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release date: Oct 14, 2016
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Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 7e (Saunders Comprehensive Review for Nclex-Rn)

Often called the ‘the best NCLEX® exam review book ever,’ Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 7th Edition provides everything you need to prepare for the NCLEX exam ― complete content review and 5,200 NCLEX examination-style questions in the book and online. Don't make the mistake of assuming the quality of the questions is the same in all NCLEX exam review books, because only this book includes the kind of questions that consistently test the critical thinking skills necessary to pass today's NCLEX exam. Even better, all answers include detailed rationales to help you learn from your answer choices, as well as test-taking strategies with tips on how to best approach each question. Written by the most trusted name in NCLEX review, Linda Anne Silvestri, and updated to reflect the most current 2016 NCLEX test plan, Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Examination, 7th Edition is THE book of choice for NCLEX examination review. But don’t just take our word for it ― read any customer review or ask your classmates to see why there's nothing else like it!

  • Over 5,100 practice questions in the text and online offer ample testing practice. 
  • Question categories by cognitive level, client needs area, integrated process, and content area give users completely customizable exams or study sessions when using the companion Evolve site.
  • UNIQUE! A detailed test-taking strategy and rationale is included for each question, offering clues for analyzing and uncovering the correct answer option, and guiding users to remediation in Saunders Strategies for Test Success: Passing Nursing School and the NCLEX® Exam and Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN® Exam.
  • Inclusion of all alternate item format questions covers multiple response, prioritizing [ordered response], fill-in-the-blank, figure/illustration [hot spot], chart/exhibit, video, and audio questions to give users practice with mastering prioritizing, decision-making, and critical thinking skills.
  • Alternate item format questions are highlighted with a special icon to easily find in the text.
  • 85-question comprehensive exam covers all content areas in the book in the same percentages that they are covered on the actual NCLEX-RN test plan.
  • UNIQUE! Priority Nursing Action boxes list actions for clinical emergent situations requiring immediate action, including a detailed rationale and textbook reference.
  • UNIQUE! Pyramid Alert! boxes spotlight important nursing concepts and procedures, and include tips and shortcuts for remembering key information. 
  • UNIQUE! Priority concepts call-outs highlight specific concepts related to nursing practice. Concepts have been updated to reflect the latest Giddens: Concepts for Nursing Practice text.
  • Page references for each question guide users toward an Elsevier nursing textbook for further study and self-remediation.
  • Full-color design offers a more visually engaging learning experience.
  • Easy-to-use index lets users quickly locate questions for a given topic or body system.
  • Recent graduate’s perspective sections offer meaningful guidance for the NCLEX-RN, nonacademic preparation, test-taking strategies, and the CAT format.
  • Expanded coverage of delegation, prioritization, and triage/disaster management in the practice questions reflect the areas of increased emphasis on the NCLEX exam.
  • Automatic software updates on the Evolve companion site allow users to check for changes and content updates throughout the life of the edition.
  • UNIQUE! Audio review summaries on pharmacology, fluids and electrolytes, and acid-base balance are found on the Evolve companion site.
  • NEW! Questions and content aligned with the latest NCLEX-RN exam reflect the increased level of difficulty and format changes in some areas. 
  • NEW! Summary of the key changes made to the 2016 NCLEX-RN test plan will be included at the beginning of the text along with how those updates are addressed throughout the new edition.
  • NEW! Mnemonics will be included as Pyramid Alerts where appropriate throughout the text.
  • NEW! More Priority Nursing Action boxes to communicate new and pertinent content. 
  • NEW! Revised illustrations provide a more up-to-date and consistent presentation of art throughout the text. 
  • NEW! Completely updated chapter on vital signs and laboratory values include the latest lab values.
  • NEW! Glossary of the Pyramid Terms located in the back of the book help users access all definitions in one location.
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release date: Jul 05, 2016
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MCAT Complete 7-Book Subject Review: Online + Book (Kaplan Test Prep)
Kaplan has been the world leader in MCAT prep for 40+ years. More people get into medical school with a Kaplan MCAT course than all major courses combined. Now the same results are available with MCAT Complete 7-Book Subject Review. This set features thorough subject review, more questions than any competitor, and the highest-yield questions available. The commentary and instruction come directly from Kaplan MCAT experts and include targeted focus on the most-tested concepts. These prep books simulate, better than anything else on the market, the experience of a one-on-one session with our top-rated instructors.

