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The most irreverent and helpful book on language since the 1 New York Times bestseller Eats Shoots Leaves Mary Norris has spent more than three decades in The New Yorker s copy department maintaining its celebrated high standards Now she brings her vast experience good cheer and finely sharpened pencils to help the rest of us in a boisterous language book as full of life as it is of practical advice Between You Me features Norris s laugh-out-loud descriptions of some of the most common and vexing problems in spelling punctuation and usage comma faults danglers who vs whom that vs which compound words gender-neutral language and her clear explanations of how to handle them Down-to-earth and always open-minded she draws on examples from Charles Dickens Emily Dickinson Henry James and the Lord s Prayer as well as from The Honeymooners The Simpsons David Foster Wallace and Gillian Flynn She takes us to see a copy of Noah Webster s groundbreaking Blue-Back Speller on a quest to find out who put the hyphen in Moby-Dick on a pilgrimage to the world s only pencil-sharpener museum and inside the hallowed halls of The New Yorker and her work with such celebrated writers as Pauline Kael Philip Roth and George Saunders Readers and writers... will find in Norris neither a scold nor a softie but a wise and witty new friend in love with language and alive to the glories of its use in America even in the age of autocorrect and spell-check As Norris writes The dictionary is a wonderful thing but you can t let it push you around more
This new edition of the American Psychiatric Association s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM-5 used by clinicians and researchers to diagnose and classify mental disorders is the product of more than 10 years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health Their dedication and hard work have yielded an authoritative volume that defines and classifies mental disorders in order to improve diagnoses treatment and research This manual which creates a common language for clinicians involved in the diagnosis of mental disorders includes concise and specific criteria intended to facilitate an objective assessment of symptom presentations in a variety of clinical settings inpatient outpatient partial hospital consultation-liaison clinical private practice and primary care The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fifth Edition is the most comprehensive current and critical resource for clinical practice available to today s mental health clinicians and researchers of all orientations The information contained in the manual is also valuable to other physicians and health professionals including psychologists counselors nurses and occupational and rehabilitation... therapists as well as social workers and forensic and legal specialists DSM-5 is the most definitive resource for the diagnosis and classification of mental disorders more
Often called the the best NCLEX exam review book ever Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination provides everything you need to prepare for the NCLEX exam - complete content review and over 5 100 NCLEX examination-style questions in the book and online Don t make the mistake of assuming the quality of the questions is the same in all NCLEX exam review books because only this book includes the kind of questions that consistently test the critical thinking skills necessary to pass today s NCLEX exam Even better all answers include detailed rationales to help you learn from your answer choices as well as test-taking strategies with tips on how to best approach each question Written by the most trusted name in NCLEX review Linda Anne Silvestri and updated to reflect the most current NCLEX test plan Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination 6th Edition is THE book of choice for NCLEX examination review But don t just take our word for it - read any customer review or ask your classmates to see why there s nothing else like it UNIQUE A detailed test-taking strategy and rationale is included for each question offering clues for analyzing and uncovering the correct answer option and guiding you to remediation in... Saunders Strategies for Test Success Passing Nursing School and the NCLEX Exam and Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Exam UNIQUE Priority Nursing Action boxes list actions for clinical emergent situations requiring immediate action including a detailed rationale and textbook reference All alternate item-format questions are included with multiple response prioritizing fill-in-the-blank figure illustration chart exhibit video and audio questions to provide practice with prioritizing decision-making and critical thinking skills UNIQUE Pyramid Alert boxes spotlight important nursing concepts and procedures and include tips and shortcuts for remembering key information Exam preparation chapters include test-taking strategies the CAT format transitional issues for the foreign-educated nurse and the NCLEX-RN exam from a new graduate s perspective A comprehensive exam consists of 85 questions that cover all content areas in the book and mirror the percentages identified in the NCLEX-RN examination test plan NEW and UNIQUE A summary of key changes to the 2013 NCLEX-RN test plan is included in the front of the book New More practice questions have been added to the book and online bringing the total to 5 172 questions New Tracking of practice results on the Evolve companion website makes it easy to check your progress more
