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Essential for course review and NCLEX review, this resource is a complete, concentrated outline of mental health nursing. Content includes all of the "need-to-know" information covering therapeutic communication, developmental disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, somatoform disorders, dissociative disorders, personality disorders, schizophrenia and psychotic disorders, cognitive mental disorders, substance abuse, crisis intervention and suicide, death and dying, and much more. Each chapter provides the following tools that will help lead you to success in your course and on the NCLEX-RN:

  • Chapter Objectives
  • Pre- and post-chapter tests with comprehensive rationales
  • New test-taking strategies
  • Vocabulary review
  • Practice-to-Pass exercises
  • Critical thinking case studies
  • NCLEX alerts
  • Prentice Hall Nursing Notes reference card
  • CD-ROM with 700 practice questions

About the Series
Prentice Hall's Nursing Review & Rationales Series is the complete foundation for success within the classroom, in clinical settings and on the NCLEX-RN exam. 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 only review series offering a tear-out reference card and additional audio reviews, the complete series includes the following volumes:

  • Nursing Fundamentals
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Child Health Nursing
  • Fluids, Electrolytes, & Acid-Base Balance
  • Maternal-Newborn Nursing
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Nutrition & Diet Therapy
  • Pathophysiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Physical Assessment
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Leadership & Management
  • Comprehensive Review for NCLEX-RN
  • Comprehensive Review for NCLEX-PN
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Editorial Reviews

From The Critics
Reviewer: Penny Wolfe Moore, RNC, PhD (Southwestern Adventist University)
Description: This is a 763-page, softcover book designed for medical-surgical review for NCLEX. Each chapter has a pretest, review section, and post-test with answers and rationale. An "NCLEX alert" icon is provided by information that is likely to be tested.
Purpose: The authors' purpose is "to provide a clear and concentrated review of important nursing knowledge. . . ." This includes NCLEX style review questions and a summary of important information related to medical-surgical disorders grouped by body systems. The objective is accomplished very well.
Audience: "The books in this series have been designed for use either by current nursing students as a study aid for nursing course work or NCLEX-RN licensing exam preparation, or by practicing nurses seeking a comprehensive yet concise review of a nursing specialty or subject area." The audience is very specific. The authors are credible and there are even 12 "student consultants" included.
Features: Each chapter begins with objectives. A "Review at a Glance" follows, which is mainly vocabulary and definitions. A pretest is presented with answers and rationales at the end of the chapter. There are case studies and a review in an outline format. Post-test questions follow the same format as the pretest. Answers are provided but rationales are given for the correct answer only. The book contains a CD-ROM with the questions that are in the text itself. There is a companion Web site that is "a virtual reference for virtually all your needs." There is one laminated tear out page, Nursing Notes Clinical Reference Card, that provides a summary of frequently used medical-surgical information (pupil size, lung sounds, lab values, etc).
Assessment: This is an excellent review book, more review than practice questions. The rationale for the correct answer is given but not for the incorrect responses. I personally like books that offer both. The NCLEX alert icons take up one-quarter of most pages, not the best use of space. The book is very comprehensive. Because of the space dedicated to review (versus test questions), this book would be very good for a refresher course for reentering nurses.

4 Stars! from Doody
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Product Details

Meet the Author


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® exam,Ms. Hogan has been teaching review courses throughout

New England 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.

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Table of Contents

Preface vi

Contributors and Reviewers of the First Edition xii

Chapter 1 Nursing Process, Physical Assessment, and Common Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests 1

Chapter 2 Respiratory Disorders 44

Chapter 3 Cardiac Disorders 93

Chapter 4 Peripheral Vascular Health Problems 130

Chapter 5 Neurological Disorders 161

Chapter 6 Renal and Urinary Disorders 204

Chapter 7 Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Disorders 248

Chapter 8 Gastrointestinal Disorders 288

Chapter 9 Musculoskeletal Disorders 323

Chapter 10 Integumentary Disorders 359

Chapter 11 Immunologic Disorders 398

Chapter 12 Cullular Disorders (Oncology) 436

Chapter 13 Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders 464

Chapter 14 Hematologic Disorders 503

Chapter 15 Reproductive and Sexual Disorders 543

Chapter 16 Eye and Ear Disorders 601

Chapter 17 Common Problems Encountered in Emergency and Critical Care Nursing 635

Appendix A Suggested Answers to Practice to Pass & Case Study Questions 693

Index 710

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Preface

Welcome to the new Prentice Hall Reviews and Rationales Series! This 9-book series has been specifically designed to provide a clear and concentrated review of important nursing knowledge in the following content areas:

  • Child Health Nursing
  • Maternal-Newborn Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing
  • Pathophysiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Fundamentals and Skills
  • Nutrition and Diet Therapy
  • Fluid, Electrolyte, & Acid-Base Balance

The books in this series have been designed for use either by current nursing students as a study aid for nursing course work or NCLEX-RN licensing exam preparation, or by practicing nurses seeking a comprehensive yet concise review of a nursing specialty or subject area.

