The World Today: Concepts and Regions in Geography

By Harm J. de Blij

A person drawn to studying approximately geographic techniques will savour this concise text, that highlights crucial ideas. The 5th variation offers authoritative content material, foreign money, and extraordinary cartography. It keeps to construct on its energy for figuring out maps with assistance from extra query forms. New coauthor Jan Nijman additionally is helping offer a present view of the sphere. With its updated info and obtainable creation, this text is enticing for any pupil.

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Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice

Bring new services on your sufferer care with the new version of the Lippincott handbook of Nursing Practice, the main whole nursing handbook ever!

A vintage textual content because it was once first released in 1974, the Lippincott handbook for Nursing Practice has supplied crucial nursing wisdom and up to date details on sufferer deal with approximately forty years. Now in its tenth variation, this full-color textual content is geared up into 5 significant components, masking the Nursing method and perform; Medical-Surgical Nursing; Maternity & Neonatal Nursing; Pediatric Nursing; and Psychiatric Nursing.

This very important centerpiece of your expert library …has been reviewed by way of dozens of medical experts—all well-known professionals of their fields. You’ll locate all of the specialist advice you want to meet almost each nursing problem and will be absolutely convinced with ideas, evidence and findings grounded in legitimate directions from the nationwide Institutes of overall healthiness, American Diabetes organization, American middle organization, American Nurses organization, Joint fee, AWHONN, and others.

With greater than 596 full-color pictures, illustrations, and charts geared up in a handy, 1,880 web page define layout, the content material is evidence-based and packed with approach instructions and useful aid you’ll positioned to rapid use, together with . . .
Step-by-step technique directions for greater than one hundred fifty procedures—with rationales—accompanying applicable entries so you’ll comprehend what to do subsequent and why.
Scores of reproducible patient-teaching aids that allow you to fast and simply evaluate crucial self-care info together with your patient.
Lavish illustrations and photographs make clear directions and concepts.
Pathophysiology, diagnostics, and therapies
Nursing tests, procedures, interventions, and sufferer teaching
Ethical and legal matters, wellbeing and prevention, and genetics
Easier documentation, drug defense, workload administration assistance ... …and a lot more

A spouse site comprises complete textual content, a picture financial institution; and drug-related NCLEX-style questions, FDA updates, and new scientific studies.

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Western Civilization: Volume B: 1300 to 1815

By Jackson J. Spielvogel

Best-selling e-book WESTERN CIVILIZATION has helped over 1000000 clients find out about the current by way of exploring the prior. Jackson Spielvogel's attractive, chronological narrative weaves the political, monetary, social, spiritual, highbrow, cultural, and army points of heritage right into a gripping tale that's as memorable because it is instructive. The transparent narrative of a unmarried talented writer makes it effortless to stick to the tale of Western civilization.

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Principles and Practice of Lung Cancer: The Official Reference Text of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) (4th Edition)

By Harvey I. Pass, David P. Carbone, David H. Johnson, John D. Minna, Giorgio V. Scagliotti, Andrew T. Turrisi

Thoroughly revised and up-to-date, this Fourth version is the main accomplished, present reference on lung melanoma, with contributions from the world's most appropriate surgeons, radiation oncologists, clinical oncologists, pulmonologists, and easy scientists. assurance contains entire details on mixed modality remedies for small cellphone and non-small cellphone lung melanoma and on issues of therapy and administration of metastases. Emphasis can be given to early detection, screening, prevention, and new imaging techniques.

This version has improved thoracic oncology chapters together with thymus, mesothelioma, and mediastinal tumors, extra certain dialogue of distinctive brokers, and state of the art info on more recent strategies in radiotherapy. different highlights contain extra overseas participants and better dialogue of alterations in lung melanoma administration in each one sector of the realm. a brand new editor, Giorgio Scagliotti, MD from the collage of Turin, has coordinated the bills of ecu activities.

A better half web site comprises the total textual content on-line and a picture bank.

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Nakama 1 (World Languages)

By Yukiko Abe Hatasa, Seiichi Makino

NAKAMA 1 is a whole, versatile introductory application designed to provide the basics of the japanese language to school scholars. provided in elements, NAKAMA 1A and NAKAMA 1B, this system specializes in proficiency-based language studying, emphasizes functional conversation and pupil interplay, and fosters the advance of all 4 language abilities and cultural expertise. Thematically equipped chapters concentrate on high-frequency communicative events and introduce clients to the japanese language and its 3 writing structures: hiragana, katakana, and kanji. keeping the program's balanced method, the hot version beneficial properties up to date expertise assets, new actual artwork, and useful, modern vocabulary to reinforce studying.

