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Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-PN® Examination, 9th Edition

ISBN: 9780443112874
ISBN: 9780443112874
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Get the best review for the NCLEX-PN® exam from the leading NCLEX® experts! Written by Linda Anne Silvestri and Angela E. Silvestri, Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-PN® Examination, 9th Edition, provides everything you need to prepare for success on the NCLEX-PN. The book includes a review of all nursing content areas, more than 4,600 questions for the NCLEX, detailed rationales, test-taking tips and strategies, and questions for the Next-Generation NCLEX (NGN). The Evolve companion website simulates the exam-taking experience with customizable practice questions along with realistic practice tests. Based on Silvestri’s proven Pyramid to Success, this complete review is a perennial favorite of students preparing for the NCLEX.

New to this edition

  • NEW! Questions for the Next Generation NCLEX® (NGN) prepare you for the biggest change to the NCLEX-PN® test plan to date.
  • NEW! Thoroughly updated content incorporates clinical updates and reflects the latest NCLEX-PN test plan.
  • NEW! Clinical Judgment boxes identify clinical judgment situations, each addressing one of the six cognitive skills of the NCSBN Clinical Judgment Measurement Model.
  • NEW! Additional questions cover health problem areas and complex care.
  • NEW! Urinary and Bowel Elimination and Hygiene, Mobility, and Skin Integrity chapters are added to this edition.
  • UPDATED! Reorganized Foundation of Care unit makes this section more user-friendly for beginning nursing students.
Key Features

  • More than 4,600 practice questions in the text and on the Evolve companion website offer ample testing practice.
  • Detailed test-taking strategy is included for each question, offering clues for analyzing and uncovering the correct answer option, with rationales provided for both correct and incorrect answers.
  • Pyramid Points icons indicate important information, identifying content that is likely to appear on the NCLEX-PN examination.
  • Pyramid Alerts appear in red text, highlighting important nursing concepts and identifying content that typically appears on the NCLEX-PN examination.
  • Priority Concepts — two in each chapter — discuss important content and nursing interventions and reflect the latest edition of Giddens’ Concepts for Nursing Practice text.
  • Priority Nursing Action boxes provide information about the steps nurses will take in clinical situations requiring clinical judgment and prioritization.
  • New graduate’s perspective is offered on how to prepare for the NCLEX-PN, in addition to nonacademic preparation, the CAT format, and test-taking strategies.
  • Mnemonics are included to help you remember important information.
  • Alternate item format questions cover multiple-response, prioritizing (ordered response), fill-in-the-blank, figure/illustration (hot spot), chart/exhibit, and audio questions.
  • Practice questions on the Evolve companion website are organized by content area, cognitive level, client needs area, integrated process, health problem, clinical judgment, and priority concepts, allowing completely customizable exams or study sessions.
  • Audio review summaries on the Evolve companion website cover pharmacology, acid-base balance, and fluids and electrolytes.

