Saunders Q A Review for the NCLEX RN Examination

  • Filename: saunders-q-a-review-for-the-nclex-rn-examination.
  • ISBN: 9780323286510
  • Release Date: 2014-10-01
  • Number of pages: 704
  • Author: Linda Anne Silvestri
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



With more than 6,000 unique test questions that you won’t find in Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, Saunders Q&A Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 6th Edition provides the additional practice you need to prepare for and succeed on the NCLEX-RN exam! To enhance your review, each question includes a test-taking strategy, rationales for correct and incorrect answers, and page references to major nursing textbooks. The Evolve companion website adds a pre-test to help in identifying any areas of weakness, and lets you answer questions in study or exam mode. Written by the most trusted name in NCLEX exam review, Linda Anne Silvestri, this book organizes questions to match the Client Needs and Integrated Processes found in the most recent NCLEX-RN test plan. This review is part of the popular Saunders Pyramid to Success, which has helped more than 1.5 million nurses pass the NCLEX exam! Rationales are provided for both correct and incorrect answer options. A detailed test-taking strategy is included for each question, providing clues for analyzing and selecting the correct answer. All alternate item question types are represented, including multiple response, prioritizing/ordered response, fill-in-the-blank, illustration/hot spot, chart/exhibit questions, graphic option, and questions incorporating audio and video. Questions categorized by cognitive level, NCLEX® client needs area, integrated process, priority concepts, and clinical content area help you focus on the question types you find most difficult. A Priority Nursing Tip is included with each question, highlighting need-to-know patient care information. Page references to Elsevier nursing textbooks direct you to study and remediation material for any question answered incorrectly. Chapters organized by Client Needs simplify review and reflect the question mix in the NCLEX-RN test plan blueprint. An 85-question comprehensive exam represents the content and percentages of question types identified in the NCLEX-RN test plan. An Evolve companion website includes a pre-test to help in identifying any areas of weakness, and allows you to choose an area of study by content category and to answer questions in study or exam mode. Preparation guidance for the NCLEX-RN includes chapters on academic and nonacademic preparation, advice from a recent nursing graduate, and transitional issues for the foreign-educated nurse. NEW! Online and mobile updates will address the new NCLEX test plan to be released in April 2016. NEW! Content from the latest NCLEX-RN® test plan covers the newest topics you could see on the exam. NEW! Additional practice questions in the book and on the Evolve companion website bring the total to over 6,000 test questions. NEW! Color-coded strategic words in each test-taking strategy refer you to content review and strategy discussions in the Silvestri Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN and Strategies for Test Success products.

Nursing Delegation and Management of Patient Care

  • Filename: nursing-delegation-and-management-of-patient-care.
  • ISBN: 9780323321150
  • Release Date: 2016-03-25
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Author: Kathleen Motacki
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



With a strong focus on the key areas included on the NCLEX-RN Exam’s "management of care" section, Nursing Delegation and Management of Patient Care, 2nd Edition prepares you to successfully prioritize, assign, and delegate nursing care to other members of the health care team. It provides the latest information on the roles and responsibilities of the staff nurse related to the management of patient care, the core competencies required of the nurse caring for patients, as well as a wide range of leadership and management concepts nurses need to confidently manage patients within a hospital unit. This new edition is organized according to the new 2014 Magnet Standards of Practice to help you learn the skills and competencies magnet status hospitals require when hiring nurses. Learning objectives, key terms, critical thinking case scenarios, and application exercises in each chapter provide you with plenty of opportunities for review. A trusted author team with years of teaching experience in nursing leadership and management introduce current content related to the management of patient care in today’s health care setting. NEW! A new table of contents reorganized according to the 2014 Magnet Standards. NEW! Addresses the competencies of the nurse’s role with respect to the 2014 Magnet Standards. Coverage includes the latest information on the roles and responsibilities of the manager of patient care position, core competencies required of nurses caring for patients, and a wide range of management concepts new nurses need to know before entering practice. Emphasis on the NCLEX Exam "management of care" areas that you will be tested on, such as prioritization, delegation, and assignment. Clinical Corner and Evidence-Based Practice boxes within most chapters include real-world tips and advice on patient and client management, plus the latest research on practices relevant to chapter topics. NEW! End-of-chapter and Evolve NCLEX questions include analysis and application-level questions. NEW! The latest RN design gives this edition a fresh new feel that is easier to follow.

