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NCLEX - LPN Certification Exams,9780768914115

NCLEX - LPN Certification Exams

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9780768914115

ISBN10:
0768914116
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Pub. Date:
10/15/2003
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Arco (Peterson's)
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Table of Contents

How to Use This Book 1(5)
UNIT 1 Basic Nursing Concepts
5(19)
Nursing Process
5(1)
Charting
6(1)
Role of the LPN/LVN
6(1)
Legal Principles of LPN Practice
7(2)
Illegal Behavior
9(1)
Professional Organizations
9(1)
Risk Management
10(1)
Ethical Principles
10(1)
Pain Management
11(1)
Nutrition
11(2)
Nutritional Assessment
13(1)
Therapeutic Diets
14(2)
Infection Control
16(8)
Review Questions
18(6)
UNIT 2 Nursing Procedures
24(13)
Vital Signs
24(1)
Hygiene
25(1)
Mobility
25(1)
Feeding the Patient
26(1)
Elimination---Bowel
27(1)
Elimination---Urinary
28(1)
Hot and Cold Therapy
29(1)
Wound Care
29(1)
Asepsis
30(1)
Collecting Specimens
31(1)
Care of the Dying
31(6)
Review Questions
33(4)
UNIT 3 Pharmacology
37(11)
Drug Legislation
37(1)
Drug Names
38(1)
Drug Actions
38(1)
Drug Metabolism (Pharmacokinetics)
38(1)
Drug Forms
39(1)
Nursing Responsibilities in Medication Administration
40(1)
Drug Interactions
41(1)
Legal Aspects of Drug Administration
41(1)
Routes of Medication Administration
41(2)
Calculation of Medication Dosages
43(1)
Drugs That Require Specific Nursing Actions or Considerations
44(4)
Review Questions
45(3)
UNIT 4 Maternal Newborn Nursing
48(33)
Basic Concepts
48(1)
Anatomy
48(2)
Physiology
50(1)
Childbearing
50(2)
Maternal Changes During Pregnancy
52(2)
Signs of Pregnancy
54(1)
Antepartum Care
55(4)
Labor and Delivery
59(6)
Postpartum
65(5)
Newborn
70(11)
Review Questions
74(7)
UNIT 5 Pediatric Nursing
81(33)
Basic Concepts
81(1)
Nursing Care of Sick Children
81(2)
Child Development
83(1)
Development of the Toddler
84(2)
Development of the Preschooler (3--6 years)
86(1)
School-Age Years (6--12 years)
87(1)
Adolescent Development (12--20 years)
88(1)
Respiratory Disorders
89(3)
Gastrointestinal Disorders
92(2)
Genitourinary
94(2)
Endocrine Disorders
96(1)
Cardiovascular
97(2)
Hematopoietic Disorders
99(2)
Neurological
101(1)
Musculoskeletal
102(4)
Cognitive and Sensory Disorders
106(1)
Skin Disorders
106(1)
Growth and Development
107(7)
Review Questions
108(6)
UNIT 6 Psychiatric Nursing
114(16)
Basic Concepts
114(2)
Personality and Self Concept
116(1)
Anxiety
117(1)
Anxiety Disorders
118(2)
Assessment and Treatment
120(2)
Destructive Coping: Disorders of Abuse and Dependence
122(2)
Affective Disorders
124(1)
Thought Disturbances
124(1)
Pharmacological Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders
125(5)
Review Questions
126(4)
UNIT 7 Neurologic System
130(19)
Basic Concepts
130(1)
Central Nervous System
130(2)
Peripheral Nervous System
132(1)
Neuron
133(1)
Neurological Assessment
133(2)
Disorders of the Neurological System
135(14)
Review Questions
144(5)
UNIT 8 The Sensory System
149(10)
Basic Concepts
149(1)
The Eye
149(1)
Disorders of the Eye
150(3)
The Ear
153(1)
Disorders of the Ear
154(5)
Review Questions
156(3)
UNIT 9 The Endocrine System
159(13)
Basic Concepts
159(1)
Endocrine Glands
159(1)
Endocrine Disorders
160(4)
Pancreas
164(8)
Review Questions
167(5)
UNIT 10 Gastrointestinal System
172(22)
Basic Concepts
172(1)
Digestive System
172(4)
Patient Assessment of the GI System
176(1)
Disorders of the Gastrointestinal System
176(9)
Liver
185(2)
Gallbladder
187(1)
Pancreas
188(6)
Review Questions
190(4)
UNIT 11 The Urinary and Renal Systems
194(10)
Basic Concepts
194(1)
Anatomy and Physiology
194(1)
Urinary and Renal Assessment
195(2)
Urinary and Renal Disorders
197(7)
Review Questions
201(3)
UNIT 12 Hematologic and Immune Systems
204(11)
Basic Concepts
204(1)
Physiology of the Blood
204(2)
Physiology of the Immune System
206(2)
Disorders of the Hematological System
208(2)
Disorders of the Immune System
210(5)
Review Questions
212(3)
UNIT 13 Oncology
215(7)
Basic Concepts
215(1)
Cancer Diagnosis
216(1)
Cancer Treatment
217(2)
Nursing Care
219(3)
Review Questions
220(2)
UNIT 14 Integumentary System
222(13)
Basic Concepts
222(1)
Skin Structure and Function
222(1)
Skin Assessment
223(1)
Disorders of the Integumentary System
224(11)
Review Questions
232(3)
UNIT 15 The Respiratory System
235(11)
Basic Concepts
235(1)
Anatomy and Physiology
235(3)
Diagnostic Tests
238(1)
Respiratory System Disorders
239(7)
Review Questions
244(2)
UNIT 16 Reproductive System
246(16)
Basic Concepts
246(1)
Anatomy and Physiology of the Male Reproductive System
246(1)
Anatomy and Physiology of the Female Reproductive System
247(1)
Assessment
247(1)
Disorders of the Male Reproductive System
248(3)
Disorders of the Female Reproductive System
251(5)
Other Reproductive Disorders
256(6)
Review Questions
259(3)
UNIT 17 The Cardiovascular System
262(17)
Basic Concepts
262(1)
Cardiovascular Anatomy
262(2)
Cardiac Physiology
264(1)
Blood Composition
265(1)
Assessment of the Cardiovascular System
265(1)
Diagnostic Tests Used in Cardiovascular Assessment
266(2)
Disorders of the Cardiovascular System
268(5)
Vascular Disorders
273(6)
Review Questions
276(3)
UNIT 18 Musculoskeletal System
279(10)
Basic Concepts
279(1)
Skeleton
279(1)
Joints and Connective Tissue
280(1)
Muscular System
281(1)
Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System
282(7)
Review Questions
286(3)
UNIT 19 Strategies for Test-Taking
289(4)
How the Screen Looks
289(1)
Test Plan
290(1)
Exam Tips
291(1)
Common Questions
292(1)
Review Test I
293(20)
Review Test II
313(24)
APPENDICES
Appendix A State Boards of Nursing
337(10)
Appendix B LPN/LVN Organizations
347(1)
Appendix C Web sites for LPNs
348


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