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Saunders comprehensive review for the NCLEX-RN examination / Linda Anne Silvestri.

By: Silvestri, Linda Anne.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier Saunders, c2005Edition: 3rd ed.Description: xxiv, 1240 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).ISBN: 0721603475; 9780721603476; 1416031995 (pbk.); 9781416031994 (pbk.); 1416000526; 9781416000525.Other title: Comprehensive review for the NCLEX-RN examination.Subject(s): Nursing -- Examinations, questions, etcGenre/Form: CD-ROMs.DDC classification: 610.73/076
Contents:
unit I. NCLEX-RN exam preparation. -- The NCLEX-RN examination -- Preparation for the NCLEX exam : transitional issues for the foreign-educated nurse -- Pathways to success -- The NCLEX-RN examination : from a student's perspective -- Test-taking strategies -- unit II. Issues in nursing -- Cultural diversity -- Ethical and legal issues -- Leadership, delegating, and prioritizing client care -- unit III. Nursing sciences -- Fluids and electrolytes -- Acid-base balance -- Laboratory values -- Nutrition -- Total parenteral nutrition (TPN) -- Intravenous therapy -- Administration of blood products -- unit IV. Fundamental skills -- Provision of a safe environment -- Administration of medication and intravenous solutions -- Basic life support -- Perioperative nursing care -- Positioning clients -- Care of a client with a tube -- unit V. Maternity nursing -- Female reproductive system -- Obstetrical assessment -- Prenatal period -- Risk conditions related to pregnancy -- Labor and delivery -- Problems with labor and delivery -- The postpartum period -- Postpartum complications -- Care of the newborn -- Maternity and newborn medications -- unit VI. Growth and development across the life span -- Theories of growth and development -- Developmental stages -- Care of the older client -- unit VII. Pediatric nursing -- Neurological, cognitive, and psychosocial disorders -- Eye, ear, and throat disorders -- Respiratory disorders -- Cardiovascular disorders -- Gastrointestinal disorders -- Metabolic and endocrine disorders -- Renal and urinary disorders -- Integumentary disorders -- Musculoskeletal disorders -- Hematological disorders -- Oncological disorders -- Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome -- Infectious and communicable diseases -- Pediatric medication administration and calculations.
unit VIII. The adult client with an integumentary disorder -- Integumentary system -- Integumentary medications -- unit IX. The adult client with an oncological disorder -- Oncological disorders -- Antineoplastic medications -- unit X. The adult client with an endocrine disorder -- Endocrine system -- Endocrine medications -- unit XI. The adult client with a gastrointestinal disorder -- Gastrointestinal system -- Gastrointestinal medications -- unit XII. The adult client with a respiratory disorder -- Respiratory system -- Respiratory medications -- unit XIII. The adult client with a cardiovascular disorder -- Cardiovascular disorders -- Cardiovascular medications -- unit XIV. The adult client with a renal system disorder -- Renal system -- Renal medications -- unit XV. The adult client with an eye or ear disorder -- The eye and the ear -- Ophthalmic and otic medications -- unit XVI. The adult client with a neurological disorder -- Neurological system -- Neurological medications -- unit XVII. The adult client with a musculoskeletal disorder -- Musculoskeletal system -- Musculoskeletal medications -- unit XVIII. The adult client with an immune disorder -- Immune disorders -- Immunological medications -- unit XIX. The adult client with a mental health disorder -- Foundations of psychiatric mental health nursing -- Models of care -- Mental health disorders -- Addictions -- Crisis theory and intervention -- Psychiatric medications -- unit XX. Comprehensive test.
Review: "This comprehensive third edition is based on the latest NCLEX-RN test plan, Using an outline format, it reviews all areas of nursing, including maternity, pediatric, medical-surgical, psychiatric, and gerontologic. More than 4000 practice questions are included in this book/CD ROM package, along with answers, rationales, and test-taking strategies."--Jacket.
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Rev. ed. of: Saunders comprehensive review for NCLEX-RN. 2nd ed. c2003.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

System requirements for CD-rom: Windows 98, 2000, ME or XP; Pentium 350 or faster processor; 64 MB RAM recommended; 10 MB free hard disk space or Macintosh; 2X or faster CD-ROM drive.

Includes CD-rom.

unit I. NCLEX-RN exam preparation. -- The NCLEX-RN examination -- Preparation for the NCLEX exam : transitional issues for the foreign-educated nurse -- Pathways to success -- The NCLEX-RN examination : from a student's perspective -- Test-taking strategies -- unit II. Issues in nursing -- Cultural diversity -- Ethical and legal issues -- Leadership, delegating, and prioritizing client care -- unit III. Nursing sciences -- Fluids and electrolytes -- Acid-base balance -- Laboratory values -- Nutrition -- Total parenteral nutrition (TPN) -- Intravenous therapy -- Administration of blood products -- unit IV. Fundamental skills -- Provision of a safe environment -- Administration of medication and intravenous solutions -- Basic life support -- Perioperative nursing care -- Positioning clients -- Care of a client with a tube -- unit V. Maternity nursing -- Female reproductive system -- Obstetrical assessment -- Prenatal period -- Risk conditions related to pregnancy -- Labor and delivery -- Problems with labor and delivery -- The postpartum period -- Postpartum complications -- Care of the newborn -- Maternity and newborn medications -- unit VI. Growth and development across the life span -- Theories of growth and development -- Developmental stages -- Care of the older client -- unit VII. Pediatric nursing -- Neurological, cognitive, and psychosocial disorders -- Eye, ear, and throat disorders -- Respiratory disorders -- Cardiovascular disorders -- Gastrointestinal disorders -- Metabolic and endocrine disorders -- Renal and urinary disorders -- Integumentary disorders -- Musculoskeletal disorders -- Hematological disorders -- Oncological disorders -- Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome -- Infectious and communicable diseases -- Pediatric medication administration and calculations.

unit VIII. The adult client with an integumentary disorder -- Integumentary system -- Integumentary medications -- unit IX. The adult client with an oncological disorder -- Oncological disorders -- Antineoplastic medications -- unit X. The adult client with an endocrine disorder -- Endocrine system -- Endocrine medications -- unit XI. The adult client with a gastrointestinal disorder -- Gastrointestinal system -- Gastrointestinal medications -- unit XII. The adult client with a respiratory disorder -- Respiratory system -- Respiratory medications -- unit XIII. The adult client with a cardiovascular disorder -- Cardiovascular disorders -- Cardiovascular medications -- unit XIV. The adult client with a renal system disorder -- Renal system -- Renal medications -- unit XV. The adult client with an eye or ear disorder -- The eye and the ear -- Ophthalmic and otic medications -- unit XVI. The adult client with a neurological disorder -- Neurological system -- Neurological medications -- unit XVII. The adult client with a musculoskeletal disorder -- Musculoskeletal system -- Musculoskeletal medications -- unit XVIII. The adult client with an immune disorder -- Immune disorders -- Immunological medications -- unit XIX. The adult client with a mental health disorder -- Foundations of psychiatric mental health nursing -- Models of care -- Mental health disorders -- Addictions -- Crisis theory and intervention -- Psychiatric medications -- unit XX. Comprehensive test.

"This comprehensive third edition is based on the latest NCLEX-RN test plan, Using an outline format, it reviews all areas of nursing, including maternity, pediatric, medical-surgical, psychiatric, and gerontologic. More than 4000 practice questions are included in this book/CD ROM package, along with answers, rationales, and test-taking strategies."--Jacket.

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