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Get the tools and skills you need to prepare for the NCLEX®! Often called the ‘the best NCLEX® exam review book ever,’ Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 8th Edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect the most recent test plan. This new edition includes 5,200 NCLEX examination-style questions in the book and online. A companion Evolve website includes thousands of questions that allow you to decide how you want to practice! Don’t make the mistake of assuming the quality of the questions is the same in all NCLEX exam review books, because only Silvestri includes the kinds of questions that consistently test the clinical judgment skills necessary to pass today’s NCLEX exam. Even better, all answers include detailed rationales to help you learn from your answer choices and test-taking strategies with tips on how to best approach each question. Written by the most trusted name in NCLEX review, this is THE book of choice for NCLEX preparation. But don’t just take our word for it ― read any customer review or ask your classmates to see why there’s nothing else like it!

  • Over 5,200 practice questions
    in the text and online offer ample testing practice.

  • 75-question comprehensive exam covers all content areas in the book in the same percentages that they are covered on the actual NCLEX-RN test plan.
  • Inclusion of all alternate item format questions covers multiple response, prioritizing [ordered response], fill-in-the-blank, figure/illustration [hot spot], chart/exhibit, video, and audio questions to give students practice with mastering prioritizing, decision-making, and critical thinking skills.
  • Presents introductory chapters on preparation guidance for the NCLEX-RN, nonacademic preparation, test-taking strategies, the CAT format, and the NCLEX-RN from a new graduate’s experience.
  • UNIQUE! Audio review summaries on pharmacology, fluids and electrolytes, and acid-base balance are found on the Evolve companion site.
  • Expanded coverage of delegation, prioritization, and triage/disaster management in the practice questions reflect the areas of increased emphasis on the NCLEX exam.
  • UNIQUE! A detailed test-taking strategy and rationale is included for each question, offering clues for analyzing and uncovering the correct answer option
  • UNIQUE! Priority concepts call-outs highlight specific concepts related to nursing practice. Concepts have been updated to reflect the latest Giddens: Concepts for Nursing Practice text.
  • UNIQUE! More Priority Nursing Action boxes communicate new and pertinent content.
  • Question categories by cognitive level, client needs area, integrated process, and content area give you completely customizable exams or study sessions when using the companion Evolve site.
  • UNIQUE! Pyramid Alert! boxes spotlight important nursing concepts and procedures, and include tips and shortcuts for remembering key information.
  • Mnemonics included where appropriate throughout the text.
  • NEW! Thoroughly updated content

incorporates clinical updates

    and reflects the latest NCLEX-RN test plan.

  • NEW! Clinical Judgment Situations test critical thinking skills and feature Next Generation NCLEX item types to assist in applying the skill of clinical judgment.
  • NEW! UPDATED! Bioterrorism content includes information on nuclear radiation.
  • Several NEW prioritizing questions test prioritizing skills.
  • NEW! Pharmacology classifications code with practice questions helps you to focus on specific medication classes.
  • NEW! Special Populations chapter focuses on nursing care of special and vulnerable populations.
  • NEW! Complex Care chapter includes information on sepsis, shock, sedation, critical care nursing interventions, and more.
  • NEW! Health Problem code with every practice question helps you to focus your study on particular topics.
  • NEW! Anemia section added to the Oncological and Hematological Problems chapter.
  • NEW! Systematic case scenario helps you focus on applying health and physical assessment concepts.

 

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In the words of Linda Silvestri…

“Taking tests was never easy for me, and as a student I needed to find methods and strategies that would bring success. My own difficult experiences, desire, and dedication to assist nursing students to overcome the obstacles associated with testing inspired me to develop and write the many products that would foster success with testing.”

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Written by the most trusted name in NCLEX review and updated to reflect the most current NCLEX test plan, this is THE book of choice for NCLEX preparation. But don’t just take our word for it — read any customer review or ask your classmates to see why there’s nothing else like it!

NEW! Thoroughly updated content incorporates clinical updates and reflects the latest NCLEX-RN test plan.

NEW! Clinical Judgment Situations test critical thinking skills and feature Next Generation NCLEX item types to assist in applying the skill of clinical judgment.

