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
n this 2nd edition of Focus: Elevating the Essentials to Radically Improve Student Learning, Mike Schmoker extends and updates the case that our schools could be on the cusp of swift, unparalleled improvements. But we are stymied by a systemwide failure to simplify and prioritize; we have yet to focus our limited time and energy on the most essential, widely acknowledged, evidence-based practices that could have more impact than all other initiatives combined. They are: simple, coherent curricula; straightforward, traditional literacy practices; and lessons built around just a few hugely effective elements of good teaching. As Schmoker demonstrates, the case for these practices—and the need for them—has grown prodigiously.
In every chapter, you’ll find late-breaking discoveries and practical advice on how to simplify the implementation of new state standards in the subject areas; on the hidden pitfalls of our most popular, but unproven instructional fads and programs; and on simple, versatile strategies for building curriculum, planning lessons, and integrating literacy into every discipline. All of these strategies and findings are supported with exciting new evidence from actual schools. Their success confirms, as Michael Fullan writes, that a focus on the best “high-leverage practices” won’t only improve student performance; they will produce “stunningly powerful consequences” in our schools.
The gardens of Versailles are perhaps the most famous in the world. Seemingly open to the horizon, their scale is monumental. Their grand east-west axis celebrates the Sun King, even as they offer an expression of the scientific spirit of the age in their geometrical layout and exploitation of the optical properties of reflecting water. The original park design, realized by André Le Nôtre, a few advisers, and Louis XIV himself—author of The Way to Present the Gardens of Versailles—remains largely intact. Yet Louis XV made his own original contribution to the gardens at the Trianon, where later still Richard Mique and Hubert Robert designed the English garden and the delightful village beloved by Marie Antoinette.
Michel Baridon traces the history of the gardens from their inception through three centuries of their history. He stresses the cultural importance of the landscape, provides a chronology to show the stages of its growth, and discusses the contemporary challenges posed by its conservation and historical interpretation. Beautifully illustrated with archival images and commissioned photographs, A History of the Gardens of Versailles provides visitors and enthusiasts with a guide to these legendary grounds.
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.
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
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.