Mosby's Comprehensive Review of Nursing for NCLEX-RNŽ Examination

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Celebrating its 60th anniversary, Mosby s Comprehensive Review of Nursing for the NCLEX-RNŽ Examination, 19th Edition is now completely reorganized and in full-color for an even better studying experience! Content is divided into units covering the core areas of medical-surgical, pediatric, maternity/women s health, and mental health nursing. Smaller chapters within the units break down information into smaller, more manageable pieces for a complete review of key content. NCLEX-RNŽ examination-style questions, including the newest alternate item formats, follow each unit and help you master the content and practice with critical thinking questions seen on the exam. With over 4,100 questions with rationales in the book and on the companion CD-ROM for practice in print and electronic formats, this all-inclusive review is a vital study tool for the NCLEX-RNŽ exam.A clear, concise outline format presents in-depth content review from all core clinical areas in an easy-to-study design. Detailed rationales for both correct and incorrect answer options ensure effective and efficient test preparation. Three modes study, quiz, and exam on the companion CD provide customized practice. Two comprehensive exams coded by clinical area, client needs categories, and nursing process help you evaluate your strengths and weaknesses and guide your study. More alternate item format questions than ever provide additional practice with these important critical thinking questions.Additional illustrations and tables help you visualize and understand essential nursing content. An overview of the latest NCLEX-RNŽ test plan highlights the latest changes and content additions to better prepare you for the exam. UNIQUE! A Get Updates? link on the Companion CD provides access to the latest content and software updates.
 

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Contents

CONCEPTS FROM SOCIOLOGY
HIERARCHY OF NEEDS
INDIVIDUAL FACTORS AFFECTING HEALTH
STRESS RESPONSE
GRIEVING PROCESS
HEALTHILLNESS CONTINUUM AND REHABILITATION
TYPE OF CONDITION AFFECTING THE CLIENT
LEVELS OF PREVENTIVE CARE
IDENTIFYING ANDOR MONITORING HIGHRISK PREGNANCY
PREGNANT WOMEN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
PREGNANT WOMEN WITH PREEXISTING HEALTH PROBLEMS
NURSING CARE OF WOMEN WITH COMPLICATIONS DURING THE PRENATAL PEROID
NURSING CARE OF WOMEN WITH COMPLICATIONS DURING THE INTRAPARTUM PERIOD
NURSING CARE OF WOMEN WITH COMPLICATIONS DURING THE POSTPARTUM PERIOD
FOUNDATIONS OF NURSING CARE FOR NEWBORNS
NURSING CARE OF HIGHRISK NEWBORNS

NURSING PROCESS
COMMUNICATION
TEACHINGLEARNING
LEADERSHIP
NURSING PRACTICE AND THE LAW
MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION
PAIN
INFECTION
FLUID ELECTROLYTE AND ACIDBASE BALANCE
PERIOPERATIVE CARE
NEOPLASTIC DISORDERS
EMERGENCY SITUATIONS
THE YOUNG ADULT AGE 20 TO 44 YEARS
THE MIDDLEAGE ADULT AGE 45 TO 59 YEARS
THE YOUNGOLDER ADULT AGE 60 TO 74 YEARS
THE MIDDLEOLDER ADULT AGE 75 TO 84 YEARS AND OLDOLDER ADULT AGE 85+ YEARS
OVERVIEW
MAJOR DISORDERS OF THE CIRCULATORY SYSTEM CARDIOVASCULAR BLOOD AND LYMPHATIC SYSTEMS
OVERVIEW
MAJOR DISORDERS OF THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
OVERVIEW
MAJOR DISORDERS OF THE GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM
OVERVIEW
MAJOR DISORDERS OF THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
OVERVIEW
MAJOR DISORDERS OF THE INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM
OVERVIEW
MAJOR DISORDERS OF THE NEUROMUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM
OVERVIEW
MAJOR DISORDERS OF URINARYREPRODUCTIVE SYSTEMS
OVERVIEW
DEVELOPMENT OF THE PERSONALITY
PHYSIOLOGY COGNITION EMOTIONS AND BEHAVIOR
ANXIETY AND COPING BEHAVIORS
LEGAL CONCEPTS RELATED TO MENTAL HEALTHPSYCHIATRIC NURSING
COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES
THERAPEUTIC NURSECLIENT RELATIONSHIP
CRISIS INTERVENTION
NURSING CARE IN RELATION TO VIOLENCE
NURSING CARE IN RELATION TO THERAPEUTIC MODALITIES
OVERVIEW
GENERAL NURSING CARE RELATED TO DISORDERS FIRST EVIDENT IN INFANCY CHILDHOOD OR ADOLESCENCE
MAJOR DISORDERS FIRST EVIDENT IN INFANCY CHILDHOOD OR ADOLESCENCE
OVERVIEW
GENERAL NURSING CARE OF CLIENTS WITH DISORDERS RELATED TO ALTERATIONS IN COGNITION AND PERCEPTION
MAJOR DISORDERS RELATED TO ALTERATIONS IN COGNITION AND PERCEPTION
OVERVIEW
MAJOR DISORDERS ASSOCIATED WITH ANXIETY
MAJOR SOMATOFORM DISORDERS
MAJOR DISORDERS RELATED TO ALTERATIONS IN MOOD
OVERVIEW
MAJOR DISORDERS RELATED TO ALTERATIONS IN BEHAVIOR
OVERVIEW
MAJOR DISORDERS ASSOCIATED WITH SEXUAL AND GENDER IDENTITY DISORDERS
HEALTH PROMOTION
FAMILY PLANNING
RELATED PROCEDURES
MAJOR DISORDERS AFFECTING WOMENS HEALTH
PRENATAL PERIOD
INTRAPARTUM PERIOD LABOR AND BIRTH
POSTPARTUM PERIOD
HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
PLAY
THE FAMILY
AGERELATED REPONSES TO PAIN
GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
HEALTH PROMOTION OF INFANTS
HOSPITALIZATION OF INFANTS
HEALTH PROBLEMS PRESENT IN THE INFANT AT BIRTH
HEALTH PROBLEMS THAT DEVELOP DURING INFANCY
GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
HEALTH PROMOTION OF TODDLERS
HOSPITALIZATION OF TODDLERS
HEALTH PROBLEMS MOST COMMON IN TODDLERS
GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
HEALTH PROMOTION OF PRESCHOOLERS
HOSPITALIZATION OF PRESCHOOLERS
HEALTH PROBLEMS MOST COMMON IN PRESCHOOLERS
GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
HEALTH PROMOTION OF SCHOOLAGE CHILDREN
HOSPITALIZATION OF SCHOOLAGE CHILDREN
HEALTH PROBLEMS MOST COMMON IN SCHOOLAGE CHILDREN
GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
HEALTH PROMOTION DURING ADOLESCENCE
HOSPITALIZATION OF ADOLESCENTS
HEALTH PROBLEMS MOST COMMON IN ADOLESCENTS
OVERVIEW
CLASSIFICATION OF QUESTIONS
GENERAL CLUES FOR ANSWERING MULTIPLECHOICE QUESTIONS
ALTERNATEFORMAT ITEMS
COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATIONS
HOW TO USE THIS BOOK WHEN STUDYING
TAKING THE LICENSURE EXAMINATION
INTRODUCTION
CLASSIFICATION OF QUESTIONS
HOW TO MAXIMIZE USE OF THE COMPREHENSIVE TESTS
HOW TO DEVELOP A FOCUS FOR STUDY
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