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Score Higher on the NCLEX-PN(R) Exam! We provide you with the proven study tools and expert insight that will help you score higher on your exam www.pearsonITcertification.com The CD-ROM-based practice exam includes an interactive test engine for a realistic exam experience with 645 questions. * Study Tips like the advice and instruction that a personal tutor might provide * Notes, Tips, and Cautions provide you with hints and strategies that will help you reduce your mistakes on the exam * Comprehensive discussion of all subject areas covered on the NCLEX-PN(R) Exam * Practice Questions that include detailed explanations of correct and incorrect answers-so you can learn the material from your success and mistakes COMPREHENSIVE!
Succeed with comprehensive learning and practice tests * Master the NCLEX-PN(R) exam materials in all tested subject areas * Prepare with four comprehensive practice tests * Analyze your test readiness and areas for further study with topic-focused chapter tests * CD-ROM-based practice exam includes an interactive test engine for a meaningful exam experience with approximately 645 questions * Learn important test-taking strategies to maximize your score and diminish your anxiety Pearson IT Certification Practice Test minimum system requirements: Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista (SP2), Windows 7, or Windows 8 Professional; Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 Client; Pentium class 1GHz processor (or equivalent); 512 MB RAM; 650 MB hard disk space plus 50 MB for each downloaded practice exam; access to the Internet to register and download xam databases NCLEX-RN(R) and NCLEX-PN(R) are registered trademarks of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc. (NCSBN), which does not sponsor or endorse this product.


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Introduction ... 1 Organization ... 2 Instructional Features ... 3 Extensive Practice Test Options... 3 Final Review ... 4 Other Valuable Tools ... 4 About the NCLEX Exam ... 4 Advice for Preparing for the Exam ... 6 Advice for Test Day ... 6 Hints for Using This Book ... 7 Contact the Author ... 8 Study and Exam Preparation Tips ... 9 Study Tips ... 9 Exam Prep Tips ... 10 Read the Question Carefully ... 11 Look for Keywords ... 11 Watch for Specific Details ... 11 Eliminate Options That Are Clearly Wrong or Incorrect ... 11 Look for Similar Options ... 11 Look for Opposite Answers ... 12 Part I: Exam Preparation Chapter 1: Pharmacology ... 15 Three Areas of Pharmacology ... 15 How Nurses Work with Pharmacology ... 16 Time-released Drugs... 17 Administering Medications... 18 The Seven Rights of Administering Medication ... 18 Understanding and Identifying the Various Drugs ... 19 Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors ... 19 Beta Adrenergic Blockers ... 20 Anti-Infectives (Aminoglycosides) ... 21 Benzodiazepines (Anticonvulsants/Antianxiety)... 23 Phenothiazines (Antipsychotic/Antiemetic) ... 24 Glucocorticoids ... 25 Antivirals ... 27 Cholesterol-Lowering Agents ... 28 Angiotensin Receptor Blockers ... 29 Histamine 2 Antagonists ... 30 Proton Pump Inhibitors ... 31 Anticoagulants ... 32 More Drug Identification Helpers ... 33 Herbals ... 34 Drug Schedules ... 35 Pregnancy Categories for Drugs ... 35 Key Concepts ... 36 Key Terms ... 36 Apply Your Knowledge ... 37 Answer Rationales ... 39 Chapter 2: Fluid and Electrolyte and Acid/Base Balance ... 41 Total Body Water Calculation ... 41 Management of the Client with Imbalances in Fluid and Electrolytes ... 43 Types of Intravenous Fluids ... 43 How the Body Regulates Electrolytes... 44 How the Body Regulates pH ... 52 Key Concepts ... 60 Key Terms ... 60 Diagnostic Tests ... 60 Pharmacological Agents Used in the Treatment of Clients with Alterations in Fluids and Electrolytes... 60 Apply Your Knowledge ... 61 Exam Questions ... 62 Answers to Exam Questions ... 64 Suggested Reading and Resources... 