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Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination - E-Book

Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination - E-Book

by Linda Anne Silvestri PhD, RN, FAAN

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Often called the ‘the best NCLEX® exam review book ever,’ Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 7th Edition provides everything you need to prepare for the NCLEX exam — complete content review and 5,200 NCLEX examination-style questions in the book and online. Don't make the mistake of assuming the quality of the questions is the same in all NCLEX exam review books, because only this book includes the kind of questions that consistently test the critical thinking skills necessary to pass today's NCLEX exam. Even better, all answers include detailed rationales to help you learn from your answer choices, as well as test-taking strategies with tips on how to best approach each question. Written by the most trusted name in NCLEX review, Linda Anne Silvestri, and updated to reflect the most current 2016 NCLEX test plan, Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 7th Edition is THE book of choice for NCLEX examination review. But don’t just take our word for it — read any customer review or ask your classmates to see why there's nothing else like it!

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ISBN-13: 9780323391351
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 09/02/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 1152
Sales rank: 585,998
File size: 107 MB
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About the Author

Linda Anne Silvestri has provided decades of nursing education and leadership that has directly impacted the growing and needed nursing workforce. Her research focused on a holistic investigation of predictors leading to success on the licensure examination. Her findings, published in the Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, led to significant contributions, filling a critical need in NCLEX® preparation. Linda’s vision was to provide a holistic educational approach to ensure overall well-being in test anxiety and self-efficacy, and success on the NCLEX®. As a leader in providing global NCLEX® preparation resources published by Elsevier, she strives for excellence in publication quality, based on the discovery of new knowledge in nursing, standards of care, and research-based studies. Her published resources ensure nursing graduates’ ability to make sound clinical judgments as they serve the public and the nursing profession. Linda is also a Next Generation NCLEX® Subject Matter Expert and Consultant for Elsevier.

Table of Contents

Unit I: NCLEX-RN Exam Preparation 1 The NCLEX-RN Examination 2 Pathways to Success 3 The NCLEX-RN Examination: From a Student’s Perspective 4 Test-Taking Strategies Unit II: Issues in Nursing 5 Cultural Diversity 6 Ethical and Legal Issues 7 Leadership, Delegating, and Prioritizing Client Care Unit III: Nursing Sciences 8 Fluids and Electrolytes 9 Acid-Base Balance 10 Vital Signs and Laboratory Values 11 Nutrition 12 Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) 13 Intravenous Therapy 14 Administration of Blood Products Unit IV: Fundamental Skills 15 Health and Physical Assessment of the Adult Client 16 Provision of a Safe Environment 17 Calculation of Medication and Intravenous Prescriptions 18 Perioperative Nursing Care 19 Positioning Clients 20 Care of a Client with a Tube Unit V: Growth and Development Across the Life Span 21 Theories of Growth and Development 22 Developmental Stages 23 Care of the Older Client Unit VI: Maternity Nursing 24 Reproductive System 25 Prenatal Period 26 Risk Conditions Related to Pregnancy 27 Labor and Birth 28 Problems with Labor and Birth 29 The Postpartum Period 30 Postpartum Complications 31 Care of the Newborn 32 Maternity and Newborn Medications Unit VII: Pediatric Nursing 33 Neurological, Cognitive, and Psychosocial Disorders 34 Eye, Ear, and Throat Disorders 35 Respiratory Disorders 36 Cardiovascular Disorders 37 Gastrointestinal Disorders 38 Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders 39 Renal and Urinary Disorders 40 Integumentary Disorders 41 Musculoskeletal Disorders 42 Hematological Disorders 43 Oncological Disorders  44 Infectious and Communicable Diseases 45 Pediatric Medication Administration and Calculations Unit VIII: The Adult Client with an Integumentary Disorder 46 Integumentary System 47 Integumentary Medications Unit IX: The Adult Client with an Oncological Disorder 48 Oncological Disorders 49 Antineoplastic Medications Unit X: The Adult Client with an Endocrine Disorder 50 Endocrine System 51 Endocrine Medications Unit XI: The Adult Client with a Gastrointestinal Disorder 52 Gastrointestinal System 53 Gastrointestinal Medications Unit XII: The Adult Client with a Respiratory Disorder 54 Respiratory System 55 Respiratory Medications Unit XIII: The Adult Client with a Cardiovascular Disorder 56 Cardiovascular Disorders 57 Cardiovascular Medications Unit XIV : The Adult Client with a Renal System Disorder 58 Renal System 59 Renal Medications Unit XV: The Adult Client with an Eye or Ear Disorder 60 The Eye and the Ear 61 Ophthalmic and Otic Medications Unit XVI: The Adult Client with a Neurological Disorder 62 Neurological System 63 Neurological Medications Unit XVII: The Adult Client with a Musculoskeletal Disorder 64 Musculoskeletal System 65 Musculoskeletal Medications Unit XVIII: The Adult Client with an Immune Disorder 66 Immune Disorders 67 Immunologic Medications Unit XIX: The Adult Client with a Mental Health Disorder 68 Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing 69 Mental Health Disorders 70 Addictions 71 Crisis Theory and Intervention 72 Psychiatric Medications

Unit XX: Comprehensive Test General Bibliography Glossary Index Special Features: Priority Nursing Action Boxes

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