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Daniel's Prophecy of the 70 Weeks - Alva J. McClain, Alva J McClainIn this short but important work, McClain introduces the first 69 weeks and answers questions such as What is the measure of time indicated by the 'weeks' of this prophecy? Continuing with a discussion of the parenthesis of time between the 69th and the 70th weeks, he concludes with an exposition of the 70th week.
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Informatics and Nursing: Opportunities and Challenges - Jeanne Sewell, Linda ThedeThis comprehensive text reviews the concepts and applications of nursing informatics. Starting with an introduction to nursing informatics, the contents proceed from Unit One which covers computer basics to Unit Five which examines skills and techniques for using the end product of informatics: data. Other units review the effects that the Internet is having on healthcare, the ins and outs of using personal productivity software, and informatics in the clinical area. This text also comes with a suite of ancillary resourcs for both faculty and students!
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Holding Fast: The Struggle to Create Resilient Caregiving Organizations - William A. KahnHow can caregivers remain both caring and strong enough to withstand the stress of their work? How can caregiving organizations effectively improve their management and practice? Increasing pressure on caregiving organizations to serve more people with fewer resources means that epidemics of burnout, high staff turnover, dissatisfaction and internal conflict often appear inevitable. Holding Fast focuses on the particular stress of caregiving work, its influences on the people and organizations who do that work, and what they can do about it. Illustrated by case studies based on extensive