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New Arrivals March 2011

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Handbook of Test Development

Essentials of Polysomnography: A Training Guide and Reference for Sleep Technicians

Introduction to the Theories of Learning

Atlas of General Surgery

Users' Guides to the Medical Literature: Essentials of Evidence-Based Clinical Practice

Users' Guides to the Medical Literature: A Manual for Evidence-Based Clinical Practice

 

Handbook of Test Development

Steven M. Downing; Thomas M. Haladyna

Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (January 25, 2006), 792 pages, ISBN: 978-0805852646


The Handbook of Test Development brings together well-known scholars and test-development practitioners to present chapters on all aspects of test development. Each chapter contributor is not only a recognized expert with an academic and research background in their designated topic, each one has also had hands-on experience in various aspects of test development. The book presents a comprehensive look at the latest advances in testing as well as a thorough review of psychometric theory foundations.


Essentials of Polysomnography: A Training Guide and Reference for Sleep Technicians

William H. Spriggs


Jones & Bartlett Publishers; 1 edition (July 1, 2009), 615 pages, ISBN: 978-0763781064


Essentials of Polysomnography is a 615-page full color text designed specifically for sleep technicians and professionals. This textbook is written by William H Spriggs, a certified sleep technician, and is used in hospitals, sleep labs, physician offices, and colleges and universities around the world. Essentials of Polysomnography is the first book to include the new recording and scoring rules presented in 2007, as well as the latest sleep disorder definitions and categorization presented in 2005.


Introduction to the Theories of Learning (8th Edition)

Matthew Olson, B.R. Hergenhahn

Prentice Hall; 8 edition (April 21, 2008), 512 pages, ISBN: 978-0136057727


The book is for undergraduate and graduate courses in Learning Theory and Learning in departments of psychology and education. Accessible for undergraduates yet thorough enough for graduate students, this comprehensive text defines learning and shows how the learning process is studied.


Atlas of General Surgery

Volker Schumpelick


Thieme; 1 edition (January 15, 2009), 618 pages, ISBN: 978-3131440914


The Atlas of General Surgery is a highly practical, how-to reference for the most frequently performed operations. The book opens with a section on general aspects of surgery, such as the application of sutures, drains, catheters, venous ports, and punctures. The main section demonstrates the operations in step-by-step format, covering the anatomic regions including the skin and soft tissues, the neck, the thoracic wall and cavity, the abdominal cavity, the retroperitoneum, and the external genital organs.

Users' Guides to the Medical Literature: Essentials of Evidence-Based Clinical Practice, Second Edition

Gordon Guyatt ,Drummond Rennie, Maureen Meade

380 pages McGraw-Hill Professional; 2 edition ISBN-13: 978-0071590389


Evidence-based medicine involves the careful interpretation of medical studies and its clinical application. And no resource helps you do it better-and faster-than Users' Guides to the Medical Literature: Essentials of Evidence-Based Clinical Practice.

This streamlined reference distills the most clinically-relevant coverage from the parent Users' Guide Manual into one highly-focused, portable resource.


Users' Guides to the Medical Literature: A Manual for Evidence-Based Clinical Practice, Second Edition

Gordon Guyatt, Drummond Rennie, Maureen Meade

McGraw-Hill Professional; 2 edition, 860 pages: ISBN: 978-0071590341


The best search strategies for each clinical question, critically appraise the medical literature, and optimally tailor evidence-based medicine for each patient. The new second edition of this landmark resource is now completely revised and refreshed throughout, with expanded coverage of both basic and advanced issues in using evidence-based medicine in clinical practice.