Health Physical Assessment in Nursing

  • Filename: health-physical-assessment-in-nursing.
  • ISBN: 9780133989656
  • Release Date: 2015-03-31
  • Number of pages: 1048
  • Author: Donita T D'Amico
  • Publisher: Pearson



For beginning-level courses in baccalaureate and associate degree nursing programs that cover health assessment or physical assessment, such as Fundamentals of Nursing Practice and Introduction to Concepts of Nursing Practice. This text is also suitable to supplement courses in Medical-Surgical Nursing. Cover the key health and physical assessment skills that students need to think like nurses Health & Physical Assessment In Nursing helps nursing students master the art and skills of health and physical assessment that new nurses needs in order to care for diverse clients in virtually any setting. It systematically prepares students for success: readers first learn each technique; then demonstrate their skills; and finally, practice and test their knowledge. Assessment is presented holistically so that the latest principles of health promotion and client education are integrated alongside crucial concepts related to wellness, communication, and culture. The authors bring the material to life with hundreds of outstanding images, as well as engaging case studies and activities that help readers visualize the nursing process. Also available with MyNursingLab® This title is also available with MyNursingLab—an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to engage students in the Fundamentals of Nursing course and improve results. Its guided learning path is proven to help students think like a nurse as they move beyond memorization to true understanding through application. NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyNursingLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyNursingLab search for ISBN-10: 013416296X/ISBN-13: 9780134162966. That package includes ISBN-10: 0133876403 /ISBN-13: 9780133876406 and ISBN-10: 0134160754 /ISBN-13: 9780134160757. MyNursingLab should only be purchased when required by an instructor.

NCLEX PN Exam Prep

  • Filename: nclex-pn-exam-prep.
  • ISBN: 9780789753137
  • Release Date: 2014-12-09
  • Number of pages: 1008
  • Author: Wilda Rinehart
  • Publisher: Pearson Education



"645 questions with detailed answers; includes alternate item formats"--Cover.

Pharmacology for Nurses

  • Filename: pharmacology-for-nurses.
  • ISBN: 9780134255378
  • Release Date: 2016-01-11
  • Number of pages: 944
  • Author: Michael Patrick Adams
  • Publisher: Pearson



This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For pharmacology courses in nursing programs Help students think like nurses and understand how pharmacology relates to patient care When drugs are learned in isolation from their associated diseases, students have difficulty connecting pharmacotherapy, pathophysiology, and nursing care. Pharmacology for Nurses: A PathophysiologiApproach, Fifth Edition, helps students master pharmacology by tightly linking it to therapeutic goals and patient wellness. Organized by body systems and diseases, it places drugs in context with how they are used therapeutically. Students can then easily locate relevant anatomy, physiology, pathology, and pharmacology in the same chapter. Nursing Process Application features clearly relate pharmacology to key nursing processes. Features highlighting complementary therapies, community-oriented and evidence-based practices, and lifespan considerations help students make connections to nursing practice. To give readers a clear picture of the holistic nature of pharmacology, the Fifth Edition reflects current pharmacotherapeutics and advances in understanding disease. Also available with MyNursingLab® MyNursingLab is an an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to engage students in the Pharmacology course and improve results. Its guided learning path is proven to help students think like a nurse as they move beyond memorization to true understanding through application. NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyNursingLab does not come packaged with the content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyNursingLab, search for ISBN:0134460057 / 9780134460055 Pharmacology for Nurses: A Pathophysiologic Approach Plus MyNursingLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 5/e. That package consists of: 013425516X / 9780134255163 Pharmacology for Nurses: A Pathophysiologic Approach, 5/e 0134449010 / 9780134449012 MyNursingLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Pharmacology for Nurses: A Pathophysiologic Approach

Med Surg Success

  • Filename: med-surg-success.
  • ISBN: 9780803657816
  • Release Date: 2016-08-15
  • Number of pages: 801
  • Author: Kathryn Cadenhead Colgrove
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis



Assure your mastery of medical-surgical nursing knowledge while honing your critical thinking and test-taking skills. The 3rd Edition of this popular resource features over 2,300 questions (including 550 alternate-format questions) that reflect the latest advances in medical-surgical nursing and the latest NCLEX-RN® test plan. They organize the seemingly huge volume of information you must master into manageable sections divided by body systems and specific diseases

The Book of Veganish

  • Filename: the-book-of-veganish.
  • ISBN: 9780553448030
  • Release Date: 2016-08-30
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Kathy Freston
  • Publisher: Penguin