MCAT Review offers:

UNPARALLELED MCAT KNOWLEDGE: The Kaplan MCAT team has spent years studying every MCAT-related document available. In conjunction with our expert psychometricians, the Kaplan team is able to ensure the accuracy and realism of our practice materials.

THOROUGH SUBJECT REVIEW: Written by top-rated, award-winning Kaplan instructors, all material has been vetted by editors with advanced science degrees and by a medical doctor.

EXPANDED CONTENT THROUGHOUT: As the MCAT has continued to develop, this set has been updated continuously to match the AAMC’s guidelines precisely—no more worrying if your prep is comprehensive!

“STAR RATINGS” FOR EVERY SUBJECT: New for the 3rd Edition of MCAT Review, every topic in every chapter is assigned a “star rating”—informed by Kaplan’s decades of MCAT experience and facts straight from the testmaker—of how important it will be to your score on the real exam.

MORE PRACTICE THAN THE COMPETITION: With questions throughout the books and access to three practice tests online, MCAT Review has more practice than any other MCAT books on the market.

ONLINE COMPANION:MCAT Review comes with access to online resources to augment content studying, including three practice tests and additional questions. The MCAT is a computer-based test, so practicing in the same format as Test Day is key.

TOP-QUALITY IMAGES: With full-color, 3-D illustrations, charts, graphs and diagrams from the pages of Scientific AmericanMCAT Review turns even the most intangible, complex science into easy-to-visualize concepts.

KAPLAN'S MCAT REPUTATION: Kaplan is a leader in the MCAT prep market.
release date: Mar 31, 2016
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ATI TEAS Secrets Study Guide: TEAS 6 Complete Study Manual, Full-Length Practice Tests, Review Video Tutorials for the Test of Essential Academic Skills, Sixth Edition

***The Only Guide with 3 Complete Practice Tests and 74 Step-By-Step Tutorial Videos***

The ATI TEAS is extremely challenging, and thorough test preparation is essential for success. ATI TEAS Secrets Study Guide is the ideal prep solution for anyone who wants ace the Test of Essential Academic Skills, Sixth Edition.

Not only does it provide a comprehensive study manual for the TEAS 6 as a whole, it is the only guide that provides three full-length practice tests with detailed explanations of each answer and 74 video tutorials to help you review.

ATI TEAS Secrets Study Guide includes:

  • A thorough and detailed review of all ATI TEAS test sections
  • Review video tutorials to help you master difficult concepts
  • Comprehensive practice questions with detailed answer explanations
  • Tips and strategies to help you get your best test performance

It is filled with the critical information you will need in order to do well on the test: the concepts, procedures, principles, and vocabulary that your nursing school expects you to have mastered before sitting for the exam.

The Reading section covers:

  • Key Ideas and Details
  • Craft and Structure
  • Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

The Mathematics section covers:

  • Numbers and Operations
  • Data Interpretation
  • Measurement

The Science section covers:

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Life and Physical Sciences
  • Scientific Reasoning

The English and Language Usage section covers:

  • Conventions of Standard English
  • Punctuation
  • Improving Sentences
  • Improving Paragraphs
  • Vocabulary

These sections are full of specific and detailed information that will be key to succeeding on the ATI TEAS. Concepts and principles are not simply named or described in passing, but are explained in detail. The guide is laid out in a logical and organized fashion so that one section naturally flows from the one preceding it. Because it is written with an eye for both technical accuracy and accessibility, you will not have to worry about getting lost in dense academic language.

Many concepts include links to online videos where you can watch our instructors break down the topics so the material can be quickly grasped. Examples are worked step-by-step so you see exactly what to do.

Any test prep guide is only as good as its practice questions and answers, and that is another area where our guide stands out. Our test designers have provided hundreds of test questions that will prepare you for what to expect on the actual ATI TEAS. Each answer is explained in depth, in order to make the principles and reasoning behind it crystal clear.

