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Inside Texas Politics

Inside Texas Politics

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The third edition of Inside Texas Politics--now Powered by the Oxford Insight Study Guide--provides an exciting insider's perspective on the world of Texas government. The book's focus on how power struggles have shaped Texas institutions and political processes offers a fresh perspective that
differentiates it from all other texts on the market. Brandon Rottinghaus, a well-known political scholar, media commentator, and Dallas native, fills the text with his own insider anecdotes, making Inside Texas Politics, Third Edition, fun and relevant for today's students. The text's visual
representations of data help students foster the skills they need in order to understand and think critically about the political world around them.

The accompanying Oxford Insight Study Guide works with the text to optimize learning. This powerful tool engages students in an active and highly dynamic review of chapter content, empowering them to critically assess their own understanding of core concepts presented in Inside Texas Politics.
Real-time, actionable data generated by activity in the guide helps instructors ensure that each student is best supported along their unique learning path.

Instrumentation

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INTERNATIONAL COOKING (P)

INTERNATIONAL COOKING (P)

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For courses in world cookery. Examines world cuisines with context, visual aids, and time-tested recipes Explore the world of international cooking with Patricia Heyman's Third Edition of International Cooking: A Culinary Journey. Streamlined yet comprehensive, this text will take you on a journey as you closely examine world cuisines with an emphasis on how they've developed and evolved over time. Each chapter brings the featured cuisine to life, beginning with a large, high-quality regional map and an exploration of the history, topography, cooking methods, common foods, flavorings, and general characteristics of each cuisine. Nearly 400 recipes, including breads and wine pairings where appropriate, represent a rich variety of foods and dishes from around the world. The text emphasizes flavor components that are unique to each cuisine, allowing readers to deepen their understanding of the relationships between regions and cuisines, while also learning about fusion and contemporary cooking. The Third Edition includes new recipes in every chapter, hundreds of new and updated photographs, and new maps.

INTRO TO BUSINESS

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INTRO TO CHEMISTRY: ATOMS FIRST

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INTRO TO HOSPITALITY (P)

INTRO TO HOSPITALITY (P)

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For introductory courses in hospitality.

An engaging introduction to hospitality, for tomorrow's managers
Introduction to Hospitality is a lively, comprehensive survey of the world's largest industry -- hospitality. Students explore the vibrant inner workings of each hospitality segment, including hospitality and lodging; beverages, restaurants, and managed services; tourism, recreation, attractions, clubs, and gaming; assemblies, events, and attractions; and managerial areas of the hospitality industry. The 8th edition highlights a range of issues shaping the future of each segment of the hospitality industry.

Introduction to Hospitality, 8th Edition, will also be available in spring 2020 via Revel(TM), an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience. Use ISBN 9780135214367 to purchase the Revel access card.

Intro to Maternity & Ped Nursing

Intro to Maternity & Ped Nursing

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Build the knowledge and clinical judgment you need to succeed in maternity and pediatric nursing! Written in a clear, easy-to-read style, Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing, 9th Edition describes how you can provide effective, evidence-based care for women during pregnancy, labor, and delivery, and for newborns and growing children. The text spans the continuum of child development, organizing topics from simple to complex and from health to illness; this approach makes it easy to locate information. Another hallmark of the book is its strong focus on family-centered care, health promotion, and illness prevention. Written by noted nursing educator Gloria Leifer, this bestselling text includes new Next-Generation NCLEX(R) exam-style case studies plus updates on infection control, pandemic responses, and more.

