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Algebraic and Geometric Surgery

Andrew Ranicki

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198509240
eISBN:
9780191708725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509240.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This book is an introduction to surgery theory, the standard algebraic topology classification method for manifolds of dimension greater than 4. It is aimed at those who have already been on a basic ... More


Sasaki–Einstein Geometry

Charles P. Boyer and Krzysztof Galicki

in Sasakian Geometry

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198564959
eISBN:
9780191713712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198564959.003.0012
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This chapter is central to the whole book and perhaps the main reason and justification for it. Much of it is based on a new method for proving the existence of Einstein metrics on odd dimensional ... More


THE ODD-DIMENSIONAL SURGERY OBSTRUCTION

Andrew Ranicki

in Algebraic and Geometric Surgery

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198509240
eISBN:
9780191708725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509240.003.0012
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This chapter provides the algebraic construction and geometric properties of the odd-dimensional surgery obstruction groups. It includes quadratic and kernel forms.


THE STRUCTURE SET

Andrew Ranicki

in Algebraic and Geometric Surgery

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198509240
eISBN:
9780191708725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509240.003.0013
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This final chapter discusses the surgery exact sequence for the manifold structure set of a Poincaré complex, relating the homotopy theory to the surgery obstruction theory.


Police Camouflaging in an Obstruction of Justice Case: US v. Brian Lett

Roger W. Shuy

in Creating Language Crimes: How Law Enforcement Uses (and Misuses) Language

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195181661
eISBN:
9780199788477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181661.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

After graduating from law school in 2001, Lett’s first client was enmeshed in a Minnesota telemarketing fraud case. Tape-recorded conversations between Lett and an undercover officer posing as a VISA ... More


The management of bowel obstruction in advanced gynaecological malignancy

Doreen Oneschuk

in Palliative Care Consultations in Gynaeoncology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198528067
eISBN:
9780191730351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528067.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter focuses on malignant bowel obstruction (MBO), a common complication in women diagnosed with ovarian cancer, colorectal cancer, and other gynaecological malignancies. MBO generally ... More


The management of urinary tract obstruction in advanced pelvic disease

Sarah K. Richards and Alastair W. S. Ritchie

in Palliative Care Consultations in Gynaeoncology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198528067
eISBN:
9780191730351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528067.003.0011
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Malignancies invading the genito-urinary system can produce several distressing symptoms and life-threatening biochemical abnormalities. Uteretic obstruction can be caused by the disease of the ... More


Ovidian Subtexts in The Faerie Queene

RAPHAEL LYNE

in Ovid’s Changing Worlds: English Metamorphoses 1567-1632

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198187042
eISBN:
9780191718984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187042.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Edmund Spenser's local debts to Ovid are well-known, but this chapter goes further than its predecessors in seeing The Faerie Queene as structurally indebted to the Metamorphoses. The problems and ... More


Congressional Ambivalence: The Political Burdens of Constitutional Authority

Jasmine Farrier

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813192628
eISBN:
9780813135496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813192628.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Is the United States Congress dead, alive, or trapped in a moribund cycle? When confronted with controversial policy issues, members of Congress struggle to satisfy conflicting legislative, ... More


Setting the Scene

David Maskell

in Racine

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151616
eISBN:
9780191672774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151616.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

In the seventeenth century, theatres were constructed on narrow buildings primarily built for tennis; the seats were classified according to status quo, but whether they were seats for the ... More


Diffuse airflow obstruction and ‘restrictive’ lung disease

Mary McGregor and David R. Baldwin

in Supportive Care in Respiratory Disease

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199591763
eISBN:
9780191739149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591763.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter considers how supportive care can relieve symptoms due to chronic diffuse airflow obstruction and pulmonary or pleural disease that causes lung restriction. Together these conditions are ... More


Respiratory symptoms

Justin Amery and Michelle Meiring

in Children's Palliative Care in Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199567966
eISBN:
9780191730566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567966.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

When dealing with respiratory symptoms, this chapter suggests that one must not panic. Breathing symptoms are frightening for everyone. Mostly, one has more time than he thinks, and symptoms tend to ... More


Malignant bowel obstruction

S. Lawrence Librach, A. Nina Horvath, and E. Anne Langlois

in Palliative Medicine: A case-based manual

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199694143
eISBN:
9780191739255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694143.003.0065
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter explains via a case study the desired skills, attitudes, and knowledge necessary to diagnose and manage malignant bowel obstruction (MBO). It addresses several questions such as: What is ... More


Genitourinary symptoms

Pippa Hawley

in Palliative Medicine: A case-based manual

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199694143
eISBN:
9780191739255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694143.003.0135
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter examines case studies to display the necessary skills, attitudes, and knowledge required to assess and manage genitourinary symptoms. It takes as its starting point several questions ... More


The patient presenting with ureteric obstruction

Villus Marshall

in Supportive Care for the Urology Patient

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198529415
eISBN:
9780191730344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529415.003.0026
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

The patient presenting with ureteric obstruction provides a significant and often difficult challenge to clinicians. In essence, patients presenting with ureteric obstruction fall into a number of ... More


Non-Pain Symptom Management

James L. Hallenbeck

in Palliative Care Perspectives

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195165784
eISBN:
9780199999897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165784.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses the management of non-pain symptoms in terminally ill patients. These symptoms include nausea and vomiting, constipation, bowel obstruction, dyspnea, and cachexia. The chapter ... More


Obstruction of Justice

STUART P GREEN

in Lying, Cheating, and Stealing: A Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225804
eISBN:
9780191708411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225804.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Employment Law

The moral ambivalence that the public feels towards white-collar crime is nowhere more apparent than in the case of obstruction of justice. In one high profile obstruction prosecution after another, ... More


Surgery for the control of symptoms in the abdomen

Alan G. Johnson

in Surgical Palliative Care

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198510000
eISBN:
9780191730184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510000.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the surgical procedures undertaken to control symptoms in the abdomen. It is revealed that the gastrointestinal (GI) tract is the most common site for primary malignancy, ... More


Parliaments in Time: The Evolution of Legislative Democracy in Western Europe, 1866-2015

Michael Koß

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198766919
eISBN:
9780191821158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766919.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book sheds light on the institutional development of four (emerging) Western European parliaments. Parliaments in Western Europe are noteworthy for several reasons. Their institutional designs ... More


Upper airflow obstruction

Sam H. Ahmedzai and Martin F. Muers

in Supportive Care in Respiratory Disease

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192631411
eISBN:
9780191730160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631411.003.0016
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter examines upper airflow obstruction in dyspnoea. It explains that obstruction of the major airways causes severe distress and that in most cases it is better to attempt active palliation ... More


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