Appendix A. Things You Forgot

Throughout this book, we have tried to help you to simplify preparation for the NCLEX exam. This appendix includes information you have learned during nursing school but might have forgotten.

Therapeutic Drug Levels

Here are some of the therapeutic blood levels that are important for the nurse to be aware of when taking the NCLEX® exam:

Image Digoxin: 0.5–2.0 ng/mL

Image Lithium: 0.6–1.5 mEq/L

Image Dilantin: 10–20 mcg/dL

Theophylline: ...

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