65 Chapter 3: Care of the Client with Cardiovascular Disorders ... 67 Hypertension ... 68 Diagnosing the Client with Hypertension ... 69 Managing the Client with Hypertension ... 69 Coronary Artery Disease... 71 Atherosclerosis and Arteriosclerosis ... 72 Conduction System of the Heart... 72 Heart Block... 73 Cardiac Monitoring ... 74 Reading an Electrocardiogram... 75 Cardiac Dysrhythmias ... 76 Ventricular Tachycardia... 77 Ventricular Fibrillation ... 78 Internal Pacemaker/Internal Cardiac Defibrillators ... 79 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation ... 80 Angina Pectoris ... 80 Myocardial Infarction ... 81 Diagnosis of Myocardial Infarction ... 82 Management of a Client with Myocardial Infarction ... 82 Aneurysms... 89 Inflammatory Diseases of the Heart ... 90 Infective Endocarditis ... 90 Pericarditis ... 90 Peripheral Vascular Disease ... 91 Varicose Veins/Thrombophlebitis ... 92 Raynaud's Phenomenon ... 92 Buerger's Disease ... 92 Key Concepts ... 94 Key Terms... 94 Diagnostics ... 95 Pharmacological Agents Used in the Treatment of Clients with Cardiovascular Disorders ... 96 Apply Your Knowledge ... 101 Exam Questions ... 101 Answers to Exam Questions ... 103 Suggested Reading and Resources... 104 Chapter 4: Care of the Client with Endocrine Disorders ... 105 Pituitary Gland... 106 Hypopituitarism ... 106 Hyperpituitarism ... 106 Disorders of the Posterior Pituitary Gland ... 107 Thyroid Disorders ... 108 Hypothyroidism ... 108 Hyperthyroidism ... 110 Parathyroid Disorders ... 112 Hypoparathyroidism ... 112 Hyperparathyroidism... 113 Diabetes Mellitus ... 114 Hyperglycemia ... 116 Hypoglycemia... 117 Managing Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia... 117 Adrenal Gland ... 118 Adrenal Gland Disorders ... 119 Key Concepts ... 123 Key Terms ... 123 Diagnostics ... 124 Pharmacological Agents Used to Treat Clients with Endocrine Disorders ... 124 Apply Your Knowledge ... 128 Exam Questions ... 128 Answers to Exam Questions ... 130 Suggested Reading and Resources... 132 Chapter 5: Care of the Client with Respiratory Disorders... 133 Noninfectious Disorders of the Lower Respiratory Tract ... 133 Chronic Bronchitis... 133 Emphysema... 134 Asthma... 135 Pleurisy (Pleuritis) ... 137 Pulmonary Hypertension ... 138 Interstitial Pulmonary Disease ... 139 Sarcoidosis... 139 Pulmonary Fibrosis ... 140 Occupational Pulmonary Disease ... 140 Infectious Disorders of the Lower Respiratory Tract... 142 Pneumonia ... 142 Tuberculosis ... 145 Influenza ... 147 Life-Threatening Pulmonary Disorders... 148 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome... 148 Pulmonary Embolus ... 149 Pneumothorax ... 151 Hemothorax ... 152 Emerging Infections ... 155 SARS ... 155 Legionnaires' Disease ... 156 Key Concepts ... 158 Key Terms ... 158 Diagnostic Tests ... 158 Pharmacological Agents Used in the Care of the Client with Disorders of the Respiratory System ... 159 Apply Your Knowledge ... 162 Exam Questions ... 163 Answers to Exam Questions ... 165 Suggested Reading and Resources... 166 Chapter 6: Care of the Client with Genitourinary Disorders ... 167 Renal Disorders ... 168 Acute Glomerulonephritis ... 168 Chronic Glomerulonephritis ... 169 Goodpasture's Syndrome ... 170 Nephrotic Syndrome ... 171 Polycystic Kidney Disease ... 172 Hydronephrosis/Hydroureteronephrosis ... 173 Pyelonephritis... 174 Acute and Chronic Renal Failure ... 175 Chronic Renal Failure ... 176 Peritoneal Dialysis ... 177 Hemodialysis... 178 Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy... 179 Renal Transplantation ... 180 Urinary Disorders ... 181 Cystitis... 181 Urinary Incontinence ... 183 Urolithiasis ... 184 Genitourinary Disorders... 185 Prostatitis ... 186 Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy ... 186 Erectile Dysfunction ... 187 Epididymitis ... 189 Priapism... 189 Key Concepts ... 191 Key Terms ... 191 Diagnostics ... 191 Pharmacologic Agents for the Client with Genitourinary Disorders... 