Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination 8th Edition, ISBN-13: 978-0323358415

Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination 8th Edition, ISBN-13: 978-0323358415

Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination 8th Edition, ISBN-13: 978-0323358415

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


  • 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!Adetailed 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.

Table of Contents:

Unit I: NCLEX-RN Exam Preparation 1. The NCLEX-RN Examination 2. Pathways to Success 3. The NCLEX-RN Examination from a Graduate’s Perspective 4. Test-Taking Strategies

Unit II: Professional Standards in Nursing 5. Care of Special Populations 6. Ethical and Legal Issues 7. Prioritizing Client Care: Leadership, Delegating, and Emergency Response Planning

Unit III: Foundations of Care 8. Fluids and Electrolytes 9. Acid-Base Balance 10. Vital Signs and Laboratory Reference Intervals 11. Nutrition 12. Health and Physical Assessment of the Adult Client 13. Provision of a Safe Environment 14. Calculation of Medication and Intravenous Prescriptions 15. Perioperative Nursing Care 16. Positioning Clients

Unit IV: Growth and Development Across the Life Span 17. Theories of Growth and Development 18. Growth, Development, and Stages of Life 19. Care of the Older Client

Unit V: Maternity Nursing 20. Reproductive System 21. Prenatal Period 22. Risk Conditions Related to Pregnancy 23. Labor and Birth 24. Problems with Labor and Birth 25. The Postpartum Period 26. Postpartum Complications 27. Care of the Newborn 28. Maternity and Newborn Medications

Unit VI: Pediatric Nursing 29. Integumentary Problems 30. Hematological Problems 31. Oncological Problems 32. Metabolic and Endocrine Problems 33. Gastrointestinal Problems 34. Eye, Ear, and Throat Problems 35. Respiratory Problems 36. Cardiovascular Problems 37. Renal and Genitourinary Problems 38. Neurological and Cognitive Problems 39. Musculoskeletal Problems 40. Immune Problems and Infectious Diseases 41. Pediatric Medication Administration and Calculations

Unit VII: Integumentary Problems of the Adult Client 42. Integumentary System 43. Integumentary Medications

Unit VIII: Oncological and Hematological Problems of the Adult Client 44. Oncological and Hematological Problems 45. Oncological and Hematological Medications

Unit IX: Endocrine Problems of the Adult Client 46. Endocrine Problems 47. Endocrine Medications

Unit X: Gastrointestinal Problems of the Adult Client 48. Gastrointestinal Problems 49. Gastrointestinal Medications

Unit XI: Respiratory Problems of the Adult Client 50. Respiratory Problems 51. Respiratory Medications

Unit XII: Cardiovascular Problems of the Adult Client 52. Cardiovascular Problems 53. Cardiovascular Medications

Unit XIII: Renal and Urinary Problems of the Adult Client 54. Renal and Urinary Problems 55. Renal and Urinary Medications

Unit XIV: Eye and Ear Problems of the Adult Client 56. Eye and Ear Problems 57. Eye and Ear Medications

Unit XV: Neurological Problems of the Adult Client 58. Neurological Problems 59. Neurological Medications

Unit XVI: Musculoskeletal Problems of the Adult Client 60. Musculoskeletal Problems 61. Musculoskeletal Medications

Unit XVII: Immune Problems of the Adult Client 62. Immune Problems 63. Immunological Medications

Unit XVIII: Mental Health Problems of the Adult Client 64. Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing 65. Mental Health Problems 66. Addictions 67. Crisis Theory and Intervention 68. Psychiatric Medications

Unit XIX 70. Complex Care

Unit XX: Comprehensive Test

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