Prentice Hall's Reviews and Rationales

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

4.31 (22 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author)  , By (author) 

List price: US$49.40

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

From the author of Prentice Hall's Nursing Reviews and Rationales Series comes a comprehensive review for the NCLEX-PN(R).Completely current reflecting the April 2007 NCLEX-PN(R) test plan, this review book features a comprehensive outline review, 1570 questions and a 265-question practice test. A FREE CD-ROM provides an additional 3880 questions for review. Throughout answers are complete with rationales and testing strategies to help students determine how to answer questions, even if they aren't sure of the correct answer. In this competitive market, this new NCLEX-PN(R) review book will stand out because of these features: -The quantity and quality of our review questions, over 5450 total -Organization according to the April 2007 NCLEX-PN(R) Test Plan -The multi-media support that accompanies this review book. -Inclusion of alternate test items such as prioritization, dosage calcualation, enhanced image questions and more in the book and on the CD-ROM -FREE Prentice Hall NursingNotes Cards Additional features include: -Over 1540 NCLEX-PN(R)-style questions in the book -Rationales and testing strategies for all answers -Nearly all questions are a high level of difficulty, i.e analysis and application -Free CD-ROM offering an additional 3880 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-PN(R)show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 1440 pages
  • 215.9 x 274.32 x 48.26mm | 2,857.62g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0131196057
  • 9780131196056

About Mary Ann Hogan

Mary Ann Hogan, MSN, RN has been a nurse educator for 25 years, currently as a Clinical Associate 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), Ms. Hogan has been teaching review courses for the last 15 years. She also has contributed to a number of publications in the areas of adult health, pharmacology, and fundamentals of nursing. She is a member of the American Nurses Association and Sigma Theta Tau, the International Honor Society for Nursing. Debra S. McKinneyRN, MSN, MBA/HCM has been a nurse for 30 years specializing in pediatric and neonatal nursing. She is currently the Nursing Department Chair at TESST College in Alexandria, Virginia. She wrote the nursing curriculum and developed the program for practical nurses at TESST College. She has contributed to several publications in the areas of anatomy, physiology, and pediatrics. She is a member of the National League for Nurses, the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, and Sigma Theta Tau, the International Honor Society for Nursing.show more

Back cover copy

From the author of Prentice Hall's Nursing Reviews and Rationales Series comes a comprehensive review for the NCLEX-PN(R).Completely current reflecting the April 2007 NCLEX-PN(R) test plan, this review book features a comprehensive outline review, 1570 questions and a 265-question practice test. A FREE CD-ROM provides an additional 3880 questions for review. Throughout answers are complete with rationales and testing strategies to help students determine how to answer questions, even if they aren't sure of the correct answer. In this competitive market, this new NCLEX-PN(R) review book will stand out because of these features: -The quantity and quality of our review questions, over 5450 total -Organization according to the April 2007 NCLEX-PN(R) Test Plan -The multi-media support that accompanies this review book. -Inclusion of alternate test items such as prioritization, dosage calcualation, enhanced image questions and more in the book and on the CD-ROM -FREE Prentice Hall NursingNotes Cards Additional features include: -Over 1540 NCLEX-PN(R)-style questions in the book -Rationales and testing strategies for all answers -Nearly all questions are a high level of difficulty, i.e analysis and application -Free CD-ROM offering an additional 3880 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-PN(R)show more

