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Understanding Pharmacoepidemiology - Yi YangA concise introduction to the study of medication utilization and safety in large populations of people "I found this book useful and clear, and appropriate for beginners in the world of research and, specifically, pharmacoepidemiology. Students could easily learn from this book if used in a classroom setting, where the professor could use the discussion points and questions at the end of each chapter to evaluate student learning. While it reads like a textbook, it is far from boring or dry. 3 Stars."--"Doody's Review Service" "Understanding Pharmacoepidemiology" is a clear, engagingly written
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Trigonometry - Ron Larson, Robert P. Hostetler, David E. HeydAs the best-seller in its field, Trigonometry, 5/e, offers both instructors and students a more solid, comprehensive, and flexible program than ever before. Designed for the one- or two-term precalculus course, the text introduces trigonometry first with a unit circle approach and then with the right triangle.For a complete listing of features, see Larson/Hostetler, College Algebra, 5/e.
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Readings for Writers - Jo Ray McCuen-Metherell, Anthony C. WinklerFor more than three decades, READINGS FOR WRITERS has been the preeminent rhetorical reader for the freshman composition course. This best-seller continues its tradition of providing the most comprehensive coverage of writing, while offering the most selections of any other rhetorical reader- more than 100 selections from a broad range of topics and genres. Building on its extensive coverage of critical thinking and writing, the Twelfth Edition now features a new four-color "Image Gallery." The "Image Gallery" contains an extensive collection of captivating images related to the themes of the
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York Notes on 'York Notes for GCSE' offers a useful approach to English Literature and aims to help readers achieve a better grade. Updated to reflect the needs of today's students, the new editions are filled with detailed summaries, commentaries on key themes, characters, language and style, illustrations, exam advice and much more.
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Essentials of Oceanography (9th Edition) - Alan P. Trujillo, Harold V. Thurman"How do the oceans work?" To help readers find the answers, Trujillo and Thurman present in-depth and rigorous discussions of oceanographic concepts and demystify the science for the layperson. Highlights the interdisciplinary relationship between oceanographic phenomena and how those phenomena affect other Earth systems. Incorporates scientific information from geology, chemistry, physics, and biology to illustrate how each of these disciplines relates to the ocean. Updates content throughout to include some of the most recent developments in oceanography, such as the recent Indian Ocean
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Screaming Monkeys: Critiques of Asian American Images - M. Evelina Galang, Eileen TabiosWhen a restaurant review referred to a Filipino child as a "rambunctious -little monkey," Filipino Americans were outraged. Sparked by this racist incident, Screaming Monkeys sets fire to Asian American stereotypes as it -illuminates the diverse and often neglected history and culture within the Asian American diaspora. Poems, essays, paintings, and stories break down and challenge "found" articles, photographs, and headlines to create this powerful anthology with all the immediacy of social protest. By closely critiquing a wealth of material, including the judge’s statement of apology in the Wen
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Modular Mathematics for GCSE - Brian Gaulter, Leslye BuchanamThe text mainly follows that of the third edition but includes the following changes: an appendix on non-calculator methods to replace Aural Tests; a financial update to take account of March 1999 Budget.
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Concepts of Database Management - Philip J. Pratt, Joseph J. AdamskiCONCEPTS OF DATABASE MANAGEMENT fits perfectly into any introductory database course for information systems, business or CIS programs. This concise text teaches SQL in a database-neutral environment with all major topics being covered, including E-R diagrams, normalization, and database design. Now in its seventh edition, CONCEPTS OF DATABASE MANAGEMENT prepares students for success in their field using real-world cases addressing current issues such as database design, data integrity, concurrent updates, and data security.
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Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology (8th Edition) - Edward J. Tarbuck, Dennis G. TasaTo understand timely issues such as natural disasters and environmental challenges�and to evaluate solutions to related problems�the average citizen needs a basic awareness of the scientific principles that influence our planet. This trusted book makes an often-complex subject accessible to readers with a strong focus on readability and illustrations. Offers a meaningful, non-technical survey that is informative and up to date for learning basic principles and concepts. Includes a revised and expanded GEODe Earth CD-ROM. Updates and revises art and illustrations to include dozens of new