Time Annual 2013

Author: Kelly Knauer
Publisher: Time
ISBN: 9781618930200
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Surveys the principal events of 2012 in the United States and other countries, as well as developments in business, society, sports, and the arts, as seen in the pages of Time magazine.

Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics Volume 33 2013

Author: Jean-Marie Robine, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826109950
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Developed countries and certain regions of economically emerging nations have displaying a rapidly growing population of the oldest-oldónonagenarians, centenarians, and supercentenarians. As this trend continues, we must redirect some of our research on aging to the experience of advanced old age and discovering individual and community factors that improve the quality of life during this life stage. This state-of-the science, multidisciplinary Annual provides a comprehensive discussion of the factors promoting healthy survival and/or ensuring a good quality of life for the oldest elderly. It features an international representation that includes Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Japan, and North America. The Annual disseminates the most current research regarding this population and notes gaps in our knowledge. The book addresses ongoing demo-epidemiological changes regarding longevity, estimates of oldest-old populations, and prevalence of chronic and degenerative diseases, frailty, and old-age dependency. The meaning of healthy longevity as a theoretical concept is explored. Grounded in the fundamental issue of whether or not the prevalence of poor health or poor quality of life inevitably increases with age, recent research and ongoing studies from a variety of perspectives are presented from several nations. The book clarifies the known and hypothetical factors favoring healthy longevity, from genes to social integration. Additionally, chapters explore gender differences in age trajectories and changes over time. Special attention is given to the social and cognitive dimensions of healthy longevity. Key Features: Disseminates new scholarly research about a rapidly growing segment of the populationóthe oldest old Offers multidisciplinary and international perspectives about the factors that promote healthy survival and improve quality of life Addresses the social and cognitive dimensions of healthy longevity Provides important information regarding health care costs for this population Includes the research of seasoned and emerging scholars

Annual Review of Cybertherapy and Telemedicine 2013

Author: B.K. Wiederhold
Publisher: IOS Press
ISBN: 1614992827
Format: PDF, Docs
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Technological advances have been responsible for many developments in the field of healthcare in recent years. One of the areas opened up by new technological possibilities is that of cybertherapy and telemedicine, which involves the use of computer and communications technology to provide improved health services that are sometimes qualitatively different from those provided in traditional in-person therapeutic experiences. This book, the Annual Review of Cybertherapy and Telemedicine (ARCTT), covers a wide variety of topics of interest to the mental health, neuroscience and rehabilitation communities, presented in a carefully structured sequence. The book is divided into seven main parts. Following an editorial, the section entitled White Paper discusses critical issues for the future of the field. This is followed by sections containing critical reviews, evaluation studies, original research and clinical observations. Work in Progress, the last section, includes papers describing future research work. The book will be of interest to both health professionals and patients, and to anyone else interested in the continued improvement of healthcare systems.

Wiley CMA Learning System Exam Review 2013 Test Bank

Author: IMA
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118582632
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Wiley CMA Learning System consists of Part 1: Financial Planning, Performance and Control which covers the topics of Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting, Performance Management, Cost Management, Internal Controls, and Professional Ethics. As well as Part 2: Financial Decision Making covers the topics of Financial Statement Analysis, Corporate Finance, Decision Analysis and Risk Management, Investment Decisions, and Professional Ethics. It contains key formulas, knowledge checks at the end of each topic, study tips, and practice questions providing candidates with what they need to pass the CMA Exam. Also included is access to the CMA test bank which contains over 2,000 questions

Wto Annual Report 2014

Author: World Trade Organization Wto
ISBN: 9789287039095
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The World Trade Organization is the only international organization dealing with the global rules of trade between nations. Its main function is to ensure that trade flows as smoothly, predictably, and freely as possible. The WTO Annual Report 2014 provides a brief summary of the World Trade Organization's mission and general operation, as well as an overview of its accomplishments in 2013. It also provides a detailed review of the WTO's main areas of activity: - Trade negotiations - Implementation of WTO agreements and trade monitoring - Dispute settlement - Building trade capacity - Outreach

Department for International Development Annual Report 2007

Author: Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: International Development Committee
Publisher: The Stationery Office
ISBN: 9780215037329
Format: PDF, Docs
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The Committee's report reviews the Department for International Development's 2007 annual report (HCP 514, session 2006-07, ISBN 9780102945195), focusing on issues of efficiency and effectiveness. The Committee welcomes the increase in the DFID's budget under the Comprehensive Spending Review Settlement for 2008-11, in line with the target of 0.7 per cent of Gross National Income to be allocated to Official Development Assistance by 2013. However, it notes the significant challenge for DFID in using this funding effectively when it is also required to reduce its administrative costs, and therefore staff numbers, at a time when its focus is shifting increasingly towards fragile states where providing assistance is resource-intensive. Concerns are raised that DFID continues to emphasise inputs rather than outcomes, although DFID's new Public Service Agreement Delivery Agreement and the plans to establish the Independent Advisory Committee on Development Impact should make it easier to identify whether DFID's expenditure is effective in reducing poverty in developing countries. Four areas for improvement in DFID's work are highlighted relating to gender equality, climate change, governance and agricultural development.

Annual Review of Comparative and International Education 2014

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
ISBN: 1783504544
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Annual Review of Comparative and International Education (ARCIE) is a forum for stakeholders and scholars to examine current trends and identify future directions in comparative and international education.

Annual Review of Addictions and Offender Counseling

Author: Stephen Southern
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1621895939
Format: PDF, Docs
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Supported by the International Association of Addictions and Offender Counselors (IAAOC), this annual review addresses innovation, evaluation, and program development efforts in addictions and offender counseling. Experts in the field present peer-reviewed models and recommendations for ensuring best practices in addictions and offender counseling.

2013 Poet s Market

Author: Robert Lee Brewer
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books
ISBN: 1599635984
Format: PDF, ePub
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The practical handbook for aspiring poets contains hundreds of up-to-date entries--including many new ones--along with submission information, editorial requirements, interviews with successful writers, phone and fax numbers, e-mail addresses and guidance on how much to charge. Original.