The introduction of IT into healthcare has not followed a smooth path. In the early days, like-minded people came together from different professional backgrounds but with a shared interest in getting technology to work for patients and staff. This book contains recollections of the development of healthcare computing in the UK and includes references to published documents. It is aimed at researchers and health informaticians who wish to understand and avoid the mistakes of the past.
In A Stranger in France readers are taken on a fast paced, modern day romantic journey, that spans across the city of London, the glitz and glam of France, and the beautiful English coast. There’s enough suspense to keep you on the edge of your seat turning pages. Career driven and successful thirty two year old Kate Brown travels to southern France to visit her best friend Tanya Adams, for a well deserved short break, and to forget her worries in London. Her path crosses with tall, dark, devilishly handsome and wealthy Nicholas D’Coix. As a young man, Nicholas turned himself around and built an empire of wealth, he’s now one of Paris’ top three entrepreneurs. In a whirlwind of steamy romance Nicholas and Kate fall in love. Kate returns to London leaving Nicholas behind and the two are still very much in love.
Kate faces a few surprises of her own on her return to London. She makes a bold life changing move, to make the most of her life changing dilemma. Touching on real life issues these two strong characters battle it out, against all the odds in the name of love for a beautiful happy ever after.
Catarina é uma rapariga de uma pacata vila do litoral norte de Portugal e é através do seu diário que partilha connosco alguns dos momentos mais marcantes da idade a que ela mesma chamou «do azar». Com treze anos, Catarina não gosta do seu corpo, acha que tem um pai demasiado controlador que não a deixa fazer nada, quer ser uma detective implacável quando crescer, esforça-se por ter boas notas a Matemática e apaixona-se sempre pelo rapaz errado! Mas é também ao longo deste ano que aprende que a vida consegue ser ainda mais dura do que aparenta: a súbita doença da irmã Verónica e a gravidez aos quinze anos de uma amiga da escola vêm abalar a visão do mundo que até então Catarina tinha, obrigando-a a fazer descobertas importantes acerca de si própria e do universo que a rodeia… As alegrias, os desgostos, as dúvidas e os medos contados na primeira pessoa, na idade em que, apesar de tudo, o sonho ainda domina.
"Ol' Three-Paw" has a price on his head bigger than most outlaws. But this "outlaw" is a killer grizzly so murderous that he makes the James Gang look like the Salvation Army. The Gunsmith joins the hunt for the reward money.
But before Clint Adams can catch "Ol' Three-Paw" he has to tame Lacy Blake, a dark-haired lady who will hunt anyone or anything for the right price—and considers herself a match for any man!
Dogging the flight of a Soviet Bear bomber in Libyan airspace, a U.S. navy fighter's crew are witnesses to a shocking display of military might: the unearthly power of an unheard-of weapon -- capable of untold devastation. Poised for action on the eve of Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait, America's forces have reason to believe the new superweapon is the key to a Soviet-Iraqi conspiracy. And dire consequences await un the United States strikes first -- and fast. Scientist/pilot Wyn Gallagher and his East-bloc counterpart, Elena Pasvalys, are the key players in their governments' deadly game of strategy. Now -- as the desert war erupts -- they alone may be the only hope of stopping the unleashed fury of Stingray . . . . "White starts things off with a terrific bang . . . . Fast-paced and intelligent." -- San Francisco Chronicle