Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination, 2nd Edition

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Author: Kaushik
Edition: 2nd SAE
ISSN: 9788131244715
Language: English
Published: 2017
Publisher: Elsevier, India

Often called ""the best NCLEX® exam review book ever,"" Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination offers everything you need to prepare for the NCLEX® exam—complete content review and 2500 NCLEX® examination–style questions in the book and online....................

                         Saunders Comprehensive Review for the                          NCLEX-RN Examination, 2nd SAE

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Often called ""the best NCLEX® exam review book ever,"" Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination offers everything you need to prepare for the NCLEX® exam—complete content review and 2500 NCLEX® examination–style questions in the book and online. Written by the most trusted name in NCLEX® review, Linda Anne Silvestri, and adapted for South Asia region by Annu Kaushik, Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, Second South Asia 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! NEW TO THIS EDITION: New to the South Asia Edition Orientation to the NCLEX-RN examination for Indian students Tips for mastering Interviews for overseas recruitments Tips for mastering the computer adaptive test The NCLEX-RN examination: a graduate’s perspective Pre-departure tips for nurses Enhancing nursing capabilities Pathways to success NCLEX-RN cram sheet Quick review sheets

Key Features

  • Updated content reflects the most current NCLEX® test plan.
  • Only this book includes the content review and types of questions that sharpen the critical thinking skills you need to pass today’s NCLEX® exam, including ALL alternate item format question types.
  • All answers include detailed rationales to help you learn from your answer choices.
  • Test-taking strategies with tips on how to best approach each question are also included.
  • Fundamental skills included to serve a companion from day one of nursing school.
  • Pyramid Alerts spotlight important nursing concepts and procedures and include mnemonics, tips, and shortcuts for remembering key information.
  • Priority Nursing Action boxes outline clinical emergent situations requiring immediate action.
  • A 75-question comprehensive exam covers all content areas and mirrors the percentages of the NCLEX-RN® test plan.
  • Priority concepts are highlighted in each chapter and every practice question to enable conceptual thinking and complement both traditional and concept-based curricula.
  • All practice questions are now at the applying cognitive level or higher and include questions at the synthesizing and creating levels.

Table of Contents

UNIT I
NCLEX-RN® Exam Preparation, 1
1 The NCLEX-RN® Examination, 2
2 Pathways to Success, 14
3 The NCLEX-RN® Examination from
a Graduate’s Perspective, 18
4 Test-Taking Strategies, 20
UNIT II
Professional Standards in Nursing, 30
5 Cultural Awareness and Health Practices, 32
6 Ethical and Legal Issues, 44
7 Prioritizing Client Care: Leadership, Delegation, and Emergency Response Planning, 59
UNIT III
Nursing Sciences, 76
8 Fluids and Electrolytes, 78
9 Acid-Base Balance, 97
10 Vital Signs and Laboratory Reference Intervals, 108
11 Nutrition, 124
12 Parenteral Nutrition, 134
13 Intravenous Therapy, 144
14 Administration of Blood Products, 158
UNIT IV
Fundamentals of Care, 169
15 Health and Physical Assessment of the Adult Client, 171
16 Provision of a Safe Environment, 192
17 Calculation of Medication and Intravenous Prescriptions, 204
18 Perioperative Nursing Care, 215
19 Positioning Clients, 230
20 Care of a Client with a Tube, 239
UNIT V
Growth and Development Across the
Life Span, 255
21 Theories of Growth and Development, 257
22 Developmental Stages, 265
23 Care of the Older Client, 281
UNIT VI
Maternity Nursing, 289
24 Reproductive System, 291
25 Prenatal Period, 299
26 Risk Conditions Related to Pregnancy, 314
27 Labor and Birth, 332
28 Problems with Labor and Birth, 346
29 Postpartum Period, 356
30 Postpartum Complications, 364
31 Care of the Newborn, 372
32 Maternity and Newborn Medications, 393
UNIT VII
Pediatric Nursing, 403
33 Integumentary Disorders, 404
34 Hematological Disorders, 411
35 Oncological Disorders, 419
36 Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders, 430
37 Gastrointestinal Disorders, 439
38 Eye, Ear, and Throat Disorders, 457
39 Respiratory Disorders, 463
40 Cardiovascular Disorders, 479
41 Renal and Urinary Disorders, 491
42 Neurological and Cognitive Disorders, 499
43 Musculoskeletal Disorders, 511
44 Infectious and Communicable Diseases, 520
45 Pediatric Medication Administration and Calculations, 536
UNIT VIII
Integumentary Disorders of the Adult
Client, 543
46 Integumentary System, 544
47 Integumentary Medications, 569
UNIT IX
Hematological and Oncological
Disorders of the Adult Client, 578
48 Hematological and Oncological Disorders, 580
49 Hematological and Oncological Medications, 614
UNIT X
Endocrine Disorders of the Adult
Client, 625
50 Endocrine System, 626
51 Endocrine Medications, 653
UNIT XI
Gastrointestinal Disorders of the
Adult Client, 669
52 Gastrointestinal System, 671
53 Gastrointestinal Medications, 698
UNIT XII
Respiratory Disorders of the Adult
Client, 706
54 Respiratory System, 708
55 Respiratory Medications, 737
UNIT XIII
Cardiovascular Disorders of the
Adult Client, 754
56 Cardiovascular System, 755
57 Cardiovascular Medications, 797
UNIT XIV
Renal and Urinary Disorders of the
Adult Client, 815
58 Renal and Urinary System, 817
59 Renal and Urinary Medications, 850
UNIT XV
Eye and Ear Disorders of the Adult
Client, 860
60 The Eye and the Ear, 861
61 Eye and Ear Medications, 882
UNIT XVI
Neurological Disorders of the Adult
Client, 892
62 Neurological System, 893
63 Neurological Medications, 923
UNIT XVII
Musculoskeletal Disorders of the
Adult Client, 936
64 Musculoskeletal System, 937
65 Musculoskeletal Medications, 958
UNIT XVIII
Immune Disorders of the Adult
Client, 965
66 Immune Disorders, 966
67 Immunological Medications, 980
UNIT XIX
Mental Health Disorders of the Adult
Client, 987
68 Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, 988
69 Mental Health Disorders, 1000
70 Addictions, 1019
71 Crisis Theory and Intervention, 1030
72 Psychiatric Medications, 1043
UNIT XX
Enhancing Nursing Capabilities
73 Common Nursing Errors
74 Client Safety
75 Infection Prevention and Control
76 Nurse’s Role in Electronic DocumentationXXI
UNIT XXI
Nurse’s Well-being
77 Stress Management at Workplace
78 Body Mechanics
79 Assertiveness and Accountability in Nursing
UNIT XXII
Comprehensive Test
Appendixes
A. Tips to Make a Good Resume
B. Tips for Mastering Interviews
C. Predeparture Tips for Nurses
D. Nursing Skills Competency
E. Quick Review Sheet
References
Glossary