Human Anatomy Physiology

  • Filename: human-anatomy-physiology.
  • ISBN: 0321799178
  • Release Date: 2013
  • Number of pages: 1107
  • Author: Elaine Nicpon Marieb
  • Publisher: Pearson Educacion

This interactive study tool is designed to allow students to conduct clinical case studies based on chapter content. Each chapter also contains a quiz to reinforce learning.

How People Learn

  • Filename: how-people-learn.
  • ISBN: 9780309131971
  • Release Date: 2000-08-11
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Author: National Research Council
  • Publisher: National Academies Press

First released in the Spring of 1999, How People Learn has been expanded to show how the theories and insights from the original book can translate into actions and practice, now making a real connection between classroom activities and learning behavior. This edition includes far-reaching suggestions for research that could increase the impact that classroom teaching has on actual learning. Like the original edition, this book offers exciting new research about the mind and the brain that provides answers to a number of compelling questions. When do infants begin to learn? How do experts learn and how is this different from non-experts? What can teachers and schools do-with curricula, classroom settings, and teaching methods--to help children learn most effectively? New evidence from many branches of science has significantly added to our understanding of what it means to know, from the neural processes that occur during learning to the influence of culture on what people see and absorb. How People Learn examines these findings and their implications for what we teach, how we teach it, and how we assess what our children learn. The book uses exemplary teaching to illustrate how approaches based on what we now know result in in-depth learning. This new knowledge calls into question concepts and practices firmly entrenched in our current education system. Topics include: How learning actually changes the physical structure of the brain. How existing knowledge affects what people notice and how they learn. What the thought processes of experts tell us about how to teach. The amazing learning potential of infants. The relationship of classroom learning and everyday settings of community and workplace. Learning needs and opportunities for teachers. A realistic look at the role of technology in education.

Handbook for Brunner and Suddarth s Textbook of Medical surgical Nursing

  • Filename: handbook-for-brunner-and-suddarth-s-textbook-of-medical-surgical-nursing.
  • ISBN: 1451108788
  • Release Date: 2010-05-18
  • Number of pages: 736
  • Author: Suzanne C. Smeltzer
  • Publisher:

This concise clinical companion to the twelfth edition of Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing presents nearly 200 diseases and disorders in alphabetical format, allowing rapid access to need-to-know information on the most commonly clinical problems nurses are likely to encounter. The content is completely cross-referenced to the main text. Pages are tabbed alphabetically for speedy reference.

Advanced Assessment

  • Filename: advanced-assessment.
  • ISBN: 9780803643765
  • Release Date: 2014-11-14
  • Number of pages: 697
  • Author: Mary Jo Goolsby
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis

The 3rd Edition of this AJN Book of the Year shows you how to perform a focused history and physical based on presenting complaints and then interpret the findings to arrive at a definitive differential diagnosis.

Phlebotomy Essentials

  • Filename: phlebotomy-essentials.
  • ISBN: 9781608311194
  • Release Date: 2011-02-14
  • Number of pages: 275
  • Author: Ruth E. McCall
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

"Designed to be used in combination with the fifth edition of the 'Phlebotomy essentials' textbook as a valuable learning resource that will help the student master the principles of phlebotomy by reinforcing key concepts and procedures covered in the textbook."--Pref.

Fundamentals of Biomechanics

  • Filename: fundamentals-of-biomechanics.
  • ISBN: 9780387493121
  • Release Date: 2007-05-28
  • Number of pages: 354
  • Author: Duane Knudson
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Blending up-to-date biomechanical knowledge with professional application knowledge, this second edition presents a clear, conceptual approach to understanding biomechanics within the context of the qualitative analysis of human movement. It develops nine principles of biomechanics, which provide an applied structure for biomechanical concepts, and the application of each principle is fully explored in several chapters. The book also offers real-world examples of the application of biomechanics, which emphasize how biomechanics is integrated with the other subdisciplines of kinesiology to contribute to qualitative analysis of human movement.

Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology for Student Nurses

  • Filename: fundamentals-of-anatomy-and-physiology-for-student-nurses.
  • ISBN: 9781118276280
  • Release Date: 2011-11-28
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Author: Ian Peate
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

The mind and the body, when working in harmony, is a fantastic system capable of extraordinary things. With an applied, interactive, and highly visual approach, Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology for Student Nurses provides students with an exciting and straightforward understanding of anatomy and physiology, enabling them to deliver high quality care in any setting. This book covers the structure and functions of the human body, with clinical applications throughout. Key features: A clear, straightforward book on anatomy and physiology for all students in nursing and allied health. Fully interactive, with an activity section at the end of each chapter, featuring multiple choice questions, diagram labelling, test your learning questions, crosswords, and 'find out more'. Generous, full colour illustrations throughout Clinical considerations and scenarios throughout showing how the material can be applied to daily practice A companion website where you'll find further exercises, illustrations, and interactive MCQs

Visualizing Anatomy and Physiology

  • Filename: visualizing-anatomy-and-physiology.
  • ISBN: 0470917768
  • Release Date: 2013-06-04
  • Number of pages: 640
  • Author: Craig Freudenrich
  • Publisher: Wiley

This text is an unbound, binder-ready edition. Visualizing Anatomy and Physiology is a visually powerful textbook, illustrated for maximum pedagogical effect, up-to-the-minute in all aspects of anatomical science and physiology, that provides motivating and engaging content as well as clinical and everyday relevance of the science of the discipline.

Constructing Architecture

  • Filename: constructing-architecture.
  • ISBN: 9783764371906
  • Release Date: 2005-07-25
  • Number of pages: 508
  • Author: Andrea Deplazes
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Now in its second edition: the trailblazing introduction and textbook on construction includes a new section on translucent materials and an article on the use of glass.

Introduction to the Human Body 10th Edition

  • Filename: introduction-to-the-human-body-10th-edition.
  • ISBN: 9781118884072
  • Release Date: 2015-02-13
  • Number of pages: 640
  • Author: Gerard J. Tortora
  • Publisher: Wiley Global Education

This new edition of Introduction to the Human Body offers a balanced introduction to the human body, especially developed to meet the needs of the one-semester A&P course. It provides an effective blend of stunning art and clearly written text to illuminate the complexities of the human body. Class-tested pedagogy is woven into the narrative and illustrations to ensure that students gain a solid understanding of the material.

Milady s Standard Cosmetology 2008

  • Filename: milady-s-standard-cosmetology-2008.
  • ISBN: 9781133416692
  • Release Date: 2012-07-24
  • Number of pages: 960
  • Author: Milady
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

Milady’s Standard Textbook of Cosmetology has led the way in cosmetology education for 80 years by changing to meet the evolving needs of students and the market. Having been developed after extensive analysis by educational design experts, this textbook exhibits the most sophisticated methods for relaying information, stimulating thought, aiding comprehension, and enhancing retention. Milady’s Standard Cosmetology provides students with the information they will need to pass the licensure exams as well as the most contemporary techniques to ensure success once they are on the job. This revision features a fresh new layout, reorganized chapters, and new photography and illustrations to provide an open, easy-to-follow format that students need with the reliability that is the hallmark of Milady. This edition of Milady’s Standard Cosmetology is organized into six parts containing 32 chapters, each written by an industry expert in the field, creating an immediate connection to the professional world. New information on many subjects, including sanitation and infection control, and haircoloring has been included. The result is the most reliable cosmetology textbook available, one that covers all essential information in a contemporary, easy-to-use manner. While Milady’s Standard Cosmetology is the center of the curriculum, students and educators have a wide range of supplements from which to choose. All supplements have been revised and updated to complement the new edition of the textbook. This book will serve as a valuable guide, and students will refer to it again and again throughout their career! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Handbook of Communication Competence

  • Filename: handbook-of-communication-competence.
  • ISBN: 9783110199000
  • Release Date: 2008-08-27
  • Number of pages: 558
  • Author: Gert Rickheit
  • Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

