"Pearson Reviews & Rationales: Pathophysiology with ""Nursing Reviews & Rationales"""

Series
Prentice Hall
Author
Mary Ann Hogan  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
3
Language
English
Total pages
512
Pub.-date
January 2013
ISBN13
9780133249774
ISBN
0133249778
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&>For courses covering pathophysiology, and/or preparing nursing students for the pathophysiology components of the NCLEX-RN® examination. Aligned to the NEW 2013 NCLEX-RN Test Plan!

 

PEARSON REVIEWS & RATIONALES: PATHOPHYSIOLOGY WITH "NURSING REVIEWS & RATIONALES", 3/e provides a clear, concentrated, and up-to-date review of today's "need to know" knowledge for eunderstanding pathophysiology. Developed by Mary Ann Hogan, RN and reviewed by a large team of nurse educators, this program can be used by current nursing students as a course study aid, for NCLEX-RN® exam preparation, or by practicing nurses seeking comprehensive yet concise review of this discipline. Fully reflective of the NEW (2013) NCLEX-RN® Test Plan, this text presents complete chapters on respiratory, cardiac, vascular, neurological, musculoskeletal, eye/ear/nose/throat, gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, endocrine/metabolic, renal/urinary, reproductive, immunological, infectious, integumentary, hematological/oncological, genetic/developmental, and multisystem health problems. Its complete support package includes access to additional questions and the complete eText online, and a tear-out NursingNotes card for clinical reference and quick review.

Features

&>For courses covering pathophysiology, and/or preparing nursing students for the pathophysiology components of the NCLEX-RN® examination. Aligned to the NEW NCLEX-RN Test Plan!

 

PEARSON REVIEWS & RATIONALES: PATHOPHYSIOLOGY WITH "NURSING REVIEWS & RATIONALES", 3/e provides a clear, concentrated, and up-to-date review of today's "need to know" knowledge for eunderstanding pathophysiology. Developed by Mary Ann Hogan, RN and reviewed by a large team of nurse educators, this program can be used by current nursing students as a course study aid, for NCLEX-RN® exam preparation, or by practicing nurses seeking comprehensive yet concise review of this discipline. Fully reflective of the NEW (2013) NCLEX-RN® Test Plan, this text presents complete chapters on respiratory, cardiac, vascular, neurological, musculoskeletal, eye/ear/nose/throat, gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, endocrine/metabolic, renal/urinary, reproductive, immunological, infectious, integumentary, hematological/oncological, genetic/developmental, and multisystem health problems. Its complete support package includes access to additional questions and the complete eText online, and a tear-out NursingNotes card for clinical reference and quick review.

 

Hallmark Features

 

Helps prepare students for all aspects of pathophysiology covered on the NCLEX-RN® exam. Includes comprehensive yet concise coverage of respiratory, cardiac, vascular, neurological, musculoskeletal, eye/ear/nose/throat, gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, endocrine/metabolic, renal/urinary, reproductive, immunological, infectious, integumentary, hematological/oncological, genetic/developmental, and multisystem health problems.

 

Gives students comprehensive practice that helps them direct their study and build mastery. Contains 10-question pretests in each chapter, open-ended critical thinking "Practice to Pass" questions, 10-question chapter posttests, and hundreds of additional questions online. All NCLEX®-style questions contain comprehensive rationales for correct and incorrect answers, and are coded according to cognitive level of difficulty and NCLEX-RN® Test Plan categories of client need and integrated processes.

 

Offers exceptionally efficient and focused review of key concepts, terms, and techniques. Chapters start with clear objectives, include "Review at a Glance" glossaries of critical terms, and present multiple NCLEX Alerts identifying concepts that are especially likely to be tested.

 

Gives students additional opportunities to apply critical thinking and clinical reasoning. Includes case studies at the end of each chapter, describing true-to-life client case situations and asking open-ended questions about how the student would provide care for this client and his or her family.

 

Provides additional last-minute, "take-anywhere" preparation. Includes a popular tear-out reference card presenting frequently used facts and information, ideal for last-minute exam review as well as ongoing clinical work.

New to this Edition

Fully updated to reflect the pathophysiology components of the most current NCLEX-RN® Test Plan.

 

Updated! Content and practice questions updated wherever necessary throughout - to fully reflect the newest NCLEX-RN® Test Plan
  • Ensures that students are studying current content and focusing on the issues most crucial to success on the current NCLEX-RN® exam 
Updated and improved! Presents hundreds of up-to-date online test practice questions at NursingReviewsandRationales.com, many using new alternative item formats - including media-enhanced, hot spot, and exhibit questions
  • Thoroughly familiarizes students with today's computer-based testing experience and the newest question formats, so they will be more comfortable on the actual exam 

Updated! Includes access to the latest eText version of this book online - fully searchable, with note-taking, highlighting, and other features

  • Enables students to read and review anywhere they have an Internet connection

Table of Contents

Preface

Contributors and Reviewers of the First Edition

1. Respiratory Health Problems

2. Cardiac Health Problems

3. Vascular Health Problems

4. Neurological Health Problems

5. Musculoskeletal Health Problems

6. Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Health Problems

7. Gastrointestinal Health Problems

8. Hepatobiliary Health Problems

9. Endocrine and Metabolic Health Problems

10. Renal and Urinary Health Problems

11. Male and Female Reproductive Health Problems

12. Immunological Health Problems

13. Infectious Health Problems

14. Integumentary Health Problems

15. Hematological and Oncological Health Problems

16. Genetic and Developmental Health Problems

17. Multisystem Health Problems

Author

MaryAnn Hogan, MSN, RN has been a Professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She has taught in diploma, associate degree, and baccalaureate nursing programs. A former item writer for the CAT NCLEX-RN® exam, Ms. Hogan has been teaching review courses throughout to a number of publications in the areas of adult health, pharmacology, and fundamentals of nursing. She is a member
of the American Nurses Association and Sigma Theta Tau, the International Honor Society for Nursing.


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