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Number Power 10: Pre-Algebra

by Robert Mitchell

Number Power Series (Revised) The first choice for those who want to develop and improve their math skills. Every Number Power book targets a particular set of math skills with straightforward explanations, easy-to-follow, step-by-step instruction, real-life examples, and extensive reinforcement exercises. Use these texts across the full scope of the basic math curriculum, from whole numbers to pre-algebra and geometry. NUMBER POWER: PRE-ALGEBRA NEW! From basic number skills to data analysis and probability and on to beginning algebra, this book covers material necessary to pass many educational and occupational tests.

Nursing and Collaborative Practice: A Guide to Interprofessional and Interpersonal Working

by Benny Goodman Ruth Clemow

As modern healthcare evolves, it is essential for nurses to understand and work with a diverse range of people to provide quality care. But it is often difficult to grasp the many roles of those in healthcare services. This book provides a clear, practical and up-to-date guide to the various people that nurses work with, including the essential role of service users themselves, and how to work with them to improve care. This new edition includes increased coverage of teamwork and improving mental health. It is updated throughout including discussion of LiNKS, the Care Quality Commission and Every Child Matters.

Nursing Diagnosis Handbook: An Evidence-based Guide to Planning Care (9th Edition)

by Betty J. Ackley Gail B. Ladwig

This edition shows you how to build customized care plans using a three-step process: assess, diagnose, and plan care. It includes suggested nursing diagnoses for over 1,300 client symptoms, medical and psychiatric diagnoses, diagnostic procedures, surgical interventions, and clinical states.

Nursing Theorists and Their Work (8th Edition)

by Martha Raile Alligood

The most comprehensive of its kind, Nursing Theorists and Their Work, 8th Edition provides an in-depth look at 39 theorists of historical, international, and significant importance. Each chapter features a clear, consistent presentation of a key nursing philosophy or theory. Case studies, critical thinking activities, and in-depth objective critiques of nursing theories help bridge the gap between theory and application. Critical Thinking Activities at the end of each theorist chapter help you to process the theory presented and apply it to personal and hypothetical practice situations. A case study at the end of each theorist chapter puts the theory into a larger perspective, demonstrating how it can be applied to practice. A Brief Summary in each theorist chapter helps you review for tests and confirm your comprehension. A Major Concepts & Definitions box included in each theorist chapter outlines the theory's most significant ideas and clarifies content-specific vocabulary. Each theorist chapter is written by a scholar specializing in that particular theorist's work, often having worked closely with the theorists, to provide the most accurate and complete information possible. Beginning chapters provide a strong foundation on the history and philosophy of science, logical reasoning, and the theory development process. Diagrams for theories help you visualize and better understand inherently abstract concepts. Pictures of theorists, as well as a listing of contact information for each individual, enables you to contact the source of information directly. Theorist chapters have been reviewed and edited by the theorist, validating the accounts set forth in the text for currency and accuracy. An extensive bibliography at the conclusion of each theorist chapter outlines numerous primary and secondary sources of information, ideal for both undergraduate and graduate research projects.

Nurturing the Nation: The Family Politics of Modernizing, Colonizing, and Liberating Egypt, 1805-1923

by Lisa Pollard

Focusing on gender and the family, this erudite and innovative history reconsiders the origins of Egyptian nationalism and the revolution of 1919 by linking social changes in class and household structure to the politics of engagement with British colonial rule.

Nutrition and Wellness (2nd edition)

by Roberta Larson Duyff Doris Hasler

Nutrition and Wellness is designed for foods and nutrition courses in grades 8-10. It can be targeted in several ways: for courses that emphasize nutrition and fitness; for foods and nutrition courses that place less emphasis on food preparation than traditional foods courses; or for an introductory high school foods course in a two-course sequence. It should be noted food preparation is thoroughly covered in the special Food Preparation Handbook at the back of the book. Many teachers find Nutrition and Wellness appealing for traditional foods and nutrition courses as well, because of its upbeat, student-friendly approach and its high-impact visual design. The text's positive approach emphasizes enjoyment of food and physical activity. Nutrition information is geared toward teens.

Nutrition Concepts and Controversies (12th edition)

by Frances Sienkiewicz Sizer Ellie Whitney

This book provides practical applications and accessible explanations to dispel common misconceptions about nutrition and empowers readers to make informed, healthier decisions.

