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Prentice Hall's Reviews and Rationales : Comprehensive NCLEX-RN Review

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From the author of Prentice Hall's Nursing Reviews use and Rationales Series comes a comprehensive review for the NCLEX-RN(R). Completely current reflecting the April 2007 NCLEX-RN(R) test plan, this review book features a comprehensive outline review, over 1600 practice questions and 265-question practice tests. A FREE CD-ROM provides an additional 4,000 questions for review. Throughout answers are complete with rationales and testing strategies to help students determine how to answer questions, even when they aren't sure of the correct answer. In this competitive market, this new NCLEX-RN(R) review book will stand out because of these features: -The quantity and quality of our review questions, over 5,600 total -Organization according to the April 2007 NCLEX-RN(R) Test Plan -The multi-media support that accompanies this review book.- Inclusion of alternate test items such as prioritization, dosage calculation, enhanced image questions, and more in the book and on the CD -FREE Prentice Hall NursingNotes Cards Additional features include: -Over 1600 NCLEX-RN(R)-style questions in the book -Rationales and testing strategies for a for all answers -Nearly all questions are a high level of difficulty, i.e. analysis and application -FREE CD-ROM offering an additional 4,000 practice questions -Memory Test Aid boxes -Test Your NCLEX(R) I.Q. assessment boxes -Review tips for ESL students -Section for foreign nurses to help prepare them for the NCLEX-RN(R)show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 1536 pages
  • 220.98 x 274.32 x 53.34mm | 3,061.73g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0131195999
  • 9780131195998

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This comprehensive review book is designed to serve as the ultimate study guide to prepare you for the NCLEX-RN(R) by: u Highlighting critical concepts on the NCLEX-RN(R) u Providing practice opportunities with over 5,600 questions in the book and on the CD-ROM u Honing your test-taking skills with strategies for every question Prentice Hall's "NCLEX-RN(R) Test Prep CD-ROM" helps you assess your NCLEX(R) readiness, featuring: u Over 5,600 questions including alternate-item format questionsu Study, Quiz, and Exam modes to customize your practice sessionsu Detailed reports showing your strengths and weaknessesu Comprehensive rationales for correct and incorrect answers "UNIQUE Prentice Hall NursingNotes" cards tear-out of the book providing you with a quick review and testing-strategies. ABOUT THE SERIESThis popular series is the complete foundation for success within the classroom, in clinical settings, and on the NCLEX-RN(R) examination. Each topical volume offers a concentrated review of core content from across the nursing curriculum, while providing hundreds of practice questions and comprehensive rationales. The complete series includes the following volumes: - Anatomy & Physiology- Nursing Fundamentals and Skills- Nutrition and Diet Therapy- Fluids, Electrolytes, & Acid-Base Balance- Medical-Surgical Nursing- Pathophysiology- Pharmacology- Maternal-Newborn Nursing- Child Health Nursing- Mental Health Nursing- Physical Assessment- Community Health Nursing- Leadership & Management- Comprehensive Review for NCLEX-RN(R)- Comprehensive Review for NCLEX-PN(R) VangoNotes Hear it. Get it. "Audio Reviews for Students On-the-Go"Study on the go with VangoNotes. Just download chapter reviews from your text and listen to them on any mp3 player. Now wherever you are--whatever you're doing--you can study by listening to the following: - Big Ideas Your "need to know" for each chapter- Practice Test A gut check for the Big Ideas -- tells you if you need to keep studying- Key Terms Audio "flashcards" to help you review key concepts and termsVangoNotes are flexible; download all the material directly to your player, or only the chapters you need. And they're efficient. Use them in your car, at the gym, walking to class, wherever. So get yours today. And get more