192 Apply Your Knowledge ... 196 Exam Questions ... 196 Answers to Exam Questions ... 198 Suggested Reading and Resources... 199 Chapter 7: Care of the Client with Integumentary Disorders ... 201 Common Infections of the Integumentary System ... 201 Viral Infections ... 201 Fungal Infections ... 203 Bacterial Infections ... 204 Psoriasis... 204 Pressure Ulcers... 205 Burns ... 208 Burn Classifications ... 209 Burn Measurement with TBSA ... 210 Nursing Care for Burn Victims ... 211 Key Concepts ... 216 Key Terms ... 216 Diagnostic Tests ... 216 Pharmacological Agents Used in the Care of the Client with Integumentary Disorders ... 217 Apply Your Knowledge ... 219 Exam Questions ... 219 Answers to Exam Questions ... 221 Suggested Reading and Resources... 222 Chapter 8: Care of the Client with Sensory Disorders... 223 Disorders of the Eyes ... 223 Intraocular Disorders ... 224 Uveitis ... 227 Corneal Dystrophy and Corneal Transplantation ... 228 Retinal Disorders ... 228 Refractory Errors ... 231 Traumatic Injuries ... 232 Ocular Melanoma ... 233 Disorders of the Ears... 234 Otitis Externa ... 235 Otitis Media ... 236 Mastoiditis... 236 Meniere's Disease... 237 Acoustic Neuroma ... 237 Otosclerosis... 238 Presbycusis ... 238 Ear Trauma ... 239 Assisting Clients with Hearing Loss ... 239 Key Concepts ... 242 Key Terms ... 242 Diagnostic Tests ... 243 Pharmacological Agents Used in the Care of the Client with Disorders of the Eyes and Ears ... 243 Apply Your Knowledge ... 245 Exam Questions ... 245 Answers to Exam Questions ... 247 Suggested Reading and Resources... 248 Chapter 9: Care of the Client with Gastrointestinal Disorders ... 249 Peptic Ulcer Disease ... 250 Types of Ulcers... 251 Diagnosis of Ulcers ... 251 Treatment of Ulcers... 252 Inflammatory Bowel Disorders ... 255 Crohn's Disease ... 255 Ulcerative Colitis ... 255 Management of the Client with Inflammatory Bowel Disease ... 256 Diverticular Disease... 257 Management of the Client with Diverticulitis ... 257 Hemorrhoids ... 258 Appendicitis ... 258 Peritonitis ... 260 Intestinal Obstruction ... 261 Esophageal Disorders ... 262 GERD ... 262 Hiatal Hernia ... 266 Diseases Associated with the Liver ... 267 Hepatitis ... 267 Cirrhosis ... 273 Acute Pancreatitis ... 277 Diagnosis of Pancreatitis... 278 Treatment of Pancreatitis ... 278 Cholecystitis/Cholelithiasis ... 279 Symptoms of Cholecystitis and Cholelithiasis ... 280 Diagnosis of Cholecystitis/Cholelithiasis ... 280 Treatment of Cholecystitis ... 281 Treatment of Cholethiasis... 281 Clostridium Difficile ... 282 Food-Borne Illnesses... 283 Key Concepts ... 286 Key Terms ... 286 Diagnostic Tests ... 287 Pharmacological Agents Used in the Care of the Client with Disorders of the Gastrointestinal System... 287 Apply Your Knowledge ... 289 Exam Questions ... 290 Answers to Exam Questions ... 292 Suggested Reading and Resources... 293 Chapter 10: Care of the Client with Hematological Disorders ... 295 Anemia... 295 Pernicious Anemia ... 296 Aplastic Anemia ... 296 Sickle Cell Anemia... 297 Iron Deficiency Anemia ... 301 Thalassemia ... 303 Polycythemia Vera ... 304 Hemophilia ... 305 Transfusion Reactions ... 307 Key Concepts ... 309 Key Terms ... 309 Diagnostic Tests for Review ... 309 Pharmacological Agents Used in Hematological Disorders ... 310 Apply Your Knowledge ... 311 Exam Questions ... 311 Answers to Exam Questions ... 313 Suggested Reading and Resources... 314 Chapter 11; Care of the Client with Disorders of the Neurological System... 315 Neurological Assessment ... 316 Cranial Nerve Assessment ... 316 Glasgow Coma Scale ... 317 Intracranial Pressure Monitors... 318 Brain Injuries ... 319 Epidural Hematomas... 322 Subdural Hematoma ... 322 Intracerebral Hematomas ... 322 Treatment of Hematomas ... 322 Increased Intracranial Pressure ... 322 Brain Tumors ... 326 Treatment of Brain Tumors ... 327 Care of the Client with Intracranial Surgery (Craniotomy) ... 328 Cerebrovascular Accident/Stroke ... 332 Ischemic Stroke ... 