if you have good background during your College days,All the Basic Principle is those coupled with the New additional nursing knowledge.i.e.(A.K.A) in-Depth Study in Medical/Surgical Paradigm. Just don't deviate to the Basic and General Prnciples YOU will never GET LOST! Its a Matter of Understanding the Book!!,the only thing we don't have the Nerve to read LONG...hours of reading and its Tiresome! When reading you have to be always Stress-Free as much as possible,It Helps!