Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX RN Exam

Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX RN  Exam Author JoAnn Zerwekh
ISBN-10 9780323280105
Year 2015-11-20
Pages 656
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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Prepare for the NCLEX with this fun, full-color review! Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX-RN® Exam, 9th Edition uses colorful drawings and mnemonic cartoons to cover the nursing concepts and content found on the NCLEX-RN examination. A concise outline format makes studying easier, and the Evolve companion website includes 2,500 NCLEX exam-style review questions (including alternate item formats) - allowing you to create practice exams, identify your strengths and weaknesses, and review answers and rationales. Written by NCLEX expert JoAnn Zerwekh, this study guide offers a clear, visual way to remember key facts for the NCLEX exam. UNIQUE! Mnemonic cartoons provide a fun, easy way to review and remember key nursing concepts and disease processes. UNIQUE! The integrated systems approach incorporates pediatric, adult, maternity, and older adult lifespan considerations in each body system chapter. Practice questions on the Evolve companion website are available in both study and quiz modes and separated by content area, allowing you to customize your review based on your personal study needs. UNIQUE! Appendixes for each chapter summarize medications and nursing procedures for quick reference. Alternate item format questions on Evolve prepare you for the interactive question types on the NCLEX examination, including priority drag-and-drop and hot-spot (illustrated point-and-click) questions. Answers and rationales for all review questions show why correct answers are right and incorrect options are wrong. Separate chapters on pharmacology and nursing management help you to focus on these areas of emphasis on the NCLEX examination. Nursing Priority boxes make it easier to distinguish priorities of nursing care. Pharmacology tables make key drug information easy to find, with high-alert medications noted by a special icon. Special icons distinguish pediatric and adult disorders, and identify content on Self-Care and Home Care. UPDATED content reflects the most recent NCLEX-RN test plan and incorporates important clinical updates. NEW! 2,500 review questions are now included on the Evolve companion website, adding more 200 questions to the total on the previous edition. NEW! Addition of SI Units and removal of trade-name drugs reflects changes in the NCLEX-RN test plan. NEW! Additional alternate item questions are included on Evolve, and new questions incorporating video are also added. NEW! Test Alert! boxes in the book highlight key concepts frequently found on the NCLEX examination. NEW! Additional memory notecard-type illustrations are included in the book to accommodate visual learners.

Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX RN Exam

Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX RN   Exam Author JoAnn Zerwekh
ISBN-10 9780323316187
Year 2015-12-16
Pages 656
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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Prepare for the NCLEX with this fun, full-color review! Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX-RN® Exam, 9th Edition uses colorful drawings and mnemonic cartoons to cover the nursing concepts and content found on the NCLEX-RN examination. A concise outline format makes studying easier, and the Evolve companion website includes 2,500 NCLEX exam-style review questions (including alternate item formats) — allowing you to create practice exams, identify your strengths and weaknesses, and review answers and rationales. Written by NCLEX expert JoAnn Zerwekh, this study guide offers a clear, visual way to remember key facts for the NCLEX exam. UNIQUE! Mnemonic cartoons provide a fun, easy way to review and remember key nursing concepts and disease processes. UNIQUE! The integrated systems approach incorporates pediatric, adult, maternity, and older adult lifespan considerations in each body system chapter. Practice questions on the Evolve companion website are available in both study and quiz modes and separated by content area, allowing you to customize your review based on your personal study needs. UNIQUE! Appendixes for each chapter summarize medications and nursing procedures for quick reference. Alternate item format questions on Evolve prepare you for the interactive question types on the NCLEX examination, including priority drag-and-drop and hot-spot (illustrated point-and-click) questions. Answers and rationales for all review questions show why correct answers are right and incorrect options are wrong. Separate chapters on pharmacology and nursing management help you to focus on these areas of emphasis on the NCLEX examination. Nursing Priority boxes make it easier to distinguish priorities of nursing care. Pharmacology tables make key drug information easy to find, with high-alert medications noted by a special icon. Special icons distinguish pediatric and adult disorders, and identify content on Self-Care and Home Care. UPDATED content reflects the most recent NCLEX-RN test plan and incorporates important clinical updates. NEW! 2,500 review questions are now included on the Evolve companion website, adding more 200 questions to the total on the previous edition. NEW! Addition of SI Units and removal of trade-name drugs reflects changes in the NCLEX-RN test plan. NEW! Additional alternate item questions are included on Evolve, and new questions incorporating video are also added. NEW! Test Alert! boxes in the book highlight key concepts frequently found on the NCLEX examination. NEW! Additional memory notecard-type illustrations are included in the book to accommodate visual learners.

Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX RN Exam8

Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX RN   Exam8 Author JoAnn Zerwekh
ISBN-10 9780323082327
Year 2012-11-13
Pages 642
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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It's a fun, visual review for the NCLEX! Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX-RN® Exam, 8th Edition covers all the nursing concepts and content found on the latest NCLEX-RN examination. A concise outline format makes studying easier, and 2,300 NCLEX exam-style review questions (including alternate item formats) are included to test your knowledge at the end of each chapter and on the Evolve companion website. Written by NCLEX expert JoAnn Zerwekh, this study guide uses colorful illustrations and mnemonic cartoons to help you remember key concepts for the NCLEX-RN exam. UNIQUE! Mnemonic cartoons provide a fun, easy way to review and remember key nursing concepts and disease processes. UNIQUE! The integrated systems approach incorporates pediatric, adult, and older adult lifespan considerations in each body system chapter. UNIQUE! Appendixes for each chapter summarize medications and nursing procedures for quick reference. Electronic alternate item format questions on Evolve prepare you for the interactive question types on the computerized NCLEX examination, including priority drag-and-drop and hot-spot (illustrated point-and-click) questions. Practice questions on the Evolve companion website are available in both study and quiz modes and separated by content area, allowing you to create a customized review experience based on your personal study needs. Answers and rationales for all review questions show why correct answers are right and incorrect options are wrong. NEW! 2,300 review questions are now included on the Evolve companion website. Two NEW alternate item question types are added: graphic options and questions incorporating audio. UPDATED content reflects the latest NCLEX-RN test plan and incorporated important clinical updates. NEW! Page references to an Elsevier textbook are provided with each question, for further study and self-remediation. NEW! Disorder names are highlighted in color in the index for quick reference. EXPANDED coverage of management of care reflects the increased percentage of this content on the NCLEX-RN test plan.

NCLEX Simplified

NCLEX Simplified Author Lisa Chou
ISBN-10 9781312230828
Year 2017-03-20
Pages 108
Language en
Publisher Lulu.com
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After watching her classmates struggle to study for their NCLEX, Lisa realized that there had to be a better way- and so she made it! NCLEX Simplified holds only the core information you need to pass the test, with none of the information you don't. Students who have studied under Lisa meet their NCLEX with success! Join them today and get your RN or LPN. Hard work in this course really does pay off, and you'll feel ready to become the nurse you've always dreamed of being!

Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX PN Examination

Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX PN Examination Author JoAnn Zerwekh
ISBN-10 1892155214
Year 2014-04-01
Pages 498
Language en
Publisher
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Colorful illustrations and mnemonic cartoons make this a fun and engaging review resource for the NCLEX-RN exam. This guide also features a concise outline format and 2,020 review questions along with answers and rationales for every practice question.

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Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX RN Exam   Pageburst E Boo K on Vitalsource   Evolve Access  Retail Access Cards Author JoAnn Zerwekh
ISBN-10 0323113931
Year 2012-11-12
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Language en
Publisher Mosby Incorporated
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It's a fun, visual review for the NCLEX! Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX-RN? Exam, 8th Edition covers all the nursing concepts and content found on the latest NCLEX-RN examination. A concise outline format makes studying easier, and 2,300 NCLEX exam-style" "review questions (including alternate item formats) are included to test your knowledge at the end of each chapter and on the Evolve companion website. Written by NCLEX expert JoAnn Zerwekh, this study guide uses colorful illustrations and mnemonic cartoons to help you remember key concepts for the NCLEX-RN exam.

