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November
Medical-Surgical Nursing, Volume 1: Critical Thinking in Patient Care - Priscilla LeMone, Karen M. Burke, Gerene BauldoffMedical-Surgical Nursing: Critical Thinking in Patient Care, 5e has been revised and updated to provide the knowledge and skills needed to care for adult patients to promote health, facilitate recovery from illness and injury, and provide support when coping with disability or loss. Throughout the text, the authors make every effort to communicate that both nurses and patients may be male or female; and that patients require holistic, individualized care regardless of their age; gender; or racial, cultural, or socioeconomic background. The goal of the fifth edition is to provide the knowledge and
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November
Groups: A Counseling Specialty - Samuel T. Gladding"An engaging and current look at all aspects of group work filled with illustrations, research, and practical skills. " This user-friendly text provides readers with a complete and compelling view of group work, including types of groups, development of groups, dynamics within groups, diversity and multicultural issues in groups, specialty groups, ethical and legal issues in groups, groups across the lifespan, theories of groups, and the history of group work. Well-written and filled with helpful and enjoyable illustrations, this sixth edition textbook helps students to fully understand the four
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November
Enneagram Studies - John Godolphin BennettThis living diagram is a consciousness device, capable of transforming the person who uses it. The principles of this symbol are applied to everyday situations to show that the Enneagram is the key to the structure of human intelligence. Includes the Enneagram of the Lord's Prayer.
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November
Handbook for Writers - Glenn Leggett, William Charvat, C. David MeadThis book has always been known for being comprehensive yet concise....and still is. Major revision puts writing process first, 50% new exercises and examples, new supplements package. Available in paper and cloth.
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November
Afghanistan: How the West Lost Its Way - Tim Bird, Alex MarshallIn October 2001, NATO forces invaded Afghanistan. Their initial aim, to topple the Taliban regime and replace it with a more democratic government aligned to Western interests, was swiftly achieved. However, stabilizing the country in the ensuing years has proven much more difficult. Despite billions of dollars in aid and military expenditure, Afghanistan remains a nation riddled with warlords, the world's major heroin producer, and the site of a seemingly endless conflict between Islamist militants and NATO forces. In this timely and important book, Tim Bird and Alex Marshall offer a panoramic
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November
Theories for Direct Social Work Practice - Joseph WalshIncorporates concise, comprehensive coverage of eleven major clinical practice theories that social workers commonly use in their assessment, planning and intervention tasks with individuals, families and groups.
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November
The Extreme Searcher's Internet Handbook: A Guide for the Serious Searcher - Randolph Hock, Greg R. NotessAn essential guide for anyone who conducts research on the Internet—including librarians, teachers, students, business professionals, and writers—this fully revised handbook details what users must know to take full advantage of Internet search tools and resources. From emerging search tools Ask.com and Windows Live to standbys Google and Yahoo!, the major search engines and their myriad of services are thoroughly discussed. Recent additions to the Internet realm—RSS feeds, podcasts, alert services, wikis, and blogs—are explained, as well as tried-and-true search tools, including web directories,
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November
Foundations Of Museum Governance For Private, Nonprofit Museums: Resource Pack - Roxana AdamsWondering if your governance structure is out of date? Want to review and revise your founding documents? This Resource Pack has more than 20 sample foundation documents for museum governance collected from a wide variety of private, nonprofit museums - including articles of incorporation, management agreements, and organizational charts. Each document is accompanied by a basic overview of its features and best practices. The introduction provides an overview of the history and importance of nonprofit governance, and is recommended reading for members of a museum's governing authority. Print and
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November
Small Animal Surgery - Theresa Welch FossumThe 3rd edition of this classic textbook continues to serve as a one-stop resource for authoritative information on all aspects of small animal surgery. Coverage includes basic procedures such as spays, castrations, and declaws, as well as more advanced surgeries that might be referred to specialists such as craniotomy, ventral slots, and lung lobectomy. Discussions of general surgical procedures include sterile technique, surgical instrumentation, suturing, preoperative care, and antibiotic use. Key sections provide clinically relevant coverage of soft tissue surgery, orthopedic surgery, and
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November
A Dialogue on Personal Identity and Immortality - John R. PerryPerry's excellent dialogue makes a complicated topic stimulating and accessible without any sacrifice of scholarly accuracy or thoroughness. Professionals will appreciate the work's command of the issues and depth of argument, while students will find that it excites interest and imagination. --David M. Rosenthal, CUNY, Lehman College