332 Hemorrhagic Stroke ... 334 Seizures ... 337 Types of Seizures ... 337 Treatment of Seizure Clients ... 340 Parkinson's Disease ... 340 Meningitis ... 342 Autoimmune Neurological Disorders... 344 Multiple Sclerosis... 344 Myasthenia Gravis ... 345 Guillain-Barre... 347 Degenerative Neurological Disorders ... 348 Cranial Nerve Disorders... 349 Trigeminal Neuralgia ... 349 Bell's Palsy... 349 Spinal Cord Injuries ... 350 Treatment of Spinal Cord Injuries... 351 Potential Complications with SCI Clients ... 352 Intervertebral Disk Disease ... 353 Key Concepts ... 356 Key Terms ... 356 Diagnostics ... 357 Pharmacological Agents Used in the Care of Clients with Neurological Disorders... 358 Apply Your Knowledge ... 363 Exam Questions ... 363 Answers to Exam Questions ... 366 Suggested Reading and Resources... 367 Chapter 12: Care of the Client with Immunological Disorders ... 369 Immunodeficiency Syndrome ... 370 Diagnoses ... 371 HIV Prevention ... 373 Standard Precautions... 373 Airborne Transmission-Based Precautions (Second Tier of CDC Guidelines for Infection Control) ... 374 Droplet Transmission-Based Precautions (Second Tier of CDC Guidelines for Infection Control) ... 374 Contact Transmission-Based Precautions (Second Tier of CDC Guidelines for Infection Control) ... 375 Treatments After Occupational Exposure... 375 Management of the Client with HIV ... 375 Key Concepts ... 379 Key Terms ... 379 Diagnostic Tests ... 379 Pharmacological Agents Used in the Care of the Client with Immunologic Disorders ... 380 Apply Your Knowledge ... 383 Exam Questions ... 384 Answers to Exam Questions ... 386 Suggested Reading and Resources... 387 Chapter 13: Care of the Client with Neoplastic Disorders ... 389 American Cancer Society's Seven Warning Signs of Cancer... 389 The Four Major Categories of Cancer... 390 Risk Factors for Specific Cancers ... 390 Cancer Prevention ... 392 Major Types of Cancer ... 393 Colorectal Cancer ... 393 Lung Cancer... 397 Prostate Cancer ... 399 Breast Cancer ... 401 Other Major Cancers... 406 General Interventions for Clients with Cancer ... 411 Radiation ... 411 Chemotherapy ... 413 Total Parenteral Nutrition ... 414 Neoplastic-Associated Disorders and Emergencies ... 416 Bone Marrow and Peripheral Stem Cell Transplantation ... 417 Types of Transplants ... 417 Nursing Care After Transplantation ... 418 Key Concepts ... 420 Key Terms ... 420 Diagnostic Tests ... 421 Pharmacologic Agents Used in the Care of the Client with Specific Neoplastic Disorders... 422 Apply Your Knowledge ... 429 Exam Questions ... 429 Answers to Exam Questions ... 432 Suggested Reading and Resources... 434 Chapter 14: Care of the Client with Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders ... 435 Fractures ... 436 Major Fracture Sites ... 438 General Treatment for Fractures... 438 Common Complications Associated with Fractures ... 442 Osteoporosis ... 445 Osteoarthritis ... 446 Diagnosis of Osteoarthritis... 447 Treatment of the Client with Osteoarthritis ... 447 Fibromyalgia... 448 Ankylosing Spondylitis ... 448 Gout... 449 Rheumatoid Arthritis... 450 Lupus Erythematosus ... 452 Musculoskeletal Surgical Procedures ... 454 Fractured Hip and Hip Replacement ... 454 Total Knee Replacement... 455 Amputations ... 456 Key Concepts ... 462 Key Terms ... 462 Diagnostics ... 462 Pharmacologic Agents Used in Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders ... 463 Apply Your Knowledge ... 467 Exam Questions ... 467 Answers to Exam Questions ... 469 Suggested Reading and Resources... 470 Chapter 15: Care of the Childbearing Client and the Neonatal Client ... 471 Prenatal Care ... 471 Signs of Pregnancy... 471 Prenatal Diet and Weight Maintenance ... 472 Measuring Fetal Heart Tones... 474 Measuring Fundal Height... 474 Prelabor Testing ... 474 Intrapartal Care ... 476 Stages of Labor... 477 Important Terms You Should Know ... 477 Complications Associated with Pregnancy... 478 Cardiac Disease During Pregnancy... 478 Diabetes in Pregnancy... 