Time Almanac 2011

Author: Editors of TIME Magazine Powered by Encyclopaedia Britannica

Publisher: Time Almanac

ISBN: 9781603201650

Category: Reference

Page: 864

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From global trends to national events...outer space to cyberspace...the past to the present...the TIME Almanac 2011 contains all the comprehensive up-to-the-minute facts, statistics, dates and information you'll ever need or want. Highlights include world statistics and countries, astronomy and space, calendar and holidays, health and nutrition, sports results, business, economy, personal finance, the Internet, web-site guide and so much more! Turn to The TIME Almanac 2011 - Powered by Encyclopaedia Britannica - for more than 1 million answers.
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Transcultural Nursing

Assessment and Intervention

Author: Joyce Newman Giger

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032329328X

Category: Medical

Page: 736

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Giger and Davidhizar's unique transcultural model of clear, easy-to-apply assessment and intervention strategies is the definitive source for use in the clinical setting! This authoritative resource will help you learn to identify the six key cultural phenomena used in caring for clients from different backgrounds (communication, space, social organization, time, environmental control, and biological variations), and help you apply these phenomena to a variety of individuals in different cultures. Unique! Giger & Davidhizar's Transcultural Assessment Model devotes a full chapter to each of the six aspects of cultural assessment (communication, space, social organization, time, environmental control, and biologic variations) to help you apply this model to any client of any culture. Expert author Joyce Newman Giger is a pioneer in the field of transcultural nursing. Case studies and critical thinking questions help you apply the assessment framework in practice. UNIQUE! Sample care plans demonstrate how to apply principles to specific client needs. UNIQUE! Discussion of the spiritual component provides a more holistic, integrated approach to culture and assessment. Clarification of biologic variations for select cultural groups raises awareness of potential risks/influences on client health. 2010 census data is incorporated through the book to provide the most current analysis of demographic trends. Completely revised cultural chapters reflect the shifting experiences of different cultural groups in our society. NEW! 6 additional cultural chapters on Nigerians, Uganda Americans, Jordanian Americans, Cuban Americans, Amish Americans, and Irish Americans
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Time For Kids Almanac 2011

Author: Editors of TIME For Kids Magazine

Publisher: Time For Kids

ISBN: 9781603201292

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 256

View: 1920

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A comprehensive reference including the latest information on world statistics, famous people, space, history, geography, presidents, sports statistics, and inventions.
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Scholastic Almanac 2011

Facts & Stats

Author: Inc. Scholastic

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545237610

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 352

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Provides for both school research and general interest in an updated edition that includes coverage of an extensive range of topics from sports and technology to history and science. Original.
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Transcultural Nursing - E-Book

Assessment and Intervention

Author: Joyce Newman Giger

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323400043

Category: Medical

Page: 736

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Get up to speed on how to properly assess the care needs of today’s culturally diverse clientele with Transcultural Nursing: Assessment & Intervention, 7th Edition. Centering on Giger's unique transcultural model of clear, easy-to-apply assessment and intervention strategies for the clinical setting, this one-of-a-kind resource will help you learn to identify the six key cultural phenomena used in caring for clients from different backgrounds (communication, space, social organization, time, environmental control, and biological variations), and show you how to apply these phenomena to a variety of individuals in different cultures. UNIQUE! Giger & Davidhizar's Transcultural Assessment Model devotes a full chapter to each of the six aspects of cultural assessment (communication, space, social organization, time, environmental control, and biologic variations) to help readers apply this model to any client of any culture — even those not covered in the text. 2010 census data is incorporated through the book to provide the most current analysis of demographic trends. UNIQUE! Sample care plans demonstrate how to apply principles to specific client needs. UNIQUE! Discussion of the spiritual component provides a more holistic, integrated approach to culture and assessment. Case studies and critical thinking questions help readers apply the assessment framework in practice. Clarification of biologic variations for select cultural groups raises readers’ awareness of potential risks/influences on client health. NEW! Completely revised cultural chapters reflect the shifting experiences of various cultural groups in our society.
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Sports Illustrated Almanac 2011

Author: Editors of Sports Illustrated

Publisher: Sports Illustrated

ISBN: 9781603208635

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 560

View: 2152

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America's favorite sports almanac since its introduction 20 years ago, the Sports Illustrated Almanac now has 2010 covered, from football to fencing, hockey to handball, and everything in between. The Sports Illustrated Almanac features essays by top Sports Illustrated writers; all-time stats and records; and ticketing and venue information for pro baseball, basketball, football and hockey. The Sports Illustrated Almanac 2011 is the ultimate guide to the year in sports.
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Commodity Trader's Almanac 2011

For Active Traders of Futures, Forex, Stocks & ETFs

Author: Jeffrey A. Hirsch,John L. Person

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118027004

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 192

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An indispensable resource for today's commodity and currency trader The 2011 Edition of the Commodity Trader's Almanac, is an essential tool for professional traders, and can help you understand the complex and exciting world of commodities and foreign currencies. Created in a similar fashion to the Stock Trader's Almanac-which has been trusted for over 40 years by traders and investors-the Commodity Trader's Almanac is a comprehensive guide featuring monthly strategies, patterns, trends, and trading techniques geared towards active investors of the major commodities and currencies, as well as ETFs, futures, and options. Helps you understand how commodity pricing works and offers great insight into investing in them Alerts you to little-known market patterns and tendencies to help forecast commodity market trends with accuracy and confidence Contains market highlights that cover key supply, demand, and seasonal tendencies on markets including crude oil, ethanol, and precious metals; critical agricultural products such as corn, wheat, and cattle; and foreign currencies Intended for active traders and investors interested in making the most out of today's commodity, ETF, futures, options, and currencies resources, this guide will help you make more informed decisions as you look for greater profits in this arena.
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Don't Know Much About® the American Presidents

Author: Kenneth C. Davis

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1401304737

Category: Political Science

Page: 720

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Which president broke the law to prevent enslaved people from being freed? Who said, "When the president does it,that means it's not illegal"? Why does America have a president? From the heated debates among the framers of the Constitution in 1787 over an "elected king," to the creation of the presidency, and on through rich profiles of each man who has held the office, New York Times bestselling author Kenneth C. Davis takes readers on a guided tour of American history. Examining each chief executive, from the low lights to the bright lights, the memorable to the forgettable and the forgotten, Davis tells all the stories, offering rich anecdotes about real people. He also charts the history of the presidency itself, debunking myths and grading the presidents from A+ to F. For history buffs and history-phobes alike, this entertaining book may change your understanding of the highest office in the land throughout more than two hundred years of history.
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