Cracking the NCLEX-RN with CD-ROM, 2000 Edition

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  • Edition: 6th
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  • Copyright: 2000-04-01
  • Publisher: Princeton Review
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PROVEN TECHNIQUES FOR SCORING HIGHER FORM THE WORLD'S #1 TEST-PREP COMPANY Written and reviewed by a team of clinical nurses and nurse scholars who have studied the NCLEX-RN inside and out , this guide leads you through a thorough and straightforward review of all the NCLEX science you'll need to know for the exam. Unlike other guide books, which simply repeat what you learned in nursing school,Cracking the NCLEX-RNwas developed solely to prepare you for theexam, and it closely follow the exam's organization. Inside you'll find: *A complete review of all the subjects tested on the NCLEX-RN *More than 1,000 practice questions throughout the book that help you apply what you've learned *Advice in every chapter on where to focus your study efforts *Hundreds of clearly labeled illustrations *A special section that teaches you The Princeton Review's proven score-raising techniques, plus advice on how to prepare for the computer-adaptive test Since the best way to prepare for the NCLEX-RN is by practicing on full-length exams, we've included eight tests with more than 1,200 questions on a Windows and Macintosh CD-ROM. The questions in these sample tests cover all areas of the NCLEX-RN and have been prepared by nurses specializing in a variety of fields.

Author Biography

<b>Jennifer Meyer, R.N.,</b> graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, where she was an Alex Hillman Family Foundation Scholar.  She currently lives in Evanston, Illinois, and is studying toward a master's degree in Health Management at the J.L. Kellog School of Management, Northwestern University.

Table of Contents

Orientationp. 1
About the NCLEX-RNp. 3
Logistics of the NCLEX-RN and Licensurep. 7
Cracking the Systemp. 9
Adult Physiological Integrityp. 17
The Nervous Systemp. 19
The Cardiovascular Systemp. 47
The Respiratory Systemp. 67
The Gastrointestinal Systemp. 87
The Genitourinary Systemp. 119
The Musculoskeletal Systemp. 147
The Integunentary Systemp. 169
The Endoeine Systemp. 185
Oncologyp. 201
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)p. 221
Pediatric Physiological Integrityp. 231
The Hospitalized Childp. 233
The Newbornp. 251
The Infantp. 281
Early Childhoodp. 301
Middle Childhoodp. 313
Adolescencep. 323
Chronic Health Problems of Childhoodp. 339
The Child and Family with Special Needsp. 357
Health Promotion and Maintenancep. 371
Growth and Developmentp. 373
Maternal/Child Healthp. 391
Nutrition Through the Life Cyclep. 415
Safe, Effective Care Environmentp. 431
Creating a Safe, Effective Care Environment for Adultsp. 433
Creating a Safe, Effective Care Environment for Childrenp. 445
Perioperative Nursingp. 457
Legal, Ethical, and Professional Issuesp. 473
Psychosocial Integrityp. 479
Basic Concepts of Psychiatric Nursing and Assessmentp. 481
Psychiatric Disordersp. 493
Psychopharmacologyp. 511
List of State Boards and Additional Requirements for Licensurep. 531
Prefixes and Suffixesp. 537
Bibliographyp. 545
Indexp. 551
Using the NCLEX-RN Diagnostic Softwarep. 575
About the Authorp. 579
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