Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9788131244715, 9788131249642

Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination

2nd Edition

Editors: Annu Kaushik
eBook ISBN: 9788131249642
Paperback ISBN: 9788131244715
Imprint: Elsevier India
Published Date: 20th April 2017
Page Count: 1218
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Often called "the best NCLEX® exam review book ever," Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination offers everything you need to prepare for the NCLEX® exam—complete content review and 2500 NCLEX® examination–style questions in the book and online.

Written by the most trusted name in NCLEX® review, Linda Anne Silvestri, and adapted for South Asia region by Annu Kaushik, Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, Second South Asia Edition is The book of choice for NCLEX® examination review. But don’t just take our word for it—read any customer review or ask your classmates to see why there’s nothing else like it!

Key Features

 

▲ Updated content reflects the most current NCLEX® test plan.

▲ Only this book includes the content review and types of questions that sharpen the critical thinking skills you need to pass today’s NCLEX® exam, including ALL alternate item format question types.

▲ All answers include detailed rationales to help you learn from your answer choices.

▲ Test-taking strategies with tips on how to best approach each question are also included.

▲ Fundamental skills included to serve a companion from day one of nursing school.

Pyramid Alerts spotlight important nursing concepts and procedures and include mnemonics, tips, and shortcuts for remembering key information.

Priority Nursing Action boxes outline clinical emergent situations requiring immediate action.

▲ A 75-question comprehensive exam covers all content areas and mirrors the percentages of the NCLEX-RN® test plan.

Priority concepts are highlighted in each chapter and every practice question to enable conceptual thinking and complement both traditional and concept-based curricula.

▲ All practice questions are now at the applying cognitive level or higher and include questions at the synthesizing and creating levels.

 

Written by the most trusted name in NCLEX® review, Linda Anne Silvestri, and adapted for South Asia by Annu Kaushik, Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, Second South Asia Edition is The book of choice for NCLEX® examination review. But don’t just take our word for it—read any customer review or ask your classmates to see why there’s nothing else like it!

Table of Contents

UNIT I

NCLEX-RN® Exam Preparation, 1

1 The NCLEX-RN® Examination, 2

2 Pathways to Success, 14

3 The NCLEX-RN® Examination from

a Graduate’s Perspective, 18

4 Test-Taking Strategies, 20

UNIT II

Professional Standards in Nursing, 30

5 Cultural Awareness and Health Practices, 32

6 Ethical and Legal Issues, 44

7 Prioritizing Client Care: Leadership, Delegation, and Emergency Response Planning, 59

UNIT III

Nursing Sciences, 76

8 Fluids and Electrolytes, 78

9 Acid-Base Balance, 97

10 Vital Signs and Laboratory Reference Intervals, 108

11 Nutrition, 124

12 Parenteral Nutrition, 134

13 Intravenous Therapy, 144

14 Administration of Blood Products, 158

UNIT IV

Fundamentals of Care, 169

15 Health and Physical Assessment of the Adult Client, 171

16 Provision of a Safe Environment, 192

17 Calculation of Medication and Intravenous Prescriptions, 204

18 Perioperative Nursing Care, 215

19 Positioning Clients, 230

20 Care of a Client with a Tube, 239

UNIT V

Growth and Development Across the

Life Span, 255

21 Theories of Growth and Development, 257

22 Developmental Stages, 265

23 Care of the Older Client, 281

UNIT VI

Maternity Nursing, 289

24 Reproductive System, 291

25 Prenatal Period, 299

26 Risk Conditions Related to Pregnancy, 314

27 Labor and Birth, 332

28 Problems with Labor and Birth, 346

29 Postpartum Period, 356

30 Postpartum Complications, 364

31 Care of the Newborn, 372

32 Maternity and Newborn Medications, 393

UNIT VII

Pediatric Nursing, 403

33 Integumentary Disorders, 404

34 Hematological Disorders, 411

35 Oncological Disorders, 419

36 Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders, 430

37 Gastrointestinal Disorders, 439

38 Eye, Ear, and Throat Disorders, 457

39 Respiratory Disorders, 463

40 Cardiovascular Disorders, 479

41 Renal and Urinary Disorders, 491

42 Neurological and Cognitive Disorders, 499

43 Musculoskeletal Disorders, 511

44 Infectious and Communicable Diseases, 520

45 Pediatric Medication Administration and Calculations, 536

UNIT VIII

Integumentary Disorders of the Adult

Client, 543

46 Integumentary System, 544

47 Integumentary Medications, 569

UNIT IX

Hematological and Oncological

Disorders of the Adult Client, 578

48 Hematological and Oncological Disorders, 580

49 Hematological and Oncological Medications, 614

UNIT X

Endocrine Disorders of the Adult

Client, 625

50 Endocrine System, 626

51 Endocrine Medications, 653

UNIT XI

Gastrointestinal Disorders of the

Adult Client, 669

52 Gastrointestinal System, 671

53 Gastrointestinal Medications, 698

UNIT XII

Respiratory Disorders of the Adult

Client, 706

54 Respiratory System, 708

55 Respiratory Medications, 737

UNIT XIII

Cardiovascular Disorders of the

Adult Client, 754

56 Cardiovascular System, 755

57 Cardiovascular Medications, 797

UNIT XIV

Renal and Urinary Disorders of the

Adult Client, 815

58 Renal and Urinary System, 817

59 Renal and Urinary Medications, 850

UNIT XV

Eye and Ear Disorders of the Adult

Client, 860

60 The Eye and the Ear, 861

61 Eye and Ear Medications, 882

UNIT XVI

Neurological Disorders of the Adult

Client, 892

62 Neurological System, 893

63 Neurological Medications, 923

UNIT XVII

Musculoskeletal Disorders of the

Adult Client, 936

64 Musculoskeletal System, 937

65 Musculoskeletal Medications, 958

UNIT XVIII

Immune Disorders of the Adult

Client, 965

66 Immune Disorders, 966

67 Immunological Medications, 980

UNIT XIX

Mental Health Disorders of the Adult

Client, 987

68 Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, 988

69 Mental Health Disorders, 1000

70 Addictions, 1019

71 Crisis Theory and Intervention, 1030

72 Psychiatric Medications, 1043

UNIT XX

Comprehensive Test, 1056

References, 1079

Glossary, 1081

Index, 1090

Priority Nursing Action List, Back of Inside Cover

Details

No. of pages:
1218
Copyright:
© Elsevier India 2017
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier India
eBook ISBN:
9788131249642
Paperback ISBN:
9788131244715

About the Editor

Annu Kaushik