We have helped thousands of people pass standardized tests and achieve their education and career goals. We have done this by setting high standards for our test preparation guides, and our ATI TEAS Secrets Study Guide is no exception. It is an excellent investment in your future.

TEAS® is a registered trademark of the Assessment Technologies Institute®, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.

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release date: Oct 05, 2016
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ATI TEAS Review Manual: Sixth Edition Revised
ATI TEAS Study Manual, Sixth Edition Revised is the official TEAS preparation guide to prepare you for health care education success. The ATI TEAS Study Manual, Sixth Edition features: - Instructional material for each of the four content areas: Reading, Mathematics, Science, and English and Language Usage - Practice problems and examples with explanatory answer key - Key terms defined throughout the guide - Preparation strategies to pass the TEAS
release date: May 06, 2016
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Textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation
New 7th Edition!
Powerful resource for interactive, simulation-based teaching and learning!

The Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) is an educational program jointly sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Heart Association (AHA). The course is designed to teach an evidence-based approach to resuscitation of the newborn to hospital staff who care for newborns at the time of delivery.

New in the 7th edition!
  • Text updated to reflect the 2015 AAP/AHA Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care of the Neonate
  • Two new chapters added covering post-resuscitation care and preparing for resuscitation
  • 140+ new full-color photographs replacing most line drawings
release date: May 25, 2016
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Nursing2017 Drug Handbook (Nursing Drug Handbook)
THE best-selling drug guide for nurses & other clinicians
…always dependable, always up to date!
 
 
Look for these outstanding features
  • Completely updated nursing-focused drug monographs featuring over 3,500 generic, brand-name, and combination drugs in an easy A-to-Z format
  • 49 brand-new FDA-approved drugs in this edition—with 36 new comprehensive drug monographs, alphabetized and conveniently grouped in a handy “new drugs” section
  • Over 6,000 clinical updates—new dosages and indications, Black Box warnings, adverse reactions, nursing considerations, clinical alerts, and patient teaching information
  • NEW “pregnancy-lactation-reproduction” heading and “dialyzable drug” logo in each drug monograph
  • NEW appendices covering Antidiarrheals and OTC drugs
  • Special attention to drug safety issues and concerns (U.S. and Canada)  
  • Over 455 Photoguide images of the most popular tablets and capsules
Plus FREE companion Toolkit available online through NDHnow.com
  • Monthly FDA updates on new drugs, indications, and warnings
  • Pharmacology videos, audio pronunciation guide, and English-Spanish translator
  • Equianalgesic dosing guidelines for opioid drugs
  • Mechanisms and sites of action graphics for selected drugs
  • NCLEX®-style questions, free CE tests, plus bonus discounts…and more!
release date: Feb 18, 2015
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Physical Examination and Health Assessment, 7e

With an easy-to-read approach and unmatched learning resources, Physical Examination & Health Assessment, 7th Edition offers a clear, logical, and holistic approach to physical exams across the lifespan. A total of 1,200 illustrations, checklists of key exam steps, and practical insights ensure that you learn all the physical exam skills you need to know. Written by Carolyn Jarvis, an experienced educator and clinician, this gold standard in physical examination reflects what is going on in nursing today with coverage of emerging trends and the latest on evidence-based practice. It's easy to see why this text is, far and away, #1 in this field!

  • A clear, logical, and streamlined approach simplifies content and helps you learn to perform the complete health assessment:
    • The conversational, easy-to-understand writing style makes learning easier.
    • A two-column format distinguishes normal findings from abnormal findings, and uses step-by-step photos to clarify examination techniques and expected findings.
    • 1,200 full-color illustrations present anatomy and physiology, examination techniques, and abnormal findings.
    • Abnormal findings tables include more than 300 pathophysiology photos to help in recognizing, sorting, and describing abnormalities.

