Transcultural Nursing

Assessment and Intervention

Author: Joyce Newman Giger

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032329328X

Category: Medical

Page: 736

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Giger and Davidhizar's unique transcultural model of clear, easy-to-apply assessment and intervention strategies is the definitive source for use in the clinical setting! This authoritative resource will help you learn to identify the six key cultural phenomena used in caring for clients from different backgrounds (communication, space, social organization, time, environmental control, and biological variations), and help you apply these phenomena to a variety of individuals in different cultures. Unique! Giger & Davidhizar's Transcultural Assessment Model devotes a full chapter to each of the six aspects of cultural assessment (communication, space, social organization, time, environmental control, and biologic variations) to help you apply this model to any client of any culture. Expert author Joyce Newman Giger is a pioneer in the field of transcultural nursing. Case studies and critical thinking questions help you apply the assessment framework in practice. UNIQUE! Sample care plans demonstrate how to apply principles to specific client needs. UNIQUE! Discussion of the spiritual component provides a more holistic, integrated approach to culture and assessment. Clarification of biologic variations for select cultural groups raises awareness of potential risks/influences on client health. 2010 census data is incorporated through the book to provide the most current analysis of demographic trends. Completely revised cultural chapters reflect the shifting experiences of different cultural groups in our society. NEW! 6 additional cultural chapters on Nigerians, Uganda Americans, Jordanian Americans, Cuban Americans, Amish Americans, and Irish Americans


Scholastic Almanac 2011

Facts & Stats

Author: Inc. Scholastic

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545237610

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 352

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Provides for both school research and general interest in an updated edition that includes coverage of an extensive range of topics from sports and technology to history and science. Original.


Commodity Trader's Almanac 2011

For Active Traders of Futures, Forex, Stocks & ETFs

Author: Jeffrey A. Hirsch,John L. Person

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118027004

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 192

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An indispensable resource for today's commodity and currency trader The 2011 Edition of the Commodity Trader's Almanac, is an essential tool for professional traders, and can help you understand the complex and exciting world of commodities and foreign currencies. Created in a similar fashion to the Stock Trader's Almanac-which has been trusted for over 40 years by traders and investors-the Commodity Trader's Almanac is a comprehensive guide featuring monthly strategies, patterns, trends, and trading techniques geared towards active investors of the major commodities and currencies, as well as ETFs, futures, and options. Helps you understand how commodity pricing works and offers great insight into investing in them Alerts you to little-known market patterns and tendencies to help forecast commodity market trends with accuracy and confidence Contains market highlights that cover key supply, demand, and seasonal tendencies on markets including crude oil, ethanol, and precious metals; critical agricultural products such as corn, wheat, and cattle; and foreign currencies Intended for active traders and investors interested in making the most out of today's commodity, ETF, futures, options, and currencies resources, this guide will help you make more informed decisions as you look for greater profits in this arena.

Don't Know Much About® the American Presidents

Author: Kenneth C. Davis

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1401304737

Category: Political Science

Page: 720

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Which president broke the law to prevent enslaved people from being freed? Who said, "When the president does it,that means it's not illegal"? Why does America have a president? From the heated debates among the framers of the Constitution in 1787 over an "elected king," to the creation of the presidency, and on through rich profiles of each man who has held the office, New York Times bestselling author Kenneth C. Davis takes readers on a guided tour of American history. Examining each chief executive, from the low lights to the bright lights, the memorable to the forgettable and the forgotten, Davis tells all the stories, offering rich anecdotes about real people. He also charts the history of the presidency itself, debunking myths and grading the presidents from A+ to F. For history buffs and history-phobes alike, this entertaining book may change your understanding of the highest office in the land throughout more than two hundred years of history.


Schott's Almanac 2011

Author: Ben Schott

Publisher: Bloomsbury UK

ISBN: 9780747599517

Category: Almanacs, English

Page: 352

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Schott's Almanacis designed to be a practical and entertaining annual volume that tells the real stories of the year. Section headings are: Chronicle; World; Society & Health; Sci, Tech, Net; Celebrity & Media; Music & Cinema; Books & Arts; Travel & Leisure; Money; Parliament & Politics; The Establishment; Sport; Ephemerides. In an age when information is plentiful but selection is rare, Schott's Almanacoffers both the essential facts and the lucid analysis, combining the authority and accuracy of the Economistwith the wit and vitality of Have I Got News for You.

