Book DetailAuthor: Rebecca Fae Greene Publisher: John Wiley & Sons ISBN: 1118068742 Category : Law Languages : en Pages : 395
The straightforward guide to surviving and thriving in law school Every year more than 40,000 students enter law school and at any given moment there are over 125,000 law school students in the United States. Law school’s highly pressurized, super-competitive atmosphere often leaves students stressed out and confused, especially in their first year. Balancing life and schoolwork, passing the bar, and landing a job are challenges that students often need help facing. In Law School For Dummies, former law school student Rebecca Fae Greene uses straight talk, sound advice, and gentle humor to help students sort through the swamp of coursework and focus on what’s important–all while maintaining a life. She also offers rare insight on the law school experience for women, minorities, non-traditional, and non-Ivy League students.
Book DetailAuthor: Donald Sefcik Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers ISBN: 1449693822 Category : Medical Languages : en Pages : 232
How to Study for Standardized Tests focuses on the skills and test-taking strategies that students need to master in order to excel on tests. This book is a great resource for high school students preparing for the ACT and SAT; college students preparing for the GRE; professional students preparing to take their licensing or national board examinations; and healthcare practitioners studying for their initial or recertification examinations. How to Study for Standardized Tests focuses on three key variables: the test, you, and important study resources (including study methods and techniques). This detailed guide describes and explains how to take tests effectively and efficiently in a timed environment while helping to reduce the impact of test anxiety. The authors include a discussion of techniques to help you select answers when guessing is your only option. By learning as much as you can about what it takes to prepare for and perform well on standardized tests and by following the advice in this book you can realize your high-scoring potential. Why should you buy a book on How to Study for Standardized Exams? A. You want to increase your test score B. You believe that although you will perform well, you can do better C. You want to learn how to study less and still get a high score D. You are committed to devoting the time and energy necessary to improve your study techniques and test-taking skills E. All of the above!
Book DetailAuthor: Giuseppe Barbaro Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media ISBN: 8847007615 Category : Medical Languages : en Pages : 246
This book focuses on some of the new clinical and biological insights related to HIV-associated metabolic and cardiovascular complications in the HAART era. The introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has altered cardiovascular manifestations in HIV. On the one hand, HAART has significantly improved the quality of life of HIV-infected patients. On the other hand, the early data have raised some concerns, creating an intriguing clinical scenery.
Book DetailAuthor: Paul Volberding Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences ISBN: 1455737941 Category : Medical Languages : en Pages : 596
Access the latest information available in the challenging area of HIV/AIDS management with Sande's HIV/AIDS Medicine, 2nd Edition. Authored by a veritable "who’s who" of current global experts in the field, this medical reference book will provide you with all the practical, indispensable guidance you’ll need to offer your patients the best possible care. Access reliable, up-to-the-minute guidance that addresses the realities of HIV/AIDS management in your geographical region, thanks to contributions from a global cast of renowned expert clinicians and researchers. Locate the clinically actionable information you need quickly with an organization that mirrors the current state of the AIDS epidemic and the different needs of Western vs. developing-world patients and clinicians. Diagnose AIDS manifestations confidently by comparing them to full-color clinical images. Improve patient outcomes with the latest findings on the management of AIDS as a chronic illness. Efficiently review essential data through numerous at-a-glance tables. Get the most relevant information available on pediatric HIV and AIDS issues; anti-retroviral drugs, including integrase inhibitors; and the use of second- and third-line anti-retroviral drugs in resource-poor settings. Stay current on the latest actionable information, such as using antiretroviral therapy in patients with tuberculosis and drug-resistant tuberculosis; antiretroviral therapy; immune reconstitution inflammatory syndromes (IRIS); and implementation of the HPV vaccine.