Fundamentals of Nursing

Fundamentals of Nursing Author Patricia A. Potter
ISBN-10 9780323399913
Year 2016-02-02
Pages 1392
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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It’s your complete guide to nursing — from basic concepts to essential skills! Fundamentals of Nursing, 9th Edition prepares you to succeed as a nurse by providing a solid foundation in critical thinking, evidence-based practice, nursing theory, and safe clinical care in all settings. With illustrated, step-by-step guidelines, this book makes it easy to learn important skills and procedures. Care plans are presented within a nursing process framework, and case studies show how to apply concepts to nursing practice. From an expert author team led by Patricia Potter and Anne Griffin Perry, this bestselling nursing textbook helps you develop the understanding and clinical reasoning you need to provide excellent patient care. 51 skills demonstrations provide illustrated, step-by-step instructions for safe nursing care — and include rationales for each step. 29 procedural guidelines provide streamlined, step-by-step instructions for performing basic skills. UNIQUE! Critical Thinking Models in each clinical chapter show how to apply the nursing process and critical thinking to achieve successful clinical outcomes. Evidence-Based Practice chapter shows how nursing research helps in determining best practices. UNIQUE! Caring for the Cancer Survivor chapter prepares nurses to care for cancer patients who may still face physical and emotional issues. Case studies include unique clinical application questions and exercises, allowing you to practice using care plans and concept maps. The 5-step nursing process provides a consistent framework for care, and is demonstrated in more than 20 care plans. 15 review questions in every chapter test your retention of key concepts, with answers available in the book and on the Evolve companion website. Practical study tools on Evolve include video clips of skills, skills checklists, printable key points, a fluid & electrolytes tutorial, a concept map creator, an audio glossary, and more. UNIQUE! Clear, streamlined writing style makes complex material more approachable. More than 20 concept maps show care planning for clients with multiple nursing diagnoses. Key points and key terms in each chapter summarize important content for more efficient review and study. Unexpected Outcomes and Related Interventions for each skill alert you to potential problems and appropriate nursing actions. Delegation coverage clarifies which tasks can and cannot be delegated. A glossary provides quick access to definitions for all key terms.

Study Guide for Pharmacology and the Nursing Process

Study Guide for Pharmacology and the Nursing Process Author Linda Lane Lilley
ISBN-10 9780323371353
Year 2016-01-19
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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Prepare for success in pharmacology and on the NCLEX Examination with the Study Guide for Pharmacology and the Nursing Process, 8th Edition. Designed to accompany Lilley’s Pharmacology and the Nursing Process, 8th Edition textbook, this workbook features worksheets for each chapter that include NCLEX-RN® Examination-style review questions, critical thinking and application questions, case studies, and other educationally sound learning activities. Chapter-by-chapter worksheets are divided into 3 main sections: Chapter Review and NCLEX Examination Preparation, Critical Thinking and Application, and Case Study. Focus on prioritization features at least one prioritization exercise in which the reader must evaluate a clinical scenario and answer the question: "What is the nurse’s best action?" Overview of dosage calculations section contains explanations of key drug calculations, concepts, sample drug labels, practice problems, and a practice quiz. Answers for all exercises are provided at the back of the book to facility self-study. Learning strategies expands upon the unique, cartoon-illustrated study strategies included in the Lilley text. NEW! Expanded NCLEX focus includes one to two additional NCLEX Examination-style questions for each chapter, including additional alternate item format types. Chapter review and NCLEX Examination preparation included in each chapter worksheet contains a number of application-based NCLEX practice questions, including at least one alternate-item question per chapter. NEW! Updated content is completely current and consistent with the Lilley textbook.

Lippincott s Review for NCLEX PN

Lippincott s Review for NCLEX PN  Author Barbara K. Timby
ISBN-10 9781451153347
Year 2012-03-28
Pages 528
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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The most popular question-and answer review for the NCLEX-PN® is now in its Eighth Edition. Written to conform to the new 2008 NCLEX-PN® test plan, this edition includes all new question types on the exam and new questions on leadership, management, and delegation. The book contains over 2,200 questions in various review tests and comprehensive examinations. Questions are organized by specialty area and coded by client needs category and subcategory. Rationales for both correct and incorrect answers are included. A bound-in CD-ROM contains all of the book's questions in interactive format, with features for test-taking mode and study mode, plus an alternate-format question tutorial.