This series is truly unique. One of its most special features is that it has been authored by a large team of nurse educators from across the United States and Canada to ensure that each chapter is written by a nurse expert in the content area under study. Prentice Hall Health representatives from across North America submitted names of nurse educators and/or clinicians who excel in their respective fields, and these authors were then invited to write a chapter in one or more books. The consulting editor for each book, who is also an expert in that specialty area, then reviewed all chapters submitted for comprehensiveness and accuracy. The series editor designed the overall series in collaboration with a core Prentice Hall team to take full advantage of Prentice Hall's cutting edge technology, and also reviewed the chapters in each book.

All books in the seriesare identical in their overall design for your convenience (further details follow at the end of this section). As an added value, each book comes with a comprehensive support package, including free CD-ROM, free companion website access, and a Nursing Notes card for quick clinical reference.

STUDY TIPS

Use of this review book should help simplify your study. To make the most of your valuable study time, also follow these simple but important suggestions:

  • Use a weekly calendar to schedule study sessions.
    • Outline the timeframes for all of your activities (home, school, appointments, et c.) on a weekly calendar.
    • Find the "holes" in your calendar—the times in which you can plan to study. Add study sessions to the calendar at times when you can expect to be mentally alert and follow it!
  • Create the optimal study environment.
    • Eliminate external sources of distraction, such as television, telephone, etc.
    • Eliminate internal sources of distraction, such as hunger, thirst, or dwelling on items or problems that cannot be worked on at the moment.
    • Take a break for 10 minutes or so after each hour of concentrated study both as a reward and an incentive to keep studying.
  • Use pre-reading strategies to increase comprehension of chapter material.
    • Skim the headings in the chapter (because they identify chapter content).
    • Read the definitions of key terms, which will help you learn new words to comprehend chapter information.
    • Review all graphic aids (figures, tables, boxes) because they are often used to explain important points in the chapter.
  • Read the chapter thoroughly but at a reasonable speed.
    • Comprehension and retention are actually enhanced by not reading too slowly.
    • Do take the time to reread any section that is unclear to you.
  • Summarize what you have learned.
    • Use questions supplied with this book, CD-ROM, and companion website to test your recall of chapter content.
    • Review again any sections that correspond to questions you answered incorrectly or incompletely.

TEST TAKING STRATEGIES

Use the following strategies to increase your success on multiple-choice nursing tests or examinations:

  • Get sufficient sleep and have something to eat before taking a test. Take deep breaths during the test as needed. Remember, the brain requires oxygen and glucose as fuel. Avoid concentrated sweets before a test, however, to avoid rapid upward and then downward surges in blood glucose levels.
  • Read each question carefully, identifying the stem, the four options, and any key words or phrases in either the stem or options.
    • Key words in the stem such as "most important" indicate the need to set priorities, since more than one option is likely to contain a statement that is technically correct.
    • Remember that the presence of absolute words such as "never" or "only" in an option is more likely to make that option incorrect.
  • Determine who is the client in the question; often this is the person with the health problem, but it may also be a significant other, relative, friend, or another nurse.
  • Decide whether the stem is a true response stem or a false response stem. With a true response stem, the correct answer will be a true statement, and vice-versa.
  • Determine what the question is really asking, sometimes referred to as the issue of the question. Evaluate all answer options in relation to this issue, and not strictly to the "correctness" of the statement in each individual option.
  • Eliminate options that are obviously incorrect, then go back and reread the stem. Evaluate the remaining options against the stem once more.
  • If two answers seem similar and correct, try to decide whether one of them is more global or comprehensive. If the global option includes the alternative option within it, it is likely that the more global response is the correct answer.

THE NCLEX-RN LICENSING EXAMINATION

The NCLEX-RN licensing examination is a Computer Adaptive Test (CAT) that ranges in length from 75 to 265 individual (stand-alone) test items, depending on individual performance during the examination. Upon graduation from a nursing program, successful completion of this exam is the gateway to your professional nursing practice. The blueprint for the exam is reviewed and revised every three years by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing according to the results of a job analysis study of new graduate nurses (practicing within the first six months after graduation). Each question on the exam is coded to one Client Need Category and one or more Integrated Concepts and Processes.