Book DetailAuthor: Brent McDonald Publisher: Brent McDonald ISBN: Category : Education Languages : en Pages : 83
Some books cover everything from getting into law school to going to your first interview, or even how to practice law. Others focus solely on taking your exams. This book is about one thing – getting A’s in law school. But it starts at the beginning of school and ends at your final exam. It is the complete package of what you need to get A’s without discussing off-topic items, such as interviewing skills. This isn't another “work harder” or “be more intelligent” type of book. Instead, it teaches anyone how to get A’s by playing the game correctly. The techniques in the book have been tested and proven by numerous law students, and will work for you too. Here is what you will find in this book: • What to expect in the classroom. Want to know what law school is really like? Ease your pre-law school nerves by understanding how each class will be conducted, and understanding the different types of professors you will encounter. You will also learn how the court systems are structured and understand why you will read and brief cases in law school. • The psychological game. Unfortunately, law school is a psychological game that you must be prepared to deal with. The book covers the games played by your professors and some of your fellow students so that you can take it in stride and focus on getting good grades instead. • Getting a jump start. There is a simple technique that you can follow to buy yourself an extra week of studying at exam time. This technique is covered in detail. • Getting the big picture. One of the most frustrating things about law school is that professors intentionally or unintentionally “hide the ball.” Luckily for you, there is a simple technique that won’t require digging through hundreds of pages of expensive supplements. This book shares that technique with you to get you ahead of the rest of your class in seeing the big picture. • I.R.A.C. This book covers how to use IRAC to brief cases, but also how to take it one step further to give you what you need to ace your exams. • Note Taking in Class. Note taking in law school is an art. Learn the specifics of what should and should not be included in your notes. By following this novel technique, you will save valuable hours come exam time. • Study Aids. Should you spend your money on study aids? Learn the pros and cons and the proper way to use study aids to maximize your study time and potential to get A’s. • Studying for the Exam. The last week or two before exams is the time that separates that A’s from everything else. This book walks you through how to use your time day-by-day. Also learn concrete methods to reduce your material to the essentials and what you should and should not memorize for your exams. Following these techniques will send you to your exams more prepared than nearly all of your fellow students without killing you in the process. • How to Ace the Exam. Learn everything you need to know about how to actually get A’s on your exams (both open and closed book exams). You will learn how exams are graded and why more than just issue spotting is required. Learn how to lay out your exam answer from start to finish in a format that will set you apart from the average student. Using this book’s techniques will alleviate significant stress as you will have a clear game plan and steps that you can follow to maximize your allotted exam time. The step-by-step techniques taught in this book were written by a practicing lawyer. The author was an average undergraduate student, but he graduated at the top of his class after figuring out how to play the game of law school.
Book DetailAuthor: Deborah E. Bouchoux Publisher: Aspen Publishing ISBN: 1543815618 Category : Law Languages : en Pages : 512
Bridging the gap between the classroom and the real world, A Practical Introduction to Paralegal Studies offers a thorough exploration of the entire paralegal profession. In a logical three-part organization, experienced author Deborah Bouchoux covers the fundamentals of the paralegal profession and the American legal system, along with the paralegal skills essential for success in the workplace. This engaging and well-written text provides the pragmatic and realistic information students need to hit the ground running. New to the Third Edition: All new Case Illustrations, Discussion Questions, and Internet Closing Arguments. New forms provided throughout the text. Up-to-date information on trends in regulation of the paralegal profession, including overview of innovative limited licensing programs in Washington and Utah as well as other proposals to close the access-to-justice gap. Updated coverage of ethics, including new trends such as alternative business structures, and cutting-edge developments such as nonlawyer ownership of law firms, litigation financing, use of social media, and whether internet-accessible advice and forms constitute the unauthorized practice of law. New developments in computer-assisted legal research, including the use of artificial intelligence and using free tools such as Google Scholar, GovInfo, Congress.gov, and CourtListener to access American law are discussed in Chapter 5. Significantly expanded section on e-discovery in Chapter 8, including a sample privilege log. New section in Chapter 11 on current disruptions to legal services, including alternative legal service providers and other trends. New tips and approaches to getting a job, setting “SMART” goals, handling tricky interview questions, and future-proofing your career, as well as an expanded discussion of soft skills needed to succeed on the job in Chapters 10 and 12. Professors and students will benefit from: Topical coverage that closely adheres to the nature of paralegal work Pedagogical devices that enhance learning, such as chapter overviews, key terms, marginal definitions, website references, case illustrations, practice tips, and chapter summaries Research exercises and Internet-based exercises in each chapter that mirror those performed by the working paralegal Charts, graphs, sample forms, and other aids to enhance learning