In our everyday life, communicative processes are relevant in almost all situations. It is important to know whether you should say something which is adequate in the situation or whether it is better to say nothing at all. Communicative competence is fundamental for a successful life in our society as it is of great importance for all areas of life. Therefore, it is not surprising that communicative competence is the subject of many theoretical and empirical approaches and, in consequence, research on this topic is diverse. We focus our contributions on linguistic aspects of communication. In the centre of interest are linguistic oriented performances of different forms of communicative competence, language acquisition, and language disorders. The topics of this book concern the description of methods for studying language in the brain, the interaction between language and cognition, discourse acquisition of children, literacy acquisition and its precursors, the use and acquisition of the sign language, models and training of writing and reading, nonverbal communicative competence, media competence, communication training, developmental dyslexia, the treatment of stuttering, and the description of language disorders.

Instant Anatomy

  • Filename: instant-anatomy.
  • ISBN: 9781119159391
  • Release Date: 2016-02-22
  • Number of pages: 280
  • Author: Robert H. Whitaker
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Instant Anatomy presents anatomy and anatomical relationships in a simple, unique, schematic manner to aid the speedy understanding and retrieval of anatomical facts. It shows structures such as nerves and blood vessels in their entirety, unlike the partial, regional presentations given in most textbooks. Covering the major aspects of anatomy, each section presents the relevant structures in double page spreads, with clear, full-colour diagrams on the left and concise text for each structure on the right. This new fifth edition includes more surface anatomy such as new myotome maps, bones of the hands and feet, principles of movement at shoulder and hip and images to clarify the understanding of the inguinal region and the lesser sac of the stomach. Ideal for use alongside a core anatomy textbook, Instant Anatomy is the perfect quick reference guide for medical students, surgeons, radiologists and those in many other specialties. The companion website at with its podcasts and wide ranging multiple choice questions provide invaluable exam preparation.

Adaptation and Natural Selection

  • Filename: adaptation-and-natural-selection.
  • ISBN: 1400820103
  • Release Date: 2008-09-02
  • Number of pages: 328
  • Author: George Christopher Williams
  • Publisher: Princeton University Press

Biological evolution is a fact--but the many conflicting theories of evolution remain controversial even today. In 1966, simple Darwinism, which holds that evolution functions primarily at the level of the individual organism, was threatened by opposing concepts such as group selection, a popular idea stating that evolution acts to select entire species rather than individuals. George Williams's famous argument in favor of the Darwinists struck a powerful blow to those in opposing camps. His Adaptation and Natural Selection, now a classic of science literature, is a thorough and convincing essay in defense of Darwinism; its suggestions for developing effective principles for dealing with the evolution debate and its relevance to many fields outside biology ensure the timelessness of this critical work.


  • Filename: psychology.
  • ISBN: 020523495X
  • Release Date: 2012
  • Number of pages: 647
  • Author: Philip G. Zimbardo
  • Publisher: Pearson Educacion

"Where great science meets great teaching." At just fourteen chapters, "Psychology: Core Concepts" provides rich coverage of the foundational topics taught in most introductory courses. "Psychology: Core Concepts" focuses on a manageable number of core concepts (usually three to five) in each chapter, allowing students to attain a deeper level of understanding of the material. Learning is reinforced through focused application and critical thinking activities, and connections between concepts are drawn across chapters to help students see the big picture of psychology as a whole. The 7th edition features an enhanced critical thinking emphasis, with new chapter-opening Problems and new end-of-chapter critical thinking applications that promote active learning. Teaching & Learning Experience "Improve Critical Thinking" a Pedagogical features are designed to help students learn the problem-solving skills and critical thinking techniques of a good psychologist. "Explore Research a "Current research reflects the most up-to-date psychological theories and applications. "Understand Culture and Diversity" a Cross-cultural, multicultural, and gender research is woven throughout the text to reflect the increasing diversity and global reach of psychology. "Support Instructors a "An Instructora s Manual, Test Bank (both print and computerized), Interactive PowerPoints, Telecourse Videos, and a Telecourse Study Guide provide instructors with the ultimate supplements package. Note: MyPsychLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MyPsychLab, please visit: or you can purchase a valuepack of the text + MyPsychLab (at no additional cost). VP: 0205255000 / 9780205255009 Facebook Page: http: //

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