Author: Mometrix Media
Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc
Release Date: 2014-03-31
***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Medical-Surgical Nurse Exam Secrets helps you ace the Medical-Surgical Nurse Examination, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Medical-Surgical Nurse Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. Medical-Surgical Nurse Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to Medical Surgical Test Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive content review including: Metabolic Alkalosis, Pulmonary edema, Myocarditis, Wound Healing, Rule of Nines, Portal Hypertension, Pancreatitis, Gastro-esophageal Reflux, Pneumothorax, Diabetes Insipidus, Burn Injury, Inhalation Injury, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Fat Embolus, Endocarditis, Status Asthmaticus, Cardiomyopathies, Sickle Cell Crisis, Theories/Phases of Grief, Post-op Atelectasis, Hormones, Pulmonary Pharmacology, Heart Failure, Myocardial Infarction, Stroke, CABG, Acute Renal Failure, Hypovolemic Shock, ABG Interpretation, Cardiac Tamponade, Fluid Balance, COPD, Valve Replacement, Aortic Stenosis, Hypoglycemia, Seizure Disorders, MODS, Arterial Occlusion, Emphysema, Bronchitis, and much more...
Author: Med-Surg Exam Secrets Test Prep
Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc
Release Date: 2014-03-31
Medical-Surgical Nurse Exam Practice Questions are the simplest way to prepare for the Medical-Surgical Nurse Examination. Practice is an essential part of preparing for a test and improving a test taker's chance of success. The best way to practice taking a test is by going through lots of practice test questions. If someone has never taken a practice test, then they are unprepared for the types of questions and answer choices that they will encounter on the official test. There is a tremendous advantage to someone taking the test that is already familiar with the questions and answer choices. Another advantage of taking practice tests is that you can assess your performance and see if you need to study and practice more, or if you're already prepared enough to achieve success on your test day. If you do well on the practice test, then you know you're prepared. If you struggle on the practice test, then you know you may still have more work to do to get prepared. Taking lots of practice tests helps ensure that you are not surprised or disappointed on your test day. Our Medical-Surgical Nurse Exam Practice Questions give you the opportunity to test your knowledge on a set of questions. You can know everything that is going to be covered on the test and it will not do you any good on test day if you have not had a chance to practice. Repetition is a key to success and using practice test questions allows you to reinforce your strengths and improve your weaknesses. Detailed answer explanations are also included for each question. It may sound obvious, but you have to know which questions you missed (and more importantly why you missed them) to be able to avoid making the same mistakes again when y
Author: Frances H. Cornelius, PhD, MSN, RN-BC, CNE
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Release Date: 2013-06-28
This is a unique case study reference for students in the medical surgical nursing core course and a review/workbook for students about to embark on the NCLEX-RN exam. Unlike other reviews, the book embeds required information into compelling, unfolding case studiesóstudies that evolve over timeóin order to promote active learning and facilitate knowledge retention. These unfolding case studies are of particular value because they closely mimic real-life situations in nursing and provide situational mental models that assist students with problem-solving and critical thinking techniques. The unfolding case study method also assists in the development of skills that are important for NCLEX-RN success in assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation of patient care. All content areas required for NCLEX-RN successósafe and effective care, health promotion, physiological and psychological integrity--are interwoven in an enjoyable format that dispels the drudgery of straightforward memorization. A variety of NCLEX-style question formats are used throughout the book to help students assess their own learning. Additionally, eResource links to additional information are included throughout the book. Key Features: Uses unique unfolding case study method to present medical-surgical concepts Promotes active learning and knowledge retention Develops problem-solving and critical thinking skills Provides all of types of NCLEX-style questions for exam preparation Offers eResources throughout the Review for enhanced learning opportunities
Author: Kathryn Cadenhead Colgrove
Publisher: F.A. Davis
Release Date: 2016-08-15
Assure your mastery of medical-surgical nursing knowledge while honing your critical thinking and test-taking skills. The 3rd Edition of this popular resource features over 2,300 questions (including 550 alternate-format questions) that reflect the latest advances in medical-surgical nursing and the latest NCLEX-RN® test plan. They organize the seemingly huge volume of information you must master into manageable sections divided by body systems and specific diseases
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2007
This thoroughly updated review provides the information needed for certification in medical-surgical nursing from the credentialing arms of the American Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses and the American Nurses Association. It covers all topics on the exam and includes review questions, posttests, and answers with rationales. This edition reflects current NANDA Taxonomy II nursing diagnoses, arranged by nursing domain, and recent CDC infection prevention and control guidelines. The cardiovascular chapter reflects the latest information on acute coronary syndrome differential care and American Heart Association guidelines for emergency cardiovascular care. The appendix on oncology care issues and nursing implications has been expanded.
