Mosby's Review Questions for the NCLEX-RN® Examination - 7th Edition - ISBN: 9780323074438, 9780323168847

Mosby's Review Questions for the NCLEX-RN® Examination

7th Edition

Authors: Patricia Nugent Patricia Nugent Judith Green Judith Green Barbara Vitale Phyllis Pelikan
Paperback ISBN: 9780323074438
eBook ISBN: 9780323168847
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 6th October 2010
Page Count: 576

Description

Prepare for exam success with Mosby's Review Questions for the NCLEX-RN® Examination! Over 5,000 exam-style practice questions help you assess your strengths and weaknesses, develop test-taking skills, and reduce your test anxiety. Written by testing experts Patricia M. Nugent, Phyllis K. Pelikan, Judith S. Green, and Barbara A. Vitale, this book makes review easy by organizing material into the core clinical areas of medical-surgical nursing, mental health, maternity, and pediatrics. Rationales are provided for both correct and incorrect answers, and alternate item format questions ensure that you're prepared for the latest version of the exam. A companion CD lets you review in three different practice modes to gain experience in computerized tests.

Key Features

  • Convenient organization by core clinical area, body system, and disorders makes it easy to select the practice questions you prefer.
  • Over 5,000 questions provide plenty of practice, with more than 3,000 questions in the book and over 2,000 additional questions on the CD.
  • Rationales for both correct and incorrect answers help you understand the reasoning behind each answer option.
  • Alternate item format questions include multiple response, fill-in-the-blank, hot spot (figure or illustration), chart/exhibit, and drag and drop prioritizing to enhance your critical thinking skills.
  • Three practice modes -- study, quiz, and exam -- on the companion CD let you choose your style of review.
  • Content selection on the companion CD lets you to choose questions by client needs category, nursing process step, or content area, so you can focus your study on your weakest areas.
  • Two 265-question comprehensive exams (one in the book, one on the CD) let you practice with an NCLEX-RN exam-style test.

Table of Contents

1. Preparing for the Licensure Examination

Introduction

How to Use This Book in Studying

Readiness for the Licensure Examination

Taking the Licensure Examination

Test-Taking Skills

General Strategies

2. Medical-Surgical Nursing

Nursing Practice

Growth and Development

Emotional Needs Related to Health Problems

Blood and Immunity

Cardiovascular

Endocrine

Fluids and Electrolytes

Gastrointestinal

Integumentary

Neuromuscular

Respiratory

Reproductive and Genitourinary

Skeletal

Drug-related Responses

Answers and Rationales

Medical-Surgical Nursing Quiz 1

Medical-Surgical Nursing Quiz 1 Answers and Rationales

Medical-Surgical Nursing Quiz 2

Medical-Surgical Nursing Quiz 2 Answers and Rationales

3. Mental Health Nursing

Nursing Practice

Personality Development

Therapeutic Relationships

Disorders First Evident Before Adulthood

Anxiety, Somatoform, Factitious and Dissociative Disorders

Crisis Situations

Dementia, Delirium, and Other Cognitive Disorders

Eating and Sleep Disorders

Disorders of Mood

Disorders of Personality

Schizophrenic Disorders

Substance Abuse

Drug-Related Responses

Answers and Rationales

Mental Health Nursing Quiz

Mental Health Nursing Quiz Answers and Rationales

4. Childbearing and Women's Health Nursing

Nursing Practice

Emotional Needs Related to Childbearing and Women's Health

Reproductive Choices

Healthy Childbearing

High-Risk Pregnancy

Norm

Details

No. of pages:
576
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323168847
eBook ISBN:
9780323079938
Paperback ISBN:
9780323074438

About the Author

Patricia Nugent

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Patricia Nugent

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Judith Green

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emerita, Nassau Community College, Garden City, NY, Field Supervisor, A & B Health Service, Hicksville, NY

Judith Green

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emerita, Nassau Community College, Garden City, NY, Field Supervisor, A & B Health Service, Hicksville, NY

Barbara Vitale

Phyllis Pelikan

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emerita, Nassau Community College, Garden City, NY; President, PKP Books, Inc., Wantaugh, NY