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Comparative case studies from Brazil, China, India, Mexico, and South Africa

Karen Siegel and David Stuckler

in Sick Societies: Responding to the global challenge of chronic disease

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199574407
eISBN:
9780191731204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574407.003.0114
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter is organized into five parts. Public health experts contribute a series of country case studies about social change and chronic diseases in five rapidly-emerging economies: Brazil, ... More


Sick Societies: Responding to the global challenge of chronic disease

David Stuckler and Karen Siegel (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199574407
eISBN:
9780191731204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574407.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Chronic diseases are the leading causes of death and disability worldwide. Within the next few decades, the burden of chronic disease will more than triple, with the greatest rises occurring in ... More


Sick individuals, sick populations: The societal determinants of chronic diseases: What are the social causes of rising chronic diseases?

David Stuckler, Karen Siegel, Roberto De Vogli, and Sanjay Basu

in Sick Societies: Responding to the global challenge of chronic disease

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199574407
eISBN:
9780191731204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574407.003.0027
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines why chronic diseases have risen so markedly over the past several decades. It begins by assessing the contribution of individual risk factors to the disease burden. It then ... More


Social and economic consequences of chronic diseases: What are the social and economic consequences of chronic diseases? What are the social and economic consequences of chronic diseases? Who suffers from the costs of these diseases? Who suffers from the costs of these diseases? Is there a case for governments to act to reduce the social harms caused by chronic diseases?

David Stuckler and Marc Suhrcke

in Sick Societies: Responding to the global challenge of chronic disease

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199574407
eISBN:
9780191731204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574407.003.0048
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter details how economic perspectives can enlighten us on how best to respond to chronic diseases. It shows that such economic tools are powerful, but they have ethical, policy, and ... More


The Ascetic Subject of Compliance: The Turn to Chronic Diseases in Global Health

Ian Whitmarsh

in When People Come First: Critical Studies in Global Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157382
eISBN:
9781400846801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157382.003.0015
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Compliance has become a principal public health issue of the twenty-first century, and compliance posits a figure with a responsibility to continually work to discipline the self into a biomedical ... More


Sleep and respiratory diseases

A. Xie, R. Kakkar, M.C. Teodorescu, L. Herpel, and V Krishnan, and M. Teodorescu

in Sleep, Health and Society: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199566594
eISBN:
9780191595066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566594.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Sleep has a significant impact on breathing through withdrawal of the wakefulness stimulus and alterations in muscle tone, ventilatory chemosensitivity, lung properties, and metabolic rate. ... More


Chronic Diseases

Derek Yach

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195171853
eISBN:
9780199865352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171853.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes social injustice in relation to chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, cancer, chronic respiratory diseases, and aging and risk factors. It ... More


Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

David M. Burns

in Tobacco: Science, policy and public health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199566655
eISBN:
9780191594410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566655.003.0032
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews studies on the link between smoking and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Cigarette smoking is the dominant cause of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease for both ... More


Chronic and Terminal Illness: new perspectives on caring and carers

Sheila Payne and Caroline Ellis-Hill (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192631671
eISBN:
9780191730191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631671.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Most chronically and terminally ill patients are cared for in their own homes by family and friends, rather than in hospitals or hospices. These carers are an invaluable free resource and there is an ... More


Disease-related pain: an introduction

Peter Croft

in Chronic Pain Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199235766
eISBN:
9780191594816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235766.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents an overview of discussions in Chapter 18–21. It discusses the diseases contributing to population levels of chronic pain and the impact of pain on chronic disease outcome. It ... More


The life course and adult chronic disease: an historical perspective with particular reference to coronary heart disease

Diana Kuh and Yoav Ben-Shlomo

in A Life Course Approach to Chronic Disease Epidemiology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198578154
eISBN:
9780191724039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198578154.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter traces the origins of the idea that experiences early in the life course may have long-term effects on the development of chronic disease. Topics discussed include research in the first ... More


Venous thromboembolism in non-malignant disease

Anna Spathis and Sara Booth

in Venous Thromboembolism in Advanced Disease: A clinical guide

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199232048
eISBN:
9780191730337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232048.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter provides an overview of existing evidence in relation to the management of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in non-malignant diseases or noncancer diagnoses. Diagnosis of VTE in ... More


Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease

Meda E. Pavkov, Nilka R. Burrows, William C. Knowler, Robert L. Hanson, and Robert G. Nelson

in Diabetes Public Health: From Data to Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195317060
eISBN:
9780199871544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317060.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the frequency, course, and risk factors for diabetic kidney disease (CKD). It reviews current management strategies and discusses the impact of management on the progression of ... More


Regulation of Public Health

Robert I. Field

in Health Care Regulation in America: Complexity, Confrontation, and Compromise

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195159684
eISBN:
9780199864423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159684.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter considers regulatory programs that protect public health. As the earliest form of health care regulation, it has evolved in several significant regards. Nineteenth century programs based ... More


Family carers of people with advanced organ failure and neurodegenerative disorders

Janice Brown and Julia Addingto-Hall

in Family Carers in Palliative Care: A guide for health and social care professionals

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199216901
eISBN:
9780191730252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216901.003.0013
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines the needs, conditions, and experiences of family carers of people with neurodegenerative disorders and advanced organ failure. It focuses on six disorders which currently ... More


Chronic respiratory disease epidemiology

Frank E. Speizer and Ira B. Tager

in The Development of Modern Epidemiology: Personal reports from those who were there

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198569541
eISBN:
9780191724077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569541.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter traces the development of the epidemiology of chronic respiratory disease. The modern era of the study of the epidemiology of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) did not blossom ... More


Evaluation of Hospice Activities: First published as a letter in Journal of Chronic Disease, vol. 37, no. 11 (1984), p. 871.

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/9780198570530.003.0029
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

A letter from 1984, reproduced here from the Journal of Chronic Diseases, was written in response to the appearance of early findings from the important National Hospice Study in the United States. ... More


Chronic neurological diseases

Andrew Davies and Ilora Finlay

in Oral Care in Advanced Disease

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192632432
eISBN:
9780191730375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632432.003.0017
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Patients with advanced chronic neurological diseases are commonly faced with oral problems. These problems in oral health have a great impact on the quality of life of this group of patients. This ... More


Public Health Surveillance for Chronic Diseases, Injuries, and Birth Defects

Ali H. Mokdad, Joseph L. Annest, Robin M. Ikeda, and Cara T. Mai

in Principles & Practice of Public Health Surveillance

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195372922
eISBN:
9780199866090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372922.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes the application of specific principles to the practice of surveillance of noninfectious diseases and events, specifically chronic diseases, injuries, and birth defects. It ... More


Introduction

Diana Kuh and Yoav Ben-Shlomo

in A Life Course Approach to Chronic Disease Epidemiology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198578154
eISBN:
9780191724039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198578154.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This introductory chapter provides an overview of adult risk factors and why interest in the early life origins for adult chronic disease emerged. It then discusses the growth of life course ... More


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