Study Guide for Fundamentals of Nursing

Study Guide for Fundamentals of Nursing Author Patricia A. Potter
ISBN-10 9780323396417
Year 2016-02-06
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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Get the most from your fundamentals education with the Study Guide for Fundamentals of Nursing, 9th Edition! Corresponding to the chapters in Fundamentals of Nursing, 9th Edition, this study guide helps reinforce your understanding of key nursing concepts through review questions, exercises, and learning activities. Also included are online skills checklists that walk you through all of the nursing procedures found in your fundamentals text. Comprehensive understanding sections help you master the content through detailed coverage of each chapter. Multiple-choice review questions evaluate your understanding of key chapter content. Critical thinking exercises help you develop a framework for learning fundamentals concepts. Preliminary readings refer back to related chapters in Fundamentals of Nursing, 9th Edition. NEW! Additional critical thinking models visually clarify case study takeaways. UPDATED! Content mirrors new information in Fundamentals of Nursing, 9th Edition.

Health Assessment for Nursing Practice

Health Assessment for Nursing Practice Author Susan F. Wilson
ISBN-10 9780323377782
Year 2016-09-09
Pages 552
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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Today’s nursing students are busier and more pressed for time than ever. The good news is that Health Assessment for Nursing Practice, 6th Edition caters to your needs by focusing only on the information you need to master the core assessment skills and thrive in clinical practice. In addition to its focused content, you can look forward to straightforward and easy-to-understand language; vivid photos; clean page layouts; and of course the latest information on topical things like electronic documentation, QSEN competencies, and cultural considerations. Plus, with its abundance of engaging learning tools - like case studies, procedure videos, animations, and insightful call-outs - you’ll be able to maximize your learning AND study time! Straightforward, easy-to-understand coverage gives readers the knowledge and confidence to perform a complete physical examination. Clear differentiation between basic skills and advanced procedures or special-circumstance procedures helps readers pinpoint essential assessments. Two-column format creates a visual distinction between normal and abnormal findings and techniques. Vivid full-color photos walk readers step-by-step through key assessment techniques to better understand key abnormalities. UNIQUE! Concept Overview boxes present core concepts in the context of health assessment, with discussions of pain, oxygenation, perfusion, tissue integrity, motion, sensory perception, metabolism, and intracranial regulation. UNIQUE! Clinical Reasoning boxes explain the thought process of an experienced nurse making a clinical decision to help readers gain expert perspective on clinical judgment and the decision-making process in nursing practice. UNIQUE! Patients with Situational Variations sections address special circumstances or needs for patients in wheelchairs or other limitations and exam variations. Documenting Expected Findings sections demonstrate how to chart normal findings -- a perpetual area of struggle among nursing students. Review questions in the book help assess reader’s understanding of need-to-know content. UNIQUE! Case studies at the end of each chapter give readers practice in developing clinical reasoning skills in the context of health assessment and physical examination. UNIQUE! Adapting Health Assessment to the Hospitalized Patient chapter explains special techniques for performing a head-to-toe assessment of a patient in a hospital setting. Health Promotion for Evidence-Based Practice boxes apply the U.S. government's Healthy People 2020 objectives and include thorough discussions of recommendations for health promotion and reducing risk. Ethnic, Cultural, and Spiritual Variations boxes help readers anticipate the unique needs of a multicultural patient population. Health Assessment Across the Life Span unit contains four separate chapters that cover all lifespan content, including older adults, pregnant patients, and infants, children, and adolescents. Synthesis and Application of Health Assessment unit details how to conduct, document, and adapt the head-to-toe examination.

