Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX-RN® Exam - 9th Edition - ISBN: 9780323280105, 9780323316187

Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX-RN® Exam

9th Edition

Authors: JoAnn Zerwekh
eBook ISBN: 9780323316187
eBook ISBN: 9780323316163
Paperback ISBN: 9780323280105
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 20th November 2015
Page Count: 656
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Description

Prepare for the NCLEX with this fun, full-color review! Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX-RN® Exam, 9th Edition uses colorful drawings and mnemonic cartoons to cover the nursing concepts and content found on the NCLEX-RN examination. A concise outline format makes studying easier, and the Evolve companion website includes 2,500 NCLEX exam-style review questions (including alternate item formats) — allowing you to create practice exams, identify your strengths and weaknesses, and review answers and rationales. Written by NCLEX expert JoAnn Zerwekh, this study guide offers a clear, visual way to remember key facts for the NCLEX exam.

Key Features

  • UNIQUE! Mnemonic cartoons provide a fun, easy way to review and remember key nursing concepts and disease processes.
  • UNIQUE! The integrated systems approach incorporates pediatric, adult, maternity, and older adult lifespan considerations in each body system chapter.
  • Practice questions on the Evolve companion website are available in both study and quiz modes and separated by content area, allowing you to customize your review based on your personal study needs.
  • UNIQUE! Appendixes for each chapter summarize medications and nursing procedures for quick reference.
  • Alternate item format questions on Evolve prepare you for the interactive question types on the NCLEX examination, including priority drag-and-drop and hot-spot (illustrated point-and-click) questions.
  • Answers and rationales for all review questions show why correct answers are right and incorrect options are wrong.
  • Separate chapters on pharmacology and nursing management help you to focus on these areas of emphasis on the NCLEX examination.
  • Nursing Priority boxes make it easier to distinguish priorities of nursing care.
  • Pharmacology tables make key drug information easy to find, with high-alert medications noted by a special icon.
  • Special icons distinguish pediatric and adult disorders, and identify content on Self-Care and Home Care.

Table of Contents

  1. Testing Strategies for the NCLEX-RN® Examination
    2. Health Implications Across the Life Span
    3. Concepts of Nursing Practice
    4. Nursing Management and Ethical/Legal Concepts
    5. Emergency and Disaster Preparedness and Bioterrorism
    6. Pharmacology and Medication Administration
    7. Homeostasis Concepts
    8. Immune: Care of the Adult, Maternity, and Pediatric Clients
    9. Cancer Concepts
    10. Psychosocial Nursing Care
    11. Integumentary: Care of Adult and Pediatric Clients
    12. Sensory: Care of Adult and Pediatric Clients
    13. Endocrine: Care of Adult, Maternity, and Pediatric Clients
    14. Hematology: Care of Adult and Pediatric Clients
    15. Respiratory: Care of Adult and Pediatric Clients
    16. Vascular: Care of Adult Clients
    17. Cardiac: Care of Adult, Maternity, and Pediatric Clients
    18. Gastrointestinal: Care of Adult and Pediatric Clients
    19. Hepatic and Biliary: Care of Adult and Pediatric Clients
    20. Neurology: Care of Adult and Pediatric Clients
    21. Musculoskeletal: Care of Adult and Pediatric Clients
    22. Reproductive: Care of Adult and Pediatric Clients
    23. Urinary-Renal: Care of Adult and Pediatric Clients
    24. Maternity Nursing Care
    25. Newborn Nursing Care
    Appendix: Normal Laboratory Data
    References and Resources
    Index

Details

No. of pages:
656
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2016
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323316187
eBook ISBN:
9780323316163
Paperback ISBN:
9780323280105

About the Author

JoAnn Zerwekh

Affiliations and Expertise

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