid or Electrolyte Imbalance. Care of the Client in Shock. Prevention of Infection (Including Universal Precautions and Isolation). Care of the Client Who is Dying. THE AGING CLIENT: Developing Tasks of Aging. Physiological Changes in Aging. ONCOLOGY: Anatomy and Physiology. Nursing Assessment. Diagnostic Tests. Frequently Encountered Nursing Diagnoses and Nursing Care Evaluation. Medical Management. THE PERIOPERATIVE CLIENT: Preoperative Care. Anesthesia. Immediate Postoperative Care Prevention of Postoperative Complications. CARDIOVASCULAR CONDITIONS: Anatomy and Physiology. Nursing Assessment. Diagnostic Tests. Frequently Encountered Nursing Diagnoses and Nursing Care Evaluation. Frequently Encountered Conditions. BLOOD DISORDERS: Anatomy and Physiology. Nursing Assessment. Diagnostics Tests. Frequently Encountered Nursing Diagnoses and Nursing Care Evaluation. Frequently Encountered Conditions. RESPIRATORY CONDITIONS: Anatomy and Physiology. Nursing Assessment. Diagnostic Tests. Frequently Encountered Nursing Diagnoses and Nursing Care Evaluation. Frequently Encountered Conditions. NEUROSENSORY CONDITIONS: Anatomy and Physiology. Nursing Assessment. Diagnostic Tests. Frequently Encountered Nursing Diagnoses and Nursing Care Evaluation of Clients with Respiratory Problems. Frequently Encountered Conditions. GASTROINTESTINAL CONDITIONS: Anatomy and Physiology. Nursing Assessment. Diagnostic Tests. Frequently Encountered Nursing Diagnoses and Nursing Care Evaluation. Frequently Encountered Conditions. GENITOURINARY CONDITIONS: Anatomy and Physiology. Nursing Assessment. Diagnostic Tests. Frequently Encountered Nursing Diagnoses and Nursing Care Evaluation. Frequently Encountered Conditions. MUSCULOSKELETAL CONDITIONS: Anatomy and Physiology. Nursing Assessment. Diagnostic Tests. Frequently Encountered Nursing Diagnoses and Nursing Care Evaluation. Frequently Encountered Conditions. ENDOCRINE CONDITIONS: Anatomy and Physiology. Nursing Assessment. Diagnostic Tests. Frequently Encountered Nursing Diagnoses and Nursing Care Evaluation. Frequently Encountered Conditions. INTEGUMENTARY CONDITIONS: Anatomy and Physiology. Nursing Assessment. Diagnostic Tests. Frequently Encountered Nursing Diagnoses and Nursing Care Evaluation. Frequently Encountered Conditions. FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE: CONCERNS: Anatomy and Physiology. Nursing Assessment. Diagnostic Tests. Frequently Encountered Nursing Diagnoses and Nursing Care Evaluation. Breast Conditions. Uterine Conditions. Fertility Management. Anteparal Client. Intrapartal Client. Postpartal Client. Newborn. THE PEDIATRIC CLIENT: Growth and Development. Cardiovascular. Blood Disorders. Respiratory. Neurosensory. Gastrointestinal. Genitourinary. Musculoskeletal. Endocrine. Integumentary. THE PSYCHIATRIC CLIENT: Communication Skills. Defense Mechanisms. Theories. Modes of Treatment. Emotional Adjustment of Physiologic Problems. Anxiety Disorders. Mood. Substance Abuse. Thought Disorders. Personality Disorders. Eating Disorders. Nursing Assessment. Frequently Encountered Nursing Diagnoses and Nursing Care Evaluation. Frequently Encountered Conditions. Summary of Psychiatric Drugs. Nutrition. APPENDICES: Special Diets. Table of Common Lab Values. Centigrade-Fahrenheit Conversion Table. List of Medical Terms. List of State Boards of Nursing.
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