Download E-books The Health Care Handbook: A Clear and Concise Guide to the United States Health Care System, 2nd Edition PDF

By Elisabeth Askin , Nathan Moore

"An astonishingly transparent 'user's handbook' that explains our wellbeing and fitness care method and the guidelines that would switch it." Pauline Chen, MD - the recent York instances

The second version of the best-selling functional, impartial, and readable evaluate of the U.S. well-being care process is now on hand. This up to date variation of the healthiness Care guide covers:

• New sections on overall healthiness IT, team-based care and wellbeing and fitness care caliber

• a transparent precis of well-being coverage and the reasonable Care Act

• Inpatient & outpatient well-being care and supply platforms

• medical health insurance and the criteria that make overall healthiness care so pricey

• Concise summaries of 32 various future health professions

• scientific units, prescription drugs, and the learn international

• and lots more and plenty, even more

The instruction manual is the one-stop advisor to the folk, corporations and industries that make up the U.S. future health care approach and significant concerns the method faces this present day. it truly is conscientiously researched and scrupulously impartial but written in a conversational and funny tone that is a excitement to learn and illuminates the convoluted future health care process and its many parts. The guide is now utilized by hundreds of thousands of educational courses and well-being care businesses.

Each component of the booklet contains an creation to the main evidence and foundations that make the overall healthiness care method paintings besides balanced analyses of the main demanding situations and controversies inside overall healthiness care, together with scientific error, govt rules, scientific malpractice, and masses extra. steered readings are integrated for readers who desire to research extra approximately particular subject matters.

"The e-book succeeds in making feel of wellbeing and fitness care with out opinion, bias, or dense textbook language." - Booklist

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Download E-books New York City (City Guide) (8th Edition) PDF

By Brandon Presser, Carolina A. Miranda, Cristian Bonetto

“New York is far greater than the gateway to chance – it’s a urban of triumph, a capital of exploration and experimentation; a spot the place one is actually unfastened to be themselves.” – Brandon Presser, Lonely Planet Writer

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You can belief our trip details simply because Lonely Planet authors stopover at the locations we write approximately, every variation. We by no means settle for freebies for optimistic insurance so that you can depend upon us to inform it love it is.

Inside This Book…
Full colour Guide
Pull-out urban Map
843 acres of valuable Park – plus map!
247 hand-picked restaurants
176 how one can swipe your plastic
84 museums & galleries
11 strolling tours
Feature insurance of most sensible sights
Range of making plans tools
In-depth heritage on New York’s foodstuff scene

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Download E-books Frommer's EasyGuide to Las Vegas 2014 (Easy Guides) PDF

Selling for a lower cost than any related guidebook, and intentionally constrained to a brief 256 pages, this EasyGuide is an workout in developing easily-absorbed shuttle info. It emphasizes the actual stories in each one destination:the most vital sights, the vintage approach to forthcoming a specific vacation spot; the simplest offerings for lodgings and foodstuff; the simplest how you can maximize the joy of your remain. since it is "quick to learn, mild to carry", it's referred to as an "EasyGuide", and displays Arthur Frommer's life of adventure in providing transparent and concise go back and forth advice.

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Download E-books Ilf & Petrov's American Road Trip PB PDF

By Ilya Ilf, Erika Wolf

In 1935, good into the period of Soviet communism, Russian satirical writers Ilya Ilf and Evgeny Petrov got here to the U.S as detailed correspondents for the Russian newspaper Pravda. They drove cross-country and again on a ten-week journey, recording photographs of yankee existence via humerous texts and the lens of a Leica digicam. after they back domestic, they released their paintings in Ogonek, the Soviet similar of Time journal, and later within the ebook Odnoetazhnaia Amerika (Single-Storied America). this excellent misplaced paintings jam-packed with wry observations, biting reviews, and telling images is now amassed in Ilf and Petrov's American street Trip, the 1st English translation.

From Ilf and Petrov's American highway Trip:
"The observe 'America' has well-developed grandiose institutions for a Soviet individual, for whom it refers to a rustic of skyscrapers, the place day and evening one hears the unceasing thunder of floor and underground trains, the hellish roar of motor vehicle horns, and the continual despairing screams of stockbrokers speeding in the course of the skyscrapers waving their ever-falling stocks. we wish to swap that image."

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Download E-books The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care PDF

By T. R. Reid

A New York Times Bestseller
With a proof of the 2010 Health Reform Bill

Bringing to undergo his expertise for explaining complicated matters in a transparent, attractive approach, New York Times bestselling writer T. R. Reid visits industrialized democracies round the world--France, Britain, Germany, Japan, and beyond--to supply a revelatory journey of profitable, cheap common overall healthiness care platforms. Now up-to-date with new information and a plain-English clarification of the 2010 well-being care reform invoice, The therapeutic of America is needed interpreting for all these hoping to appreciate the nation of healthiness care in our nation, and worldwide.

