American Electricians' Handbook, Sixteenth Edition

American Electricians' Handbook, Sixteenth

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.FULLY UPDATED FOR THE LATEST ELECTRICAL CODES AND STANDARDSFor a century, the American Electricians' Handbook has served as the definitive industry reference for information on designing, installing, operating, and maintaining electrical systems and equipment. The Sixteenth Edition is revised to complywith the 2011 National Electrical Code and the 2012 National Electrical Safety Code, and covers current energy-efficient technologies, such as photovoltaics and induction lighting. Detailed photos, diagrams, charts, tables, and calculations are included throughout. This practical, on-the-job resource is a must-have tool for every professional electrician.Covers:FundamentalsProperties and splicing of conductorsCircuits and circuit calculationsGeneral electrical equipment and batteriesTransformersSolid-state devices and circuitsGenerators and motorsOutside distributionInterior wiringElectric lightingOptical fiberWiring and design tables

  • Brand: Brand: McGraw-Hill Professional
  • ASIN: 0071798803

American Herbal Products Association's Botanical Safety Handbook

American Herbal Products Association's Botanical Safety

Access to accurate, evidence-based, and clinically relevant information is essential to anyone who uses or recommends herbal products. With input from some of the most respected experts in herbal and integrative medicine, this completely revised edition of the American Herbal Products Association’s Botanical Safety Handbook reviews both traditional knowledge and contemporary research on herbs to provide an authoritative resource on botanical safety. The book covers more than 500 species of herbs and provides a holistic understanding of safety through data compiled from clinical trials, pharmacological and toxicological studies, medical case reports, and historical texts. For each species, a brief safety summary is provided for quick reference, along with a detailed review of the literature. Easily understood classification systems are used to indicate the safety of each listed species and the potential for the species to interact with drugs. Enhancements to the Second Edition include: Classification of each herb with both a safety rating and a drug interaction rating More references listed for each individual herb, vetted for accuracy Specific information on adverse events reported in clinical trials or case reports Safety-related pharmacology and pharmacokinetics of each h...

  • Brand: Brand: CRC Press
  • ASIN: 1466516941

The American Patriot's Handbook: The Writings, History, and Spirit of a Free Nation

The American Patriot's Handbook: The Writings, History, and

What does it mean to be American? What was the vision of founders who built this nation?This revised and updated edition of The American Patriot's Handbook gives an authoritative and concise introduction to the ideas, events, and personalities that have shaped American freedom, ideals, and values. Included are important and inspirational speeches, poems and song lyrics along with profiles of presidents and prominent individuals who have shaped the nation's history. Key documents featured are: The Mayflower Compact The Declaration of Independence The lyrics to "The Star Spangled Banner" The Inaugural Address by John F. Kennedy The Letter from the Birmingham Jail by Martin Luther King Jr.A wonderful amount of new material delves even deeper into our national identity to showcase not only our fighting spirit, but strong compassion, including: Epitaph of a Patriot by Anne Bradstreet The Defense of the Alamo by Joaquin Miller Nobel Prize Acceptance by William Faulkner September 11 Address to the Nation by George W. Bush The American Patriot's Handbook is the perfect resource for anyone who wishes to understand this majestic country, from its historic founding until today...

  • ASIN: 1492618462
  • UPC: 760789252587

A Handbook of Native American Herbs: The Pocket Guide to 125 Medicinal Plants and Their Uses (Healing Arts)

A Handbook of Native American Herbs: The Pocket

This authoritative guide—based on the author's classic reference work, Indian Herbalogy of North America —is a portable illustrated companion for the professional and amateur herbalist alike. It provides detailed descriptions of 125 of the most useful medicinal plants commonly found in North America, along with directions for a range of uses, remedies for common ailments, and notes on the herbal traditions of other lands. Entries include staples of folk medicine such as echinacea and slippery elm as well as common kitchen herbs—such as parsley, thyme, and pepper—whose tonic and healing properties are less widely known.

  • ASIN: 0877736995

Oxford American Handbook of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care (Oxford American Handbooks in Medicine)

Oxford American Handbook of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

The Oxford American Handbook of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care is an easily-navigable source of information about the day-to-day management of patients requiring palliative and hospice care. The table of contents follows the core curriculum of the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, thus meeting the educational and clinical information needs of students, residents, fellows, and nurse practitioners. Succinct, evidence-based, topically-focused content is supplemented by extensive tables, algorithms, and clinical pearls. This edition includes new sections on grief and bereavement, medical marijuana, and physician assisted suicide, and has been updated throughout to incorporate National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care Clinical Practice Guidelines.

