McGraw-Hill Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination by Frances Monahan

By Frances Monahan

Written by way of a individual educator and nursing textual content writer, this rigorous evaluation for the NCLEX-RN examination displays the most recent adjustments within the concentration of the examination and mimics the examination constitution. the writer contains the hot emphasis on purchaser wishes in the course of the conventional direction framework, giving scholars a different, step by step course towards realizing and using this key concept.

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Unplanned: The Dramatic True Story of a Former Planned by Abby Johnson

By Abby Johnson


When Johnson surrender her activity because the director of a deliberate Parenthood sanatorium in Texas, the media went wild; complaints have been filed; prolife advocates had fun. Now this former health facility director finds the main points of her dramatic movement from abortion rights recommend to "the correct part of the fence" and the prolife circulate. Johnson started as a volunteer, relocating throughout the ranks until eventually turning into director of the Bryan, Tex., health center. Then she witnessed an ultrasound-guided abortion, and she or he replaced. "I was once taking a brand new stand, starting a brand new life," she says of her circulation to the opposite part. This emotional account finds Johnson's impressive trip via prochoice pondering, abortions, her love/hate dating with prolife advocates outdoor the health center, and her eventual knowing of abortion. Prolife advocates will salivate over her tale, abortion rights advocates should be skeptical,but those that oppose abortion will locate concept, schooling, and emotion. Johnson bargains a well-planned, well-written account that might contact nerves on either side of the problem. (Jan.) --Publishers Weekly Bookline, December 22, 2011

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Abby Johnson give up her activity in October 2009. that straightforward act grew to become a countrywide information tale simply because Abby was once the director of a deliberate Parenthood medical institution in Texas who, after partaking in her very first abortion strategy, walked around the highway to hitch the Coalition for all times.
Unplanned is a heartstopping own drama of life-and-death encounters, a court conflict, and religious transformation that speaks desire and compassion into the political controversy that surrounds this factor. Telling Abby’s tale from each side of the abortion medical institution estate line, this ebook is a must-read for an individual who cares in regards to the lifestyles as opposed to rights debate and assisting ladies who face problem pregnancies.

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Formalized Probability Theory and Applications Using Theorem by Osman Hasan, Sofiène Tahar

By Osman Hasan, Sofiène Tahar

Scientists and engineers frequently need to care for platforms that show random or unpredictable parts and needs to successfully assessment possibilities in every one state of affairs. desktop simulations, whereas the conventional device used to resolve such difficulties, are restricted within the scale and complexity of the issues they could solve.

Formalized likelihood idea and purposes utilizing Theorem Proving discusses the various obstacles inherent in computers whilst utilized to difficulties of probabilistic research, and offers a singular way to those obstacles, combining higher-order common sense with computer-based theorem proving. Combining sensible software with theoretical dialogue, this booklet is a vital reference device for mathematicians, scientists, engineers, and researchers in all STEM fields.

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Structural Depth Reference Manual for the Civil PE Exam by Alan Williams PhD SE FICE C Eng

By Alan Williams PhD SE FICE C Eng

The Structural intensity Reference handbook for the Civil PE Exam offers a complete assessment of the correct codes lined at the structural intensity component to the Civil PE examination. figuring out those codes is your key to luck in this examination. a complete of one hundred thirty instance and perform difficulties, with entire step by step suggestions, show how you can use particular code equations, constants, and variables to figure out no matter if constructions meet code specifications. each one challenge specializes in a particular code factor and offers a transparent rationalization of the code. Dozens of distinctive pix increase your comprehension of the appropriate codes.

The structural intensity part of the Civil PE examination calls for a radical familiarity with proper codes, and the Structural intensity Reference Manual, third variation, is up-to-date to the most recent examination code requisites. The up-to-date codes include:

  • 2009 version of IBC
  • 2008 variation of ACI 318
  • 2008 variation of ACI 530
  • 2005 version of AISC
  • 2005 variation of NDS
  • 2005 variation of ASCE 7

Exam subject matters Covered 

  • Reinforced Concrete Design
  • Foundations
  • Prestressed Concrete Design
  • Structural metal Design
  • Design of wooden Structures
  • Design of strengthened Masonry

What’s New during this Edition 

  • Code updates to align with revised civil structural intensity standards
    • 2008 ACI 318
    • 2008 ACI 530
    • 2009 IBC
    Addition of multiple-choice difficulties to raised align with the exam

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The Praxis Series Official Guide by Educational Testing Service