481 Preeclampsia ... 482 Ectopic Pregnancy ... 483 Hydatidiform Mole ... 483 Incompetent Cervix ... 484 Types of Abortions... 484 Placenta Previa ... 485 Abruptio Placenta... 485 Complications Associated with Labor and Delivery ... 486 Fetal Malpresentation ... 487 Post-term Labor and Birth ... 487 Precipitate Delivery ... 488 Cord Prolapse... 488 Cesarean Birth ... 488 Assisted Birth ... 489 Fetal Monitoring ... 489 Pharmacologic Management of Labor ... 491 Postpartum Care ... 492 Newborn Care ... 493 Terms Associated with the Normal Newborn ... 494 Rh Incompatibility ... 495 Women's Health Issues ... 496 Pelvic Inflammatory Disease ... 496 Menopause ... 496 Maternal Infections ... 496 Methods of Contraception ... 499 Key Concepts ... 502 Key Terms ... 502 Diagnostic Tests ... 503 Pharmacological Agents Used in the Care of the Obstetric Client ... 504 Apply Your Knowledge ... 505 Exam Questions ... 506 Answers to Exam Questions ... 508 Suggested Reading and Resources... 509 Chapter 16: Care of the Pediatric Client ... 511 Growth and Development ... 511 Infant (28 Days to 1 Year)... 511 Toddler (1-3 Years) ... 512 Preschooler (3-5 Years) ... 513 School Age (6-12 Years) ... 515 Adolescence (12-18 Years) ... 515 Caring for the Child with Respiratory Disorders ... 516 Upper Airway Infections... 517 Lower Airway Infections... 521 Long-Term Respiratory Disorders ... 523 Cystic Fibrosis (Mucoviscidosis) ... 524 Caring for the Child with Gastrointestinal Disorders ... 525 Disorders of Motility... 526 Structural Defects ... 528 Obstructive Disorders ... 530 Inflammatory and Parasitic Disorders... 532 Malabsorptive/Metabolic Syndromes ... 533 Ingestion of Hazardous Substances ... 535 Caring for the Child with Cardiovascular Disorders ... 537 Congenital Heart Defects... 538 Acquired Heart Disease... 545 Caring for the Child with Genitourinary Disorders... 548 Obstructive Uropathy ... 549 External Defects (Hypospadias, Epispadias, Exstrophy of the Bladder)... 549 Hypospadias ... 549 Epispadias/Exstrophy of the Bladder ... 550 Caring for the Child with Neoplastic Disorders... 551 Leukemia... 551 Wilms' Tumor (Nephroblastoma) ... 551 Retinoblastoma... 552 Neuroblastoma ... 552 Osteosarcoma and Ewing's Sarcoma ... 552 Rhabdomyosarcoma... 553 Surviving Childhood Cancer ... 553 Caring for the Child with Cerebral Disorders ... 554 Intracranial Infections (Encephalitis and Bacterial Meningitis) ... 554 Reye's Syndrome ... 555 Caring for the Child with Integumentary Disorders ... 556 Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis) ... 556 Scabies ... 557 Pediculosis Capitis (Head Lice) ... 557 Lyme Disease ... 558 Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever ... 558 Caring for the Child with Communicable Disease... 559 Caring for the Child with Musculoskeletal Disorders ... 561 Congenital Clubfoot ... 561 Developmental Hip Dysplasia ... 561 Osteogenesis Imperfecta ... 562 Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease (Coxa Plana) ... 563 Scoliosis ... 564 Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis) ... 564 Caring for the Child with Neuromuscular Disorders ... 565 Cerebral Palsy... 565 Neural Tube Defects ... 566 Spina Bifida... 566 Muscular Dystrophies ... 567 Caring for the Abused and Neglected Child ... 568 Key Concepts ... 571 Key Terms ... 571 Diagnostics ... 572 Pharmacological Agents Used in the Care of Pediatric Clients ... 572 Apply Your Knowledge ... 572 Exam Questions ... 573 Answers to Exam Questions ... 575 Suggested Reading and Resources... 576 Chapter 17: Care of the Client with Psychiatric Disorders ... 577 Anxiety-related Disorders... 577 Generalized Anxiety Disorder ... 578 Post-traumatic Stress Disorder ... 578 Dissociative Identity Disorder ... 579 Somatoform Disorder ... 579 Panic Disorder ... 579 Phobic Disorders ... 580 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder ... 580 Personality Disorders ... 581 Cluster A ... 581 Cluster B ... 