Key Features

  • Over 4,200 practice questions in the book and on the companion CD provide ample practice opportunities in both print and electronic testing formats.
  • Review questions are grouped by categories of concern to focus your study on any areas of weakness.
  • Detailed rationales for correct and incorrect answers are provided with every question.
  • Text references are provided with the answer rationales for further study of difficult topics.
  • Two comprehensive exams are coded by clinical area, client need, nursing process, and cognitive level, to help you evaluate your strengths and weaknesses.
  • An overview of the latest NCLEX-RN test plan describes the recent changes and additions to content.

  • Companion CD allows you to create customized quizzes and exams based on clinical area, NCLEX client needs category, nursing process, and cognitive level.

Table of Contents

Introduction for Students Preparing for the NCLEX-RN® Examination
Unit 1: Foundations of Nursing Practice

1. Factors Influencing Client Needs and Nursing Care
2. Basics of Nursing Practice
3. Integral Aspects of Nursing Care
4. Foundations of Nursing Practice Review Questions with Answers and Rationales
Unit 2: Medical-Surgical Nursing
5. Growth and Development of the Adult
6. Nursing Care of Clients with Circulatory System (Cardiovascular, Blood, and Lymphatic Systems) Disorders
7. Nursing Care of Clients with Respiratory System Disorders
8. Nursing Care of Clients with Gastrointestinal System Disorders
9. Nursing Care of Clients with Endocrine System Disorders
10. Nursing Care of Clients with Integumentary System Disorders
11. Nursing Care of Clients with Neuromusculoskeletal System Disorders
12. Nursing Care of Clients with Urinary/Reproductive System Disorders
13. Nursing Care of Clients with Infectious Diseases
14. Medical-Surgical Nursing Review Questions with Answers and Rationales
Unit 3: Mental Health/Psychiatric Nursing
15. Foundations of Mental Health/Psychiatric Nursing
16. The Practice of Mental Health/Psychiatric Nursing
17. Nursing Care of Clients with Disorders Usually First Evident in Infancy, Childhood, or Adolescence
18. Nursing Care of Clients with Disorders Related to Alterations in Cognition and Perception
19. Nursing Care of Clients with Disorders Related to Anxiety and Alterations in Mood
20. Nursing Care of Clients with Disorders Related to Alterations in Behavior
21. Nursing Care of Clients with Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders
22. Mental Health/Psychiatric Nursing Review Questions with Answers and Rationales
Unit 4: Childbearing and Women's Health Nursing
23. Nursing Care to Promote Childbearing and Women's Health
24. Nursing Care Related to Major Disorders Affecting Women

Details

No. of pages:
864
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Print ISBN:
9780323078955
eBook ISBN:
9780323293891
eBook ISBN:
9780323091794

About the author

Patricia Nugent

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emerita, Nassau Community College, Garden City, NY; President, Nugent Books, Huntington, NY