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This is a completely revised update of the third edition of Public Policy Skills. That manual has been used to teach more than 30,000 students at Syracuse University and in a college credit course taught at more than 50 high schools as part of the academic program of the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, the Number 1 school of public affairs in the country. Using this book and taking a course based on it prepares you to bring your heart and your mind to solving the many problems that we face in the twenty-first century. The book teaches students the essential components for public policy analysis; how to get information from published sources and individuals; how to survey stakeholders; formulate public policy; examine costs and benefits of a policy; develop political strategies; write a briefing paper; research and write a quantitative research paper; among other skills.
Written by veterinarians, board-certified specialists, and veterinary technicians who understand the vet tech curriculum, this fundamental text in veterinary technology contains sections on small and large animals, birds, and reptiles to embrace every aspect of the veterinary field. Case presentations link information to real-life scenarios commonly encountered in practice, with color and b&w photos depicting specific disorders, diseases, and procedures. Descriptions of procedures offer detailed information on the technician's role, while chapters on pharmacology, pain management, restraint, and veterinary oncology offer a broader understanding of the technician's responsibilities. This seventh edition provides new cases and increased coverage of large animal concerns, such as nutrition, emergency nursing, and anesthesia. There are also new chapters on physical therapy and rehabilitation, as well as expanded sections on anesthesia, nursing, and dentistry. Newly added key terms, a glossary, outlines, and learning objectives aid studying. Bassert is professor and director in the Program of Veterinary Technology at Manor College. McCurnin is affiliated with the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at Louisiana State University. Annotation @2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
A fundamental text in the field of veterinary technology, McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians, 8th Edition has the trusted content, simplified layout, and novel study tools every Vet Tech needs. Sections on small and large animals, birds, reptiles, and small mammals embrace every aspect of the veterinary field, while case presentations of actual patient situations link information to relevant, real-life scenarios. Vet Tech Threads offer helpful pedagogical aids such as introductions, suggested readings, boxed Technician Notes, learning objectives, chapter outlines and key terms. Large animal care integrated throughout the book with medical records, dentistry, physical examination, surgical instrumentation, and more. Step-by-step instructions and photographs makes information readily accessible in emergency and clinical situations. Birds, reptiles, and small mammals chapter keeps you up-to-date with care and treatment for these increasingly popular pets. Chapters on pharmacology, pain management, restraint, and veterinary oncology offer a broader understanding of the responsibilities of a technician. NEW! Chapter on fluid therapy and transfusion medicine, a critical aspect of veterinary technology. NEW! Introduction to the concept of the Technician Practice Model ensures that excellent nursing care is provided to each and every patient. NEW! Added content on electrocardiography included in the Emergency Nursing chapter.
The book demonstrates the power of the sociological imagination to today's readers in a way that few other books have, linking theory to contemporary pop-culture examples that resonate with 21st-century students. This Sixth Edition includes a new concluding Chapter 10 The DeMcDonaldization Society? that examines recent phenomena like Web 2.0 and its relationship to the McDonaldization thesis.
The content of Algebra 1 is organized around families of functions, with special emphasis on linear and quadratic functions. As you study each family of functions, you will learn to represent them in multiple ways--as verbal descriptions, equations, tables, and graphs.
The book provides thorough coverage of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for Algebra 1. TEKS references appear at the beginning of each lesson and activity, and a full-page "Mixed Review for TEKS" appears twice each chapter. In addition, Algebra 1 helps you prepare for the Grade 9 Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS). The content of Algebra 1 is organized around families of functions, with special emphasis on linear and quadratic functions.
Algebra 2 brings math to life with many real-life applications. Circling the globe are three key aspects of Algebra 2--the equations, graphs, and applications that you will use in this course. They will help you understand how mathematics relates to the world. As you explore the applications presented in the book, try to make your own connections between mathematics and the world around you!
You can use equations to solve problems about rates. For example, if two people complete a job at different rates, you can find how long it will take them if they work together.
High School social studies textbook
A students' textbook on Americans.
This textbook serves as the centerpiece of the new McDougal Littell Biology program. Through graphic photos and illustrations, memorable connections, and lab activities in every chapter, McDougal Littell brings Biology into the world of a student. It provides students with a structured framework of key concepts and main ideas upon which to build their knowledge of biology. Critical thinking and problem solving activities help to teach students how to think in a scientific way.
This Pennsylvania edition of McDougal Littell Biology contains unit lessons on Biology, Cells, Genetics, Evolution, Ecology, Classification and Diversity, Plants, Animals, and Human Biology.
Help students to build strong vocabulary skills, grammar skills and develop a full understanding of composition.
McDougal, Littell Literature, Green Level, contains unadapted, uncut selections that represent the finest traditional and contemporary literature.
Geometry, like much of mathematics and science, developed when people began recognizing and describing patterns. In this course, you will study many amazing patterns that were discovered by people throughout history and all around the world. You will also learn to recognize and describe patterns of your own. Sometimes, patterns allow you to make accurate predictions.
Textbook on geometry.
This Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics Workbook contains a wealth of skill-building exercises.
Research is about satisfying curiosity, about finding some¬thing you are interested in, exploring it, and making discoveries. Research is about extending the range of what you know. It is like sailing off the edge of the map into unknown territory. Research is an exciting adventure, but this adventure requires no fancy equipment. All you really need is curiosity, a desire to find out who, what, where, when, why, and how.
If you are looking to improve your reading skills, then this is the book for you.
An anthology of world literature.
Learn and improve your literature skills through a collection of capturing narratives, poems, plays and comprehension tests.
In this book, you'll explore ideas in a variety of genres, or forms, of literature.
Stories, poems, articles and other kinds of documents help you learn to be an appreciative and critical reader.
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