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Basic Pharmacology for Nurses, 15th Edition - Bruce D. Clayton, Yvonne N. Stock, Sandra CooperBasic Pharmacology for Nurses, 15th edition, is a contemporary classic nursing pharmacology textbook known for its impeccably accurate drug content and its practical applications of the nursing process. A consistent emphasis on health promotion through medication monitoring and patient education is a hallmark of the book. Introductory units ground the reader in basic principles of pharmacology and medication administration, and subsequent body-system units apply the nursing process to every major disorder and drug class to promote safe medication administration.
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Simple French - Eileen Mc AreeFully revised and updated! Here is the perfect book to get you started on your way to speaking French! This inexpensive, easy to use book presents five basic themes of French vocabualry: Colors, Numbers, Shapes, Animals, Our Neighborhood and Basic Conversation. Each word or phrase is presented with an pronunciation guide. Charming illustrations accompany each new vocabulary word or phrase. Simple French belongs at the fingertips of anyone who wants to begin teaching or learning the French language!
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William Fawcett Hill's Learning Through Discussion - Jerome Rabow, Michelle A. Charness, Johanna Kipperman, Susan Radcliffe-VasileFacilitating high-level analytical thinking and self-directed learning, this stimulating, absorbing guide pinpoints how students effectively prepare for and participate in group discussions. An eight-step process plan outlines formal procedures by which course material is discussed adequately and learning takes place. A list of criteria that comprise informal expectations describes the values that participants are expected to develop. In addition, the development of participants' roles and skills and the role of the leader are discussed. Suggestions for implementing the methods presented in the
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Evolutionary Robotics: The Biology, Intelligence, and Technology of Self-Organizing Machines - Stefano NolfiEvolutionary robotics is a new technique for the automatic creation of autonomous robots. Inspired by the Darwinian principle of selective reproduction of the fittest, it views robots as autonomous artificial organisms that develop their own skills in close interaction with the environment and without human intervention. Drawing heavily on biology and ethology, it uses the tools of neural networks, genetic algorithms, dynamic systems, and biomorphic engineering. The resulting robots share with simple biological systems the characteristics of robustness, simplicity, small size, flexibility, and