Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX-RN Exam, 6th edition, covers the key nursing concepts and content areas found on the latest NCLEX-RN licensure examination. A concise outline format summarizes essential nursing content, enhanced by multiple illustrations, including many of the authors popular mnemonic cartoons. The easy, colorful design includes a special Alert! feature that highlights frequently tested nursing concepts, and Nursing Priority boxes that identify priorities of care. The introductory chapter reviews the latest NCLEX test plan and new alternate item format questions, while separate chapters cover pharmacology and nursing management. The remaining chapters are organized by lifespan, basic nursing concepts, client populations, and body systems, for easy location of specific content. Chapter appendixes summarize related medications, diagnostic tests, and nursing procedures. NCLEX examination style review questions close every chapter, and a companion CD-ROM with over 1,500 questions (including alternate item formats) allows users to customize practice exams, and review answers and rationales. Identifies concepts frequently found on the NCLEX exam in a specially designed Alert! feature. Highlights priorities of care in specially designed Nursing Priority boxes. Includes separate chapters on pharmacology and nursing management to focus on areas emphasized on the NCLEX exam. Uses a concise outline format for easy access to essential nursing content. Summarizes medications, diagnostic tests, and nursing procedures in chapter appendixes. Includes answers and rationales for all review questions so users can understand why correct answers are right and incorrect options are wrong. Includes a companion CD-ROM that gives students an electronic testing experience and allows them to customize practice exams for focused study needs. Over 100 illustrations enhance key nursing content, including mnemonic cartoons from the authors popular Notebook series. A full-color, fun design, enhances content with a student-friendly, manageable approach. Increases the number of test questions to over 1,500 for multiple study and practice test sessions. Allows students to choose practice questions by specific content areas on the CD-ROM, providing options for customized practice tests. Includes electronic alternate item format questions on the CD-ROM, such as priority drag and drop and illustrated hot spots, consistent with the features of the NCLEX-RN exam.Zerwekh, JoAnn is the author of 'Illustrated Study Guide For The NCLEX-RN Exam ', published 2006 under ISBN 9780323039567 and ISBN 0323039561.