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Download E-books Frommer's Hawaii 2013 PDF

By Jeanette Foster

  • Full colour throughout.
  • Free full-color, foldout map.
  • Completely up-to-date each year.
  • Each of our candid resort stories is predicated on a close own inspection. you can find lavish beachfront lodges, intimate rain-forest B&Bs, family-friendly condos, and masses, even more. Our eating stories are easily the simplest within the enterprise, no matter if you crave state of the art Asian-fusion delicacies or a hearty, reasonable plate lunch.
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  • Inside you will discover wide assurance of family-friendly lodgings and actions, how you can get married within the islands, options for the easiest honeymoon motels, and invaluable recommendation on discovering the easiest airfares and package deal bargains. no matter if you need to watch the fiery spectacle on the gigantic Island's volcano, play a tough around of golfing, snorkel with sea turtles, or just chill with a mai tai to observe the sundown, you could layout the correct journey with Frommer's Hawaii.

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Download E-books Blonde: A Novel PDF

By Joyce Carol Oates

One of America’s so much acclaimed novelists boldly re-imagines one in all America’s so much enduring icons in Blonde—the nationwide booklet Award-nominated bestseller by Joyce Carol Oates. The legend of Marilyn Monroe—aka Norma Jeane Baker—comes provocatively alive during this robust story of Hollywood fantasy and heartbreaking truth. Marilyn Monroe lives—reborn to inform her untold historical past; her tale of a celeb created to polish brightest within the Hollywood firmament prior to her fall to earth. Blonde is a stunning fictional portrait of the complicated internal lifetime of the idolized and wanted superstar as purely the inimitable Joyce Carol Oates may possibly paint it.

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Download E-books The Blood of Heroes: The 13-Day Struggle for the Alamo--and the Sacrifice That Forged a Nation PDF

A sweeping, action-packed saga of the mythical final stand on the Alamo, by way of the writer of the bestselling A negative Glory.

On February 23, 1836, a wide Mexican military led through dictator Santa Anna reached San Antonio and laid siege to approximately one hundred seventy five Texas rebels holed up within the Alamo. The Texans refused to give up for almost weeks till virtually 2,000 Mexican troops unleashed a last attack. The defenders fought valiantly-for their lives and for a unfastened and self sustaining Texas-but in spite of everything, they have been all slaughtered. Their final sacrifice encouraged the rallying cry "Remember the Alamo!" and eventual triumph.

Exhaustively researched, and drawing upon clean fundamental resources in U.S. and Mexican documents, THE BLOOD OF HEROES is the definitive account of this epic conflict. Populated through larger-than-life characters--including Davy Crockett, James Bowie, William Barret Travis--this is a stirring tale of audacity, valor, and redemption.

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Download E-books San Francisco Fire Department (CA) (Images of America) PDF

By John Garvey

In San Francisco, historical past is as shut because the sound of the hearth engines and vans racing by means of, sirens wailing. The San Francisco fireplace division took form, as did the town, from the ashes and embers of the good hearth of 1906. within the tumultuous seaport choked with these looking California's newly came upon gold, volunteer hearth businesses needed to adapt to a teeming urban packed with canvas tents, wooden shacks, kerosene lanterns, ocean breezes, and hilly winding streets. From a strength that at the beginning pulled hand-operated pumps and competed to be the 1st at a hearth, touring in horse-drawn apparatus, the dep. has grown from a volunteer contingent of some hundred to a firm 1,800 powerful and built to guard a urban of forty nine sq. miles, surrounded on 3 aspects through salt water. The ancient pictures of this quantity rfile the institution of the volunteer division on Christmas Eve 1849 and the inception of the paid strength in 1866, in addition to such colourful characters as Lily Hitchcock Coit, a belle who battled many a blaze with the volunteers and a component of whose property went to construct the 210-foot Coit Tower on Telegraph Hill. notable photographs, many by no means prior to released, illustrate how the hearth division was once affected not just by way of the well known inferno of 1906 yet by means of the six blazes that leveled the waterfront within the 1850s and several other fires through the city's historical past.

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Download E-books The Lazarus Project PDF

By Aleksandar Hemon

The in basic terms novel from MacArthur Genius Award winner, Aleksandar Hemon -- the nationwide booklet Critics Circle Award profitable The Lazarus Project.

On March 2, 1908, nineteen-year-old Lazarus Averbuch, an japanese eu Jewish immigrant, used to be shot to demise at the doorstep of the Chicago leader of police and solid as a would-be anarchist assassin.

A century later, a tender jap ecu author in Chicago named Brik turns into passionate about Lazarus's tale. Brik enlists his pal Rora-a warfare photographer from Sarajevo-to sign up for him in retracing Averbuch's path.

Through a background of pogroms and poverty, and a prism of a present-day panorama of inexpensive mafiosi or even more cost-effective prostitutes, the tales of Averbuch and Brik develop into inextricably intertwined, making a really unique, provocative, and wonderful novel that confirms Aleksandar Hemon, usually in comparison to Vladimir Nabokov, as some of the most dynamic and crucial literary voices of our time.

From the writer of The e-book of My Lives.

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