American War

Titre : American War
Auteur : Omar El Akkad
Éditeur : Knopf
ISBN-13 : 9780451493590
Libération : 2017-04-04

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An audacious and powerful debut novel: a second American Civil War, a devastating plague, and one family caught deep in the middle—a story that asks what might happen if America were to turn its most devastating policies and deadly weapons upon itself. Sarat Chestnut, born in Louisiana, is only six when the Second American Civil War breaks out in 2074. But even she knows that oil is outlawed, that Louisiana is half underwater, and that unmanned drones fill the sky. When her father is killed and her family is forced into Camp Patience for displaced persons, she begins to grow up shaped by her particular time and place. But not everyone at Camp Patience is who they claim to be. Eventually Sarat is befriended by a mysterious functionary, under whose influence she is turned into a deadly instrument of war. The decisions that she makes will have tremendous consequences not just for Sarat but for her family and her country, rippling through generations of strangers and kin alike. From the Hardcover edition.

Principles of Frontal Lobe Function

Titre : Principles of Frontal Lobe Function
Auteur : Donald T. Stuss
Éditeur : Oxford University Press
ISBN-13 : 9780199837755
Libération : 2013-01-31

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Principles of Frontal Lobe Function, Second Edition is an expanded volume, divided into 9 sections representing major research and clinical disciples, including new topics such as social neuroscience. This book will provide clinicians, researchers, and students with the most current information as the mystery of the frontal lobes is unraveled.

Oriental Tales

Titre : Oriental Tales
Auteur : Marguerite Yourcenar
Éditeur : Macmillan
ISBN-13 : 9780374519971
Libération : 1986-10-01

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These tales draw inspiration from the East yet follow no established tradition as their language, rich in images, calls up other, secret meanings, in stories of a painter bewitched by images, a hero betrayed, and of the unhappiness of the goddess Kali

Rapid ECG Interpretation

Titre : Rapid ECG Interpretation
Auteur : M. Gabriel Khan
Éditeur : Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN-13 : 1597454087
Libération : 2008-02-28

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With a step-by-step method for accurate interpretation of the ECG, this third edition of Rapid ECG Interpretation describes a systematic approach consistent with the changes in cardiology practice over the past decade. All diagnostic ECG criteria are given with relevant and instructive ECGs, providing a quick review or refresher for proficiency tests and for physicians preparing for the ECG section of the Cardiovascular Diseases Board Examination. This edition contains over 320 ECGs and instructive illustrations, including 81 new ECG tracings. Clear and concise 11-step methods are set out in a user-friendly synopsis format.