Author(s): Linda Anne Silvestri
Each question includes the correct answer, a complete rationale for all responses, and a test-taking strategy to help you develop techniques for locating the correct response.
Each question includes a page reference to an Elsevier textbook to allow for further research and study.
All alternate item-format questions are included, with multiple response, prioritizing, fill-in-the-blank, figure/illustration, chart/exhibit, and audio questions to prepare you for the wide variety of question types on the NCLEX-RN examination.
Organization by nursing content area provides a logical, effective review to use throughout your nursing program.
Pyramid Terms define key terms at the beginning of each major unit or chapter.
Pyramid Points within each chapter highlight content that is important in preparing for the NCLEX-RN examination.
Pyramid to Success sections provide an overview of major units or chapters and specific content related to the latest NCLEX-RN examination test plan.
Pharmacology is emphasized with 13 pharmacology chapters, a medication and intravenous calculation chapter, and a pediatric medication calculation chapter to reflect this priority content on the NCLEX exam.
Introductory chapters cover preparation for the NCLEX-RN exam, test-taking strategies, the NCLEX-RN exam from a student's perspective, and transitional issues for the foreign-educated nurse.
A comprehensive exam consists of 265 questions that cover all content areas in the book and mirror the percentages identified in the NCLEX-RN examination test plan.
A companion Evolve site allows practice in quiz, study, or exam modes, with questions selected from content area, integrated process, category of client need, or alternate item-format type.
Completely updated content is based on the new NCLEX-RN examination test plan, effective April 2010.
A total of 4,500 questions ensure that you're thoroughly prepared for the content covered on the NCLEX-RN Exam.
New chapter on physical assessment highlights the key components of physical examination and health history often encountered on the NCLEX exam.
Audio and video questions on the companion Evolve site provide experience with these new types of questions before the exam.
Unique Audio review summaries included on the Evolve cover the three core areas of pharmacology, fluids and electrolytes, and acid-base balance.
Expanded coverage of prioritization, delegation, and nursing leadership and management provides critical information for these growing areas of nursing.
Unique Priority Nursing Actions boxes outline and explain clinical emergent situations requiring immediate action, including detailed rationales and textbook references to help strengthen your prioritizing skills in clinical and testing situations.
Pyramid Alert boxes highlight important nursing concepts to help you focus on the content that is most frequently tested on the NCLEX examination.
Automatic updates on Evolve make it easy to check for changes and updates throughout the life of the edition.