Bestselling authors Kathy Freston and Rachel Cohn join together to create a toolbox of resources to aid socially aware teens and young adults interested in adopting a vegan lifestyle. The Book of Veganish contains everything curious young adults need to help them navigate through the transition to a vegan lifestyle. The 70 simple recipes are perfect for those with tight budgets and rudimentary cooking tools (and skills). Filled with insights on the benefits of adopting a plant-based diet and how to best deal with parents and the rest of the nonvegan world, The Book of Veganish will allow existing and aspiring vegans to feel confident about their new lifestyle choices. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Lippincott s Q A Review for NCLEX RN

  • Filename: lippincott-s-q-a-review-for-nclex-rn.
  • ISBN: 9781469896380
  • Release Date: 2014-08-08
  • Number of pages: 1180
  • Author: Diane Billings
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



The 11th edition of Lippincott’s Q&A Review for NCLEX-RN provides the highest-quality practice questions, detailed rationales, and preparation strategies needed to succeed on the NCLEX-RN® examination. This revised reprint has been updated to ensure that content will help both U.S. and Canadian students to succeed on the licensure examination, with enhanced laboratory values, medication information, and diversity representation. The practice tests are organized into four major content areas: obstetrics, pediatrics, medical-surgical, and mental health nursing, and are followed by 6 comprehensive tests with a random selection of questions from all content areas. Other features include rationales for both incorrect and correct answers choices, all the types of alternate-format questions found on the NCLEX, an overview of the licensing examination, test-taking strategies for each question format, and study tips, including instructions for creating a personal study plan.

Pearson Reviews and Rationales

  • Filename: pearson-reviews-and-rationales.
  • ISBN: 0134376323
  • Release Date: 2017-01-02
  • Number of pages: 1392
  • Author: Mary Ann Hogan
  • Publisher: Hogan, Pearson Reviews & Ratio



The Ultimate NCLEX-RN � Exam Preparation Guide! New and updated, the Third Edition of the best-selling Pearson Reviews & Rationales: Comprehensive Review for NCLEX-RN� offers a comprehensive outline review of the essential content areas tested on the NCLEX�-RN� exam, including critical areas such as management, delegation, leadership, decision�-making, pharmacology, and emergency care. These topics are incorporated throughout, with ample practice questions that simulate actual difficulty levels on the NCLEX�-RN� exam. Organized by the Categories of Client Needs, each unit represents one of the Categories of Client Needs and contains chapters that integrate concepts from across the nursing curriculum, providing a uniquely synthesized approach to preparing for the real exam. The Third Edition provides students with access to Pearson Test Prep-a new web-based application that enables students to practice for the NCLEX anytime and anywhere using their smartphone, tablet, or computer. Pearson Test Prep includes all 1,600 questions from the book, plus an additional 4,000 questions, and features all NCLEX-style question formats. Students can customize their practice experience to focus on specific topics, question types, and areas of difficulty, or simulate a realistic NCLEX-RN� exam. Detailed reporting features help students identify and focus on improving the areas where they need the most attention so they arrive prepared and confident on test day. NOTE: Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson Each new book includes an access code valid for one redemption to Pearson Test Prep. If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the Pearson Test Prep may not be included or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase.

Critical Judgment

  • Filename: critical-judgment.
  • ISBN: 9780553574081
  • Release Date: 1998-01
  • Number of pages: 480
  • Author: Michael Palmer
  • Publisher: Bantam



As Dr. Abby Dolan searches for the cause of a mysterious malady driving her emergency room patients into a murderous rage, her superiors put her own life in peril. By the author of The Silent Treatment. Reprint. PW.

NCLEX PN Q A Plus Made Incredibly Easy

  • Filename: nclex-pn-q-a-plus-made-incredibly-easy.
  • ISBN: 9781451178975
  • Release Date: 2012-09-26
  • Number of pages: 688
  • Author: Lippincott
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



This new NCLEX-PN review book provides both a succinct Content Review and more Q&A than any other NCLEX-PN review book. Each chapter opens with a Content Refresher, providing an overview of key information on each topic---it summarizes what is really important for NCLEX review. This is followed by high-quality Q&A, answers, and detailed Rationales, fully updated with the latest NCLEX-PN test plan. The book opens with a discussion of studying and test-taking strategies and describes the exam format in detail. Subsequent sections cover adult care, psychiatric care, maternal-neonatal care, care of the child, and coordinated care. The book also includes comprehensive examinations with answers, rationales, and client-needs information at the end of each answer. The new Graphic Option questions and Audio questions are also included. The online site provides 1,000 questions and answers in an interactive format that mirrors the NCLEX-PN exam. All the material is presented in the proven format of the Incredibly Easy series. Students will discover the stress-free way to study for NCLEX-PN. The format helps them actually enjoy learning, stay motivated, and improve their performance. Content, strategies, and Q&A---everything a student could want in an NCLEX review.

