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Changing Pain Management Practices in Hospitals and Cancer Centers

Russell K. Portenoy and Eduardo Bruera

in Issues in Palliative Care Research

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195130652
eISBN:
9780199999842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130652.003.0021
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Undertreatment of pain continues throughout the world. Hospitalized patients with pain continue to be inadequately managed, despite the availability of safe and effective treatments. This chapter ... More


Pain, Power, and the Martyr Ideal

Adrian Chastain Weimer

in Martyrs' Mirror: Persecution and Holiness in Early New England

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199743117
eISBN:
9780199918744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743117.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter finds parallels between the ways martyr stories informed political and religious identity in the early modern period and the early church. The folklore of martyrdom has above all been a ... More


Pain and Impending Death: First published in Textbook of Pain (1984), eds. P. Wall and R. Melzack, pp. 472–8. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.

Cicely Saunders

in Cicely Saunders: Selected Writings 1958-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198570530
eISBN:
9780191730412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570530.003.0027
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter by Cicely Saunders appeared in the first edition of the influential Textbook of Pain, edited by Patrick Wall and Ronald Melzack. Here, she begins by going back to the first clinical ... More


Wording the World: Veena Das and Scenes of Inheritance

Roma Chatterji (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823261857
eISBN:
9780823268900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823261857.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The essays in this book explore how Veena Das’s work has been critically assimilated in the thinking and writing of a younger generation of anthropologists who have been deeply influenced by her ... More


Spirit and the Obligation of Social Flesh: A Secular Theology for the Global City

Sharon V. Betcher

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823253906
eISBN:
9780823260935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253906.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Given our planet’s amassing cities, social infrastructure— corporeal generosity displacing fear— becomes as important as technological infrastructure. Spirit and the Obligation of Social Flesh ... More


First Course: Some (Good) Reasons Not to Become an Ethical Vegetarian

Dominique Lestel

in Eat This Book: A Carnivore's Manifesto

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231172974
eISBN:
9780231541152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172974.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Lestel offers arguments against the idea that ethical vegetarianism is the only ethical approach to eating.


q for Quatsch

Ulrich Baer

in The Rilke Alphabet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256280
eISBN:
9780823261338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256280.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

In an elegy for a close friend, the painter Paula Moderson-Becker, Rilke describes grief as physical pain.


Performative Environmentalism

Jessica Smartt Gullion

in Fracking the Neighborhood: Reluctant Activists and Natural Gas Drilling

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029766
eISBN:
9780262329798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029766.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter explains the ways in which environmental activists use performance to express their pain of living in a polluted region. In many environmental controversies, there is a clash between the ... More


Return of the C Fibers; or, Philosophers’ Lack of Nerve

István Aranyosi

in The Peripheral Mind: Philosophy of Mind and the Peripheral Nervous System

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199989607
eISBN:
9780199346349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989607.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

After using the case of one of the African peoples’, the Akan’s conceptual scheme as an illustration of the point that the concept of mind is not absolute but relative to culture and historical ... More


Breathing through the Pain: Engaging the Cross as Tonglen, Taking to the Streets as Mendicants

Sharon V. Betcher

in Spirit and the Obligation of Social Flesh: A Secular Theology for the Global City

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823253906
eISBN:
9780823260935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253906.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Returning yet again to consider the aestheticization of fear, this chapter concerns itself with the chasm created around so as to withhold bodies perceived to be in pain. Consequently, the chapter ... More


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