Llewellyn's Sabbats Almanac: Samhain 2010 to Mabon 2011

Author: Llewellyn

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 0738714976

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 310

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Celebrate each season of the Witches' year with rituals, recipes, and crafts. Discover new and unique ways to follow the Wheel of the Year and enrich your spiritual life with this essential resource for celebrating the eight sacred Wiccan holidays. From seasonal crafts to time-honored customs, this handy almanac offers an abundance of meaningful ways to empower your own celebrations. Your favorite Wiccan and Pagan authors offer rituals, Craft activities, history and lore, plus a variety of family-friendly ideas for discovering the gifts and lessons of each Sabbat and season: --Simple recipes for tasty holiday appetizers, entrees, beverages, and desserts --Information on full and new moons and major planetary influences so you can easily plan rituals according to cosmic energies --A journal page for each Sabbat so you can keep a record of memorable events or insights gained Samhain 2010 to Mabon 2011

Time: Almanac 2009

Author: Editors of Time Magazine

Publisher: Time

ISBN: 9781603200424

Category: Reference

Page: 960

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Presents facts on world statistics, famous people, demographic data, history, geography, global trends, election results, sports statistics, scientific research, and technological innovations.

Time: Almanac 2005

Author: Editors of Time Magazine

Publisher: Time Almanac

ISBN: 9781932273359

Category: Reference

Page: 1040

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- The Time Almanac 2005 is reliable, accurate, and complete. - The ultimate information tool for the 21st century. - Includes all the comprehensive up-to-the-minute facts, statistics, dates and information you'll ever need or want. - Including 2004 presidential election results. - Includes World Series results. - Features a unique A-Z Health Guide section with an expansive reference on medical breakthroughs.

Library and Book Trade Almanac 2011

Author: Information Today Inc

Publisher: Information Today

ISBN: 9781573874120

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 836

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An industry information resource and directory covers news, trends, events, new legislation, and funding changes and offers statistics on book prices, library expenditures, and average salaries.

Time Almanac

With Information Please

Author: Borgna Brunner

Publisher: Little Brown & Company

ISBN: 9781932994414

Category: Reference

Page: 1039

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A guide to worldwide statistics includes facts on science, politics, and consumer affairs, sports coverage, travel information, weather data, and facts concerning a wide range of additional subjects.

Llewellyn's 2011 Witches' Spell-A-Day Almanac

Author: Chandra Alexandre,Castiel,Elizabeth Barrette,Dallas Jennifer Cobb,Raven Digitalis,Ellen Dugan

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 0738711365

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 260

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Add a little magic to each day in 2011. The quick and easy spells in this almanac make it perfect for beginning spellcasters and busy Witches. Cast a shadow spell, make a protection charm, scry with a magic mirror--the bewitchments, recipes, rituals, and meditations in Llewellyn's Witches' Spell-A-Day Almanac help you use the unique energies of each day and season to gain skill in your Craft and enhance your life. For your convenience, the 365 spells are cross-referenced by purpose: love, health, money, protection, home and garden, travel, and communication. This handy spellbook features space for notes and a wealth of spell-crafting essentials so you can create your own spells. Planetary influences for each day * The Moon's sign and phases A glossary of magical terms * Pagan holidays and lore Color and incense correspondences for each day Timing tips to add planetary power to your spells The magical workings in this spellbook were composed by many of your favorite Witches and writers: Chandra Alexandre, Elizabeth Barrette, Castiel, Dallas Jennifer Cobb, Raven Digitalis, Ellen Dugan, Abel R. Gomez, Ember Grant, James Kambos, Sharynne MacLeod NicMhacha, Paniteowl, Susan Pesznecker, Diana Rajchel, Laurel Reufner, and Tess Whitehurst. ~ 10th Year of Publication! ~

The Lawyer's Almanac

Author: Aspen Publishers

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 1454811765

Category: Law

Page: 1138

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This thirty secodn edition of The Lawyer's Almanac provides vital facts and figures on the courts, government, law schools, lawyers, and their work and organizations. Complete and up-to-date, it is the standard reference guide on the American legal scene and is useful for attorneys, law librarians, judges, law students, journalists, and anyone who needs quick access to information on the legal profession. This 2013 Edition includes sections on legal research sites on the Internet, listings for government agencies, as well as the most up-to-date bar examination statistics, and more. Included in The Lawyer's Almanac is a complete picture of the workload in the nation's courts. The reader can discern which types of cases are being litigated heavily; the nature of the current caseloads; and the manner in which these cases were resolved. The Lawyer's Almanac reflects the size and density of the legal profession. It includes a detailed listing of the nation's 700 largest law firms, along with their contact information, data on law firm finances, and detailed statistical analysis of corporate attorney compensation. The 2013 Edition of The Lawyer's Almanac includes the complete text of the mandatory continuing legal education (MCLE) requirements for the state jurisdictions that have them, along with contact information for each MCLE state. In addition, the 2013 Edition includes a complete listing of bankruptcy courts and judges, on a state-by-state basis.