Table of contents

SECTION 1 Preparing for the NCLEX-RN(R) Exam 1 Chapter 1 The NCLEX-RN(R) Licensing Exam 1 Chapter 2 Test Preparation and Test-Taking Strategies 11 Chapter 3 Test Preparation for International Nurses 20 Chapter 4 The NCLEX-RN(R) Examination through the Candidates' Eyes 23 SECTION 2 Safe Effective Care Environment: Management of Care 28 Chapter 5 Legal and Ethical Nursing Practice 28 Chapter 6 Leadership and Management 37 SECTION 3 Safe Effective Care Environment: Safety and Infection Control 66 Chapter 7 Injury Prevention, Disaster Planning, and Protecting Client Safety 66 Chapter 8 Preventing and Controlling Infection 80 SECTION 4 Health Promotion and Maintenance 91 Chapter 9 Reproduction, Family Planning, and Infertility 91 Chapter 10 Uncomplicated Antenatal Assessment and Care 113 Chapter 11 Uncomplicated Labor and Delivery Care 134 Chapter 12 Uncomplicated Postpartum Assessment and Care 149 Chapter 13 Uncomplicated Newborn Care 162 Chapter 14 Lifespan Growth and Development 177 Chapter 15 Providing Immunizations 194 Chapter 16 Health and Physical Assessment 211 Chapter 17 Promoting Healthy Lifestyle Choices 242 Chapter 18 Age-Related Care of Older Adults 254 SECTION 5 Psychosocial Integrity 269 Chapter 19 Therapeutic Communication and Environment 269 Chapter 20 Culturally Competent Care 284 Chapter 21 Coping with Stressors 295 Chapter 22 Mental Health Disorders 308 Chapter 23 Dependency and Addiction 351 Chapter 24 Crisis Intervention and Suicide 366 Chapter 25 End of Life Care 380 SECTION 6 Physiological Integrity: Basic Care and Comfort 394 Chapter 26 Meeting Nutritional Needs 394 Chapter 27 Meeting Basic Human Needs 421 Chapter 28 Maintaining Function of Tubes and Drains 455 Chapter 29 Alternative and Complementary Therapies 471 SECTION 7 Physiological Integrity: Pharmacological and Parenteral Therapies 488 Chapter 30 Dosage Calculation and Medication Administration 488 Chapter 31 Pediatric Dosage Calculation and Medication Administration 504 Chapter 32 Intravenous Therapy 513 Chapter 33 Blood and Blood Component Therapy 527 Chapter 34 Total Parenteral Nutrition 536 Chapter 35 Maternal and Newborn Medications 545 Chapter 36 Psychiatric Medications 558 Chapter 37 Respiratory Medications 581 Chapter 38 Cardiovascular Medications 601 Chapter 39 Neurological and Musculoskeletal Medications 634 Chapter 40 Renal Medications 654 Chapter 41 Gastrointestinal Medications 670 Chapter 42 Endocrine Medications 690 Chapter 43 Integumentary Medications 713 Chapter 44 Eye and Ear Medications 733 Chapter 45 Antineoplastic Medications 750 Chapter 46 Immunological and Anti-Infective Medications 775 SECTION 8 Physiological Integrity: Reduction of Risk Potential 821 Chapter 47 Common Laboratory Tests 821 Chapter 48 Common Diagnostic Tests and Procedures 838 Chapter 49 Perioperative Care 863 SECTION 9 Physiological Integrity: Physiological Adaptation 884 Chapter 50 Complicated Antenatal Care 884 Chapter 51 Complicated Labor and Delivery Care 905 Chapter 52 Complicated Postpartum Care 922 Chapter 53 Complicated Newborn Care 937 Chapter 54 Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances 957 Chapter 55 Acid-Base Imbalances 985 Chapter 56 Respiratory Disorders 1003 Chapter 57 Cardiovascular Disorders 1038 Chapter 58 Neurological Disorders 1078 Chapter 59 Renal or Genitourinary Disorders 1113 Chapter 60 Gastrointestinal Disorders 1150 Chapter 61 Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders 1199 Chapter 62 Musculoskeletal Disorders 1228 Chapter 63 Integumentary Disorders 1262 Chapter 64 Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders 1293 Chapter 65 Hematological Disorders 1322 Chapter 66 Oncological Disorders 1347 Chapter 67 Immunological Disorders 1375 Chapter 68 Communicable or Infectious Diseases 1398 Chapter 69 Basic Life Support 1410 Comprehensive Exam 1419 Comprehensive Exam Answers 1453 Index 1487show more

About Mary Ann Hogan

Mary Ann Hogan,RN,MSN has been a nurse educator for more than 20 years, currently as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.She has taught in diploma, associate degree, and baccalaureate nursing programs.A former item writer for the CAT NCLEX-RN(R), she has been teaching NCLEX(R) review programs for the past 14 years, with a particular interest in working with students who have English-as-a-second-language to prepare for exams. She has contributed to a number of publications in the area of NCLEX(R) review, adult health and fundamentals of nursing. Ms. Hogan is a member of the American Nurses Association and Sigma Theta Tau more

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