Head injuries, an integrated approach

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Wiley, Dec 27, 2004 - Mathematics - 936 pages
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Continuing its rich tradition of engaging students and demonstrating how mathematics applies to various fields of study, the new edition of this text is packed with real data and real-life applications to business, economics, social and life sciences. Users continually praise Sullivan and Mizrahi for their attention to conceptual development, well-graded and applied examples and exercise sets that include CPA, CMA, and Actuarial exam questions. The new Eighth Edition also features a new full color design and improved goal-oriented pedagogy to facilitate understanding, including:
  • More opportunities for the use of graphing calculator, including screen shots and instructions.
  • Icons clearly identify each opportunity for the use of spreadsheets or graphing calculator.
  • Work problems appear throughout the text, giving the student the chance to immediately reinforce the concept or skill they have just learned.
  • Chapter Reviews contain a variety of features to help synthesize the ideas of the chapter, including: Objectives Check, Important Terms and Concepts, True-False Items,Fill in the Blanks, Review Exercises, Mathematical Questions from Professional Exams (CPA).

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Contents

The Extent of the Problem
1
Head Injuries in New South Wales Incidence
9
The Mechanics and Prevention of Injuries to
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Copyright

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Michael Sullivan is currently Director of the Weeks Public Library in Greenland, N.H Over the past twelve years, he has been a director at several public libraries in New England, and served as children's librarian in Everett, Mass. There, his chess program at the Parlin Memorial Library was honored with an Outstanding Achievement Award in the U.S. Conference of Mayors City Livability Award competition. The former president of the New Hampshire Library Association, he was named the New Hampshire Librarian of the Year in 1998. A traveling storyteller, chess instructor, and contributor to Public Libraries, he holds his MLS from Simmons College.

Michael Sullivan is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Chicago State University where he taught for 35 years before retiring a few years ago. Dr. Sullivan is a member of American Mathematical Society, the Mathematical Association of America, and the American Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges. He is President of Text and Academic Authors Association and represents that organization on the Authors Coalition of America, Mike has been writing textbooks in mathematics for over 30 years. He currently has 13c books in print: 3 texts with John Wiley & Sons and 10 with Prentice-Hall. Six of these titles are co-authored with his son, Michael Sullivan III. He has four children: Kathleen, who teaches college mathematics; Michael, who teaches college mathematics, Dan who is a Prentice-Hall sales representative, and Colleen, who teaches middle school mathematics. Nine grandchildren round out the family.

Abe Mizrahi enjoyed an active career in mathematics before his untimely passing in 2001. He received his doctorate in mathematics from the Illinois Institute of Technology in 1965, and was a Professor of Mathematics at Indiana University Northwest. Dr. Mizrahi was a member of the Mathematics of Association of America, and wrote articles that explored topics in math education and the applications of mathematics to economics. Dr. Mizrahi served on many CUPM committees and was a panel member on the CUPM Committee on Applied mathematics in the Undergraduate Curriculum. Dr. Mizrahi was the recipient of many NSF grants and served as a consultant to a number of businesses and federal agencies.

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