1.3.10 Allied health resources

There are quality nursing, midwifery and allied health resources provided free of charge on the Internet. Each resource has been evaluated and categorised by subject specialists based at UK universities.


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2 Sources of help

This assessment course is designed to be self-contained. However you might like to access the following sources for support and guidance if you need it. These sources include:

  • U529_1 Key skills – making a difference: This OpenLearn course is designed to complement the assessment courses. It provides detailed guidance and activities to help you work on your key skills, gives examples of key skills work from students, and helps you prepare and s
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1.9 Negative numbers

Numbers can be positive or negative, i.e. greater than or less than zero. Negative numbers have several uses; for example, to measure temperatures below zero, such as 3°C (‘minus 3 degrees Celsius’). They are also used to represent debts and overdrawn accounts: a bank balance of £84.33 means ‘overdrawn by £84.33’.

Negative numbers are shown on the number line to the left of 0. The animation below shows 8, 7,
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3.3 Equation of a plane in three-dimensional Euclidean space

We stated in Section 1.7 that the general form of the equation of a plane in
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Acknowledgements

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Ortodoncia IV (2016)
Etimológicamente la palabra Ortodoncia deriva de los términos griegos ortos (recto) y odontos (diente), es decir, que sería aquella ciencia encargada de “enderezar” los dientes o de corregir las irregularidades en las posiciones dentarias. Los objetivos más amplios de la moderna ortodoncia pueden ser resumidos como: a) la creación de las mejores relaciones interproximales y oclusales posibles, en b) un marco de función normal y adaptación fisiológica del aparato masticatorio, incluye
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In this episode Nick Harris and Chris Risner are joined by Wade Wegner and Saurabh Pant, Program Manager in the Azure Cache team.  In this episode Saurabh talks about the new Azure Redis Cache service.  The Azure Redis Cache service, currently in Preview, is based on the hugely
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3.4.1 Try some yourself

Activity 24

For each of the following calculations make suitable rough estimates before doing the calculation on your calculator and check the result.

  • (a) 22.12 ÷ 4.12


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Special Exhibition: <em>Heroic Africans: Legendary Leaders, Iconic Sculptures</em>

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1.2.7 Summary

  • What we must do to understand numbers as they are used as evidence in social science is to practise and so become familiar with them, and to understand the conventions which determine how they are used.

  • Sets of numerical data can be presented in many ways, as tables, bar charts, pie charts or line graphs. These are just different ways of trying to represent or make a picture of numbers. Which is used is largely a matter of which best shows
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2.2 Tables and percentages

Tables often give information in percentages. The table below indicates how the size of households in Great Britain changed over a period of nearly 30 years.

Number of people in household1961 (%)1971 (%)1981 (%)1991 (%)
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3.2 Relationship between complex numbers and points in the plane

We have seen in Section 2.2 that the complex number system is obtained by defining arithmetic operations on the set R × R. We also know that elements of R × R can be represented as points in a plane. It seems reasonable to ask what insight can be obtained by representing complex numbers as p
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This learning object contains resources and activities that focus on reviewing a response to a water quality problem. The key areas are: reviewing the incident and completing the documentation requirements. The task is to investigate and evaluate the response and record your findings.
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Development of Computer Systems for Use in Architectural Education
Computers have not been used in education in a way that fosters intellectual development of alternate approaches to design. Sufficient theory exists to use computing devices to support other potentially fruitful approaches to design. A proposal is made for the development of a computer system for architectural education which is built upon a particular model for design, that of rational decision making. Within the framework provided by the model, a series of courseware development projects are p
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3.4 Audio activity

Using audio is a very idiosyncratic practice amongst Open University students. Some listen to them in the car, others on a personal stereo on the train, some while washing up, others at their desk. Flexibility of use is certainly one of their virtues. However you use them, some of the following may be useful guidelines.

  • Read the notes for the activity before you listen. At the very least try and fix in your head or note down the main purpose of the a
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1.3.2 Recurrent themes

When the accounts of people who have described a near-death experience are looked at side by side it is possible to identify some common features. This isn’t to say that all of these features are present in every account, but that amidst variations there are certainly recurrent themes. The following list is compiled from a variety of studies, including the important study undertaken by Sabom (1982), himself initially sceptical.


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3.3.1 Try some yourself

Activity 27

  • (a) Divide a £27 000 jackpot prize equally among 9 people in the syndicate.

  • (b) Divide a £27 000 jackpot prize equally among 900 people in the syndi
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1.2 Ethical examples

But is this a tenable position? In other words, is it only the people who use the technologies who carry the ethical burden? Conversely, is ethics of any interest to engineers, programmers and scientists? What, in the first place, constitutes an ethical issue? To begin examining these questions, let's look at some examples.

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2.3.1 Introduction

The data set in Table 7 (section 1.8) comprised non-numerical or categorical data. Such data often appear in newspaper reports and are usually represented as one or other of two types of graphical display, one type is called a pie chart and the other a bar chart; these are arguably the graphical displays most familiar to the general public, and are certainly ones that you will have seen before. Pie charts are discussed in section 2.2 and bar charts in section 2.4. Some problems
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