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Nature Watch


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Nature's Fury: California Burning!; Wild Winds

by Meish Goldish Amy Jolin

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Nature's Partners

by Joaquin Carr

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Nature's Recyclers, Student Reference Book

by Annie Cody Holdren

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Nature's Sculptures

by Margaret Fetty

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Nazism 1919-1945, Volume I: The Rise to Power, 1919-1934: A Documentary Reader

by J. Noakes G. Pridham

This volume in the series covers the domestic aspects of the regime between 1933 and 1939: the political system, the economy and society, propaganda and indoctrination, policies towards youth and women, the SS system of terror, anti-Semitism and popular attitudes towards the regime -- consent, dissent, and resistance. The combination of documents and commentary represents at the same time a textbook, an original contribution, and an invaluable source book for students and historians.

NCLEX-PN Review Made Incredibly Easy! (3rd Edition)

by Springhouse Publishing Company Staff

NCLEX-PN® Review Made Incredibly Easy! Third Edition is an easy-to-read, outline-format NCLEX® preparation book with online questions and answers. The book uses the well-known light-hearted Incredibly Easy! approach to make NCLEX® review more interesting, enjoyable, and concise and to encourage knowledge retention by decreasing study anxiety. The book covers every area of nursing and every test, disorder, and procedure that LPNs/LVNs need to know for the NCLEX®, including adult care, psychiatric care, maternal-neonatal care, care of the child, coordinating care, drug administration, patient positioning, and care and monitoring of nasogastric, chest, and other body tubes. Critical thinking questions accompany each chapter. This edition has been updated to reflect the latest NCLEX-PN® test plan, including new alternate-format types of questions, and includes updated nursing diagnoses that reflect the latest NANDA taxonomy. The companion Website offers more than 1,000 additional NCLEX®-style practice questions, including alternate format questions, with rationales for correct and incorrect answers. Other online resources include a study tip sheet; a tutorial on NCLEX® question types and test-taking; and printable cheat sheets.

NCLEX-RN 2013-2014

by Kaplan

To become a registered nurse in the United States, nursing school graduates must pass the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). It is a computer-adaptive test with between 75 and 265 questions that can take up to 6 hours. Each year, around 200,000 nursing students take this exam. Strategies play an important role in passing the NCLEX-RN, which is a critical thinking test requiring students to go beyond simply recognizing facts. In this guide, test-takers will have access to the most effective methods available to guarantee a passing score. Kaplan guarantees that readers will pass using our guide. Kaplan NCLEX-RN is the only book to combine its unique strategy guide with a comprehensive review designed to meet the challenges of this rigorous exam, including: * 2 practice tests (one in the book and the second both on the CD-ROM and online) detailed answer explanations * In-depth analysis of NCLEX-RN question types * Review of alternate question types * 47-item sample of Kaplan's rigorous NCLEX-RN Question Bank online With more of the most challenging questions and a bold, user-friendly design, Kaplan NCLEX-RN will make readers assured and confident on test day.

The Nebraska Adventure

by Jean A. Lukesh

The book is all about Nebraska history with interesting facts on its geography, natural resources, early inhabitants,economics, etc.

NEFE High School Financial Planning Program (Student Guide)

by National Endowment for Financial Education

You probably never thought you'd need help with figuring out how to spend your money! After all, teens spend billions upon billions of dollars every year, so it sounds like you know how to spend those bucks. But there is much more to handling your money than just spending it.

Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics (18th Edition)

by Richard E. Behrman Robert M. Kliegman Hal B. Jenson Bonita F. Stanton

This new and 18th edition attempts to provide the essential information that practitioners, house staff, medical students, and other care providers involved in pediatric health care need to understand to effectively address the enormous range of biologic, psychologic, and social problems that our children and youth may face. Topics covered include genetics, endocrinology, etiology, epidemiology, pathology, pathophysiology, treatment, and prognosis.

Neonatal Neural Rescue: A Clinical Guide

by Joseph J. Volpe A. David Edwards Denis V. Azzopardi Alistair J. Gunn

Worldwide more than one million babies die annually from perinatal asphyxia and its associated complications such as neonatal encephalopathy - one of the major causes of cerebral palsy and cognitive deficiencies in children aside from prematurity. Cooling the head - or the entire body - minimizes neuronal death, enabling the neonatal brain to be 'rescued' thus greatly improving developmental outcomes. Hypothermic neural rescue therapy has revolutionized the treatment of this condition and is a major recent achievement in neonatal medicine. This landmark book provides a brief scientific underpinning of hypothermic neural rescue therapy and lays out the evidence base for good practice. Internationally recognized authorities give practical advice, drawn from personal experience, on how to deliver hypothermia in the neonatal intensive care unit. A valuable addition to any neonatal unit, this is essential reading for neonatologists, neonatal nurses and paediatric neurologists.