Client Need Categories

There are 4 categories of client needs, and each exam will contain a minimum and maximum percent of questions from each category. Each major category has subcategories within it. The Client Need categories according to the NCLEX-RN Test Plan effective April 2001 are as follows:

  • Safe, Effective Care Environment
    • Management of Care (7-13%)
    • Safety and Infection Control (5-11 %)
  • Health Promotion and Maintenance
    • Growth and Development Throughout the Lifespan (7-13%)
    • Prevention and Early Detection of Disease (5-11%)
  • Psychosocial Integrity
    • Coping and Adaptation (5-11 %)
    • Psychosocial Adaptation (5-11%)
  • Physiological Integrity
    • Basic Care and Comfort (7-13%)
    • Pharmacological and Parenteral Therapies (5-11 %)
    • Reduction of Risk Potential (12-18%)
    • Physiological Adaptation (12-18%)

Integrated Concepts and Processes

The integrated concepts and processes identified on the NCLEX-RN Test Plan effective April 2001, with condensed definitions, are as follows:

  • Nursing Process: a scientific problem-solving approach used in nursing practice; consisting of assessment, analysis, planning, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Caring: client-nurse interaction(s) characterized by mutual respect and trust and directed toward achieving desired client outcomes.
  • Communication and Documentation: verbal and/or nonverbal interactions between nurse and others (client, family, health care team); a written or electronic recording of activities or events that occur during client care.
  • Cultural Awareness: knowledge and sensitivity to the client's beliefs/values and how these might impact on the client's healthcare experience.
  • Self-Care: assisting clients to meet their health care needs, which may include maintaining health or restoring function.
  • Teaching/Learning: facilitating client's acquisition of knowledge, skills, and attitudes that lead to behavior change.

More detailed information about this examination may be obtained by visiting the National Council of State Boards of Nursing website at http://www.ncsbn.org and viewing the NCLEX-RN Examination Test Plan for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses.

HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF THIS BOOK

Chapter Organization

Each chapter has the following elements to guide you during review and study:

  • Chapter Objectives: describe what you will be able to know or do after learning the material covered in the chapter.

OBJECTIVES

  • Review basic principles of growth and development.
  • Describe major physical expectations for each developmental age group.
  • Identify developmental milestones for various age groups.
  • Discuss the reactions to illness and hospitalization for children at various stages of development.
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Introduction

Welcome to the new Prentice Hall Reviews and Rationales Series! This 9-book series has been specifically designed to provide a clear and concentrated review of important nursing knowledge in the following content areas:

  • Child Health Nursing
  • Maternal-Newborn Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing
  • Pathophysiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Fundamentals and Skills
  • Nutrition and Diet Therapy
  • Fluid, Electrolyte, & Acid-Base Balance

The books in this series have been designed for use either by current nursing students as a study aid for nursing course work or NCLEX-RN licensing exam preparation, or by practicing nurses seeking a comprehensive yet concise review of a nursing specialty or subject area.

This series is truly unique. One of its most special features is that it has been authored by a large team of nurse educators from across the United States and Canada to ensure that each chapter is written by a nurse expert in the content area under study. Prentice Hall Health representatives from across North America submitted names of nurse educators and/or clinicians who excel in their respective fields, and these authors were then invited to write a chapter in one or more books. The consulting editor for each book, who is also an expert in that specialty area, then reviewed all chapters submitted for comprehensiveness and accuracy. The series editor designed the overall series in collaboration with a core Prentice Hall team to take full advantage of Prentice Hall's cutting edge technology, and also reviewed the chapters in each book.

All books in the series areidentical in their overall design for your convenience (further details follow at the end of this section). As an added value, each book comes with a comprehensive support package, including free CD-ROM, free companion website access, and a Nursing Notes card for quick clinical reference.

STUDY TIPS

Use of this review book should help simplify your study. To make the most of your valuable study time, also follow these simple but important suggestions:

  • Use a weekly calendar to schedule study sessions.
    • Outline the timeframes for all of your activities (home, school, appointments, et c.) on a weekly calendar.
    • Find the "holes" in your calendar—the times in which you can plan to study. Add study sessions to the calendar at times when you can expect to be mentally alert and follow it!
  • Create the optimal study environment.
    • Eliminate external sources of distraction, such as television, telephone, etc.
    • Eliminate internal sources of distraction, such as hunger, thirst, or dwelling on items or problems that cannot be worked on at the moment.
    • Take a break for 10 minutes or so after each hour of concentrated study both as a reward and an incentive to keep studying.
  • Use pre-reading strategies to increase comprehension of chapter material.
    • Skim the headings in the chapter (because they identify chapter content).
    • Read the definitions of key terms, which will help you learn new words to comprehend chapter information.
    • Review all graphic aids (figures, tables, boxes) because they are often used to explain important points in the chapter.
  • Read the chapter thoroughly but at a reasonable speed.
    • Comprehension and retention are actually enhanced by not reading too slowly.
    • Do take the time to reread any section that is unclear to you.
  • Summarize what you have learned.
    • Use questions supplied with this book, CD-ROM, and companion website to test your recall of chapter content.
    • Review again any sections that correspond to questions you answered incorrectly or incompletely.