Pharmacology Success

  • Filename: pharmacology-success.
  • ISBN: 9780803641129
  • Release Date: 2014-03-25
  • Number of pages: 502
  • Author: Ray A Hargrove-Huttel
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis



Two books in one! Course review now. NCLEX-prep later. 1,250 critical thinking questions (both multiple choice and alternate format) organize the seemingly huge volume of pharmacology information you must master into manageable sections divided by body systems and specific diseases. You’ll not only learn to associate the medication with the disease process, making learning easier, but are also be to evaluate your knowledge of medications prior to taking exams.

Essential Revision Notes for Mrcp

  • Filename: essential-revision-notes-for-mrcp.
  • ISBN: 1905635923
  • Release Date: 2014-10-20
  • Number of pages: 738
  • Author: Philip A. Kalra
  • Publisher:



Including twenty-one specialty-based chapters written by experienced authors, each chapter comprehensively covers the exam syllabus in a clear and concise manner. Facts in each subject are presented in note form, giving clear summaries of essential knowledge.

A Short Course in Digital Photography

  • Filename: a-short-course-in-digital-photography.
  • ISBN: 0205066429
  • Release Date: 2012
  • Number of pages: 220
  • Author: Barbara London
  • Publisher: Pearson College Division



This brief, updated edition presents the digital medium entirely in its most updated form with greater emphasis on integrating workflows throughout to make learning techniques even simpler and the most up-to-date industry knowledge. In additional to covering the basic techniques of photography, this text covers the impact of computers on this important art form. --from publisher description

Nursing Care Plans

  • Filename: nursing-care-plans.
  • ISBN: 9780323080552
  • Release Date: 2010-11-10
  • Number of pages: 1008
  • Author: Meg Gulanick
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



The most comprehensive nursing care planning book available, Nursing Care Plans, 7th Edition features more than 200 care plans covering the most common medical-surgical nursing diagnoses and clinical problems. As in past editions, authors Meg Gulanick and Judith Myers meticulously updated content to ensure it reflects the most current clinical practice and professional standards in nursing, while still retaining the easy-to-use, reader-friendly format that make this book so unique. Functioning as two books in one, it provides you with both a collection of 68 nursing diagnosis care plans to use as starting points for creating individualized care plans and a library of 143 disease-specific care plans for medical-surgical conditions most frequently encountered in nursing practice. Includes the most extensive array of care plans found in any nursing care planning book, with 68 nursing diagnosis care plans and 143 disease/disorder/procedure care plans, for a total of 211. An introductory chapter explains essential concepts such as the components of a care plan, NIC and NOC classification systems, and how to create a care plan. Pre-formatted nursing diagnosis care plans include a NANDA definition, a brief explanation of the diagnosis, related NOC outcomes and NIC interventions, related factors, defining characteristics, expected outcomes, ongoing assessment, and therapeutic interventions. Pre-formatted disorders care plans include synonyms for the disorder (for ease in cross referencing), a clear and succinct definition of the disorder, related factors, defining characteristics, expected outcomes, NIC interventions and NOC outcomes, ongoing assessment, and therapeutic interventions for each relevant nursing diagnosis. Eye-catching icons differentiate between dependent and independent interventions to help you better understand how to function in collaboration with the healthcare team. An Online Care Plan Constructor on the companion Evolve website includes all 68 nursing diagnoses care plans in the text, enabling you to customize care plans for an individual patient. In addition, 25 pre-formatted bonus medical-surgical care plans are provided for viewing online or printing. Updated content incorporates the latest evidence-based data and best practice guidelines to help you provide the highest quality nursing care. Revised and expanded rationales include explanations for nursing interventions to help you understand what the nurse does and why. Expanded and more specific outcome statements for each nursing diagnosis help you develop measurable patient outcomes. New content on patient safety and preventable complications addresses national initiatives and discusses the nurse's responsibility in preventing complications such as falls, pressure ulcers, infections, etc. QSEN competencies are integrated throughout. 11 new disorder care plans include: Pulmonary Hypertension Cystic Fibrosis Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Peptic Ulcer Fibromyalgia Solid Organ Transplant Hemodialysis Breast Reduction Pelvic Relaxation Disorder Hyperthyroidism Psoriasis 6 new nursing diagnoses care plans include: Impaired Dentition Disturbed Energy Field Readiness for Enhanced Immunization Sedentary Lifestyle Post-Trauma Syndrome Relocation Stress Syndrome

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