Pharmacology and the Nursing Process

Pharmacology and the Nursing Process Author Linda Lane Lilley
ISBN-10 9780323358989
Year 2015-11-26
Pages 992
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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Let this outstanding pharmacology text help you learn how to administer drugs safely and effectively! Now in its eighth edition, Pharmacology and the Nursing Process continues to deliver the perfect amount of pharmacology, prioritization, and nursing process information to today’s nursing students. Centering on its unique key drug approach, this text focuses only on the drug information you need to safely administer drugs. The text also continues to emphasize the nursing process and prioritization, covering the most essential assessments, nursing diagnoses, interventions, and evaluations you need to practice effectively. New to this edition is even more coverage of QSEN competencies, simpler language, and a wealth of reader-friendly features and innovative learning aids. Along with its integrated NCLEX preparation and insightful learning strategies, you won’t find a more complete pharmacology text on the market! NEW! Additional QSEN coverage incorporates more QSEN information throughout the text. Applicable QSEN competencies added to text case study titles Collaboration and teamwork content added to selected case studies Addition of new Safety: What Went Wrong? case studies Explanation of QSEN initiatives as it relates to safety and quality of patient care is included in the Medication Errors chapter NEW! Improved readability is aided by more friendly, direct-address language; shorter sentences; simplified language (where appropriate); and much more. An extensive Photo Atlas of Drug Administration features more than 100 step-by-step illustrations depicting key steps in drug administration for various routes of drug administration. UNIQUE! QSEN focus highlights those aspects of the book — such as boxes, tips, case studies, and other content — that correlate with the QSEN competencies. Popular key drug approach focuses on the need-to-know content for safe clinical practice and uses a streamlined approach to drug indications, emphasizing only the most common or serious adverse effects. Integrated NCLEX® Examination preparation includes seven NCLEX Examination review questions in every chapter, with at least one alternate-format item per chapter. Thorough application of the nursing process is addressed in each chapter to help readers learn how to prioritize nursing care to focus on the most essential assessments, nursing diagnosis, interventions, and evaluation/outcome criteria. Colorful and consistent learner-friendly format utilizes a variety of tables and practical body systems organization to help readers integrate pharmacology content with what they are learning in medical-surgical and adult health nursing courses. Focus on prioritization includes prioritized nursing diagnoses along with corresponding prioritization of goals and outcomes, helping readers learn to connect nursing diagnoses to goals and outcomes. Large collection of reader-friendly learning aids includes approachable text elements such as:

Ross Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness

Ross   Wilson Anatomy and Physiology in Health and Illness Author Anne Waugh
ISBN-10 9780702053214
Year 2014-06-25
Pages 522
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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This title is unique among textbooks in its appeal to a wide range of healthcare professionals including nurses, nursing students, students in the allied health professions and complementary / alternative medicine, paramedics and ambulance technicians. Each chapter provides an explanation of the normal structure and functions of the human body and the effects of disease or illness on normal physiology. The text is written in straightforward language and is complemented by over 400 extensive clear, colour illustrations. "The chapter on the nervous system, has excellent informative diagrams where even the plexus appear understandable even to a novice. This is the book's strength and as a reference tool for patients would be helpful. " Date: July 2014 Carefully refined, clear and unambiguous text which omits the unnecessary detail that can confuse the student new to the subject Highly illustrated with clear colour diagrams and photographs Regular sequences of headings, lists and bullet points help with learning and revision Learning outcomes related to the sections within each chapter Common prefixes, suffixes and roots commonly used in anatomy and physiology Appendix containing useful biological values for easy reference Access to additional electronic resources, including high-quality animations, colouring exercises, case studies, self-testing questions, an audio pronunciation guide and weblinks An accompanying Colouring and workbook that facilitates structured learning and revision of the material in this book. text fully revised and updated with developments in the field colour photographs glossary new and revised illustrations significantly enhanced electronic ancillaries featuring a fully searchable, customisable electronic version of the text, new animations, an electronic colouring in /labelling feature, case studies, over 300 self-assessment exercises such as MCQs, crosswords, drag and drop, ‘hangman’ etc with answers extra electronic resources for lecturers including the full image bank

Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts

Fundamental Nursing Skills and Concepts Author Barbara Kuhn Timby
ISBN-10 078177909X
Year 2009
Pages 969
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Now in its Ninth Edition, this full-color text combines theoretical nursing concepts, step-by-step skills and procedures, and clinical applications to form the foundation of the LPN/LVN course of study. This edition features over 100 new photographs, exciting full-color ancillaries, end-of-unit exercises, and extensively updated chapters on nursing foundations, laws and ethics, recording and reporting, nutrition, fluid and chemical balance, safety, asepsis, infection control, and medication administration. Coverage includes new information on cost-related issues, emerging healthcare settings, concept mapping, malpractice, documentation and reporting, HIPAA, and more. All Gerontologic Considerations sections have been thoroughly updated by renowned experts.