The Almanac of American Education 2011

Author: Deirdre A. Gaquin,Sarah E. Baltic

Publisher: Bernan Press

ISBN: 1598884786

Category: Education

Page: 542

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The Almanac of American Education helps users understand and compare the quality of education at the national, state, and county levels. Compiled from official U.S. government and reliable private sources, the book contains historical and current data, insightful analysis, and useful graphs that provide compelling insights into the state of education in America. The appendix to this title functions as a guide to education resources on the Internet. It provides site descriptions and evaluations along with URLs, giving users the information they need to go directly to the sites that will be of greatest use to them. The Almanac provides national coverage of school enrollment and educational attainment, looking at American education from a variety of different angles. This edition contains numerous figures including the percentage of high school and college graduates in the population and enrollment status by age and level of education. State-level statistics include: • average SAT and ACT scores • per-student expenditures • private and public school enrollment • student poverty • public school teacher salaries and teacher characteristics • regional comparative data County-level statistics include: • information on student/teacher ratios • free lunch eligibility • numbers of students and graduates • attainment levels • per-student expenditures New in the Sixth Edition: • a new selection of national tables on college enrollment and costs • new county-level estimates of child poverty and health insurance coverage Find the answers to questions including: • what are the nationwide trends in earnings by educational attainment level? • is the earnings gap between high school graduates and college graduates growing or shrinking? • which states have the highest and lowest teacher salaries? • which states have the largest county-to-county variation in student-teacher rations? • is there a relationship between student poverty rates and county-level expenditures per student?

Time For Kids Almanac 2011

Author: Editors of TIME For Kids Magazine

Publisher: Time For Kids

ISBN: 9781603201292

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 256

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A comprehensive reference including the latest information on world statistics, famous people, space, history, geography, presidents, sports statistics, and inventions.

Llewellyn's 2011 Herbal Almanac

A Do-it-Yourself Guide for Health & Natural Living

Author: Susan Pesznecker,JD Hortwort,Chandra Moira Beal,Carole Schwalm,Suzanne Ress,Laurel Reufner,Alice DeVille,Anne Sala,Harmony Usher,Dallas Jennifer Cobb,Katherine Weber-Turcotte,Sally Cragin,Misty Kuceris,Calantirniel,Ellen Evert Hopman,Llewellyn

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 0738726524

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 312

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Add some zing to your love life with home-blended aphrodisiacs. Feel charged up and refreshed every day with energy-boosting smoothies. This practical almanac contains hundreds of ways for you to use herbs to beautify your home, invigorate your life, and strengthen your ties to nature. Featuring over two dozen articles in five areas--gardening, cooking, crafts, health/beauty, and myth/lore--this edition is filled with hands-on projects and advice for everything from keeping plants healthy and sustainable harvesting to treating ailments and summer party planning. Keep your pets healthy with specially crafted infusions and ointments Make your own remedies for headaches, poor memory, and fibromyalgia Re-create tasty recipes and boost the flavors of your favorite foods with herbal butters Enjoy a pest-free garden with all-natural pesticides Learn how to choose plants, gather and dry herbs, and collect seeds Create aromatic necklaces, potpourri, and sachets for relaxation

Llewellyn's 2011 Magical Almanac

Practical Magic for Everyday Living

Author: Calantirniel,Elizabeth Barrette,Deborah Blake,Marcus Foxglove Griffin,Harmony Usher,Denise Dumars,Abel Gomez,Magenta Griffith,Ellen Dugan,Melanie Marquis,Elizabeth Hazel,Janina Renée,Lupa,Deborah Lipp,Mickie Mueller,Susan Pesznecker,Diana Rajchel,Suzanne Ress,Michelle Skye,Raven Digitalis,Paniteowl,James Kambos,Tess Whitehurst,Sybil Fogg,Gail Wood,Dallas Jennifer Cobb,Graham Miller,Kelly Proudfoot,Emyme,Katherine Weber-Turcotte,Llewellyn

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 0738726559

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 360

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Filled with practical spells, rituals, and ideas for invoking the power of the elements, Llewellyn's 2011 Magical Almanac has been inspiring all levels of magical practitioners for over twenty years. With this collection of magical wisdom at hand, you can enhance every day of your life and deepen your craft with nature's empowering energies. Get organized and keep track of important dates with a calendar section-now shaded for easier "flip to" reference-featuring world festivals and holidays, 2011 sabbats for both Northern and Southern hemispheres, and Full Moons. You'll also find the Moon's sign and phase, plus each day's color and incense to help you maximize the power of your magical work. This edition also includes enlightening articles, organized by element, on everything from keeping nature journals to ritual fire dancing. Achieve your goals with voice magic Interpret bird omens for wise counsel Express gratitude with a blessing bowl Connect with Irish faeries for protection, health, & healing Published annually for over twenty years