TEST TAKING STRATEGIES

Use the following strategies to increase your success on multiple-choice nursing tests or examinations:

  • Get sufficient sleep and have something to eat before taking a test. Take deep breaths during the test as needed. Remember, the brain requires oxygen and glucose as fuel. Avoid concentrated sweets before a test, however, to avoid rapid upward and then downward surges in blood glucose levels.
  • Read each question carefully, identifying the stem, the four options, and any key words or phrases in either the stem or options.
    • Key words in the stem such as "most important" indicate the need to set priorities, since more than one option is likely to contain a statement that is technically correct.
    • Remember that the presence of absolute words such as "never" or "only" in an option is more likely to make that option incorrect.
  • Determine who is the client in the question; often this is the person with the health problem, but it may also be a significant other, relative, friend, or another nurse.
  • Decide whether the stem is a true response stem or a false response stem. With a true response stem, the correct answer will be a true statement, and vice-versa.
  • Determine what the question is really asking, sometimes referred to as the issue of the question. Evaluate all answer options in relation to this issue, and not strictly to the "correctness" of the statement in each individual option.
  • Eliminate options that are obviously incorrect, then go back and reread the stem. Evaluate the remaining options against the stem once more.
  • If two answers seem similar and correct, try to decide whether one of them is more global or comprehensive. If the global option includes the alternative option within it, it is likely that the more global response is the correct answer.

THE NCLEX-RN LICENSING EXAMINATION

The NCLEX-RN licensing examination is a Computer Adaptive Test (CAT) that ranges in length from 75 to 265 individual (stand-alone) test items, depending on individual performance during the examination. Upon graduation from a nursing program, successful completion of this exam is the gateway to your professional nursing practice. The blueprint for the exam is reviewed and revised every three years by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing according to the results of a job analysis study of new graduate nurses (practicing within the first six months after graduation). Each question on the exam is coded to one Client Need Category and one or more Integrated Concepts and Processes.

Client Need Categories

There are 4 categories of client needs, and each exam will contain a minimum and maximum percent of questions from each category. Each major category has subcategories within it. The Client Need categories according to the NCLEX-RN Test Plan effective April 2001 are as follows:

  • Safe, Effective Care Environment
    • Management of Care (7-13%)
    • Safety and Infection Control (5-11 %)
  • Health Promotion and Maintenance
    • Growth and Development Throughout the Lifespan (7-13%)
    • Prevention and Early Detection of Disease (5-11%)
  • Psychosocial Integrity
    • Coping and Adaptation (5-11 %)
    • Psychosocial Adaptation (5-11%)
  • Physiological Integrity
    • Basic Care and Comfort (7-13%)
    • Pharmacological and Parenteral Therapies (5-11 %)
    • Reduction of Risk Potential (12-18%)
    • Physiological Adaptation (12-18%)

Integrated Concepts and Processes

The integrated concepts and processes identified on the NCLEX-RN Test Plan effective April 2001, with condensed definitions, are as follows:

  • Nursing Process: a scientific problem-solving approach used in nursing practice; consisting of assessment, analysis, planning, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Caring: client-nurse interaction(s) characterized by mutual respect and trust and directed toward achieving desired client outcomes.
  • Communication and Documentation: verbal and/or nonverbal interactions between nurse and others (client, family, health care team); a written or electronic recording of activities or events that occur during client care.
  • Cultural Awareness: knowledge and sensitivity to the client's beliefs/values and how these might impact on the client's healthcare experience.
  • Self-Care: assisting clients to meet their health care needs, which may include maintaining health or restoring function.
  • Teaching/Learning: facilitating client's acquisition of knowledge, skills, and attitudes that lead to behavior change.

More detailed information about this examination may be obtained by visiting the National Council of State Boards of Nursing website at http://www.ncsbn.org and viewing the NCLEX-RN Examination Test Plan for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses.

HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF THIS BOOK

Chapter Organization

Each chapter has the following elements to guide you during review and study:

  • Chapter Objectives: describe what you will be able to know or do after learning the material covered in the chapter.