  • Brand: imusti
  • ASIN: 0199375305

The American Red Cross First Aid and Safety Handbook

The American Red Cross First Aid and Safety

The first moments after an injury occurs are the most critical. This authoritative guidebook, based on course materials used by Red Cross chapters across the United States, shows you how to handle every type of first aid emergency.

  • ASIN: 0316736465

South American Handbook (Footprint Handbooks)

South American Handbook (Footprint

South America will uplift your senses with the tropical sun rising over a palm-fringed beach, or a bracing wind blowing off the southern ice fields. Light can be blinding on the high-altitude salt flats, or dense and green in the rain forest. The gentle scent of the ripe guava fills the countryside, but the fire of chilli from that innocent-looking jar will electrify your taste buds.Explore the cities of prehispanic civilizations and the churches of colonial times, immerse yourself in the present with its celebrations and social dilemmas. Where past and present mix, there are festivals, crafts and gastronomy, from the humble potato in its umpteen varieties to the most sophisticated of wines. If you are looking for something more active, throw yourself off a giant sand dune into a lake, or climb the highest mountain. Walk in the tree-tops of the rainforest, at eye level with birds and monkeys, dance in an Andean village square to a solo violin, or to techno brega in a warehouse-sized club in Belem. Whatever South America inspires you to do, you will find that there is no limit to the passion that it fires within you.In this era of countless websites which bring images and information from every barrio and pueblito, the South American Handbook gives he details on how to navigate be...

  • Brand: FOOTPRINT
  • ASIN: 191108223X

2015 Handbook of Emergency Cardiovascular Care (Ecc) for Healthcare Providers

2015 Handbook of Emergency Cardiovascular Care (Ecc) for

The 2015 edition of the Handbook of ECC incorporates the latest science and treatment recommendations from the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC. This pocket-sized reference tool, highly-popular among healthcare professionals, provides convenient, quick access to the latest resuscitation science and treatment information. The handbook is organized by basic, advanced adult and pediatric life support, and newborn resuscitation. It provides algorithms, protocols, sequences, drug dosages, and much more. The Handbook of ECC is often included on hospital crash carts and accessed frequently in the field by EMS and other first responders. • Pocket-sized, 6.25” x 4” book • Spiral-bound for easy access to critical information • Includes 216 pages of full-color algorithms and text • Contained within a full-color soft cover • Includes subject tabs that providers can adhere to sections for even easier access to content

  • ASIN: 1616693975

ADA Dental Drug Handbook: A Quick Reference (Practical Guide)

ADA Dental Drug Handbook: A Quick Reference (Practical

The ADA Dental Drug Handbook: A Quick Reference (Practical Guide) contains the latest information from dental pharmacology's leading experts. Intended for use by practicing dentists, students, and dental educators, it covers the drugs most commonly used in the dental practice, with information about dosage, possible interactions, potential complications and more. Patients are being prescribed more medications today than ever before, and the dental team is confronted with many considerations when treating patients.  This book contains five sections, with the the main section focusing on drugs used by the dentist. Other sections include pediatric management, dental office emergencies, handling patients with specific medical conditions, and useful tables. Each chapter starts with a brief overview of the category and contains easy-to-use monographs with sample prescriptions, contraindications, precautions, drug interactions, common side effects, and more. This easy-to-read, spiral-bound reference covers drugs used in dentistry, such as: Analgesics, antibiotics, antifungals, antivirals, anxiolytics, fluorides, local anesthetics and corticosteroids Smoking cessation, salivary management and oral lesion treatments  OTC products with the ADA Seal of Acceptance  ADA Guidelines on pr...

  • ASIN: 1684470463

The American Society of Addiction Medicine Handbook of Addiction Medicine

The American Society of Addiction Medicine Handbook of

The American Society of Addiction Medicine Handbook of Addiction Medicine is a practical, evidence-based guide to the identification and treatment of substance use disorders. Produced by the largest medical society dedicated to the improvement of addiction care, it begins with screening and brief intervention and an overview of treatment. This is followed by substance-specific chapters covering: alcohol, sedatives, opioids, tobacco, stimulants, hallucinogens, cannabinoids, inhalants, anabolic steroids and prescription drug misuse. Substance-specific chapters cover pharmacology, acute effects and intoxication, withdrawal, medical complications and treatment. The handbook concludes with chapters on the medical care of patients with substance use disorders, psychiatric co-occurring disorders, special populations and ethical and legal considerations. Chapters include practical tools and treatment protocols that can be used in outpatient and inpatient settings. To learn more about the American Society of Addiction Medicine, and its commitment to providing the best resources for addiction clinicians, please visit http://www.asam.org.

