It’s ill-becoming for an old broad to sing about how bad she wants it. But occasionally we do. -Lena Horne
“I take a simple view of living. It is: Keep your eyes open and get on with it.” -Laurence Olivier “The only sin is mediocrity.” -Martha Graham
“When I was young, I found out that the big toe always ends up making a hole in a sock. So I stopped wearing socks.” -Albert Einstein
“Go out on a limb. That’s where the fruit is.”-Jimmy Carter
Full of surprise, insight, humor, perspective, celebration, inspiration, and a kind of offhand, poignant poetry, Age Doesn’t Matter Unless You’re a Cheese-title courtesy of Billie Burke-shares hundreds of the best things men and women over sixty have said about how to love, work, laugh, and live. Collected by authors with a perfect ear for quotes, Kathryn and Ross Petras, Age Doesn’t Matter brings together Albert Einstein’s equation for happiness, Colette on the virtues of astonishment, and Julia Child’s secret of longevity: “Red meat and gin.
It’s a Handbook…and Much More! Writers Inc. is, first and foremost, a complete writing handbook covering everything from writing paragraphs to writing research papers, from taking notes to taking essay tests, from writing with style to writing in the real world. No matter what type of information or help you need-guidelines, samples, rules, or friendly advice-you’ll find it in this handbook. Writers Inc. is also a multipurpose reference book with full-color maps, useful tables and charts, computer and Internet terms, and a historical time line. Any student interested in writing and learning hsould have a copy of Writers Inc. Here’s a preview of what’s inside: The Writing Process: Provides important strategies for all steps in the development of writing. The Basic Elements of Writing: Offers advice and insights for writing effective sentences, paragraphs, and essays. Forms of Writing: Addresses nearly every form of writing-from a personal narrative to an interview report, from a personal commentary to a cause-and-effect essay, from a found poem to a play script. Writing About Literature: Gives special attention to personal responses, book reviews, and literary analyses. Research Writing: Outlines the steps in the research process and provides sample paraenthetical references and bibliographic entries in the latest MLA and APA styles…and much more!
The Anatomy Coloring Workbook, 4th Edition uses the act of coloring to provide you with a clear and concise understanding of anatomy. This interactive approach takes less time than rote memorization, and thoroughly fixes anatomical concepts in your mind for easier visual recall later.
An invaluable resource for students of anatomy, physiology, biology, psychology, nursing & nutrition, medicine, fitness education, art, and more, the Anatomy Coloring Workbook includes:
• 126 coloring plates with precise, easy-to-follow renderings of anatomical structures
• Comprehensive explanations of the pictured structures and anatomical concepts
• An introductory section on terminology to get you started and coloring suggestions to assist you
• A glossary of common anatomical terms for quick reference
• New injury & ailment appendices, with additional memorization techniques
The includes the following sections:
• Introduction to Anatomy
• The Integumentary System
• The Skeletal System
• The Muscular System
• The Nervous System
• The Endocrine System
• The Circulatory System
• The Lymphatic System
• The Digestive System
• The Respiratory System
• The Urinary System
• The Reproductive System
In recent years organizations of all kinds have learned that project working, once considered significant only for engineering and construction companies, can help to ensure that the intended benefits of business change will be realized in full and on time. This development means that more people than ever before need to understand the basic process, language and purpose of project working. That awareness is important not only for those actually engaged in project work, in all sectors of industry and commerce, but also for senior managers, project sponsors and the other stakeholders. The fourth edition of Essentials of Project Management is the junior complement to Dennis Lock’s comprehensive, successful and encyclopaedic textbook, Project Management (now in its Tenth Edition). Essentials provides a concise, straightforward account of the principles and techniques of project management, designed to meet the needs of the business manager or student. Using examples and illustrations, the author introduces the key project management procedures and explains clearly how and when to use them. The Essentials of Project Management remains the ideal first text for anyone new to project working or students studying project management as part of a wider business qualification or degree.
This supplementary reader is composed of 38 classic and contemporary articles that demonstrate the significant contributions that cultural anthropologists make; the emphasis is on the applicability of cultural anthropology to understanding and improving the present day human condition. Whether debating the merits of a career in anthropology or questioning why the subject should be studied, students will grow to appreciate anthropology’s widespread uses, from conducting market research to working with refugee communities.
The purpose of this book is to cater for the students of medicine, at all levels, who
wish for a simple groundwork on Orthopaedics. It also attempts to educate, in a
format acceptable, the lay public who has an interest in Orthopaedics. The common
conditions of musculoskeletal system are discussed in full. Emphasis is placed
on minor technical procedures and the principles of the more complicated once
discussed. The last chapter is on outcome measures in orthopaedics; this is the
most important factor in assessment of any medical management.
Other specific areas covered are
Biology of elements of the musculoskeletal system
Evaluation of the Orthopaedic patient
Casts and splints
Injuries of the upper limb
Fractures and dislocations in the limb
Fractures in children
Management of Disorder of joints
Management of non osseous musculoskeletal structures
Principles of limb ablatio
Outcomes in musculoskeletal orthopaedic care