Table of contents

Preface vi Acknowledgments xi About the Authors xii Contributors xii Reviewers xiii SECTION 1 Preparing for the NCLEX-PN(R) (LPN/LVN) Exam 1 Chapter 1 The NCLEX-PN(R) Licensing Exam 1 Chapter 2 Test Preparation and Test-Taking Strategies 11 Chapter 3 The NCLEX-PN(R) Examination through the Candidates' Eyes 20 SECTION 2 Safe Effective Care Environment: Coordinated Care 24 Chapter 4 Legal and Ethical Nursing Practice 24 Chapter 5 Leadership and Management 33 SECTION 3 Safe Effective Care Environment: Safety and Infection Control 47 Chapter 6 Injury Prevention, Disaster Planning, and Protecting Client Safety 47 Chapter 7 Preventing and Controlling Infection 60 SECTION 4 Health Promotion and Maintenance 71 Chapter 8 Reproduction, Family Planning, and Infertility 71 Chapter 9 Uncomplicated Antenatal Data Collection and Care 93 Chapter 10 Uncomplicated Labor and Delivery Care 114 Chapter 11 Uncomplicated Postpartum Data Collection and Care 128 Chapter 12 Uncomplicated Newborn Care 141 Chapter 13 Lifespan Growth and Development 157 Chapter 14 Providing Immunizations 174 Chapter 15 Data Collection 191 Chapter 16 Promoting Healthy Lifestyle Choices 221 Chapter 17 Age-Related Care of Older Adults 233 SECTION 5 Psychosocial Integrity 249 Chapter 18 Therapeutic Communication and Environment 249 Chapter 19 Cultural Awareness 264 Chapter 20 Coping with Stressors 275 Chapter 21 Mental Health Disorders 228 Chapter 22 Dependency and Addiction 329 Chapter 23 Crisis Intervention and Suicide 344 Chapter 24 End of Life Care 358 SECTION 6 Physiological Integrity: Basic Care and Comfort 372 Chapter 25 Meeting Nutritional Needs 372 Chapter 26 Meeting Basic Human Needs 399 Chapter 27 Maintaining the Function of Tubes and Drains 433 SECTION 7 Physiological Integrity: Pharmacological Therapies 449 Chapter 28 Dosage Calculation and Medication Administration 449 Chapter 29 Pediatric Dosage Calculation and Medication Administration 464 Chapter 30 Intravenous Therapy 473 Chapter 31 Maternal and Newborn Medications 487 Chapter 32 Psychiatric Medications 500 Chapter 33 Respiratory Medications 523 Chapter 34 Cardiovascular Medications 543 Chapter 35 Neurological and Musculoskeletal Medications 576 Chapter 36 Renal Medications 596 Chapter 37 Gastrointestinal Medications 612 Chapter 38 Endocrine Medications 632 Chapter 39 Integumentary Medications 655 Chapter 40 Eye and Ear Medications 675 Chapter 41 Immunological and Anti-infective Medications 692 SECTION 8 Physiological Integrity: Reduction of Risk Potential 737 Chapter 42 Common Laboratory Tests 737 Chapter 43 Common Diagnostic Tests and Procedures 754 Chapter 44 Perioperative Care 779 SECTION 9 Physiological Integrity: Physiological Adaptation 800 Chapter 45 Complicated Antenatal Care 800 Chapter 46 Complicated Labor and Delivery Care 821 Chapter 47 Complicated Postpartum Care 838 Chapter 48 Complicated Newborn Care 853 Chapter 49 Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances 873 Chapter 50 Acid-Base Imbalances 901 Chapter 51 Respiratory Disorders 919 Chapter 52 Cardiovascular Disorders 954 Chapter 53 Neurological Disorders 994 Chapter 54 Renal or Genitourinary Disorders 1032 Chapter 55 Gastrointestinal Disorders 1066 Chapter 56 Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders 1115 Chapter 57 Musculoskeletal Disorders 1144 Chapter 58 Integumentary Disorders 1178 Chapter 59 Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders 1209 Chapter 60 Hematological Disorders 1238 Chapter 61 Oncological Disorders 1265 Chapter 62 Immunological Disorders 1293 Chapter 63 Communicable or Infectious Diseases 1316 Chapter 64 Basic Life Support 1328 Comprehensive Exam 1337 Comprehensive Exam Answer Key 1363 Index 1389show more

Rating details

22 ratings
4.31 out of 5 stars
5 55% (12)
4 32% (7)
3 9% (2)
2 0% (0)
1 5% (1)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X