Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX-RN® Exam - 7th Edition - ISBN: 9780323056649, 9780323168328

Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX-RN® Exam

7th Edition

Authors: JoAnn Zerwekh Jo Carol Claborn
eBook ISBN: 9780323168328
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 1st December 2009
Page Count: 688

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Fun and engaging, this must-have review resource covers the nursing concepts and content found on the latest NCLEX-RN examination. It features a concise outline format that’s perfect for studying, as well as 2,020 review questions to test your knowledge and help you prepare for the exam. Colorful illustrations and mnemonic cartoons clarify essential nursing concepts and offer a visual way for you to remember key facts for the NCLEX exam. Answers and rationales are provided for every practice question.

Key Features

  • Unique! An integrated systems approach incorporates pediatric, adult, and older adult lifespan considerations in each body system chapter.
  • Unique! Mnemonic cartoons provide a fun, easy way to review and remember key nursing concepts.
  • A full-color, user-friendly design enhances content and helps you quickly locate special features.
  • Appendixes for each chapter summarize medications and nursing procedures for quick reference.
  • Practice questions at the end of each chapter and on the companion CD -- 2,020 in all -- provide a wealth of NCLEX examination preparation in both print and electronic formats.
  • The companion CD features practice questions available in both study and quiz/exam modes that are divided by content area and allow you to create a customized review experience based on your personal study needs.
  • Electronic alternate item format questions on the CD, such as priority drag-and-drop and "hot spot" illustrated point-and-click questions, prepare you for the interactive question types you'll encounter on the computerized NCLEX examination.
  • Answers and rationales for all review questions help you understand why correct answers are right and incorrect options are wrong.
  • An Alert! feature highlights key nursing concepts frequently found on the NCLEX examination.
  • Separate chapters on pharmacology and nursing management help you focus on these areas of emphasis on the NCLEX examination.

Table of Contents

  1. Testing Strategies for the NCLEX-RN Examination
  2. Health Implications Across the Life Span
  3. Concepts of Nursing Practice
  4. Control Functions and Management
  5. Pharmacology
  6. Homeostasis
  7. Immune System
  8. Abnormal Cell Growth
  9. Psychiatric Nursing Concepts
  10. Psychiatric Disorders
  11. Integumentary System
  12. Sensory System
  13. Endocrine System
  14. Hematologic System
  15. Respiratory System
  16. Vascular System
  17. Cardiac System
  18. Gastrointestinal System
  19. Hepatic and Biliary System
  20. Neurologic System
  21. Musculoskeletal System
  22. Reproductive System
  23. Urinary-Renal System
  24. Antepartum
  25. Intrapartum and Postpartum
  26. Newborn

Appendix A: Normal Laboratory Data

Chapter Study Questions: Answers and Rationales


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About the Author

JoAnn Zerwekh

Affiliations and Expertise

President/CEO, Nursing Education Consultants, Chandler, AZ; Nursing Faculty - Online Campus, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ

Jo Carol Claborn

Affiliations and Expertise

Nurse Educator, Seymour, Texas