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Comprehensive Review for NCLEX-PN: Reviews and Rationales / Edition 1
     

Comprehensive Review for NCLEX-PN: Reviews and Rationales / Edition 1

by MaryAnn Hogan, Debra S. McKinney MSN, MBA, HCM, RN
 

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ISBN-10: 0131196057

ISBN-13: 9780131196056

Pub. Date: 08/21/2007

Publisher: Prentice Hall

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.

Overview

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)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131196056
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
08/21/2007
Series:
Prentice Hall Nursing Reviews and Ration
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1216
Product dimensions:
8.43(w) x 10.86(h) x 1.88(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vi

Acknowledgments xi

About the Authors xii

Contributors xii

Reviewers xiii

SECTION 1 Preparing for the NCLEX-PN® (LPN/LVN) Exam 1

Chapter 1 The NCLEX-PN® Licensing Exam 1

Chapter 2 Test Preparation and Test-Taking Strategies 11

Chapter 3 The NCLEX-PN® 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 1389

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