PASS CCRN! / Edition 4

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Fully updated to mirror the latest CCRN-Adult test plan, PASS CCRN®!, 4th Edition is well known for its innovative learning strategies, targeted-yet-comprehensive coverage, and meticulous accuracy. Each section of the exam is addressed in detail, with review content presented in logical outline format and accompanied by a wealth of illustrations, tables, and algorithms. Learning activities in the book, as well as more than 1,000 review questions on the companion Evolve website, offer valuable practice and test-taking experience.

  • Completely updated content follows the latest CCRN Test Plan to ensure you have the most current information for exam preparation.
  • Easy-to-follow outline format quickly and clearly presents the information you must know to pass the CCRN exam.
  • Engaging learning activities provide fun and stimulating ways to learn critical concepts.
  • Helpful appendices offer quick access to common abbreviations, laboratory values, and formulas essential to providing effective critical nursing care.
  • NEW! Behavioral/Psychosocial chapter reflects the latest CCRN test plan, addressing behavioral and psychosocial issues that affect the care of the critically ill.
  • More than 1,000 multiple-choice review questions on the new companion Evolve website offer convenient electronic access and can be answered in Study Mode or Exam Mode.
  • Nearly 45% of the art is new or updated, including completely new algorithms based on the latest core protocols from the AHA, to help clarify complex concepts.
  • Pharmacology boxes in each chapter highlight pharmacology as it pertains to each body system.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323077262
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 1/21/2013
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 928
  • Sales rank: 29,968
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

  1. The Critical Care Certification Examination
  2. The Cardiovascular System: Physiology and Assessment
  3. The Cardiovascular System: Pathologic Conditions
  4. The Pulmonary System: Physiology, Assessment, and Ventilatory Support
  5. The Pulmonary System: Pathologic Conditions
  6. The Neurologic System
  7. The Gastrointestinal System
  8. The Renal System
  9. The Endocrine System
  10. The Hematologic and Immunologic Systems
  11. Multisystem
  12. Behavioral/Psychosocial NEW!
  13. Professional Caring and Ethical Practice

Answers to Learning Activities

References and Recommended Reading


Common Abbreviations and Acronyms Used in Critical Care Nursing

Normal Laboratory Values

Formulae Significant to Critical Care Nursing

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 1, 2013

    DO NOT BUY THIS BOOK. I was planning on buying this book and pra

    DO NOT BUY THIS BOOK. I was planning on buying this book and practicing with the "1000 online questions" Only to learn it is still April with no questions yet available on the EVOLVE website.. After emailing the author directly stating that it was disappointing, she replied in an unprofessional manner and claimed it was not her fault. DON"T BUY.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 10, 2014

    Excellent book for CCRN certification

    My son-in-law's Christmas gift. He has had his nose in it since he unwrapped it!!! He says it is the best book out there to study from

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  • Posted March 20, 2013

    I have to say that I am very disappointed with this purchase! Af

    I have to say that I am very disappointed with this purchase! After reading all of the blogs and information related to this book I thought one that I was getting a book and a CD rom, must places say that the book isn't as helpful as the actual questions themselves. I was so excited to get the book and start practicing the question. I very soon realized that there is no CD with the book and that all the questions are online. I had a very hard time with the website to get the question to only find out that the question are not on the website currently, that there was a delay from the book being released and the questions being posted. I had planned on only a brief study time with these questions as I need to complete the test in order to apply to a masters program. I called the company and they did send me PDFs of the questions but they are just on a word document format and are not interactive or able to be put in quiz or exam format as the description explains. I was really hoping to take "practice" exams similar to the real one that everyone claims this book offers to see how prepared and where my weaknesses are yet I did not get this at all. I should have bought the previous addition! Not happy!

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  • Posted February 15, 2013

    Do not recommend

    No CD came with book

    Shipment of book delayed 3 months

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  • Posted January 31, 2013

    This product claims to give you 1,000 additional questions onlin

    This product claims to give you 1,000 additional questions online which is not true. The questions won't become available until April or May so if you plan on taking your test anytime soon, buy a different book. I am very upset with my purchase and thought that I was getting questions that were going to prepare me, but it turns out I didn't and now I'm stuck with a book that I'm not even going to use.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 24, 2013

    I waited for months for the release of  the latest edition.  Be

    I waited for months for the release of  the latest edition.  Be advised that online testing resources are not available until March, or more likely April of 2013.  Prior edition, I already own, had CD Rom for exam questions, which was incompatible with MAC.  Thus I waited.  The book itself is excellent but the testing is the feedback I need. 

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