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Book of Abstracts of the 69th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science

By Scientific Committee
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  • Publisher : Wageningen Academic Publishers
  • Isbn : 9086868711
  • Pages : 703
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This Book of Abstracts is the main publication of the 69th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science (EAAP). It contains abstracts of the invited papers and contributed presentations of the sessions of EAAP's eleven Commissions: Animal Genetics, Animal Nutrition, Animal Management and Health, Animal Physiology, Cattle Production, Sheep and Goat Production, Pig Production, Horse Production and Livestock Farming Systems, Insects and Precision Livestock Farming.

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  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HarperCollins Espanol
  • Isbn : 0829702393
  • Pages : 432
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 661
  • File Pdf: cómo-casarse-con-un-vampiro-millonario.pdf

Book Summary:

¿Y qué si él es un poco más viejo y por lo general se refiere a una mujer humana como la cena, no una cita para cenar? Sí, Román Draganesti es un vampiro, pero un vampiro que perdió uno de sus colmillos hundiéndo sus dientes en algo que no debería haber comido. Ahora tiene una noche para encontrar a un dentista antes de que sus capacidades naturales de sanación cierren la herida, dejándole comer de lado por toda la eternidad. Las cosas tampoco no lucen bien para Shanna Whelan... después de presenciar un asesinato espantoso por la mafia rusa, ella es la siguiente en su lista negra. Y su carrera como dentista parece estar en una espiral descendente porque parece tenerle miedo a la sangre. Cuando Román la rescata de un intento de asesinato, se pregunta si ella ha encontrado el hombre que puede mantenerla con vida. Aunque la atracción entre ellos es inmediata y ardiente, ¿podrá Shanna conquistar su miedo a la sangre y arreglar el colmillo de Román? Y si lo hace, ¿que le impedirá a Román usar sus colmillos en ella...?

Psicología médica y comunicación

By Rebeka Jones Guerrero
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Manual Moderno
  • Isbn : 6074488541
  • Pages : 441
  • Category : Medical
  • Reads : 832
  • File Pdf: psicología-médica-y-comunicación.pdf

Book Summary:

La información y los conceptos vertidos en esta obra titulada Psicología médica y comunicación son de gran importancia, el lector encontrará la relación entre mente y cerebro, no siempre fácil de entender, pero indispensable en la comprensión de las funciones mentales. Por ello se han incluido los avances en genética psiquiátrica y el descubrimiento de algunos genes involucrados en las enfermedades mentales. En este punto hay que destacar el desarrollo de la farmacología y la influencia benéfica que esta rama de la medicina ha tenido en el tratamiento o control de las enfermedades psiquiátricas. Por otra parte, hay que destacar que esta obra únicamente contiene aquello de la Psicología médica que es relevante, no solo para el aprendizaje del estudiante, sino que además, es útil en la práctica de los médicos y de los diversos profesionales de la salud, así como de todos aquellos lectores a los que les interese conocerse a sí mismos y ser exitosos en sus relaciones interpersonales. Algunos de los aspectos a destacar son: - La importancia de conocerse a sí mismo - El poder de la personalidad y la influencia que ejerce en el éxito de la relación médico-paciente - Las diversas técnicas de comunicación - El manejo del estrés y la templanza al trabajar en situaciones críticas o imprevistas - El saber observar las reacciones y aprender el manejo de las emociones - El manejo de la sexualidad en la relación médico-paciente - El desarrollo de la vocación de servicio y el apoyo a quien lo necesite - La comprensión de la diferencia entre enfermedad y padecimiento - El desarrollo de las aptitudes y actitudes humanas para ser el médico humanista que la sociedad pide y necesita Psicología médica y comunicación suministra las herramientas para lograrlo.

