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Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment

Practice Exercises for the NCLEX Examination

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The only NCLEX review book on the market with a focus on prioritization, delegation, and patient assignment - just like the current NCLEX Examination itself! Using a unique simple-to-complex approach, Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment: Practice Exercises for the NCLEX® Examination, 3rd Edition establishes your foundational knowledge in management of care, then provides exercises of increasing difficulty to help you build confidence in your prioritization, delegation, and patient assignment skills.

Paperback, 256 Pages

Published: December 2013

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-11343-4

Contents

  • PART ONE: INTRODUCTION
    Guidelines for Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment Decisions
    PART TWO: PRIORITIZATION, DELEGATION, AND ASSIGNMENT IN COMMON HEALTH SCENARIOS
    1. Pain
    2. Cancer
    3. Immunologic Problems
    4. Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance Problems
    5. Safety and Infection Control EXPANDED!
    6. Respiratory Problems
    7. Cardiovascular Problems
    8. Hematologic Problems
    9. Neurologic Problems
    10. Visual and Auditory Problems
    11. Musculoskeletal Problems
    12. Gastrointestinal and Nutritional Problems
    13. Diabetes Mellitus Now covered in a separate chapter!
    14. Other Endocrine Problems
    15. Integumentary Problems
    16. Renal and Urinary Problems
    17. Reproductive Problems
    18. Problems in Pregnancy and Childbearing
    19. Pediatric Problems NEW!
    20. Emergencies and Disasters
    21. Psychiatric-Mental Health Problems NEW!
    PART THREE: PRIORITIZATION, DELEGATION, AND ASSIGNMENT IN COMPLEX HEALTH SCENARIOS
    Case Study 1 - Chest Pressure, Indigestion, Nausea, and Vomiting
    Case Study 2 - Dyspnea and Shortness of Breath
    Case Study 3 - Multiple Clients on a Medical-Surgical Unit
    Case Study 4 - Shortness of Breath, Edema, and Decreased Urine Output
    Case Study 5 - Diabetic Ketoacidosis
    Case Study 6 - Home Health
    Case Study 7 - Spinal Cord Injury
    Case Study 8 - Multiple Patients with Adrenal Gland Disorders
    Case Study 9 - Multiple Clients with Gastrointestinal Problems
    Case Study 10 - Multiple Patients with Pain
    Case Study 11 - Multiple Clients with Cancer
    Case Study 12 - Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    Case Study 13 - Head and Leg Trauma and Shock
    Case Study 14 - Septic Shock
    Case Study 15 - Heart Failure
    Case Study 16 - Multiple Patients with Peripheral Vascular Disease
    Case Study 17 - Respiratory Difficulty after Surgery
    Case Study 18 - Long-Term Care
    Case Study 19 - Multiple Pediatric Clients in a Clinic Setting
    Case Study 20 - Multiple Patients with Mental Health Disorders
    Case Study 21 - Childbearing

    Answer Key

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