Nervous Conditions and Related Readings

by Tsitsi Dangarembga

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Network+ Guide to Networks (5th edition)

by Tamara Dean

This book introduces the fundamental building blocks that form a modern network, such as protocols, topologies, hardware, and network operating systems. It then provides in-depth coverage of the most important concepts in contemporary networking, such as TCP/IP, Ethernet, wireless transmission, and security.

Network Power: The Social Dynamics of Globalization

by David Singh Grewal

For all the attention globalization has received in recent years, little consensus has emerged concerning how best to understand it. For some, it is the happy product of free and rational choices; for others, it is the unfortunate outcome of impersonal forces beyond our control. It is in turn celebrated for the opportunities it affords and criticized for the inequalities in wealth and power it generates. David Singh Grewal's remarkable and ambitious book draws on several centuries of political and social thought to show how globalization is best understood in terms of a power inherent in social relations, which he calls network power. Using this framework, he demonstrates how our standards of social coordination both gain in value the more they are used and undermine the viability of alternative forms of cooperation. A wide range of examples are discussed, from the spread of English and the gold standard to the success of Microsoft and the operation of the World Trade Organization, to illustrate how global standards arise and falter. The idea of network power supplies a coherent set of terms and concepts--applicable to individuals, businesses, and countries alike--through which we can describe the processes of globalization as both free and forced. The result is a sophisticated and novel account of how globalization, and politics, work.

Networking Basics (2nd Edition)

by Mark D. Ciampa

From hubs and routers to servers and cables, Networking BASICS, 2nd Edition provides a step-by-step introduction to the field of computer networking. Beginners will become comfortable with the concepts and vocabulary of computer networking and will gain hands-on experience in basic networking technology.

Neural Engineering: Computation, Representation, and Dynamics in Neurobiological Systems

by Chris Eliasmith Charles H. Anderson

For years, researchers have used the theoretical tools of engineering to understand neural systems, but much of this work has been conducted in relative isolation. In Neural Engineering, Chris Eliasmith and Charles Anderson provide a synthesis of the disparate approaches current in computational neuroscience, incorporating ideas from neural coding, neural computation, physiology, communications theory, control theory, dynamics, and probability theory. This synthesis, they argue, enables novel theoretical and practical insights into the functioning of neural systems. Such insights are pertinent to experimental and computational neuroscientists and to engineers, physicists, and computer scientists interested in how their quantitative tools relate to the brain. The authors present three principles of neural engineering based on the representation of signals by neural ensembles, transformations of these representations through neuronal coupling weights, and the integration of control theory and neural dynamics. Through detailed examples and in-depth discussion, they make the case that these guiding principles constitute a useful theory for generating large-scale models of neurobiological function. A software package written in MatLab for use with their methodology, as well as examples, course notes, exercises, documentation, and other material, are available on the Web.

Neurobehavioral Anatomy, Third Edition

by Christopher M. Filley

Thoroughly revised and updated to reflect key advances in behavioral neurology, Neurobehavioral Anatomy, Third Edition is a clinically based account of the neuroanatomy of human behavior centered on a consideration of behavioral dysfunction caused by disorders of the brain. A concise introduction to brain-behavior relationships that enhances patient care and assists medical students, the book also serves as a handy reference to researchers, neuroscientists, psychiatrists, and geriatricians. The book outlines how cognitive and emotional functions are represented and organized in the brain to produce the behaviors regarded as uniquely human. It reviews the effects of focal and diffuse brain lesions, and from this analysis a conception of the normal operations of the healthy brain emerges. Christopher M. Filley integrates data and material from different disciplines to create a concise and accessible synthesis that informs the clinical understanding of brain-behavior relationships. Clinically practical and theoretically stimulating, the book is an invaluable resource for those involved in the clinical care and study of people with neurobehavioral disorders. Including a useful glossary and extensive references guiding users to further research, the third edition will be of significance to medical students, residents, fellows, practicing physicians, and the general reader interested in neurology.

