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Cover for Very basic R syntax.

R is a programming language that has a huge range of inbuilt statistical and graphical functions. Firstly, this chapter shows how R works by talking you through a number of exercises, often producing graphical output, so you will get to know how to write simple code and become familiar with some of ...

Author(s)
Quicke, D. L. J.; Butcher, B. A.; Welton, R. A. K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245349)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Field guide to the forest trees of Uganda: for identification and conservation.

This book provides an up-to-date list of indigenous tree species known to grow in the tropical forest of Uganda and a guide to their identification in the field. It draws on A Field Guide to Uganda Forest Trees (UFT). Apart from nomenclature, taxonomy and new records, the main substantive changes...

Author(s)
Kalema, J.; Hamilton, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245271)
Type
Book
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Cover for Key questions in ecology: a study and revision guide.

This book is a useful introduction to some of the history, development and key concepts of ecology. It serves as a study and revision guide for students following programmes of study in which ecology is an important component. It contains 600 multiple-choice questions (and answers) set at three...

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247572)
Type
Book
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Cover for Answers.

A multiple choice question has a stem (the 'question'), a key (the 'answer') and a number of distracters (wrong answers intended to distract the student from the key). This part of the book contains the key to each question along with a brief explanation of why this is correct and, in some cases,...

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247572)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Veterinary clinical skills manual.

This book provides step-by-step guidance on the essential clinical skills required by veterinary students before they face clinical situations encountered in the real world of the busy veterinary professional. It has 25 chapters which is divided into nine sections, of which six are practical...

Author(s)
Coombes, N.; Silva-Fletcher, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The modern outcome-based curriculum and the role of the clinical skills laboratory.

This chapter will explore the rationale for changing curricula to foster skills and competence development and how the solution of the clinical skills lab-based training has become the indispensable educational experience for students. This chapter will build on the pedagogical or learning theories ...

Author(s)
Silva-Fletcher, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The clinical skills centre models relevant to location.

This chapter gives an overview of the range and scale of clinical skills centres (CSCs) that are used in different parts of the world. Most CSCs described in this chapter are new and in the following sections the authors from these CSCs describe the background that led to development, scope and how ...

Author(s)
Coombes, N.; Silva-Fletcher, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Theatre practice.

In this chapter topics on aseptic awareness, surgical scrubbing, drying of hands in an aseptic manner, gowning and gloving aseptically, draping a patient ready for surgery were discussed to prepare students when they act as a scrub assistant, a circulating assistant and/or later as a surgeon in...

Author(s)
Brown, F.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Surgical instruments.

In this chapter, the following topics which includes what instruments are made of and why that guides our choice when purchasing, general recognition and use, aseptic provision and use - opening a kit, surgical assistant role, and sterilization were discussed.

Author(s)
Young, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pharmacy.

This chapter is devoted to helping veterinary students about the different reminders when it comes to veterinary products, these reminders are knowing the relevant legislation and guidelines associated with storage and dispensing of veterinary medication, the relevant legislation and preparation of ...

Author(s)
Orpet, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book chapter

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