Author: Barbara K. Timby
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2013-08-19
This 11th Edition of Timby and Smith’s popular text equips LPN/LVN students with the practical knowledge and skills necessary to provide safe and effective nursing care to today's medical-surgical clients. Now enhanced with new research, techniques, and clinical competencies, exciting new concept maps that help students focus and think critically about their clients, a new art program featuring hundreds of illustrations and photographs, new evidence-based practice boxes, and new NCLEX-PN questions, the 11th edition prepares students to manage nursing care of clients in today's changing healthcare environments and eases the transition from classroom to clinical practice.
Author: Linda S Williams
Publisher: F.A. Davis
Release Date: 2015-01-09
Here’s everything you need to know to care for adult medical-surgical patients and pass the NCLEX-PN®. Easy-to-understand guidance helps you confidently grasp the principles, concepts, and skills essential for practice.
Author: Susan C. Dewit
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2016-02-05
Providing a solid foundation in medical-surgical nursing, Susan deWit's Medical-Surgical Nursing: Concepts and Practice, 3rd Edition ensures you have the information you need to pass the NCLEX-PN? Examination and succeed in practice. Part of the popular LPN/LVN Threads series, this uniquely understandable, concise text builds on the fundamentals of nursing, covering roles, settings, and health care trends; all body systems and their disorders; emergency and disaster management; and mental health nursing. With updated content, chapter objectives, and review questions, this new edition relates national LPN/LVN standards to practice with its integration of QSEN competencies, hypertension, diabetes, and hypoglycemia. Concept Maps in the disorders chapters help you visualize difficult material, and illustrate how a disorder's multiple symptoms, treatments, and side effects relate to each other. Get Ready for the NCLEX? Examination! section includes Key Points that summarize chapter objectives, additional resources for further study, review questions for the NCLEX? Examination, and critical thinking questions. Nursing Care Plans with critical thinking questions provide a clinical scenario and demonstrate application of the nursing process with updated NANDA-I nursing diagnoses to individual patient problems. Anatomy and physiology content in each body system overview chapter provides basic information for understanding the body system and its disorders, and appears along with Focused Assessment boxes highlighting the key tasks of data collection for each body system. Assignment Considerations, discussed in Chapter 1 and highlighted in feature boxes, address situations in which the RN delegates tasks to the LPN/LVN, or the LPN/LVN assigns tasks to nurse assistants, per the individual state nurse practice act. Gerontologic nursing presented throughout in the context of specific disorders with Elder Care Points boxes that address the unique medical-surgical care issues that affect older adults. Safety Alert boxes call out specific dangers to patients and teach you to identify and implement safe clinical care. Evidence-based Practice icons highlight current references to research in nursing and medical practice. Patient Teaching boxes provide step-by-step instructions and guidelines for post-hospital care - and prepare you to educate patients on their health condition and recovery. Health Promotion boxes address wellness and disease prevention strategies that you can provide in patient teaching. NEW! Content updated with the most current health care standards, including QSEN competencies, hypertension, diabetes, and hypoglycemia, to relate national standards to LPN/LVN practice. UPDATED! Revised chapter objectives and content reflects higher-level critical thinking, communication, patient safety, and priority setting. UPDATED! Get Ready for the NCLEX?! review questions updated per the 2014 NCLEX-PN? test plan.
