Prentice Hall's Comprehensive NCLEX-RN Review / Edition 1

Prentice Hall's Comprehensive NCLEX-RN Review / Edition 1

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This comprehensive review book is designed to serve as the ultimate study guide to prepare you for the NCLEX-RN ® by:

ü Highlighting critical concepts on the NCLEX-RN®
ü Providing practice opportunities with over 5,600 questions in the book and on the CD-ROM

ü Honing your test-taking skills

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Overview

This comprehensive review book is designed to serve as the ultimate study guide to prepare you for the NCLEX-RN ® by:

ü Highlighting critical concepts on the NCLEX-RN®
ü Providing practice opportunities with over 5,600 questions in the book and on the CD-ROM

ü Honing your test-taking skills with strategies for every question

Prentice Hall’s NCLEX-RN® Test Prep CD-ROM helps you assess your NCLEX® readiness, featuring:

ü Over 5,600 questions including alternate-item format questions

ü Study, Quiz, and Exam modes to customize your practice sessions

ü Detailed reports showing your strengths and weaknesses

ü 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 SERIES

This popular series is the complete foundation for success within the classroom, in clinical settings, and on the NCLEX-RN® 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®

· Comprehensive Review for NCLEX-PN®

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131195998
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
06/25/2007
Series:
Prentice Hall Nursing Reviews & Rationales Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1536
Product dimensions:
8.44(w) x 10.74(h) x 1.98(d)

Table of Contents

SECTION 1 Preparing for the NCLEX-RN® Exam 1

Chapter 1 The NCLEX-RN® 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® 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 1487

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