Nutrition & Diet Therapy

by Ruth A. Roth

NUTRITION & DIET THERAPY, 10TH EDITION is the ideal introduction to the essentials of nutrition concepts, good health and client care. This book will help nurses to more effectively help their clients improve their nutrition and overall health.

Nutrition Essentials for Nursing Practice (6th edition)

by Susan G. Dudek

This introductory-level, nursing-focused nutrition book is meant to be introduced in the beginning of the curriculum and used as a reference in later stages of the curriculum. The text is written in a user-friendly style that incorporates the Nursing Process approach, with a heavy emphasis on patient teaching and interactive features to engage students.

Nutrition, Food, and Fitness

by Dorothy F. West

Nutrition, Food, and Fitness is the perfect choice for non-laboratory nutrition classes. This text stresses the importance of healthful eating and regular physical activity as permanent lifestyle habits rather than short-term programs. Students will learn they have much control over their state of wellness through the decisions they make. They will also study the significance of caring for their mental and social health as part of the total wellness picture. The text is up-to-date with the latest information on the Dietary Guidelines and MyPyramid. It covers weight management, eating disorders, and global hunger as well as physical fitness, substance abuse, consumer issues, and careers.

Nutrition, Food and Fitness: The Science of Wellness

by Dorothy F. West

A high school level text addressing the crucial role nutrition and physical activity play in overall health. Topics covered include weight management, eating disorders, food safety, global hunger, physical fitness, stress management, substance abuse, consumer issues, trends, and careers. Abundant teenager-friendly color photos of good-looking, hip people supplement the text.

Nutrition for Foodservice and Culinary Professionals (7th Edition)

by Karen Eich Drummond Lisa M. Brefere

Textbook for food service and culinary students.

Nutrition Guide for Clinicians (2nd edition)

by Neal D. Barnard Rick Weissinger

A detailed catalog of medical conditions and dietary recommendations.

Nutrition, Immunity and Infections

by Prakash Shetty

Infectious diseases are an important cause of malnutrition. Recurrent infections increase the risk of malnutrition while poor nutritional status results in lowered immune status and predisposes to infectious disease thus propagating the vicious cycle of infection and malnutrition. The nutrition-infection-immunity axis is crucial for both developed and developing countries and is now a central feature of many nutrition and infectious disease courses. Bringing together nutrition and immunology, Nutrition, Immunity and Infections covers the topic in an accessible format for all students of nutrition, medicine and public health. Through his work at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, the FAO's Food and Nutrition Division and his current post at the University of Southampton, Professor Shetty has built a reputation to match his wealth of experience in the relationship between nutrition and susceptibility to infection.

Nutrition & Wellness for Life

by Dorothy F. West

Explores strategies for staying physically active through the life span,considerations when selecting various nutrition and wellness products and services and the special needs of the competitive athlete.

Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications: A Nursing Approach (Fifth Edition)

by Sara Long Roth Michele Grodner Bonnie C. Walkingshaw

The 5th edition of the Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications, A Nursing Approach offers you a comprehensive, first-hand account of the ways in which nutrition affects the lives of nursing professionals and everyday people.

The Nuts and Bolts of College Writing

by Michael Harvey

Engagingly written and filled with judicious examples, this short, practical, inexpensive handbook combines advice on writing clearly and plainly, structuring a piece of argumentative writing, and avoiding grammatical and other common mechanical errors -- including those in quoting and citing.

The NYSTROM Desk Atlas

by Nystrom

NIMAC-sourced textbook

Oaths and the English Reformation

by Jonathan Michael Gray

The practice of swearing oaths was at the centre of the English Reformation. On the one hand, oaths were the medium through which the Henrician regime implemented its ideology and secured loyalty among the people. On the other, they were the tool by which the English people embraced, resisted and manipulated royal policy. Jonathan Michael Gray argues that since the Reformation was negotiated through oaths, their precise significance and function are central to understanding it fully. Oaths and the English Reformation sheds new light on the motivation of Henry VIII, the enforcement of and resistance to reform and the extent of popular participation and negotiation in the political process. Placing oaths at the heart of the narrative, this book argues that the English Reformation was determined as much by its method of implementation and response as it was by the theology or political theory it transmitted.