  • Comprehensive coverage reflects the realities of today’s nursing practice:
    • NEW content on the Electronic Health Record, charting, and narrative recording provides examples of how to document assessment findings.
    • 150 NEW normal and abnormal examination photos for the nose, mouth, throat, thorax, and pediatric assessment show findings that are unexpected or that require referral for follow-up care, with cultural diversity and developmental variations.
    • UPDATED evidence-based practice content is highlighted and reflects a focus on conducting the most effective, accurate examinations.
    • UPDATED case studies provide opportunities to apply your knowledge and develop your analytical skills.
    • Checklists for use in RN-to-BSN completion programs provide a refresher for seasoned nurses returning to the classroom.

  • A holistic approach to assessment accommodates the diverse types of patients that you will encounter in the real world:
    • Documentation and Critical Thinking sections provide real-world clinical examples of specific patients and how to record assessment findings in the patient’s chart, using the SOAP format.
    • Promoting a Healthy Lifestyle boxes enable patient teaching and health promotion while performing the health assessment, and now address the key concept of prevention.
    • Developmental Competence sections provide age-specific assessment techniques for infants, children, adolescents, pregnant women, and older adults.
    • Culture and Genetics sections include biocultural and transcultural information on an increasingly diverse patient population.
    • Spanish-language translations highlight important phrases for improved data gathering and communication during the physical examination with Spanish-speaking patients.
  • NEW evidence-based guidelines reflect a focus on conducting the most effective, qualitative exams.
  • NEW Substance Use Assessment chapter addresses this increasingly critical aspect of holistic patient assessments.
  • 100 new photos of step-by-step examination techniques include all-new exam panoramas for key systems.
  • 100 new abnormal findings photos provide instant visual cues for findings that are unexpected or that require referral for follow-up care.
  • Expanded chapter on assessment of the hospitalized adult provides a focused assessment of the patient in the hospital setting.
  • New content on obesity provides current information on this growing health problem.
Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment: Practice Exercises for the NCLEX Examination, 3e

The only NCLEX review book on the market with a focus on prioritization, delegation, and patient assignment — just like the current NCLEX Examination itself! Using a unique simple-to-complex approach, Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment: Practice Exercises for the NCLEX® Examination, 3rd Editionestablishes your foundational knowledge in management of care, then provides exercises of increasing difficulty to help you build confidence in your prioritization, delegation, and patient assignment skills.

 "..certainly a great resource for use in any healthcare setting." Reviewed by Anne Duell on behalf of Nursing Times, September 2015

  • UNIQUE! Emphasis on the NCLEX Examination’s management-of-care focus addresses the heavy emphasis on prioritization, delegation, and patient assignment in the current NCLEX Examination (17–23% of the 2013 NCLEX-RN Exam).
  • UNIQUE! Three-part organization establishes foundational knowledge and then provides exercises of increasing difficulty to help you build confidence in your prioritization, delegation, and patient assignment skills.
  • Answer key at the back of the book offers a detailed rationale and an indication of the focus of the question to encourage formative assessment.
  • Introduction chapter by delegation expert Ruth Hansten provides guidelines for prioritization, delegation, and patient assignment decisions as well as a concise, practical foundation on which Parts 2 and 3 build.
  • Part 2: Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment in Common Health Scenarios give you practice in applying the principles from Part 1 with straightforward NCLEX-style multiple-choice, multiple-select, ordering, and short-answer questions to help you develop and build confidence in prioritization, delegation, and patient assignment skills while working within the confines of relatively simple health scenarios.
  • Part 3: Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment in Complex Health Scenarios utilizes unfolding cases that build on the skills learned in Part 2 to equip you to make sound decisions in realistic, complex health scenarios involving complicated health problems and/or challenging patient assignment decisions and help you learn to "think like nurses" by developing what Benner (2010) calls "clinical imagination."
  • NEW! Fully interactive question functionality features optional online answer submission with automated scoring.
  • NEW! The all-important QSEN initiative is addressed by:
      • Introducing the QSEN initiative and QSEN competencies in Part I
      • Including a new chapter focused primarily on safety and other "nursing fundamentals" issues
      • Identifying corresponding QSEN competencies and Concepts for each question in the Answer Key in the Evolve Instructor Resources
  • NEW! Faculty-only Unfolding Cases and Suggested Uses resource on Evolve facilitate classroom discussion, development of clinical reasoning skills, and learner evaluation, as well as tips for teaching with the book throughout the nursing curriculum.
  • NEW! Safety and Infection Control chapter features an increased number of questions specific to the QSEN safety competency.
  • NEW! Separate Diabetes Mellitus and Other Endocrine Problems chapters give greater emphasis to diabetes as requested in feedback on the previous edition.
  • NEW! Pediatric Problems and Psychiatric–Mental Health Problems chapters expand on content formerly integrated into body systems chapters to provide you with a more thorough understanding of these key clinical areas.
  • NEW! NCLEX chart-format questions include six patient "charts" in Case Study 6 (Home Health) to reflect the NCLEX Exam's chart-format questions.
  • NEW! Design and navigation enhancements include page cross-references at the bottom of each page, quick-reference tabs on the answer key, and a new two- color design.
  • NEW! Additional questions address the newborn, immunization, catheter-related infection, and ventilator-related infection.
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Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses

