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Dick Thornby is not Hollywood´s idea of a spy. In his rough and tumble job there are no tailored Italian suits, no bimbos eager to please, and no massive underground fortresses built by evil overlords seeking world domination - just an endless series of sinister threats to the safety and security of the billions of mundane citizens of the planet. Sure, Dick´s tough and he knows a few tricks to help him get out of a tight spot, even if his boss accuses him of over-reliance on an abundance of explosives. But he´s also got a mortgage, a wife upset by his frequent absences on ´´business´´ trips, and an increasingly alienated teen-age son who spends way too much time playing in gaming worlds on the computer. When a young computer expert back at the Philadelphia headquarters for The Subsidiary, an international espionage agency created in the aftermath of 9/11, discovers that bad guys are involved in a vast conspiracy, Dick is forced to partner with the espionage neophyte to battle evil on multiple fronts, leading to a final confrontation that incorporates real-world conspiracy theories and cutting-edge technology. In the end, Dick can save his partner, save his marriage, save his son, or save the world, but he can´t do it all. ungekürzt. Language: English. Narrator: Bruce Pilkenton. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/006917de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The transition to upper-level math courses is often difficult because of the shift in emphasis from computation (in calculus) to abstraction and proof (in junior/senior courses). This book provides guidance with the reading and writing of short proofs, and incorporates a gradual increase in abstraction as the chapters progress. This helps students prepare to meet the challenges of future courses such as abstract algebra and elementary analysis. * Clearly explains principles and guides students through the effective transition to higher-level math * Includes a wide variety of applications, technology tips, and exercises, including new true/false exercises in every section * Provides an early introduction to eigenvalues/eigenvectors * Accompanying Instructors Manual and Student Solutions Manual (ISBN: 0-12-058622-3) Dr. Andrilli has a Ph.D. degree in mathematics from Rutgers University, and is an Associate Professor in the Mathematics and Computer Science Department at La Salle University in Philadelphia, PA, having previously taught at Mount St. Marys University in Emmitsburg, MD. He has taught linear algebra to sophomore/junior mathematics, mathematics-education, chemistry, geology, and other science majors for over thirty years. Dr. Andrillis other mathematical interests include history of mathematics, college geometry, group theory, and mathematics-education, for which he served as a supervisor of undergraduate and graduate student-teachers for almost two decades. He has pioneered an Honors Course at La Salle based on Douglas Hofstadters Godel, Escher, Bach, into which he weaves the Alice books by Lewis Carroll. Dr. Andrilli lives in the suburbs of Philadelphia with his wife Ene. He enjoys travel, classical music, classic movies, classic literature, science-fiction, and mysteries. His favorite author is J. R. R. Tolkien.
Each chapter of this new book on advanced lower GI endoscopy and endoluminal surgery focuses on the thought process and step-wise technical approach to the condition and procedure listed. By using this unique method, practitioners ranging from surgeons-in-training, gastroenterologists-in-training and those early in their career to senior colorectal specialists and gastroenterologist who want to incorporate or improve their advanced endoscopic skills will be able utilize techniques and learn from this gathering of experts. The guiding principle of this work is to create a resource for surgeons and gastroenterologists that extends beyond the currently available texts, and that surgeons and gastroenterologists can turn to when wanting to brush up on techniques, find a useful tip or trick for a complex patient, or simply learn a reproducible methods for advanced endoscopic procedures. This unique book highlights current knowledge, demonstrates standards of medical care, and provides clear step-by-step reproducible techniques even for the most advanced procedures. Beyond the simple application of technical knowledge the book addresses the deeper questions about the optimal next step in dealing with more complex patients (i.e., difficult polyps, gastrointestinal bleeding, IBD). International experts also address future challenges and innovations in lower gastrointestinal endoscopy. Finally, it focuses on specific tips and tricks that experts in the field have learned. The format follows that of both a how to manual as well as an algorithm-based guide to allow the reader to understand the thought process behind the proposed treatment strategy. Throughout the text, each author provides an ongoing narrative of his/her individual techniques along with color illustrations and diagrams to personally take the reader through the crucial steps of the procedure, and key points of patient care inherent to that topic. Additionally, where appropriate, links to online videos will give the reader an up-front look into technical aspects of EMR, ESD, endoscopic stent placements, CELS, as well as NOTES. The editors and contributors to this book are those with nationally and internationally recognized expertise in lower gastrointestinal endoscopic and endoluminal interventions, have taught many international courses, and have numerous peer-reviewed publications. This book will be useful to colorectal surgeons, general surgeons, and gastroenterologists who want to learn or improve their skills in lower gastrointestinal endoscopy and advanced endoscopic interventions. Furthermore, this book will be of particular interest to the surgeons-in-training, and gastroenterologist-in-training that are often called upon to manage a variety of colorectal conditions through an endoscopic approach. This would ultimately serve as an invaluable reference for any physician or surgeon with a vested interest in caring for patients with simple or complex colorectal disease. Dr. Sang Lee serves as Professor and Chief of the Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery at University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine in Los Angeles, CA. Prior to position, Dr. Lee was the vice-chief of colon and rectal surgery at Weill-Cornell Medical College. Dr. Lee is a nationally recognized leader in laparoscopic and minimally invasive colon and rectal surgery and served as a course director for laparoscopic colon and rectal surgery at numerous national meetings. Dr. Lee has pioneered the combined endo-laparoscopic surgical technique which allows removal of benign colon polyps without bowel resection. Dr. Lee has authored 70 peer reviewed articles, 31 abstract and 21 review articles and edited two textbooks. Dr. Lee graduated from the Johns Hopkins University with degree in biomedical engineering and attended NYU School of Medicine. He completed general surgery residents at Beth Israel-Deaconess Hospital in Boston, laparoscopic and colorectal fellowship at NY Presbyterian Hospital, Weill-Cornell Medical College/ Columbia University School of Medicine. Dr. Howard Ross serves as Professor and Chief of the Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Howard is a nationally recognized educator known for his efforts to enable adoption of minimally invasive technologies. Dr. Ross has been the lead editor for two cutting edge textbooks, Minimally Invasive Approaches to Colon and Rectal Disease and Robotic Colon and