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Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 5th Edition

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New to This Edition

    • Completely updated content is based on the new NCLEX-RN examination test plan, effective April 2010.
    • A total of 4,500 questions ensure that you're thoroughly prepared for the content covered on the NCLEX-RN Exam.
    • New chapter on physical assessment highlights the key components of physical examination and health history often encountered on the NCLEX exam.
    • Audio and video questions on the Evolve website provide experience with these new types of questions before the exam.
    • Unique! Audio review summaries included on the Evolve website cover the three core areas of pharmacology, fluids and electrolytes, and acid-base balance.
    • Expanded coverage of prioritization, delegation, and nursing leadership and management provides critical information for these growing areas of nursing.
    • Unique! Priority Nursing Actions boxes outline and explain clinical emergent situations requiring immediate action, including detailed rationales and textbook references to help strengthen your prioritizing skills in clinical and testing situations.
    • Pyramid Alert boxes highlight important nursing concepts to help you focus on the content that is most frequently tested on the NCLEX examination.

Key Features

    • Each question includes the correct answer, a complete rationale for all responses, and a test-taking strategy to help you develop techniques for locating the correct response.
    • Each question includes a page reference to an Elsevier textbook to allow for further research and study.
    • All alternate item-format questions are included, with multiple response, prioritizing, fill-in-the-blank, figure/illustration, chart/exhibit, and audio questions to prepare you for the wide variety of question types on the NCLEX-RN examination.
    • Organization by nursing content area provides a logical, effective review to use throughout your nursing program.
    • Pyramid Terms define key terms at the beginning of each major unit or chapter.
    • Pyramid Points within each chapter highlight content that is important in preparing for the NCLEX-RN examination.
    • Pyramid to Success sections provide an overview of major units or chapters and specific content related to the latest NCLEX-RN examination test plan.
    • Pharmacology is emphasized with 13 pharmacology chapters, a medication and intravenous calculation chapter, and a pediatric medication calculation chapter to reflect this priority content on the NCLEX exam.
    • Introductory chapters cover preparation for the NCLEX-RN exam, test-taking strategies, the NCLEX-RN exam from a student's perspective, and transitional issues for the foreign-educated nurse.
    • A comprehensive exam consists of 265 questions that cover all content areas in the book and mirror the percentages identified in the NCLEX-RN examination test plan.
    • A companion Evolve website allows practice in quiz, study, or exam modes, with questions selected from content area, integrated process, category of client need, or alternate item-format type.

Author Information

    By Linda Anne Silvestri, PhD, RN, Instructor of Nursing, Salve Regina University, Newport, RI; President, Nursing Reviews, Inc. and Professional Nursing Seminars, Inc., Charlestown, RI

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Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 5th Edition
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  • Copyright: 2011