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November
A Dignified Life: The Best Friends Approach to Alzheimer's Care, A Guide for Family Caregivers - Virginia Bell, David TroxelFour million Americans currently suffer from Alzheimer's disease and experts estimate that 22 million people around the world will be so afflicted by 2025. Far too many families are struggling with the emotionally and physically draining responsibility of redefining their relationship with, and caring for, someone who not long ago was a vibrant member of society, yet may not know their own name today. A Dignified Life helps combat the burnout and frustration that often accompany the task of caring for an Alzheimer's patient. Author David Troxel, an Alzheimer's expert and executive director of the
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November
Anatomy and Physiology for Midwives - Jane Coad, Melvyn DunstallBuilding upon the success of the first edition, this book provides a thorough review of anatomy and physiology applicable to midwifery. This edition ties theory to practice more closely, and updates all research-based information and references for further reading. From first principles to current research, it utilizes case studies for reflection. This comprehensive and well-illustrated textbook is an essential resource for all students of midwifery.
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November
Algebra - Aurelio BaldorThis is the must-have textbook that millions in Latin America have used for their Algebra formation. This revised edition includes a CD-Rom with exercises that will help the student have a better understanding of equations, formulas, etc.
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November
Atlas of Anatomy - Michael Schünke, Anne Gilroy, Erik Schulte, Udo Schumacher, Lawrence M. Ross, Brian R. MacPhersonThe new gold standard for learning anatomy... Atlas of Anatomy, Second Edition, is the essential resource for anyone studying gross anatomy. Packed with over 2,400 full-color illustrations, this atlas guides you step-by-step through each region of the body, helping you master the details of anatomy. Key Features: Exquisite full-color illustrations with clear, thorough labeling and descriptive captions Even more clinical correlations help students make the connection between anatomy and medicine Coverage of each region intuitively arranged to simplify learning: beginning with the skeletal
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November
Manual for Physical Agents - Karen W. HayesSuitable for introductory courses in Physical Agents or Thermotherapy, Electrotherapy, and Physical Modalities, this text guides students through application techniques for various physical agents. It presents summary of the physics of production and physiological effects of agents along with instructions and illustrations on how to use equipment.
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November
Discrete and Combinatorial Mathematics - Ralph P. GrimaldiThis fifth edition continues to improve on the features that have made it the market leader. The text offers a flexible organization, enabling instructors to adapt the book to their particular courses. The book is both complete and careful, and it continues to maintain its emphasis on algorithms and applications. Excellent exercise sets allow students to perfect skills as they practice. This new edition continues to feature numerous computer science applications-making this the ideal text for preparing students for advanced study.
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November
Sources in the History of the Modern Middle East - Akram Fouad KhaterThis unique primary source reader provides first-hand accounts of the events described in Middle Eastern history survey texts. The text is organized into ten chapters featuring chapter introductions and headnotes. The primary source documents cover the late 18th through the 20th centuries, exploring political, social, economic, and cultural history and infusing the volume with the voices of real people.
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November
Gods and Myths of Northern Europe - Hilda Ellis DavidsonTiw, Woden, Thunor, Frig. these ancient northern deities gave their names to the very days of our week. Nevertheless, most of us know far more of Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus, and the classical deities. Recent researches in archaeology and mythology have added to what was already a fairly consistent picture (largely derived from a twelfth-century Icelandic account) of the principal Scandinavian gods and goddesses. This new study - the first popular treatment of the subject to appear in English for many years - is the work of a scholar who has long specialized in Norse and Germanic mythology. She
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November
Philosophic Classics: From Plato to Derrida - Forrest E. Baird, Walter KaufmannThis anthology of readings in Western philosophy-from the Ancient Greek's to the 20th Century-is designed to be readable and accessible. Striking a balance between major and minor figures in philosophy, it features the best available translations of texts, while still being faithful to the original works. This anthology uses the best translations, drawings, diagrams, photographs, and a timeline to cover philosophy throughout the ages; and includes works by Plato, Aristotle, Epicurus, Epictetus, Plotinus, Augustine, Boethius, Anselm, Maimonides, Aquinas, William of Ockham, Descartes, Hobbes,
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November
The French Revolution: Recent Debates and New Controversies - Gary KatesThis volume presents a collection of key texts at the forefront of current research and interpretation, challenging orthodox assumptions concerning the origins, development, and long-term historical consequences of the Revolution. It includes an introduction which contextualizes the historiographical controversies, especially those dating from 1989. The author weaves the articles into a historiographical narrative. Including contributions from major figures in the debate such as Hunt and Hufton, this collection offers a survey of the issues at stake, including the inevitability of the Terror,