An Object-oriented Approach to Programming Logic and Design (3rd edition)

by Joyce Farrell

An Object-Oriented Approach to Programming Logic and Design, Third Edition provides the beginning programmer with a guide to developing object-oriented program logic. This textbook assumes no programming language experience. The writing is nontechnical and emphasizes good programming practices. The examples are business examples; they do not assume mathematical background beyond high school business math. Additionally, the examples illustrate one or two major points; they do not contain so many features that students become lost following irrelevant and extraneous details.

Objects First with Java: A Practical Introduction Using BlueJ

by David J. Barnes Michael Kölling

Objects First with Java: A Practical Introduction Using BlueJ, 5e, is ideal for introductory courses in Java/Introduction to Programming and Object-Oriented Programming and for beginning programmers. This is the only introductory programming textbook that uses the BlueJ integrated development environment (IDE) to teach introductory and object-oriented programming principles using Java. Its close integration with the BlueJ development environment allows this book to focus on key aspects of object-oriented software development from day one. BlueJ's clear visualization of classes and objects means that readers can immediately appreciate the differences between them, and gain a much better understanding of the nature of an object than they would from simply reading source code. Unlike traditional textbooks, the chapters are not ordered by language features but by software development concepts. Language features are introduced as a response to the problems to be solved. A large number of different, interesting projects are used to provide variety and avoid the monotony of a running problem. This book takes an "objects first" approach to teaching the traditionally difficult concepts of objects in a manipulative visual form. Throughout, the emphasis is on developing a practical approach to programming, with students encouraged to add code to existing programs rather than working with an intimidating sheet of blank paper. This textbook is printed in four-color to aid pedagogy and reader learning.

Obscure Invitations: The Persistence of the Author in Twentieth-century American Literature

by Benjamin Widiss

Literary studies in the postwar era have consistently barred attributing specific intentions to authors based on textual evidence or ascribing textual presences to the authors themselves. Obscure Invitations argues that this taboo has blinded us to fundamental elements of twentieth-century literature. Widiss focuses on the particularly self-conscious constructions of authorship that characterize modernist and postmodernist writing, elaborating the narrative strategies they demand and the reading practices they yield. He reveals that apparent manifestations of "the death of the author" and of the "free play" of language are performances that ultimately affirm authorial control of text and reader. The book significantly revises received understandings of central texts by Faulkner, Stein, and Nabokov. It then discusses Eggers' Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius and the films Seven and The Usual Suspects, demonstrating that each is a highly self-aware rebuttal of the notion of authorial absence.

An Observation Survey of Early Literacy Achievement (2nd Edition)

by Marie M. Clay

This book provides for the systematic observation of young children's responses to classroom reading and writing in the first years of school.

Obstacles to Ethical Decision-Making

by Patricia H. Werhane Michael S. Pritchard Laura Pincus Hartman Crina Archer Elaine E. Englehardt

In commerce, many moral failures are due to narrow mindsets that preclude taking into account the moral dimensions of a decision or action. In turn, sometimes these mindsets are caused by failing to question managerial decisions from a moral point of view, because of a perceived authority of management. In the 1960s, Stanley Milgram conducted controversial experiments to investigate just how far obedience to an authority figure could subvert his subjects' moral beliefs. In this thought-provoking work, the authors examine the prevalence of narrow mental models and the phenomenon of obedience to an authority to analyse and understand the challenges which business professionals encounter in making ethical decisions. Obstacles to Ethical Decision-Making proposes processes - including collaborative input and critique - by which individuals may reduce or overcome these challenges. It provides decision-makers at all levels in an organisation with the means to place ethical considerations at the heart of managerial decision-making.

The Obstetric Hematology Manual

by Sue Pavord Beverley Hunt

Obstetric hematology is a fast-growing area of medicine covering the diagnosis and management of hematological problems of pregnancy. Comprehensive in approach, The Obstetric Hematology Manual addresses the many hematological conditions that can cause serious problems in pregnancy, delivery and the post-partum period for both mother and baby. Written by a team of international authorities, this text provides up-to-date, evidence-based guidelines on best care, as well as sound advice based on the experience and opinion of experts. Where appropriate, basic principles are discussed to clarify the rationale for management, and systems and procedures for disease prevention are highlighted. Many conditions and cases are discussed, including venous thromboembolism, pre-eclampsia, anemia, thrombocytopenia and inherited disorders. This book will appeal to both trainees and practitioners in obstetrics, obstetric medicine, obstetric anesthesia and hematology. It is also an accessible text for midwives, nurses, and laboratory staff.

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