Author: Janice L. Hinkle
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2013-12-15
Readability, reliability, and robust resources combine in this outstanding nursing textbook and reference. Designed to prepare nurses for medical-surgical nursing practice and for success on the NCLEX, Brunner & Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, 13th Edition, has been a favorite resource for students, instructors, and practicing nurses for almost a half-century. Its comprehensive yet accessible approach covers a broad range of medical conditions while focusing on the nursing process and the nurse’s role in caring for and educating patients and families within today’s complex health care delivery system. This edition focuses on physiologic, pathophysiologic, and psychosocial concepts as they relate to nursing care and integrates a variety of concepts from other disciplines such as nutrition, pharmacology, and gerontology. Coverage of the health care needs of people with disabilities, nursing research findings, ethical considerations, and evidence-based practice provides opportunities for readers to refine their clinical decision-making skills. Fully updated and enhanced, this new edition provides a fully integrated solution that promotes clinical judgment, performance, and success on the NCLEX examination and in nursing practice.
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2016-07-18
Want to cover EVERYTHING on the NCLEX-RN? HESI can help! The HESI Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 5th Edition provides a comprehensive, all-in-one review of the information you need to know to not only succeed on the NCLEX-RN exam but also on your program’s HESI exit exam. Written in an easy-to-read outline format, this trusted guide breaks down chapters by clinical areas and the concepts emphasized on the NCLEX-RN exam. Rationales are provided for any incorrect answers or areas of weakness to help strengthen your understanding. The companion Evolve website also offers 700 practice questions in both study and exam formats to give you valuable practice using the same electronic testing format you will face on the nursing school exit exam and on the NCLEX-RN exam. 700 NCLEX practice questions on the companion Evolve website include alternate item formats to provide a testing experience similar to the exit and NCLEX exams. Chapters organized by clinical area enables you to easily search for various topics to review. HESI Hint boxes spotlight important clinical information and concepts commonly tested on the NCLEX-RN exam. Critical thinking study questions (with rationales) reinforce key concepts and content. Fill-in-the-blank and prioritizing questions mirror the new alternate item format item types included on the NCLEX-RN exam. Pharmacology tables highlight the need-to-know drug therapy content emphasized on the NCLEX-RN exam. Consistent format and chapter organization make it easy to move between topics when reviewing. NEW! Updated content reflects the latest NCLEX-RN test plan. NEW! Updated medications and nursing interventions have been added based on the latest evidence-based practice. NEW! Revised chapter on pediatric nursing includes an updated immunization chart, referral websites, and new content on children with disabilities and chromosomal and genetic syndromes. NEW! Revised chapter on maternity nursing features updated CPR guidelines and medications for neonatal cardiac arrest, as well as new HESI Hints that reflect new modalities such as fetal cell-DNA analysis and current screening tools. NEW! Revised chapter on psychiatric nursing includes new information on autism spectrum disorders, as well as updates on DSM 5 changes. NEW! Revised chapter on geriatrics features new content on polypharmacy in the elderly, the Geriatric Depression Scale as an assessment tool, the Mini-Cog tool for mental status assessment, and new information on elder mistreatment in various settings.
Author: Donna D. Ignatavicius
Release Date: 2017-10-02
Corresponding to the 9th edition of Ignatavicius, Workman, and Rebar's Medical-Surgical Nursing: Concepts for Interprofessional Collaborative Care, this thoroughly updated study guide provides you with a thorough review of core med-surg content while also developing your clinical judgment and clinical reasoning skills. Completely revised with a fresh emphasis on interprofessional collaboration, NCLEX-style questions, and core textbook content, it helps facilitate a deeper understanding of the core textbook content to ensure that you are thoroughly prepared for med-surg exams, the NCLEX Examination, and safe nursing practice. Provides a thorough review of core textbook content while uniquely developing your clinical nursing judgment skills. UNIQUE! Emphasis on clinical nursing judgment prepares you to confidently make safe and effective decisions in clinical practice. UNIQUE! Renewed emphasis and focus on core textbook content helps you focus limited study time on learning core medical-surgical content from the textbook, rather than searching for content from other sources. UNIQUE! Stronger emphasis on NCLEX Exam question formats, including alternate-item formats, familiarizes you with NCLEX question formats to better prepare for the NCLEX Examination. Answer key in the back of the book facilitates self-study and remediation NEW! UNIQUE! Focus on nursing concepts and exemplar disorders helps you overcome content saturation by focusing on broad concepts and how they are exemplified in disorders. NEW! UNIQUE! Focus on interprofessional collaboration includes application of the Core Concepts for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice (IPEC, 2016) in every chapter. NEW! Thoroughly revised and updated throughout to match the changes in the 9th edition of the Ignatavicius textbook.
