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Health Policy: Crisis and Reform - Carroll L. Estes, Charlene HarringtonNow In Its Sixth Edition, This Best-Selling Health Policy Text Is Updated With A Collection Of New Articles On Various Health Policies. This Compilation Of Articles Focuses On The New Healthcare Environment, Healthcare Reform, Trends In Healthcare Delivery, And Quality And Safety. Each Chapter Contains Multiple Article Excerpts On That Chapter's Topic, Providing Various Perspectives On The Most Pressing Topics The Healthcare System Faces. A Brand New Chapter Is Included, Titled Health Policy And Corporate Influences.
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New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2013: Comprehensive (New Perspectives (Course Technology Paperback)) - June Jamrich Parsons, Dan OjaGet Synched! Learning happens when students and instructors effectively connect and communicate. NEW PERSPECTIVES ON COMPUTER CONCEPTS 2013 makes it possible. This edition goes beyond the computer basics and covers relevant technical and practical information that matter to students' daily lives.
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Writing Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft - Janet Burroway, Elizabeth Stuckey-FrenchThe most widely used and respected text in its field, Writing Fiction, 7e by novelists Janet Burroway and Elizabeth Stuckey-French guides the novice story writer from first inspiration to final revision by providing practical writing techniques and concrete examples. Written in a tone that is personal and non-prescriptive, the text encourages students to develop proficiency through each step of the writing process, offering an abundance of exercises designed to spur writing and creativity. The text also integrates diverse contemporary short stories in every chapter in the belief that the reading
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American Movie Critics: An Anthology From the Silents Until Now - Phillip LopateSome of todays greatest film critics and notable American writers weigh in on a range of cinematic experiences, from Carl Sandburg writing on the classic silent film "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari" to Richard Shickel on the cult of Greta Garbo.
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Cultural Anthropology in a Globalizing World (2nd Edition) - Barbara D. MillerIntegrating current material on globalization, gender, class, race, ethnicity, and other contemporary social issues throughout the book, Barbara Miller's "Cultural Anthropology in a Globalizing World " text engages students with compelling ethnographic examples and demonstrates the relevance of cultural anthropology to their lives. Rich examples of gender, ethnicity, race, class, and age thread through the topical coverage of economic systems, the life-cycle, health, kinship, social organization, politics, language, religion, and expressive culture. Each chapter highlights applied
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Core Maths for Advanced Level - L. Bostock, F.S. ChandlerSince the launch of the Human Genome project in 1990, understanding molecular and clinical genetics has become an essential aspect of modern medical education. Solid knowledge of genetics is now crucial to a host of healthcare professionals including primary care physicians, nurses and physician assistants. This third edition takes this crucial information and incorporates it into a student-friendly format that focuses on the core concept of human genetics. Each chapter uses the same problem-based approach as the previous editions, and addresses the important role of genetics and disease by
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A Midwife's Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812 - Laurel Thatcher UlrichDrawing on the diaries of a midwife and healer in eighteenth-century Maine, this intimate history illuminates the medical practices, household economies, religious rivalries, and sexual mores of the New England frontier.
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Human-Computer Interaction Fundamentals - Andrew Sears, Julie A. JackoHailed on first publication as a compendium of foundational principles and cutting-edge research, The Human-Computer Interaction Handbook has become the gold standard reference in this field. Derived from select chapters of this groundbreaking and authoritative resource, Human-Computer Interaction Fundamentals emphasizes emerging topics such as sensor based interactions, tangible interfaces, augmented cognition, cognition under stress, ubiquitous and wearable computing, and privacy and security. It puts the spotlight not only on the fundamental issues involved in the technology of human-computer
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Reading Philosophy: Games of Stance, Status, and Exclusion - Samuel Guttenplan, Christopher JanawayReading Philosophy should appeal to both those beginning their study of philosophy at a university and to those who want to engage with the subject on their own. Unlike introductory books which tell the reader about the subject, this one requires the reader to do philosophy. Its direct approach makes the book valuable both for students and other readers. The book can be used as the set reading in seminars in introductory courses: each chapter can act as a focal point for extended discussion week by week. But it is also well adapted for self-sufficient use by individuals working without a teacher.
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Spatial Statistics - B.D. RipleyThe Wiley-Interscience Paperback Series consists of selected books that have been made more accessible to consumers in an effort to increase global appeal and general circulation. With these new unabridged softcover volumes, Wiley hopes to extend the lives of these works by making them available to future generations of statisticians, mathematicians, and scientists."Books such as this that bring together, clarify, and summarize recent research can lead to a great increase of interest in the area. . . . a major achievement in describing many aspects of spatial data and discussing, with examples,