Neurobiology Essentials for Clinicians: What Every Therapist Needs to Know

by Arlene Montgomery Allan N. Schore

This book presents an overview of the latest theories of affect regulation and focuses on how these theories work in clinical settings and how therapists can be taught to implement them. The notion of teaching and learning will be extended by the theories themselves-the author presents methods of education that enact the theories being taught. The book is divided into eight chapters, each one highlighting a particular structure or related structures of the brain. Suggestions for learning how to clinically apply the neurobiological/neuroanatomical information are offered. What is so unique about this book is that the bulk of the chapters are clinical dialogue, accompanied by neurobiological commentary. Thus, readers can see for themselves, during the course of parts of sessions, just how a "neurobiological outlook" can inform therapeutic understandings of what clients are doing and saying. The result is a very user-friendly learning experience for readers, as they are taken along a journey of understanding various brain systems and how they relate to psychotherapeutic principles. Elegantly bridging the gap between the academic and clinical domains, this book is essential for anyone interested in the application of neurobiological principles to psychotherapy and wishes to learn about neurobiology without feeling overwhelmed or intimidated.

Neurologic Interventions for Physical Therapy (Second Edition)

by Mary Kessler Suzanne Tink Martin

Now completely updated with the latest information on both adult and pediatric patients, this comprehensive book provides a link between the pathophysiology of neurologic deficits and possible rehabilitation interventions for improving movement outcomes. It introduces the structure and function of the nervous system and describes normal motor development, motor control and motor learning, pathophysiology of the nervous system and common treatment techniques used in physical therapy practice. This edition also features updated terminology from the APTA's Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, as well as new chapters on proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) and other neurological conditions seen in the adult. Helpful learning aids and abundant illustrations highlight key concepts and help readers quickly master the material. Helpful learning aids - such as objectives, tables, illustrated intervention boxes, and review questions - reinforce important facts and concepts. Review questions at the end of each chapter allow readers to test their understanding of the material. 700 illustrations clearly depict procedures discussed in the text and clarify descriptions of anatomy, physiology, evaluation, pathology, and treatment. Background information is provided for interventions that can be used in the rehabilitation of adults and children, promoting a complete understanding of techniques. Careful documentation uses current outcomes-based research. Case histories include subjective and objective observation, assessment, planning, and critical decision-making components. Current language of the APTA's Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition is used throughout, aligning all information with best practices put forth by the APTA. A new chapter on proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) describes how these techniques can be used to improve performance of functional tasks by increasing strength, flexibility, and range of motion.

The Neuropsychology of Mental Illness

by Stephen J. Wood Nicholas B. Allen Christos Pantelis

It is widely accepted that most psychiatric disorders are associated with cognitive impairment and that neuropsychological approaches can help unravel the mechanisms underlying brain function and help us develop a better understanding of these disorders. In this book, a panel of the world's leading experts describe the development of neuropsychological approaches to the investigation, description, measurement and management of a wide range of mental illnesses. Part One explains the rationale for examining neuropsychological processes within clinical disorders, leading into Part Two summarizing and critiquing the methodological approaches to study. Part Three covers each of the major psychiatric disorders and provides a summary of the neuropsychological findings for each condition. The final section brings together the perspectives of neuroscientists, psychiatrists and philosophers. Essential reading for all those studying the healthy as well as the disordered brain, The Neuropsychology of Mental Illness will appeal to specialists from the fields of mental health, psychology, clinical neuroscience and philosophy.

Neuroscience: Exploring the Brain (Third Edition)

by Mark F. Bear Barry W. Conners Michael A. Paradiso

Neuroscience: Exploring the Brain surveys the organization and function of the human nervous system, presenting material at the cutting edge of neuroscience, in a way that is accessible to both science and nonscience students alike. The book is divided into four parts: Part I, Foundations; Part II, Sensory and Motor Systems; Part III, The Brain and Behavior; and Part IV, The Changing Brain.

Nevada: A Journey of Discovery

by Michael Green Susan A. Myers

Nevada: A Journey of Discovery is a 7th grade Nevada history textbook. The outline for this book is based on the Nevada State Social Studies Standards and teaches Nevada geography, history, economics, and civics. The book places the state's historical events in the context of our nation's history.

Nevada: Our Home

by Gary Bedunnah

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