  • Unfolding case studies
  • follow one family through the conception and birth process, and include open-ended critical thinking questions applying the content to practice.
  • More than 25 nursing care plans include nursing diagnoses plus goals, nursing interventions, and rationales, along with critical thinking questions to promote clinical decision-making skills.
  • Detailed nursing skills cover a wide range of maternal and pediatric nursing interventions.
  • Safety alerts highlight the importance of protecting patients and others from accidents, medication errors, and the spread of disease.
  • Nursing tips include practical, evidence-based information applicable in the clinical setting.
  • Nursing guidelines reflect the World Health Organization's Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative, alternative therapies, immunization mandates, emergency preparedness, preventing medication errors, and more.
  • Get Ready for the NCLEX(R) Examination! at the end of each chapter includes a summary of key points, additional online resources, review questions, and critical thinking questions.
  • Cultural Considerations boxes help you address the needs of culturally diverse patients and families.
  • Patient Teaching boxes help you communicate instructions for self-care with patients and families.
  • Medication tables provide quick access to information about commonly used medications.
  • NEW! Next-Generation NCLEX(R) examination-style case studies
  • include new-format questions to help you prepare for the licensure examination.
  • NEW! Discussion of the NCSBN Clinical Judgment Measurement Model helps you learn decision making and develop the skills needed to plan effective nursing interventions.
  • NEW! Thorough updates include infection control, pandemic responses, pharmacologic tables, and pediatric treatments.
  • INTRO TO MATERNITY & PEDIATRIC NURSING (W/BIND-IN ACCESS

    INTRO TO MATERNITY & PEDIATRIC NURSING (W/BIND-IN ACCESS

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    Get a solid foundation in maternity and pediatric nursing! Written in a clear, concise, friendly style, Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing, 8th Edition is the complete guide to caring for maternity and pediatric patients. This best-selling text is organized by developmental stages, discussions of pediatric disorders by body system from simple-to-complex and health-to-illness, and includes a focus on family health. This edition also contains newly updated NCLEX(R) style review questions, new case studies, new content on zika virus, QSEN and safety, and expanded phases of pregnancy.

  • Evidence-based maternal-child content
  • prepares you for the LVN/LPN to achieve higher levels of learning, a goal expressed by the IOM Committee on the Future of Nursing.
  • Over 42 detailed, updated nursing skills introduce you to skills unique to maternity and pediatric care.
  • Over 25 nursing care plans feature seven different formats/themes/styles, including unfolding case studies.
  • The beginning concepts of critical thinking introduces you to this idea as a basis for clinical nursing care.
  • Updated content on the influence of microbiomes on non-invasive pregnancy and newborn nursing care addresses its impact on the adult health of the newborn.
  • Step-by-step application of the nursing process covers the hospital, home, community and use in improving global health.
  • Expanded cultural practices as they relate to pregnancy, delivery and pediatric care in the community.
  • Coverage of the use of expanding new technologies and computerized medication administration reinforce the nursing process and strengthen problem-solving skills as applied to maternity nursing.
  • NEW! Discussion of new health threats
  • include in-depth coverage of the Zika virus and Influenza
  • NEW! Updated guidelines for hypertension and immunizations for infants and children.
  • NEW! Updated QSEN goals and nursing responsibilities reflect the most recent changes.
  • NEW! Expanded phases of pregnancy includes preconceptual, prenatal, intrapartum, postpartum and interconceptual care and nursing responsibilities.
  • NEW! Updated nursing responsibilities related to global health reflect the "Baby Friendly Hospital" WHO initiative and interprofessional nursing communication related to nursing "hand-off care" and shift change reports.
  • NEW! Updated NCLEX(R) exam-style review questions have been revised with alternate item formats at the end of each chapter.
  • NEW! Expanded nursing and safety tips throughout include evidence-based online resources which provide pertinent information applicable in the clinical setting that reinforces what you have just learned while building on previously learned information.
  • NEW! Expanded coverage of bioterrorism better reflects trauma related to pregnancy and pediatric care.
  • Lab Manual Inquiry into Life

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    Lab Workbook for Industrial Maintenance & Mechatronics

    Lab Workbook for Industrial Maintenance & Mechatronics

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    The student Laboratory Manual for Industrial Maintenance and Mechatronics provides questions that reinforce and review textbook content. Organized to follow the textbook on a lesson-by-lesson basis, assignments help students engage with the textbook content and aid in effective retention of key facts, ideas, and concepts.