  • ASIN: 0190214643

Handbook of North American Indians:Plateau 12

Handbook of North American Indians:Plateau

Provides a summary of what is known about the prehistory, history, and culture of the American Indians of the Plateau Culture area. This area is defined by the region in northwestern United States and southwestern Canada drained by the Columbia and Fraser rivers excepting certain portions of the northern Great Basin drained by the Snake River. The Plateau culture area includes the Interior Salishan peoples, the Sahaptian peoples, and several cultural isolates, Athapaskan outliers, and the Kootenai and Cayuse.

  • Color: Grey
  • ASIN: 0160495148

The American Flag: A Handbook of History & Etiquette (Little Books of Wisdom)

The American Flag: A Handbook of History &

This handsome guide to the American flag is a concise collection of the history and etiquette of the U.S. flag in an elegant hardcover edition. The book includes details of the laws relating to the U.S. flag as described in the United States Code, information about the Pledge of Allegiance and Flag Day, a guide to flag presentation and care, and a timeline of flag history―noting the date each state was added to the union.

  • Brand: Applewood Books
  • ASIN: 1557090718

Handbook of Denominations in the United States, 14th Edition

Handbook of Denominations in the United States, 14th

The Handbook of Denominations in the United States has long been the gold standard for reference works about religious bodies in America. The purpose of this Handbook is to provide accurate and objective information about the most significant Christian traditions and denominations in the United States today. It contains descriptions of over 200 distinct Christian denominations as well as overviews of the several major Christian traditions to which they belong—based on shared historical and theological roots and commitments. The information for each denomination has been provided by the religious organizations themselves and focuses on the denominations' doctrines, statistics, and histories. The 14th edition is completely updated with current statistics, new denominations, and recent trends. The book has been made more useful and manageable by moving very small groups into broader articles while giving more detail and description to the large and influential denominations.

  • Brand: Abingdon Press
  • ASIN: 1501822519

A Politics of Love: A Handbook for a New American Revolution

A Politics of Love: A Handbook for a

In this stirring call to arms, the activist, spiritual leader, and New York Times bestselling author of the classic A Return to Love confronts the cancerous politics of fear and divisiveness threatening the United States today, urging all spiritually aware Americans to return to—and act out of—our deepest value: love.America’s story is one of great social achievement. From the Abolitionists who fought to outlaw slavery, to the Suffragettes who championed women’s right to vote, to the Civil Rights proponents who battled segregation and institutionalized white supremacy, to the proponents of the women’s movement and gay rights seeking equality for all, citizens for generations have risen up to fulfill the promise of our nation. Over the course of America’s history, these activists have both embodied and enacted the nation’s deepest values.Today, America once again is in turmoil. A spiritual cancer of fear threatens to undo the progress we have achieved. Discord and hatred are dissolving our communal bonds and undermining the spirit of social responsibility—the duty we feel toward one another. In this powerful spiritual manifesto, Marianne Williamson offers a tonic for this cultural malignancy. She urges us to imitate the heroes of our past and live out our deepest s...

  • ASIN: B079WVVMRF

The Oxford Handbook of American Sports Law (Oxford Handbooks)

The Oxford Handbook of American Sports Law (Oxford

The Oxford Handbook of American Sports Law takes the reader through the most important controversies and critical developments in law and U.S. sports. Over the course of 30 chapters, leading scholars explore this expanding and captivating area of law. The Handbook is the first book to gather dozens of perspectives on sports law controversies in the United States, and will be of interest to those who study and practice sports law, as well as journalists, broadcasters, and legally minded sports fans.The Oxford Handbook of American Sports Law incorporates analysis of key historical events in sports law-such as the rise of free agency in professional sports and the concept of "amateurism" for college athletes-and their broader context. Contemporary legal controversies in U.S. sports and their accompanying questions are also of central importance: In a sensible legal system, how would long-term neurological injuries from contact sports be addressed? How would the use of racially insensitive team names be resolved? How would a seemingly trivial dispute over air pressure in footballs be studied from the competing perspectives of players, teams, and leagues? The Oxford Handbook of American Sports Law weighs not just the facts, but how courts and lawmakers ought to consider the most impor...

  • ASIN: 0190465956
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