The pope of the year 1000, Gerbert of Aurillac, was the leading mathematician and astronomer of his day. Using medieval letters and modern reportage, and traveling through Gerbert's world, the author shows how science was central to the lives of monks, kings, and even popes a thousand years ago.
The author designed the book for anyone who is not an English native speaker and wants to learn and understand some basic economic terms, principles and key aspects of economics. It should help to improve English and see economics as an interesting and multi discipline science. The text allows those following the book to work at their own speed and pace as well as regulate their own depth of knowledge based on their interest. The contents of the book is as follows: - What is Economics - Economic systems - Specialization in trade - Imports, exports and exchange rates - Supply and demand - Productivity and growth - Inflation - Fiscal policy - Monetary policy - Market failures - The economics ...
Maintaining the clear and approachable writing style characteristic of author Karen Timberlake, Basic Chemistry, Fourth Edition, adds to its suite of problem-solving tools and techniques necessary for educational and workforce success. Engaging new features such as Key Math Skills and Core Chemistry Skills, and Math Review Modules allow students of various levels and learning styles to practice and master quantitative skills. Popular features, including “Combining Ideas” sections and end-of-chapter questions, have also been strengthened and expanded. Modern real-world applications help students connect chemical principles to events in their world, while stories involving careers illustrate ...
Known for its accurate, up-to-date drug content and its practical application of the nursing process to drugs and disorders, Clayton and Willihnganz's Basic Pharmacology for Nurses, 17th Edition prepares you for safe medication administration. Emphasizing the nurse's role, clear guidelines cover safe drug handling, types of drugs used for disorders or to affect body systems, injection and enteral administration, and patient education. From a respected PharmD/Nursing author team, this full-color text also provides an excellent review for the pharmacology questions on the NCLEX® examination.
Robbins Basic Pathology delivers the pathology knowledge you need, the way you need it, from the name you can trust! This medical textbook’s unbeatable author team helps you efficiently master the core concepts you need to know for your courses and USMLE exams.
This book is an evaluation of heart rate variability (HRV), the tendency for the heart rate to oscillate, increasing and decreasing depending on a number of factors. Such oscillations can give information on the state of the complex systems involved and can reveal a higher mortality risk. The author discusses the basic functional structures responsible for HRV and the evidence for this. In addition, the book provides a framework to understand HRV within the perspective of systems biology and presents basic principles and related mathematical models.
In The Theoretical Minimum, the author provided a first course in classical mechanics, offering readers everything they need to start doing physics. In this book, he returns with the next challenge that every aspiring physics buff must tackle: quantum mechanics. It combines explanations, helpful dialogues, and basic exercises.
This monograph of Prof. Horejší is based on a series of his lectures which took place at Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of Charles University during 1990s. The author gives a thorough and easy-to-read account of the basic principles of the standard model of electroweak interactions, describes various theories of electromagnetic and weak interactions, and explains the gauge theory of electroweak interactions.
Anotace: Kniha poskytuje úvod do komunikativní jazykové výuky a je určena učitelům cizích jazyků Popis: The communicative approach is changing the face of foreign language teaching. It provides an introduction to communicative language teaching for practising classroom teachers. The author gives a single coherent account of the basic communicative ideas, emphasizing those aspects most important in the classroom so that teachers can integrate the new ideas into their own familiar methods. He stresses that a knowledge of grammar remains essential for effective communication.
Autor : James Rhodes, Sometimes all it takes is someone showing that you can All you need is two hands.A basic electric keyboard or a Steinway grand piano, it doesn t matter.Forty-five minutes a day, for six weeks.And the desire to play Bach.Log out, shut down and switch off.Let James Rhodes, renowned concert pianist and bestselling author, be your guide.Even if you know nothing about music.Even if you ve never touched a piano before.Just play.Druh sortimentu : Kniha, How to Play the Piano, Jazyk : Angličtina, Počet stran : 64
Dependable, current, and complete, Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, 9th Edition is the perennially best-selling text that you'll use long after your medical student days are behind you. A world-class author team headed by Drs. Vinay Kumar, Abul Abbas, and Jon Aster, delivers the latest, most essential pathology knowledge in a readable, interesting manner, ensuring optimal understanding of the latest basic science and clinical content. High-quality photographs and full-color illustrations highlight new information in molecular biology, disease classifications, new drugs and drug therapies, and much more.
This completely new textbook takes an integrative, problem-based approach to pathophysiology, creating an effective bridge from basic science to clinical practice. Preeminent pathology practitioner, author, and instructor Ivan Damjanov, MD, PhD skillfully provides you with the rich understanding of disease mechanisms you need to succeed on the USMLE and beyond. Clinical vignettes in each chapter, presented in a problem-based format, demonstrate the practical relevance of pathophysiology principles, and hundreds of full-color diagrams clarify even the most difficult concepts. Plus, full-text online access via Student Consult further enhances learning and study. The result is a comprehensive ...
Teaching Young Learners to Think offers 80 activities with photocopiable worksheets and easy-to-follow teacher's notes. Herbert Puchta, author of a wide range of innovative teaching materials, and Marion Williams, well-known for her book Psychology for Language Teachers, have developed specifically designed tasks that develop children's foreign language competence while promoting the basic thinking skills they will need as they grow older. Teachers will enjoy using the motivating tasks that have been carefully devised to match the language level of EFL learners. Students will enjoy the fun of the thinking challenges these activities offer.
In The Theoretical Minimum, world-class physicist Leonard Susskind provided a brilliant first course in classical mechanics, offering readers not an oversimplified introduction but the real thing - everything you need to start doing physics, and nothing more. Now he returns with the next challenge that every aspiring physics buff must tackle: quantum mechanics. Unlike most popular physics books, Susskind and his co-author Art Friedman teach the maths and equations that are essential to any real understanding of quantum mechanics. Combining crystal-clear explanations, witty and helpful dialogues, and basic exercises, Quantum Mechanics is, to paraphrase Einstein, as simple as possible, but no...
For over 50 years, Berry & Kohn's Operating Room Technique, 13th Edition has been the text of choice for understanding basic surgical principles and techniques. Highly readable, accurate, and comprehensive, it clearly covers the "nuts and bolts" of surgical techniques in a step-by-step format that makes it easy to effectively apply basic principles to clinical practice. Expert author Nancymarie Phillips emphasizes the importance of teamwork throughout, with practical strategies and examples of how cooperation among perioperative caregivers contributes to positive patient care outcomes. With a strong focus on the physiologic, psychologic, and spiritual considerations of perioperative patient...