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The Ultimate Scale Book
Troy Stetina - 1999
Everything you ever wanted to know about scales, but were afraid to ask! This book fills you in on major and minor scales; the modes; the blues scale; harmonic minor, melodic minor, chromatic, whole tone & diminished scales; other exotic and ethnic scales; and more. Includes easy-to-read fretboard diagrams, and a bio of Troy Stetina.
Complete Guide to Carb Counting: How to Take the Mystery Out of Carb Counting and Improve Your Blood Glucose Control
Hope S. Warshaw - 2004
New chapters cover how to build a personal carb count database, carb counting for insulin pump users, a whole week of meal plans, and much more.
Living Language Spanish
Living Language - 1988
At the core of Complete Spanish is the Living Language Method™, based on linguistic science, proven techniques, and over 65 years of experience. Our method teaches you the whole language, so you can express yourself, not just recite memorized words or scripts. Millions have learned with Living Language®. Now it’s your turn. • 3 Books: 46 lessons, additional review exercises, culture notes, an extensive glossary, and a grammar summary—plus a bonus notebook • 9 Audio CDs: Vocabulary, dialogues, audio exercises, and more—listen while using the books or use for review on the go • Free Online Learning: Flashcards, games, and interactive quizzes for each lesson at www.livinglanguage.com/languagelab To learn more visit livinglanguage.com. The Living Language Method™ Build a Foundation Start speaking Spanish immediately using essential words and phrases. Progress with Confidence Build on each lesson as you advance to full sentences, then actual conversations. Retain what You’ve Learned Special recall exercises move your new language from short-term to long-term memory. Achieve Your Goals Don’t just mimic or memorize. Develop practical language skills to speak in any situation.
Alexander's Care of the Patient in Surgery
Jane C. Rothrock - 1998
The detailed, state-of-the-art information in this edition reflects current procedures and promotes the delivery of comprehensive patient care. This text provides nurses with the tools needed to deliver safe, cost-effective, high-quality patient care.More than 400 contemporary and traditional specialty surgical interventions, in addition to numerous minimally invasive surgical procedures, are explained.Approximately 1,000 full-color illustrations and photos build familiarity with surgical anatomy, procedures, methods and equipment.Places a strong emphasis on patient education and discharge planning, as well as patient safety.Best Practice boxes apply evidence-based practice to perioperative nursing.Sample Plans of Care link interventions to clearly identified outcomes.Research Highlight boxes translate research into practice for patient care.Addresses Emergency preparedness and bioterrorism considerations.Ambulatory, pediatric, geriatric, trauma surgeries, as well as complementary and alternative therapies, are given special attention.History boxes summarize significant historical events related to surgery and perioperative nursing.The latest invasive and non-invasive technological advances related to surgical procedures, including areas such as interventional radiology, are featured.Patient and Family Education boxes offer guidelines for pre- and post-procedural care, side effects and complications, discharge/follow-up care, home care, psychosocial care and referrals.Surgical Pharmacology tables summarize the drugs most commonly used for specific surgical procedures, including generic and trade names, purpose/description and pharmacokinetics.Patient Safety boxes highlight recent JCAHO initiatives designed to prioritize patient safety.Recent OSHA guidelines regarding workplace safety are emphasized.
Fodor's Walt Disney World 2011: With Universal, SeaWorld, and the Best of Central Florida
Fodor's Travel Publications Inc. - 1989
• Full-color guide • Make your visits to Disney World, Universal, and SeaWorld unforgettable with illustrated features, 36 maps, and 300+ color photos.Customize your trip with simple planning tools • Top experiences and attractions • Lodging comparison charts • Easy-to-read color mapsExplore Orlando and beyond • Discerning Fodor’s Choice picks for hotels, restaurants, sights, and more • “Word of Mouth” tips from fellow Fodor’s travelers • Illustrated features on Orlando spas, character meals, Disney and his mouse, Kennedy Space Center, spring training • Best theme-park tips and ride strategies • Opinions from destination experts • Fodor’s central Florida-based writers reveal their favorite local haunts • Revised annually to provide the latest information
Catholic Book of Prayers
Maurus Fitzgerald - 2011
Compiled and edited by Rev. Maurus Fitzgerald this prayer book has been updated in accord with the Roman Missal. With a helpful summary of our Catholic Faith, this useful prayer book will prove invaluable for making regular prayer easy and meaningful.
