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NCLEX-RN® Practice Questions Exam Cram, Fourth Edition

Book Description

This is the eBook version of the print title. The eBook edition does not provide access to the test engine that accompanies the print book.

“You were so right when you said that we should be prepared to answer many management-type questions. I enthusiastically recommend your review to anyone preparing to take the NCLEX!” –Susan Hardy, R.N.

  • Covers exactly what you need to know to score higher on your NCLEX-RN® exam.

  • Includes more than 1340 sample test questions to help you determine whether you’re ready to take the actual exam.

  • Our popular Cram Sheet tear card helps you remember key concepts and facts.

  • Use our innovative Quick-Check Answer Key System to quickly find answers as you work your way through the questions.

  • Score Higher on the NCLEX-RN® Exam!

    The book features 6 practice exams, giving you an effective tool to assess your readiness for the NCLEX-RN® exam.

    Written by Leading Experts!

    Table of Contents

    1. About This eBook
    2. Title Page
    3. Copyright Page
    4. Contents at a Glance
    5. Table of Contents
    6. About the Authors
    7. Dedication
    8. Acknowledgments
    9. We Want to Hear from You!
    10. Reader Services
    11. Introduction
      1. Welcome to the NCLEX-RN® Practice Questions Exam Cram
      2. Taking the Computerized Adaptive Test
      3. The Cost of the Exam
      4. How to Prepare for the Exam
      5. What You Will Find in This Book
      6. Hints for Using This Book
      7. Need Further Study?
      8. Contact the Author
    12. Chapter 1. Practice Exam 1 and Rationales
      1. Quick Answers
      2. Answers and Rationales
    13. Chapter 2. Practice Exam 2 and Rationales
      1. Quick Answers
      2. Answers and Rationales
    14. Chapter 3. Practice Exam 3 and Rationales
      1. Quick Answers
      2. Answers and Rationales
    15. Chapter 4. Practice Exam 4 and Rationales
      1. Quick Answers
      2. Answers and Rationales
    16. Chapter 5. Practice Exam 5 and Rationales
      1. Quick Answers
      2. Answers and Rationales
    17. Chapter 6. Alternative Items: Questions and Rationales
      1. Quick Answer Key
      2. Alternative Items Answers and Rationales
    18. Appendix A. Need to Know More?
      1. Pharmacology
      2. Care of the Client with Respiratory Disorders
      3. Care of the Client with Genitourinary Disorders
      4. Care of the Client with Hematological Disorders
      5. Fluid and Electrolytes and Acid/Base Balance
      6. Care of the Client with Burns
      7. Care of the Client with Sensory Disorders
      8. Care of the Client with Neoplastic Disorders
      9. Care of the Client with Gastrointestinal Disorders
      10. Care of the Client with Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorder
      11. Care of the Client with Endocrine Disorders
      12. Care of the Client with Cardiac Disorders
      13. Care of the Client with Neurological Disorders
      14. Care of the Client with Psychiatric Disorders
      15. Maternal-Newborn Care
      16. Care of the Pediatric Client
      17. Cultural Practices Influencing Nursing Care
      18. Legal Issues in Nursing Practice
    19. Appendix B. Things You Forgot
      1. Therapeutic Drug Levels
      2. Vital Signs
      3. Anticoagulant Therapy
      4. Intrapartal Normal Values
      5. Standard Precautions
      6. Revised Life Support Guidelines (American Heart Association)
      7. Defense Mechanisms
      8. Nutrition Notes
      9. Immunization Schedule
    20. Appendix C. Alphabetical Listing of Nursing Boards in the United States and Protectorates
    21. What Nursing Instructors Say About the Authors
      1. What Nursing Students Say About the Authors
    22. Exam Cram: The NCLEX-RN® Cram Sheet
      1. General Test Information
      2. Cultural and Religious Considerations in Health Care
      3. Tips for Assigning Staff Duties
      4. Legal Issues in Nursing