NEW! UPDATED! Bioterrorism content includes information on nuclear radiation.

NEW! Pharmacology classifications code with practice questions helps you to focus on specific medication classes.

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Inclusion of all alternate item format questions covers multiple response, prioritizing [ordered response], fill-in-the-blank, figure/illustration [hot spot], chart/exhibit, video, and audio questions to give students practice with mastering prioritizing, decision-making, and critical thinking skills

Over 5,200 practice questions in the text and online offer ample testing practice.

Presents introductory chapters on preparation guidance for the NCLEX-RN, nonacademic preparation, test-taking strategies, the CAT format, and the NCLEX-RN from a new graduate’s experience.

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Comprehensive

Q&A

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Print with online questions

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Number of practice questions

5,200

6,000

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Lots of practice questions with rationales

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Test-taking strategies

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A unique and fun way to review featuring clinical questions and scenarios

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

 

Instructions for online access
Title page
Table of Contents
Copyright
Dedication
Letter from the Authors
About the Authors
Contributors
Reviewers
Contributors to Previous Edition
Preface
Welcome to Saunders Pyramid to Success!
Organization
Special Features of the Book
Special Features Found on Evolve
Practice Questions
Pharmacology and Medication Calculations Review
Next Generation NCLEX (NGN) Questions
How to Use This Book
Climbing the Pyramid to Success
Acknowledgments
A Few Words From Linda
A Few Words From Angela
A Few Words From Both Linda and Angela
Unit I: NCLEX-RN® Exam Preparation
Chapter 1: The NCLEX-RN® Examination
The Pyramid to Success
Examination Process
Computer Adaptive Testing
Development of the Test Plan
Test Plan
Types of Questions on the Examination
Next Generation NCLEX (NGN) Item Types
Registering to Take the Examination
Authorization to Test Form and Scheduling an Appointment
Changing Your Appointment
Day of the Examination
Testing Accommodations
Testing Center
Testing Time
Length of the Examination
Pass-or-Fail Decisions
Completing the Examination
Processing Results
Candidate Performance Report
Interstate Endorsement and Nurse Licensure Compact
The Foreign-Educated Nurse
Chapter 2: Pathways to Success
The Pyramid to Success
Pathways to Success (Box 2-1)
This Is Not a Test
Chapter 3: The NCLEX-RN® Examination: From a Graduate’s Perspective
Chapter 4: Test-Taking Strategies
Unit II: Professional Standards in Nursing
Introduction
Pyramid to Success
Client Needs: Learning Objectives
Chapter 5: Care of Special Populations
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 6: Ethical and Legal Issues
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 7: Prioritizing Client Care: Leadership, Delegation, and Emergency Response Planning
Practice Questions
Answers
Unit III: Foundations of Care
Introduction
Pyramid to Success
Client Needs: Learning Objectives
Chapter 8: Fluids and Electrolytes
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 9: Acid-Base Balance
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 10: Vital Signs and Laboratory Reference Intervals
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 11: Nutrition
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 12: Health and Physical Assessment of the Adult Client
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 13: Provision of a Safe Environment
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 14: Calculation of Medication and Intravenous Prescriptions
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 15: Perioperative Nursing Care
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 16: Positioning Clients
Practice Questions
Answers
Unit IV: Growth and Development Across the Life Span
Introduction
Pyramid to Success
Client Needs: Learning Objectives
Chapter 17: Theories of Growth and Development
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 18: Growth, Development, and Stages of Life
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 19: Care of the Older Client
Practice Questions
Answers
Unit V: Maternity Nursing
Introduction
Pyramid to Success
Client Needs: Learning Objectives
Chapter 20: Reproductive System
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 21: Prenatal Period
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 22: Risk Conditions Related to Pregnancy
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 23: Labor and Birth
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 24: Problems with Labor and Birth
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 25: Postpartum Period
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 26: Postpartum Complications
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 27: Care of the Newborn