Author: Sharon L. Lewis
Release Date: 2011
Publisher's description: A bestseller in the field, Medical-Surgical Nursing, eighth edition offers up-to-date, evidence-based coverage of the latest clinical developments you need to know to provide exceptional care in today's fast-paced health care environment. A variety of helpful boxes and tables make it easy to find essential information, and the accessible writing style makes even complex concepts easy to grasp. Best of all - a complete collection of engaging, interactive learning tools and resources helps you gain valuable, real-world preparation for clinical practice!
Author: Janice Hoffman
Publisher: F A Davis Company
Release Date: 2016-08-09
Davis Advantage for Medical-Surgical Nursing www.DavisAdvantage.com Instant Access: 978-0-8036-6037-3 Access Card: 978-0-8036-6038-0 Learn - Apply - Assess Davis Advantage Med-Surg is a comprehensive curriculum solution that creates a seamless learning experience across the Learn-Apply-Assess continuum. It combines an innovative text, Medical-Surgical Nursing: Making Connections to Practice, with two online programs, Personalized Learning Plans and Davis Edge for Med-Surg. Together, they create an immersive, multimedia experience that tracks each student's progress and assesses their knowledge until they have mastered the concepts and are ready to apply them in class, clinical, and practice. LEARN The Textbook Medical-Surgical Nursing: Making Connections to Practice Janice Hoffman, PhD, RN, ANEF, Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing, Columbia, MO Nancy Sullivan, DNP, RN, Assistant Professor/Simulations Director, Acute and Chronic Care, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing This student-focused text connects the concepts students are learning in class to the real world in which they will practice. A consistent, streamlined organization and a wealth of pedagogical features promote critical thinking and clinical decision making by emphasizing the patient-centered role of the nurse and the hows and whys of clinical presentation and treatment plans for their patients. APPLY Personalized Online Learning Plans Personalized Learning Plans offer multiple paths to learning success. Students are assessed on their comprehension of key topics and then are given a plan to work through based on their strengths and weaknesses. Interactive case studies, animations and dynamic activities engage students and bring the concepts to life to help drive mastery. ASSESS Personalized Online Quizzing Davis Edge Med-Surg Davis Edge Med-Surg is the adaptive quizzing platform that uses NCLEX(R)-style questions for assessment and remediation. Its interactive, question-based format provides the practice students need to master course content and improve their scores on classroom exams through a series of personalized quizzes based on each student's performance. A special code in the front of the book unlocks Personalized Learning Plan and Davis Edge for students, including an interactive ebook version of the text. See what instructors are saying... "Davis Advantage was easy to access, with pertinent information. Having students prep before class is essential to learning ... [Davis Advantage is] concise and easy to read without going through paragraphs to obtain the information needed to understand the nursing process for a particular disease. Plus, rationales are included for improved understanding! Students want to know what is necessary to know. A clear, consistent format is helpful for them." - Suzanne Carlson, RN, MSN, Instructor at Southwestern Community College "What I loved about Davis Advantage was the online supportive learning. The short video was packed with valuable information that appealed to the visual learner. The Q&A was great to validate key concepts; then there was the Personalized Teaching Plans for faculty that were an excellent source of an alternative classroom strategy. Loved the set-up!" - Frances Rice-Farrand DNP, APRN, CNS, CNE, Instructor at California State University Also Available: Diseases and Disorders: A Nursing Therapeutics Manual, 5th Edition