Robin Hood

By Angus Donald
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : EDHASA
  • Isbn : 8435045528
  • Pages : 512
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 226
  • File Pdf: robin-hood.pdf

Book Summary:

En 1190 la épica cruzada que encabeza el célebre Ricardo Corazón de León para recuperar Jerusalén de manos de los sarracenos se encuentra en pleno apogeo. Entre sus nutridas y aguerridas huestes marcha el más famoso, temido y valiente guerrero de su tiempo, el conde de Locksley, más conocido como Robin Hood. Acompañado de sus fieles y entrañables compañeros, el conde pone su astucia y su ímpetu al servicio de la lucha contra el infiel, pero lo que ni él ni nadie esperaba es que tuvieran que luchar también contra un enemigo oculto en su propias filas, un infiltrado que pone en riesgo sus planes de ataque. La trama se desdobla así en una línea de acción bélica y otra de misterio e intriga, al tiempo que el autor sigue desarrollando a los personajes que acompañan a Robin Hood, particularmente a Little John y al propio narrador.

Astrana Marín, Cervantes y Shakespeare: paralelismos y convergencias

By Carlos Julián Martínez Soria,Juan Manuel Millán Martínez
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Ediciones de la Universidad de Castilla La Mancha
  • Isbn : 849044322X
  • Pages : 182
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 516
  • File Pdf: astrana-marín-cervantes-y-shakespeare.pdf

Book Summary:

Cervantes y Shakespeare presentan en sus obras un tesoro de estudio sobre la naturaleza y la condición humana, la sociedad y los valores morales. Ambos se muestran, igualmente, muy críticos contra los abusos del poder y la nobleza, ocupándose de temas controvertidos cuyo tratamiento legitiman y configuran los dos personajes más icónicos de las letras universales. Los dos fueran hombres del Renacimiento. Esto les llevó a tener influencias culturales similares y a idear, historias, planteamientos y soluciones parecidas para sus obras. Durante muchos años los lectores hispanos conocieron a W. Shakespeare por medio de Astrana, muchos estudiosos y traductores actuales no pueden dejar de mencionar sus traducciones como la base configuradora de la imagen de Shakespeare en español. Luis Astrana Marín realizó en solitario la auténtica Enciclopedia de Miguel de Cervantes, nunca superada setenta y cinco años después, imprescindible para cualquier investigador de su vida, de su obra y de su época. Hoy reunimos en este volumen los paralelismos y convergencias ente Shakespeare y Cervantes acudiendo al sobresaliente trabajo de Astrana Marín.

Perdón por ser virtuosa

By Aineé
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Por Aineé
  • Isbn : 9878701905
  • Pages : 150
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 409
  • File Pdf: perdón-por-ser-virtuosa.pdf

Book Summary:

Felicitas Guerrero fue una hermosa joven, rebelde, transgresora y pasional. Que se animó a enfrentar a los patriarcados salvajes del Buenos Aires colonial. Su historia pertenece al patrimonio cultural argentino. En este relato maravilloso plagado de intrigas, luchas de poder, traiciones y peleas por el corazón y el dinero de esta belleza argentina, los Guerrero, los Ocampo, los Montes de Oca, los Cueto, los Sáenz Valiente tejen una trama atrapante y magnética que se desarrolla en la capital argentina y en los Pagos del Tuyú.

Mitos y leyendas celtas

By T. W. Rolleston
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Turner
  • Isbn : 841583277X
  • Pages : 1
  • Category : Crafts & Hobbies
  • Reads : 466
  • File Pdf: mitos-y-leyendas-celtas.pdf

Book Summary:

Fieros en la batalla y amantes de las historias; así eran los celtas, y así se reflejan en las leyendas que nos han legado. Transmitidas oralmente de padres a hijos durante siglos, aunque puestas por escrito mucho después, nos traen ecos de un pasado donde el valor, el honor, la belleza y la magia formaban parte de lo cotidiano. Desde los conocidísimos caballeros de la corte del rey Arturo hasta los héroes más oscuros, estos personajes milenarios siguen siendo una fuente de inspiración constante para escritores y cineastas, y han entrado a formar parte del imaginario popular como algo a la vez exótico y cercano. Este título es considerado desde su publicación la recopilación más completa sobre la cosmovisión de los pueblos celtas de la antigüedad. Escrito con gran rigor literario y belleza narrativa, es una referencia imprescindible tanto para el estudio en profundidad de esta cultura como para iniciarse en sus misterios.