Book DetailAuthor: David K. James Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences ISBN: 1455700002 Category : Medical Languages : en Pages : 1798
High Risk Pregnancy examines the full range of challenges in general obstetrics, medical complications of pregnancy, prenatal diagnosis, fetal disease, and management of labor and delivery. Drs. David James, Philip J. Steer, Carl P. Weiner, Bernard Gonik, Caroline Crowther, and Stephen Robson present an evidence-based approach to the available management options, equipping you with the most appropriate strategy for each patient. This comprehensive reference features the fully searchable text online at www.expertconsult.com, as well as more than 100 videos of imaging and monitoring. giving you easy access to the resources you need to manage high risk pregnancies. Prepare for clinical challenges and save time in addressing them thanks to expert advice on treatment options from international contributors. Find and apply the information you need quickly and easily through a consistent organization and at-a-glance summary boxes that discuss evidence-based management options. Access the fully searchable text online at www.expertconsult.com, along with links to Medline. View over 140 videos of detailed fetal imaging and monitoring that aid in diagnoses. Tap into recent developments in treatment and management in four new chapters—Global Maternal & Perinatal Health Issues; Recurrent Pregnancy Loss; Surveillance of the Fetus and its Indications; and Training for Obstetric Emergencies. Apply new evidence-based management options to treat genetic and constitutional factors leading to a high-risk pregnancy (such as diabetes, obesity, hypertension, and cardiac disease) through new and expanded coverage of these increasingly common presentations. Reference pregnancy-relevant laboratory values with an updated and comprehensive appendix on "Normal Values in Pregnancy." Effectively manage patients newly diagnosed with hematologic and immunologic malignancies, and explore the available drug options. Confirm your diagnoses with greater confidence thanks to full-color images throughout the text.
Book DetailAuthor: Richard Palmer Publisher: Taylor & Francis ISBN: 1135821968 Category : Education Languages : en Pages : 286
A new edition of a highly successful study skills books. The style and approach is particularly suited to current student needs as the author stresses the importance of adopting a positive response to study. The lively and enthusiastic tone, and the practical advice on everything from planning revision to designing CVs gives this book enormous appeal to all, from A-level to mature students.
Book DetailAuthor: James A. Bourgeois Publisher: Springer Nature ISBN: 3030806650 Category : Medical Languages : en Pages : 590
This book is a practical guide in understanding how to prevent HIV transmission, to recognize risk behaviors, and to add something else to their repertoires. It aims to empower clinicians and provide a sense of security and competence with the recognition and understanding of some of the psychiatric illnesses that complicate and perpetuate the HIV pandemic that continue to persist throughout every area of the world despite the magnitude of the progress that has transformed the illness from a rapidly fatal to chronic illness that is no longer life-limiting. Missing in most of the literature on HIV is the subtle, and sometimes not so subtle, contribution of psychiatric symptoms, psychiatric illness, and risk behaviors that drive the pandemic and serve as catalysts for new infections. This practical guide provides state-of-the-art understanding of not only prevention but also a way to recognize risk behaviors, psychiatric symptoms, and psychiatric illnesses that will demystify and decode the sometimes enigmatic and frustrating reasons for nonadherence with diagnostic procedures and life-saving treatments and care. All behaviors and pathology are covered as well as the resources and treatments available. The goal of this text is to refresh knowledge on the current state of psychiatric illness management among people living with HIV, to provide a concise volume on the psychiatric aspects of HIV prevention and treatment that substantially impact the overall care of the patient, and to help understand the psychiatric catalysts of the pandemic Written by experts in the field, HIV Psychiatry: A Practical Guide for Clinicians provides enduring guidance to medical and other professionals caring for complicated clinical patients as they face ongoing challenges in working with persons with HIV and AIDS.
Book DetailAuthor: Publisher: Oxford University Press ISBN: 0190942517 Category : Medical Languages : en Pages : 616
The essential work in HIV for providers and pharmacists -- updated with everything they need to know in 2019! Assembled by the leading educational organization in HIV medicine, AAHIVM's Fundamentals of HIV Medicine 2019 is an end-to-end clinical resource for the treatment of individuals with HIV/AIDS. It offers state-of-the-art practical advice for physicians, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, and other professionals working in the care of HIV patients. Along with updates to the classic domains of HIV medicine, this new edition features expanded coverage of emerging topics, including: behavioral and therapeutic interventions to HIV prevention; updates on the pursuit of a cure; new DHHS and IAS guidelines and their clinical implications; and the myriad issues around aging with HIV. Embodying the American Academy of HIV Medicine's commitment to excellence in the care of seropositive patients, Fundamentals of HIV Medicine 2019 is must-have for health professionals across HIV care, treatment, and prevention.