582 Cluster C... 583 Managing Clients with Personality Disorders ... 584 Psychotic Disorders... 585 Schizophrenia ... 585 Bipolar Disorders ... 587 Substance Abuse... 590 Alcoholism ... 590 Chemical Dependence... 592 Psychological Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence ... 594 Autistic Spectrum Disorder ... 595 Conduct Disorder ... 595 Oppositional Defiant Disorder ... 596 Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder ... 596 Eating Disorders ... 596 Key Concepts ... 599 Key Terms ... 599 Diagnostics ... 600 Pharmacological Agents Used in the Care of the Client with Psychiatric Disorders ... 600 Apply Your Knowledge ... 605 Exam Questions ... 606 Answers to Exam Questions ... 608 Suggested Reading and Resources... 609 Chapter 18: Emergency Care... 611 The ABCDs of Emergency Care... 612 Airway ... 612 Breathing... 613 Circulation ... 613 Deficits ... 614 Obtaining Client Information ... 614 Trauma ... 615 Head Injuries ... 615 Chest Injuries ... 616 Abdominal Injuries... 616 Documenting and Protecting Forensic Evidence ... 617 Poisoning ... 618 Poisonous Stings and Bites ... 618 Bioterrorism ... 620 Chemical and Biological Agents ... 620 Nuclear Warfare... 622 Triage Categories for Disaster Victims ... 623 Key Concepts ... 625 Key Terms ... 625 Diagnostics ... 625 Pharmacological Agents Commonly Used in ER Treatment ... 625 Apply Your Knowledge ... 626 Exam Questions ... 626 Answers to Exam Questions ... 628 Suggested Reading and Resources... 629 Chapter 19: Legal Issues in Nursing Practice ... 631 Types of Laws... 632 Statutory Laws/Regulatory Laws... 632 Civil Laws ... 632 Criminal Laws ... 632 Common Law... 632 Code of Ethical Behavior in Nursing Practice ... 633 Legal Theories That Affect Nursing Practice ... 634 Negligence ... 635 Malpractice ... 635 Witnessing Consent for Care... 635 Tort ... 635 Assault and Battery ... 636 Fraud ... 636 Managing Client Care... 636 Key Terms... 640 Apply Your Knowledge ... 640 Exam Questions ... 641 Answers to Exam Questions ... 643 Suggested Reading and Resources... 644 Chapter 20: Cultural Practices Influencing Nursing Care ... 645 Cultural Assessment... 645 Understanding Client Beliefs ... 645 Working with Clients Who Speak Different Languages ... 646 Healthcare of Hispanics/Latinos ... 647 Time Considerations ... 648 Use of Nonverbal/Verbal Communication... 648 Childbirth and Pain Response ... 649 Healthcare of Native Americans and Alaskan Natives ... 649 Time Considerations ... 649 Use of Nonverbal/Verbal Communication... 650 Childbirth and Pain Response ... 650 Healthcare of Asian-Americans ... 650 Time Considerations ... 651 Use of Nonverbal/Verbal Communication... 651 Childbirth and Pain Response ... 652 Healthcare of Arab-Americans... 652 Time Considerations ... 653 Use of Nonverbal/Verbal Communication... 653 Childbirth and Pain Response ... 653 Nursing Plan Dietary Considerations Across Cultures ... 653 Religious Beliefs and Refusal of Care Considerations ... 655 Key Terms... 657 Apply Your Knowledge ... 657 Exam Questions ... 657 Answers to Exam Questions ... 659 Suggested Reading and Resources... 660 Part II: Final Review Fast Facts The NCLEX PN Exam Prep... 661 Practice Exam I ... 669 Practice Exam II... 705 Practice Exam III ... 743 Practice Exam IV: Management and Alternative Item Exam Questions... 781 Answers to Practice Exam I ... 809 Answers to Practice Exam II ... 833 Answers to Practice Exam III ... 855 Answers to Practice Exam IV: Management and Alternative Item Exam Questions... 875 Part III: Appendixes Appendix A: Things You Forgot ... 889 Appendix B; Need to Know More?... 895 Appendix C: Calculations ... 901 Appendix D; Commonly-Prescribed Medications in the United States... 905 9780789753137, TOC, 11/5/2014


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ISBN-13: 9780789753137
Publisher: Pearson (Pearson IT Certification)
Publication date: December, 2014
Pages: 1008
Dimensions: 213.00 x 274.00 x 33.00
Weight: 1790g
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