By Educational Testing Service

The single reputable consultant to The Praxis sequence™ of teacher-licensing exams-straight from the test-makers if you are searching for the simplest, such a lot reliable advisor to the checks within the Praxis sequence, you will have chanced on it. This authentic Praxis advisor comes immediately from ETS--the those that truly make the assessments. it's going to express you precisely what to anticipate -- no matter if you are taking the PPST to start your instructing profession, the PLT to illustrate your expert services, or a Praxis II topic try out to turn out your wisdom of a particular K-12 educating subject. in basic terms ETS can provide you actual Praxis questions for perform, express you precisely what you will see on monitor at the automatic checks, and inform you the test-maker's personal techniques for achievement. that is why this advisor is your critical resource for every little thing you want to find out about The Praxis sequence. No different Praxis consultant supplies: 6 full-length actual PPST tests enormous quantities of genuine PLT and Praxis II questions-so you could learn with the true factor pattern PPST essays with genuine raters' reviews the newest state-by-state instructor certification trying out requisites accomplished define of PLT research themes entire assurance of Praxis II basic schooling exams

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Oxide Materials at the Two-Dimensional Limit by Falko P. Netzer, Alessandro Fortunelli

By Falko P. Netzer, Alessandro Fortunelli

This e-book summarizes the present wisdom of two-dimensional oxide fabrics. the elemental houses of 2-D oxide platforms are explored by way of atomic constitution, digital habit and floor chemistry. the idea that of polarity in opting for the soundness of 2-D oxide layers is tested, cost move results in ultrathin oxide movies are reviewed in addition to the function of defects in 2-D oxide motion pictures. the unconventional constitution options that follow in oxide platforms of low dimensionality are addressed, and a bankruptcy giving an summary of cutting-edge theoretical equipment for digital constitution choice of nanostructured oxides is incorporated. specific emphasis is given to a balanced view from the experimental and the theoretical facet. Two-dimensional fabrics, and 2-D oxides particularly, have amazing habit as a result of dimensionality and proximity results. a number of chapters deal with prototypical version platforms as illustrative examples to debate the atypical actual and chemical homes of 2-D oxide platforms. The chapters are written via well known specialists within the field.

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Professional Hadoop Solutions by Kevin T. Smith, Boris Lublinsky, Alexey Yakubovich

By Kevin T. Smith, Boris Lublinsky, Alexey Yakubovich

The go-to guidebook for deploying immense information options with Hadoop
Today's company architects have to know the way the Hadoop frameworks and APIs healthy jointly, and the way they are often built-in to bring real-world options. This booklet is a pragmatic, unique advisor to development and enforcing these ideas, with code-level guideline within the well known Wrox culture. It covers storing info with HDFS and Hbase, processing info with MapReduce, and automating facts processing with Oozie. Hadoop safety, operating Hadoop with Amazon net providers, most sensible practices, and automating Hadoop strategies in actual time also are coated intensive.
With in-depth code examples in Java and XML and the newest on contemporary additions to the Hadoop surroundings, this entire source additionally covers using APIs, exposing their internal workings and permitting architects and builders to higher leverage and customise them.• the last word advisor for builders, designers, and designers who have to construct and install Hadoop applications• Covers storing and processing info with a number of applied sciences, automating facts processing, Hadoop defense, and supplying real-time solutions• contains certain, real-world examples and code-level guidelines• Explains whilst, why, and the way to exploit those instruments effectively• Written through a crew of Hadoop specialists within the programmer-to-programmer Wrox style
Professional Hadoop Solutions is the reference firm architects and builders have to maximize the facility of Hadoop.

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The Body Project: An Intimate History of American Girls by Joan Jacobs Brumberg

By Joan Jacobs Brumberg

"Timely and sympathetic . . . a piece of impassioned advocacy."         --People

A hundred years in the past, ladies have been lacing themselves into corsets and instructing their daughters to do an identical. definitely the right of the day, even if, used to be internal attractiveness: a spotlight on sturdy deeds and a natural center. this day American girls have extra social offerings and private freedom than ever sooner than. yet fifty-three percentage of our women are upset with their our bodies via the age of 13, and lots of commence a trend of weight obsession and eating plan as early as 8 or 9. Why?

In The physique Project, historian Joan Jacobs Brumberg solutions this query, drawing on diary excerpts and media pictures from 1830 to the current. Tracing ladies' attitudes towards subject matters starting from breast measurement and menstruation to hair, garments, and cosmetics, she exposes the shift from the Victorian quandary with internal good looks to our glossy specialise in outward appearance--in specific, the need to be model-thin and horny. Compassionate, insightful, and gracefully written, The physique Project explores the profits and losses adolescent women have inherited on the grounds that they shed the corset and the proper of virginity for a brand new international of sexual freedom and consumerism--a international within which the physique is their fundamental project.

"Joan Brumberg's ebook bargains us an insightful and wonderful historical past at the back of the harmful mantra of the '90s--'I hate my body!'" --Katie Couric

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