It might be the style of the attack, the geographic location, the position of the body, a scrupulous cover-up – in almost every instance, the offender who thinks he vanished without a trace has in fact left behind a multitude of clues. Profilers apply a range of techniques, from diagnostic evaluations to behavioral evidence analysis, in order to study patterns of behavior that emerge from crime scene investigations. Piece by piece, they build a portrait of the type of person who committed the crime, and it is this profile that helps police find their needle in a haystack, Criminal Profile offers insight into the professional’s casebook, including the most cutting-edge profiling techniques, the origins and limitations of the practice, as well as the way some of history’s most infamous criminals have been caught.
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.
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
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!
Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland. New edition of a quick-reference handbook for nursing students and practitioners. Previous edition 1988. Normal values include adult, newborn, and pediatric. Appendix includes Universal Precautions. DNLM: Diagnosis, Laboratory – nurses’ instruction.