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 28: Maternity and Newborn Medications
Practice Questions
Answers
Unit VI: Pediatric Nursing
Introduction
Pyramid to Success
Client Needs: Learning Objectives
Chapter 29: Integumentary Problems
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 30: Hematological Problems
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 31: Oncological Problems
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 32: Metabolic and Endocrine Problems
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 33: Gastrointestinal Problems
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 34: Eye, Ear, and Throat Problems
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 35: Respiratory Problems
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 36: Cardiovascular Problems
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 37: Renal and Genitourinary Problems
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 38: Neurological and Cognitive Problems
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 39: Musculoskeletal Problems
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 40: Immune Problems and Infectious Diseases
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 41: Pediatric Medication Administration and Calculations
Practice Questions
Answers
Unit VII: Integumentary Problems of the Adult Client
Introduction
Pyramid to Success
Client Needs: Learning Objectives
Chapter 42: Integumentary Problems
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 43: Integumentary Medications
Practice Questions
Answers
Unit VIII: Oncological and Hematological Problems of the Adult Client
Introduction
Pyramid to Success
Client Needs: Learning Objectives
Chapter 44: Oncological and Hematological Problems
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 45: Oncological and Hematological Medications
Practice Questions
Answers
Unit IX: Endocrine Problems of the Adult Client
Introduction
Pyramid to Success
Client Needs: Learning Objectives
Chapter 46: Endocrine Problems
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 47: Endocrine Medications
Practice Questions
Answers
Unit X: Gastrointestinal Problems of the Adult Client
Introduction
Pyramid to Success
Client Needs: Learning Objectives
Chapter 48: Gastrointestinal Problems
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 49: Gastrointestinal Medications
Practice Questions
Answers
Unit XI: Respiratory Problems of the Adult Client
Introduction
Pyramid to Success
Client Needs: Learning Objectives
Chapter 50: Respiratory Problems
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 51: Respiratory Medications
Practice Questions
Answers
Unit XII: Cardiovascular Problems of the Adult Client
Introduction
Pyramid to Success
Client Needs: Learning Objectives
Chapter 52: Cardiovascular Problems
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 53: Cardiovascular Medications
Practice Questions
Answers
Unit XIII: Renal and Urinary Problems of the Adult Client
Introduction
Pyramid to Success
Client Needs: Learning Objectives
Chapter 54: Renal and Urinary Problems
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 55: Renal and Urinary Medications
Practice Questions
Answers
Unit XIV: Eye and Ear Problems of the Adult Client
Introduction
Pyramid to Success
Client Needs: Learning Objectives
Chapter 56: Eye and Ear Problems
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 57: Eye and Ear Medications
Practice Questions
Answers
Unit XV: Neurological Problems of the Adult Client
Introduction
Pyramid to Success
Client Needs: Learning Objectives
Chapter 58: Neurological Problems
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 59: Neurological Medications
Practice Questions
Answers
Unit XVI: Musculoskeletal Problems of the Adult Client
Introduction
Pyramid to Success
Client Needs: Learning Objectives
Chapter 60: Musculoskeletal Problems
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 61: Musculoskeletal Medications
Practice Questions
Answers
Unit XVII: Immune Problems of the Adult Client
Introduction
Pyramid to Success
Client Needs: Learning Objectives
Chapter 62: Immune Problems
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 63: Immune Medications
Practice Questions
Answers
Unit XVIII: Mental Health Problems of the Adult Client
Introduction
Pyramid to Success
Client Needs: Learning Objectives
Chapter 64: Foundations of Mental Health Nursing
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 65: Mental Health Problems
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 66: Addictions
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 67: Crisis Theory and Intervention
Practice Questions
Answers
Chapter 68: Psychiatric Medications
Practice Questions
Answers
Unit XIX: Complex Care
Introduction
Pyramid to Success
Client Needs: Learning Objectives
Chapter 69: Complex Care
Practice Questions
Answers
Unit XX: Comprehensive Test
Introduction
Practice Questions
Answers
References
Index
Last Page
United States (U.S.) Top 100 Prescription Medications (by Generic Name)

 

Publisher‏:‎Saunders; 8th edition (October 7, 2019)
Language‏:‎English
Paperback‏:‎1152 pages
ISBN-10‏:‎0323358411
ISBN-13‏:‎978-0323358415

 

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