Based upon Ephesians 5:33 and extensive biblical and psychological research, Dr. Emerson Eggerichs reveals the power of unconditional love and unconditional respect and how husbands and wives can reap the benefits of marriage that God intended.
Looking to jumpstart your GPA? Most college students believe that straight Aâs can be achieved only through cramming and painful all-nighters at the library. But Cal Newport knows that real straight-A students donât study harderâthey study smarter. A breakthrough approach to acing academic assignments, from quizzes and exams to essays and papers, How to Become a Straight-A Student reveals for the first time the proven study secrets of real straight-A students across the country and weaves them into a simple, practical system that anyone can master. You will learn how to:
Streamline and maximize your study time Conquer procrastination Absorb the material quickly and effectively Know which reading assignments are criticalâand which are not Target the paper topics that wow professors Provide A+ answers on exams Write stellar prose without the agony
A strategic blueprint for success that promises more free time, more fun, and top-tier results, How to Become a Straight-A Student is the only study guide written by students for studentsâwith the insider knowledge and real-world methods to help you master the college system and rise to the top of the class.
The newly revised third edition of the bestselling orientation guide for novice ER nurses delivers important clinical updates across body systems in an easy-to-read on the move bullet-point format. Including a new chapter on hematologic emergencies with evidence-based practice for sickle cell care management, all sections of this new edition have been thoroughly updated to supplement the ER nurse's busy day-to-day orientation process.
The only book of its kind, this quick-access guide prepares ER nurses for the most common illnesses they will encounter by alphabetically organizing diseases and disorders within each body system. All chapters, written in short paragraphs with at-a-glance bulleted information, list relevant materials, equipment, and drugs. Each possible diagnosis comes with a definition, causes, signs and symptoms, and interventions.
The popular "Fast Facts in a Nutshell" feature consists of succinct key points and questions and answers for review. Culminating in appendices that include a list of abbreviations, common lab values, EKG rhythms, and frequently used ER medications, this quick reference addresses the ER nurse's needs at a glance. Skills check-off sheets provide crucial self-checks for efficient and confident care in the ER.
New to the Third Edition:
New documentation tips throughout and updated illustrations
Updated American Heart Association Guidelines included
Stroke updates with TPA inclusion and exclusion criteria and administration tips
Disaster response updates including highly infectious diseases and mass casualties
Updates on increased opioid-induced cardiac arrests, toxicological emergencies, and substance abuse (includes synthetic and designer drugs)
Updated information on respiratory emergencies
Reorganized shock information
Written by an expert ER nurse for novice ER nurses and preceptors
Handy pocket size
Provides easy referral to equipment, medications, procedures, and specialty care
Includes practical tips, tricks of the trade, and critical thinking questions
Audio book format available for the ER nurse on the go
Set in the 1950s Paris of American expatriates, liaisons, and violence, a young man finds himself caught between desire and conventional morality. With a sharp, probing imagination, James Baldwin's now-classic narrative delves into the mystery of loving and creates a moving, highly controversial story of death and passion that reveals the unspoken complexities of the human heart.
"The best kind of love story."âAlex Sanchez, Lambda Award-winning author ofÂ Rainbow BoysÂ and Boyfriends with Girlfriends
Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the spotlight. Now change-averse Simon has to find a way to step out of his comfort zone before he's pushed outâwithout alienating his friends, compromising himself, or fumbling a shot at happiness with the most confusing, adorable guy he's never met.
Incredibly funny and poignant, this twenty-first-century coming-of-age, coming out storyâwrapped in a geek romanceâis a knockout of a debut novel by Becky Albertalli.
Todayâs gay man enjoys unprecedented, hard-won social acceptance. Despite this victory, however, serious problems still exist. Substance abuse, depression, suicide, and sex addiction among gay men are at an all-time high, causing many to ask, âAre we really better off?â Drawing on contemporary research, psychologist Alan Downsâs own struggle with shame and anger, and stories from his patients, The Velvet Rage passionately describes the stages of a gay manâs journey out of shame and offers practical and inspired strategies to stop the cycle of avoidance and self-defeating behavior. Updated to reflect the effects of the many recent social, cultural, and political changes, The Velvet Rage is an empowering book that has already changed the public discourse on gay culture and helped shape the identity of an entire generation of gay men.
The Right Phrase for Every Situation . . . Every Time
Communication is the single most important skill for excelling as a manager. What you say and how you say it sets the tone for your department and your entire organization.
Perfect Phrases for Managers and Supervisors, second edition, has been completely revised to help you communicate in todayâs workplace, where collaboration, cooperation, and personalization are critical to building an efficient, productive work environment. Learn the most effective language for:
Setting a tone of mutual trust and respect
Dealing with difficult employees and delicate problems
For 10 years (and counting), The Naked Roommate has been the #1 go-to guide for your very best college experience!
From sharing a bathroom with 40 strangers to sharing lecture notes, The Naked Roommate is your behind-the-scenes look at EVERYTHING you need to know about college (but never knew you needed to know).
This essential, fully updated edition is packed with real-life advice on everything from making friends to managing stress. Hilarious, outrageous, and telling stories from students on over 100 college campuses cover the basics, and then some, including topics on
College Living â¢Dorm dos, don'ts, and dramas â¢Lying, noisy, nasty roommates
Finding People, Places, & Patience â¢Social network dos and don'ts â¢Friend today, gone tomorrow
Classes â¢To go or not to go? â¢How to get an A, C, or F
Dating â¢17 kinds of college hookups â¢Long distance = BIG concerns
The Party Scene â¢The punch in the "fruit punch" â¢Sex, drugs, and safety first
Money â¢Grants, loans, and loose change â¢Credit cards and campus jobs
In college, there's a surprise around every corner. Luckily, The Naked Roommate has you covered!