How Barack Obama Won: A State-by-State Guide to the Historic 2008 Presidential Election
Chuck Todd - 2009
Although much has changed in the nearly four years since, How Barack Obama Won remains the essential guide to Obama’s electoral strengths and offers important perspective on his 2012 bid. The votes in each state for Obama and McCain are broken down by percentage according to gender, age, race, party, religious affiliation, education, household income, size of city, and according to views about the most important issues (the economy, terrorism, Iraq, energy, healthcare), the future of the economy (worried, not worried) and the war in Iraq (approve, disapprove).
Teach Yourself to Play Guitar: A Quick and Easy Introduction for Beginners
David M. Brewster - 2004
Teach Yourself to Play Guitar has been created specifically for the student with no music-reading background. With lesson examples presented in today's most popular tab format, which also incorporates simple beat notation for accurate rhythm execution, Teach Yourself to Play Guitar offers the beginning guitarist not only a comprehensive introduction to essential guitar-playing fundamentals, but a quick, effective, uncomplicated and practical alternative to the multitude of traditional self-instructional method books. It also: covers power chords, barre chords, open position scales and chords (major and minor), and single-note patterns and fills; includes lesson examples and song excerpts in a variety of musical styles rock, folk, classical, country and more; familiarizes the student with fretboard organization, chord patterns, hand and finger positions, and guitar anatomy by way of easy-to-interpret diagrams, photos and illustrations; provides complete, concise explanations while keeping text to a minimum; and prepares the student for the option of further guitar instruction.
Lighting and the Dramatic Portrait: The Art of Celebrity and Editorial Photography
Michael Grecco - 2006
His beautiful, insightful work is all around us--on movie posters, in advertising, on magazine covers, everywhere. “I delight in inspiring people,” he writes. “I want them to stop, think, and feel.” Now Grecco shares the secrets of great portraits with photographers at every level, in Lighting and the Dramatic Portrait. Sections on cameras, illumination, film and digital, creativity and conceptualization, connecting with the subject, and having a point of view, plus intriguing case studies that show “how I got that picture,” make this book a resource photographers will use again and again through the years. Whether the subject is a star or a soccer mom, Grecco shows how to add artistry, drama, wit, humor, and personality to their portrait.
Governance in India
M. Laxmikanth - 2011
However, the nature of the topic and the contents will be extremely relevant and useful for those interested in understanding the evolving dynamics of the system of governance in the country.In his inimitable style which is hallmark of Laxmikanth' s books, the author clearly identifies the topics of the subject and presents them in his familiar reader friendly format. It is also worth mentioning that these topics do not overlap with his Indian Polity book
Girl Seeks Bliss: Zen and the Art of Modern Life Maintenance
Nicole Beland - 2005
Are you searching for serenity but can’t seem to find it amongst the sticky tubes of lip gloss floating around in your purse, the piles of paperwork stacked on your desk, or the endless numbers programmed into your cell? Have the words "calm" and "stress-free" disappeared from your vocabulary? If so: Take some advice from the Bold and the Buddha-ful Try a mini-meditation Learn how to create your own Space to Chill Improve your love life by using The Eightfold Path to Finding a Good Guy Spice up your sex life by trying some Tantric TricksBuilding on the most basic principles of Buddhism, Girl Seeks Bliss is the perfect book for any young woman looking to unclutter her mind, her heart…and her closet, and be better prepared to face the obstacles life throws her way every day.