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January
Stedman's Medical & Surgical Equipment Words - Stedman'sCompletely updated with more than 36,000 new terms, this Fifth Edition is the most current, accurate, and comprehensive reference for terminology related to medical and surgical equipment. Coverage includes equipment used in diagnosis, testing, procedures, operations, and treatment. Content is derived from ongoing reviews of print and electronic journals and manufacturer sources across medical and surgical specialties. Organized alphabetically and cross-referenced by first and last word, this book provides quick look-up of medical and surgical equipment terms. Appendices include images, sample
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January
Clinical Chemistry : Concepts and Applications - Shauna Christine AndersonOffers students an expert treatment of the theory, concepts, correlations, and applications of clinical laboratory science. The book explains the principles of analytical techniques, and presents a wealth of pedagogical features, including chapter outlines, end-of-chapter reviews, and concept applications.
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January
Machine Learning - Tom M. MitchellMitchell covers the field of machine learning, the study of algorithms that allow computer programs to automatically improve through experience and that automatically infer general laws from specific data.
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January
Writing to Learn: How to Write--And Think--Clearly about Any Subject at All - William Knowlton ZinsserThis is an essential book for everyone who wants to write clearly about any subject and use writing as a means of learning.
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January
An Introduction to Language - Victoria A. Fromkin, Robert Rodman, Nina HyamsAn Introduction to Language is ideal for use at all levels and in many different areas of instruction including education, languages, psychology, anthropology, teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), and linguistics. All chapters in this best-seller have been substantially revised to reflect recent discoveries and new understanding of linguistics and languages.
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January
Doing Oral History: A Practical Guide - Donald A. RitchieOral history is vital to our understanding of the cultures and experiences of the past. Unlike written history, oral history forever captures people's feelings, expressions, and nuances of language. But what exactly is oral history? How reliable is the information gathered by oral history? And what does it take to become an oral historian? Donald A. Ritchie, a leading expert in the field, answers these questions and in particular, explains the principles and guidelines created by the Oral History Association to ensure the professional standards of oral historians. Doing Oral History has become
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January
The Medieval World View: An Introduction - William R. CookThe Medieval World View presents the presuppositions of medieval society by integrating brief selections from primary texts and photographs into a narrative of the medieval world and its foundations. Part One presents the classical and biblical antecedents of medieval culture, Part Two deals with the early middle ages, and Part Three, the high middle ages and beyond.
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January
The Moon is a Harsh Mistress - Robert A. HeinleinIt is the year 2076, and the Moon is a penal colony for the rebellious and the unwanted of Earth. The exiles have created a libertarian society in order to survive in their harsh and unforgiving environment, their motto being TANSTAAFL: "There ain't no such thing as a free lunch". Looming over them is the Luna Authority, the heavy-handed Earth administration, who trades life necessities to the "Loonies" in exchange for grain shipments to the starving populations of Earth. As the situation steadily deteriorates the inhabitants of Luna come to realize that they have little choice but to revolt
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January
Art of Computer Programming, Volume 3: Sorting and Searching - Donald Ervin KnuthThe first revision of this third volume is the most comprehensivesurvey of classical computer techniques for sorting and searching. It extends thetreatment of data structures in Volume 1 to consider both large and smalldatabases and internal and external memories. The book contains a selection ofcarefully checked computer methods, with a quantitative analysis of theirefficiency. Outstanding features of the second edition include a revised sectionon optimum sorting and new discussions of the theory of permutations and ofuniversal hashing.