OBJECTIVES

  • Review basic principles of growth and development.
  • Describe major physical expectations for each developmental age group.
  • Identify developmental milestones for various age groups.
  • Discuss the reactions to illness and hospitalization for children at various stages of development.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 29, 2010

    I Also Recommend:

    Extremely Helpful!

    I highly recommend the Prentice Hall series of books for nursing courses (med-surg, psych, & pedi-didn't use the OB book). I used this book and the Prentice Hall Comprehensive NCLEX review to study for med-surg and had no problem passing the class. Same material is covered in both books, but the questions are different. The required textbook has so much information, after reading one chapter your brain wants to explode! However, these books point out what information is pertinent, and gives the reader a nurses standpoint of what he/she needs to watch for.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 8, 2013

    Great for Med Surg Beginners

    I am currently taking Med Surg and this book is a great reference that compiles the important info into the basic need to knows. I use this first to get the general idea and then use my school textbook to go deeper into detail. It touches on about 75% of the material in my course, so I only use as a reference. The questions are more knowledge based than NCLEX style, so even if you can answer these questions I would suggest having other resources to studying with.

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  • Posted March 25, 2011

    Excellent companion to my required textbook

    I have found Reviews/Rationales to be an excellent companion to our required text (Brunner's 12th Edition of Medical-Surgical Nursing). It isn't as indepth as our required text, but it has helped me greatly in grasping the concepts. Our required text is very indepth, the chapters long, and though very well written, the concepts seem to get lost in the sea of text. The Reviews/Rationales puts the main concepts into easy to read lists that get directly to the point. I especially like the NCLEX alerts that identify information you really should know.

    This book is not indepth, you still need to read your required text, but I find if I read this book first, it makes deciphering the important information in my required text that much easier.

    The NCLEX style questions in the book are good and the companion CD is an electronic version of the questions in the book, plus a matching exercise for each chapter's terminology, which is nice.

    Well worth the investment.

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  • Posted April 19, 2010

    Not what I expected

    Not too many topics discussed in second semester of nursing.

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  • Posted March 8, 2010

    EXCELLENT BOOK

    This book is excellent. I used it to study instead of my required text book. I strongly recommend this book for all students in the medical field.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 20, 2010

    Great Book

    I found this book to be helpful. It's not just a book to study for your NCLEX, but also a GREAT reference book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 18, 2009

    Great reference tool...

    I highly recommend this book for nursing students...

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 8, 2007

    a 'must-have' book!

    this book certainly enhances your studies... although it wont totally substitute your textbook, it covers a great deal of info, but in a semi-broad context... overall, this book is awesome, highly recommended and a sure thing!! you cant go wrong!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 21, 2007

    very good study guide

    The information are up to the point and helps in the exam

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 24, 2006

    You Must Buy

    I am a current BSN Nursing Student and I brought this book to help simplify my text book. For my last test,I read this book only and did my other study preps and I blew the test out of the water. I only missed one!!!!!!! I went from a B to an A in one test and this book really helped.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 5, 2006

    Reviews and Rationale Books

    I highly recommend those books. I wish I knew about their existence right from my first semester. It saves so much time on reading and very easy to understand. I have at least 5 of the books already.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 12, 2006

    This is THE BOOK for med-surg

    I had a C for my last test, so i got this book. i jumped to an A when i got this book. Some of the questions in the test were either the same or similar to the ones in the book. And when i saw questions i got wrong on the other test boldly highlighted in this book, it made me wish i'd gotten the book earlier. This book cuts through the cr@p in your textbook and gives you the meat and potatoes you need. The nclex cues are awesome because instructors know what the boards ask and they ask the alternate-form questions on the tests. I asked myself why get this book instead of a comprehensive review book and this was my answer: you don't get the nclex pointers in those books. I highly recommend this book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 1, 2006

    Very good addition to your book and study guide

    Nice, quick review when clinicals and paperwork are sucking up all your time (and energy). Helped me get more points (into the 90s) on each nursing school exam. Rationales very helpful when a section wasn't clear in my mind. My instructor actually used a couple of the questions on her exams, as well as rewriting a couple of others to suit herself. Only quibble is that the CD questions seem to be same ones in the book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 19, 2006

    Great Book!

    This book was excellent it will get you through advanced med-surg! It also raised my test scores by a letter grade.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 12, 2005

    Very Helpful

    I used this book for my first year of nursing school and found it to be very informative and good questions to study before a test a must have!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 27, 2005

    a must have for nursing students

    This book got me through med surg and is also an excellent studying tool. I recommend this book to anyone as a supplement for class.

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