Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination 8th Ed.
Acquire the necessary tools and skills to prepare for the NCLEX® exam with ease! Dubbed the “best NCLEX® exam review book ever,” Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 8th Edition, has been extensively updated to reflect the latest test plan. It provides access to a collection of 5,200 NCLEX-style questions online and in the book. A companion Evolve website contains thousands of questions that you can practice with, and the quality of questions sets it apart from other review books. The book features detailed rationales for all answers, which aid in understanding and learning from answer choices, as well as test-taking tips to assist in answering each question. Written by the most trusted name in NCLEX review, this book is the go-to resource for NCLEX preparation. Numerous customer reviews attest to its effectiveness. The book contains over 5,200 practice questions that offer ample testing practice both online and in the text. The book includes a 75-question comprehensive exam that covers all content areas in the same proportions as the actual NCLEX-RN test plan. All alternate item format questions, including multiple response, prioritizing (ordered response), fill-in-the-blank, figure/illustration (hot spot), chart/exhibit, video, and audio questions, are included to give students experience with prioritizing, decision-making, and critical thinking skills. Introductory chapters cover NCLEX-RN preparation guidance, non-academic preparation, test-taking strategies, the CAT format, and the NCLEX-RN from a new graduate’s viewpoint. Audio review summaries on pharmacology, fluids and electrolytes, and acid-base balance are available on the Evolve companion site. Practice questions now cover more content on delegation, prioritization, and triage/disaster management to reflect the areas of increased emphasis on the NCLEX exam. Each question includes a detailed test-taking strategy and rationale to provide hints for analyzing and identifying the correct answer option. Priority concepts call-outs highlight specific concepts related to nursing practice, and concepts have been updated to reflect the latest Giddens: Concepts for Nursing Practice text. More Priority Nursing Action boxes communicate new and pertinent content. Question categories are grouped by cognitive level, client needs area, integrated process, and content area, providing customizable exams or study sessions when using the companion Evolve site. Pyramid Alert! boxes spotlight essential nursing concepts and procedures and include tips and shortcuts for remembering key information.
Table of Contents
- NCLEX-RN exam preparation
- Professional standards in nursing
- Nursing sciences
- Fundamentals of care
- Growth and development across the life span
- Maternity nursing
- Pediatric nursing
- Integumentary disorders of the adult client
- Hematological and oncological disorders of the adult client
- Endocrine disorders of the adult client
- Gastrointestinal disorders of the adult client
- Respiratory disorders of the adult client
- Cardiovascular disorders of the adult client
- Renal and urinary disorders of the adult client
- Eye and ear disorders of the adult client
- Neurological disorders of the adult client
- Musculoskeletal disorders of the adult client
- Immune disorders of the adult client
- Mental health disorders of the adult client
- Comprehensive test.