The Official SAT Study Guide Second Edition features 10 official SAT practice tests created by the test maker With over 1 000 pages and more than 20 chapters it s packed with the most up-to-date information regardless of the jacket and students need to get ready for the test Students will gain valuable experience and raise their confidence by taking practice tests by reviewing critical concepts test-taking approaches and focused sets of practice questions just like those on the actual SAT The Official SAT Study Guide Second Edition will help students get ready for the SAT with- 10 official SAT practice tests including 3 new recent exams- detailed descriptions of math critical reading and writing sections of the SAT- targeted practice questions for each SAT question type- practice essay questions along with sample essays and annotations- a review of math concepts tested in the exam- test-taking approaches and suggestions that underscore important points- free online score reports- exclusive access to online answers and explanations at collegeboard com- 10 discount on The Official SAT Online Course to all book ownersThere s also a complete chapter on the PSAT NMSQT
At long last here is the thoroughly revised and updated third edition of the hugely successful Art of Electronics It is widely accepted as the best single authoritative book on electronic circuit design In addition to new or enhanced coverage of many topics the Third Edition includes 90 oscilloscope screenshots illustrating the behavior of working circuits dozens of graphs giving highly useful measured data of the sort that s often buried or omitted in datasheets but which you need when designing circuits 80 tables listing some 1650 active components enabling intelligent choice of circuit components by listing essential characteristics both specified and measured of available parts The new Art of Electronics retains the feeling of informality and easy access that helped make the earlier editions so successful and popular It is an indispensable reference and the gold standard for anyone student or researcher professional or amateur who works with electronic circuits
Rooted in traditional Toltec wisdom beliefs four agreements in life are essential steps on the path to personal freedom As beliefs are transformed through maintaining these agreements shamanic teacher and healer don Miguel Ruiz asserts lives will become filled with grace peace and unconditional love
The Real ACT Prep Guide with CD is the only book with insider test-taking tips and strategy practice and insight from the makers of the ACT This is the only guide that includes 5 previously administered full-length ACT tests written by the actual test maker including 2 NEW practice tests Also included is ACT content and procedures you ll follow when actually taking the test along with in-depth review of the optional Writing Test and how it is scored examples of all the question types and suggestions on how you might approach the questions The supplemental CD features a complete electronic copy of Peterson s Cool Colleges 101 and additional online college planning resources from Peterson s The only guide that includes 5 previously administered full-length ACT tests written by the actual test maker including 2 NEW practice tests ACT content and procedures you ll follow when actually taking the test Valuable information about tuition payment plans All the question types you can expect to find on the ACT Suggestions on how you might approach the questions and Peterson s tried-and-true test-taking strategies and tips
Kaplan s GRE Premier 2015 is a comprehensive prep system that includes both book and mobile-enabled online components Get access to in-depth strategies test information and practice questions to help you score higher on the GRE Kaplan s GRE Premier 2015 contains 2 200 total practice questions with detailed explanations covering the Verbal Quantitative and Analytical Writing sections and strategies for handling all the question types you ll encounter on Test Day It also comes with study plans to help you make the most of your time preparing for the GRE Kaplan s GRE Premier 2015 features 2 200 practice questions with detailed explanations6 full-length practice tests 5 realistic Multi-Stage Tests available online and 1 in the book 500-question online Quiz Bank for customized quiz creation and review of GRE practice questionsMobile-enabled online resources study anywhere on any device with an internet connectionOnline study plans learn how to make the most of your time no matter how much or little time you have until Test DayDVD on stress management study planning and the graduate school application processAcademic support from Kaplan faculty via our Facebook page facebook com KaplanGradPrepKaplan guarantees that if you study with... this book DVD and online resources you will score higher on the GRE or you ll receive a full refund more
THE 25th EDITION OF THE WORLD S MOST POPULAR MEDICAL REVIEW BOOK Trust 25 years of experience for the most effective USMLE Step 1 preparation possible 1 250 must-know topics provide a complete framework for your USMLE preparation Test-taking advice with focus on high-efficiency studying Major revisions in all subject areas based on feedback from thousands of students Free real-time updates and corrections at www firstaidteam com Extensive faculty review process with nationally known USMLE instructors 1 000 color photos and diagrams help you visualize high-yield concepts Expanded guide to high-yield study resources including mobile apps INSIDER ADVICE FOR STUDENTS FROM STUDENTS