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Rural Social Work: Building and Sustaining Community Capacity

By T. Laine Scales

A considerate textual content integrating strengths, resources, and capacity-building issues with modern concerns in rural social paintings practice

Now in its moment version, Rural Social Work is a set of contributed readings from social paintings students, scholars, and practitioners featuring a framework for source construction according to the strengths, resources, and capacities of individuals, a device crucial for operating with rural communities.

This advisor considers equipment for social employees to take part within the paintings of maintaining rural groups. every one bankruptcy incorporates a studying integrating the topics of capacity-building and rural social paintings; dialogue questions that facilitate serious considering round the bankruptcy; and urged actions and assignments.

Rural Social paintings, moment Edition explores:

  • Important perform matters in rural groups, together with the demanding situations of operating with stigmatized populations reminiscent of homosexual, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered humans, the homeless, and other people dwelling with HIV/AIDS
  • Practice types that carry targeted promise for rural social staff, together with evidence-based perform and group partnership models
  • Newer learn instruments akin to asset mapping, social community research, inspiration mapping, and Geographic info structures (GIS)

Exploring how social staff can combine the large assets that exist in rural groups into their perform, Rural Social paintings, moment Edition offers an excellent creation to the advanced, tough, and profitable paintings of establishing and maintaining rural communities.

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Visualizing Environmental Science

Visualizing Environmental Science bargains scholars a beneficial chance to spot and fasten the vital problems with environmental technological know-how via a visible procedure. fantastically illustrated, Visualizing Environmental Science

The fourth variation indicates your scholars what the self-discipline is all about—its major techniques and applications—while additionally instilling an appreciation and pleasure concerning the richness of the topic. Visualizing Environmental Science employs uniquely designed visible pedagogy to assist scholars gather the talents they should turn into greater novices. The 4th edition has sophisticated and elevated the visuals utilizing insights from learn on pupil studying and suggestions from clients.

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The Heritage of World Civilizations: Brief Edition, Combined Volume (5th Edition)

By William A. Graham

A international viewpoint at the significant narratives of worldwide history.


Written through best students of their respective fields, The historical past of worldwide Civilizations offers compelling and thorough insurance of the original background of Asian, African, heart japanese, eu and American civilizations whereas highlighting the function of the world's nice non secular and philosophical traditions. This finished but available survey of global historical past has been broadly revised to supply an excellent extra international and comparative viewpoint at the occasions and approaches that experience formed our more and more interdependent global.


Note: MyHistoryLab doesn't come instantly packaged with this article. to buy MyHistoryLab at no additional cost, please stopover at or use ISBN: 9780205207572.

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Advanced Programming in the UNIX Environment, 3rd Edition

By W. Richard Stevens, Stephen A. Rago

For greater than 20 years, severe C programmers have depended on one ebook for sensible, in-depth wisdom of the programming interfaces that force the UNIX and Linux kernels: W. Richard Stevens’ Advanced Programming within the UNIX® Environment . Now, once more, Rich’s colleague Steve Rago has completely up-to-date this vintage paintings. the hot 3rd variation helps today’s best structures, displays new technical advances and top practices, and aligns with model four of the only UNIX Specification.


Steve rigorously keeps the spirit and method that experience made this booklet so precious. construction on Rich’s pioneering paintings, he starts off with documents, directories, and strategies, rigorously laying the foundation for extra complex ideas, equivalent to sign dealing with and terminal I/O. He additionally completely covers threads and multithreaded programming, and socket-based IPC.


This version covers greater than seventy new interfaces, together with POSIX asynchronous I/O, spin locks, obstacles, and POSIX semaphores. so much out of date interfaces were got rid of, apart from a couple of which are ubiquitous. approximately all examples were validated on 4 sleek structures: Solaris 10, Mac OS X model 10.6.8 (Darwin 10.8.0), FreeBSD 8.0, and Ubuntu model 12.04 (based on Linux 3.2).


As in past variants, you’ll study via examples, together with greater than 10000 traces of downloadable, ISO C resource code. greater than 400 process calls and services are tested with concise, entire courses that essentially illustrate their utilization, arguments, and go back values. To tie jointly what you’ve discovered, the e-book provides a number of chapter-length case stories, every one reflecting modern environments.


Advanced Programming within the UNIX® surroundings has helped generations of programmers write code with unheard of energy, functionality, and reliability. Now up to date for today’s platforms, this 3rd version might be much more valuable.

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The Art of Public Speaking

The artwork of Public conversing personalizes studying for each scholar irrespective of whom they're or the place they're, making sure that they arrive in your public conversing category convinced, ready with the main foundations, and able to perform your instructing and training.

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