SAFETY FIRST!


Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses®, Fifteenth Edition delivers all of the information you need to administer medications safely across the lifespan—well-organized monographs for hundreds of generic and thousands of trade-name drugs.


BONUS!

FREE DIGITAL ACCESS


www.DrugGuide.com


Redeem the access code inside to unlock your one-year, free subscription to Davis’s Drug Guide Online, powered by Unbound Medicine. It’s accessible from your desktop, laptop, or any mobile device with a web browser



  • 5,000-drug database and appendices

  • Cross-referencing of drugs

  • FDA drug news


 


LIFE-SAVING GUIDANCE ... AT A GLANCE



  • Red tab for high alert medications, plus in-depth high alert and patient safety coverage

  • Red, capitalized letters for life-threatening side effects

  • NEW! REP heading for use of drugs in males and females of reproductive age

  • Drug-drug, drug-food, drug-natural product interactions

  • Pedi, Geri, OB, and Lactation cautions

  • IV administration subheads

  • REMS (Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies) icon

  • Pharmacogenomic content and icon

  • Canadian-specific content 

  • Much more!





LEARNING, CARE-PLANNING, AND PATIENT EDUCATION TOOLS


Online at DavisPlus (Redeem the Plus Code on the inside front cover of a new, printed text to access your DavisPlus resources.)



  • Audio library for 1,200+ drug names

  • Three tutorials, each with a self-test

  • Calculators for body mass index (BMI), metric conversions, IV drip rates, dosage/kg, and Fahrenheit/Celsius

  • Interactive case studies, brief, real-life scenarios that are followed by a series of question

  • Med-Deck-style cards

  • Video clips illustrating the safe administration of medications

  • Animations demonstrating the administration and absorption of oral drugs

  • Schematic brain illustrations depicting the impact of certain DSM disorders and the effect of psychotropic medications on patients 


 


Reviews for Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses, 14th Edition:


I'm a BSN student, and this book has been an excellent resource.  When my instructors ask me questions about medications, I know I will be able to answer any questions they have with this book... This was the book my toughest clinical instructor recommended to me, and my classmates who have other drug manuals wish they had this one.”

– Honor F., Nursing Student


As a student nurse, I spend more time with this book than I do with my family. Easy to read, good layout, informative, to the point. It was required by my program and I have found it to be a wonderful resource.”

– Jen S., Nursing Student


I am able to write nursing plans, understand disease process, and proper administration of drugs all because of this one book.

– Kia S.


Simply put, the best drug guide out there.

– Amazon Reviewer

release date: Jan 25, 2013
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Pharm Phlash Cards!: Pharmacology Flash Cards

A classroom-developed, student-tested system that increases pharmacology test scores…decreases and prevents medication errors in the clinical setting…improves NCLEX pharmacology scores…and expands understanding of pharmacological agents!


The 2nd Edition of these test-yourself review cards cover critical clinical information for nearly 400 of the top generic medications. And, you can count on them for accuracy, because each card is based on content from Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses®.




“These cards not only give you the most important aspects of each med, but also provide you with nursing tips.  These cards are great for new nursing students!” —Lauren Witkowsky, Student at Cape May Technical School

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