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Instructions for online access
Cover image
Title page
Table of Contents
Copyright
Dedication
To Future LPNs
About the Authors
Contributors
Preface
Acknowledgments
Unit I. NCLEX-PN® Exam Preparation
Chapter 1. Clinical Judgment and the Next Generation NCLEX (NGN)-PN® Examination
The Pyramid to Success
Clinical Judgment and Next Generation NCLEX® Items
Examination Process
Computer Adaptive Testing
Development of the Test Plan
Test Plan
Types of Questions on the Examination and Scoring
Registering to Take the Examination
Authorization to Test Form and Scheduling an Appointment
Changing Your Appointment
Day of the Examination
Testing Accommodations
Testing Center
NGN Test Design
Pass-or-Fail Decisions
Completing the Examination
Processing Results
Candidate Performance Report
Interstate Endorsement and Nurse Licensure Compact
The International-Educated Nurse
Chapter 2. Self-Efficacy and Pathways to Success
The Pyramid to Success
Pathways to Success: Increasing Self-Efficacy
Chapter 3. The NCLEX-PN® Examination: From a Graduate’s Perspective
A Note About the Next Generation NCLEX® (NGN)
Chapter 4. Clinical Judgment and Test-Taking Strategies
Podcast for Additional Review
Unit II. Professional Standards in Nursing
Unit II. Professional Standards in Nursing
Pyramid to Success
Client Needs: Learning Outcomes
CHAPTER 5. Population Health Nursing
Chapter 6. Ethical and Legal Issues
Chapter 7. Prioritizing Client Care: Leadership, Delegation, and Emergency Response Planning
Unit III. Foundations of Care
Unit III. Foundations of Care
Pyramid to Success
Client Needs: Learning Outcomes
Chapter 8. Fluids and Electrolytes
Podcast for Additional Review
Chapter 9. Acid-Base Balance
Podcast for Additional Review
Chapter 10. Vital Signs and Laboratory Reference Ranges
CHAPTER 11. Nutrition
CHAPTER 12. Health and Physical Assessment of the Adult Client
CHAPTER 13. Safety and Infection Control
CHAPTER 14. Medication Administration and Intravenous Therapies
CHAPTER 15. Perioperative Nursing Care
CHAPTER 16. Hygiene, Mobility, and Skin Integrity
CHAPTER 17. Urinary and Bowel Elimination
Unit IV. Growth and Development Across the Life Span
Unit IV. Growth and Development Across the Life Span
Pyramid to Success
Client Needs: Learning Outcomes
CHAPTER 18. Theories of Growth and Development
CHAPTER 19. Growth, Development, and Stages of Life
CHAPTER 20. Care of the Older Client
Unit V. Maternity Nursing
Unit V. Maternity Nursing
Pyramid to Success
Client Needs: Learning Outcomes
Chapter 21. Reproductive System
Chapter 22. Prenatal Period
Chapter 23. Risk Conditions Related to Pregnancy
Chapter 24. Labor and Birth
Chapter 25. Problems with Labor and Birth
Chapter 26. Postpartum Period
Chapter 27. Postpartum Complications
Chapter 28. Care of the Newborn
Chapter 29. Maternity and Newborn Medications
Unit VI. Pediatric Nursing
Unit VI. Pediatric Nursing
Pyramid to Success
Client Needs: Learning Outcomes
Chapter 30. Integumentary Problems
Chapter 31. Hematologic Problems
Chapter 32. Oncologic Problems
Chapter 33. Metabolic and Endocrine Problems
Chapter 34. Gastrointestinal Problems
Chapter 35. Eye, Ear, and Throat Problems
Chapter 36. Respiratory Problems
Chapter 37. Cardiovascular Problems
Chapter 38. Renal and Genitourinary Problems
Chapter 39. Neurologic and Cognitive Problems
Chapter 40. Musculoskeletal Problems
Chapter 41. Immune Disorders and Infectious Diseases
Chapter 42. Pediatric Medication Administration and Calculations
Unit VII. Integumentary Problems of the Adult Client
Unit VII. Integumentary Problems of the Adult Client
Pyramid to Success
Client Needs: Learning Outcomes
Chapter 43. Integumentary Problems
Chapter 44. Integumentary Medications
Unit VIII. Oncologic and Hematologic Problems of the Adult Client
Unit VIII. Oncologic and Hematologic Problems of the Adult Client
Pyramid to Success
Client Needs: Learning Outcomes
Chapter 45. Oncologic and Hematologic Problems
Chapter 46. Oncologic and Hematologic Medications
Unit IX. Endocrine Problems of the Adult Client
Unit IX. Endocrine Problems of the Adult Client
Pyramid to Success
Client Needs: Learning Outcomes
Chapter 47. Endocrine Problems
Chapter 48. Endocrine Medications
Unit X. Gastrointestinal Problems of the Adult Client
Unit X. Gastrointestinal Problems of the Adult Client
Pyramid to Success
Client Needs: Learning Outcomes
Chapter 49. Gastrointestinal Problems
Chapter 50. Gastrointestinal Medications
Unit XI. Respiratory Problems of the Adult Client
Unit XI. Respiratory Problems of the Adult Client
Pyramid to Success
Client Needs: Learning Outcomes
Chapter 51. Respiratory Problems
Chapter 52. Respiratory Medications
Unit XII. Cardiovascular Problems of the Adult Client
Unit XII. Cardiovascular Problems of the Adult Client
Pyramid to Success
Client Needs: Learning Outcomes
Chapter 53. Cardiovascular Problems
Chapter 54. Cardiovascular Medications
Unit XIII. Renal and Urinary Problems of the Adult Client
Unit XIII. Renal and Urinary Problems of the Adult Client
Pyramid to Success
Client Needs: Learning Outcomes
Chapter 55. Renal and Urinary Problems
Chapter 56. Renal and Urinary Medications
Unit XIV. Eye and Ear Problems of the Adult Client
Unit XIV. Eye and Ear Problems of the Adult Client
Pyramid to Success
Client Needs: Learning Outcomes
Chapter 57. Eye and Ear Problems
Chapter 58. Eye and Ear Medications
Unit XV. Neurologic Problems of the Adult Client
Unit XV. Neurologic Problems of the Adult Client
Pyramid to Success
Client Needs: Learning Outcomes
Chapter 59. Neurologic Problems
Chapter 60. Neurologic Medications
Unit XVI. Musculoskeletal Problems of the Adult Client
Unit XVI. Musculoskeletal Problems of the Adult Client
Pyramid to Success
Client Needs: Learning Outcomes
Chapter 61. Musculoskeletal Problems
Chapter 62. Musculoskeletal Medications
Unit XVII. Immune Problems of the Adult Client
Unit XVII. Immune Problems of the Adult Client
Pyramid to Success
Client Needs: Learning Outcomes
Chapter 63. Immune Problems
Chapter 64. Immune Medications
Unit XVIII. Mental Health Problems of the Adult Client
Unit XVIII. Mental Health Problems of the Adult Client
Pyramid to Success
Client Needs: Learning Outcomes
Chapter 65. Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Chapter 66. Mental Health Problems
Chapter 67. Addictions
Chapter 68. Crisis Theory and Intervention
Chapter 69. Psychotherapeutic Medications
Unit XIX. Complex Care
Unit XIX. Complex Care
Pyramid to Success
Client Needs: Learning Outcomes
Chapter 70. Complex Care
References
Index
United States (U.S.) Top 100 Prescription Medications (by Generic Name)