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New Rules of Engagement

Cynthia Grant Tucker

in No Silent Witness: The Eliot Parsonage Women and Their Unitarian World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195390209
eISBN:
9780199866670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390209.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Endowed with her mother's dominant nature and feminist perspective, Martha May Eliot sets her sights on becoming a “social doctor.” Before graduating from Radcliffe, she spends her sophomore year at ... More


The Sick Child in Early Modern England, 1580-1720

Hannah Newton

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199650491
eISBN:
9780191741647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199650491.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book is a powerful exploration of the treatment, perception, and experience of illness in childhood, between approximately 1580 and 1720. At this time, the sickness or death of a child was a ... More


 “This Little Operation”: Jewish American Physicians and Twentieth‐Century Circumcision Advocacy

Leonard B. Glick

in Marked in Your Flesh: Circumcision from Ancient Judea to Modern America

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195176742
eISBN:
9780199835621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019517674X.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

During the 20th century, circumcision became increasingly popular, promoted as protection against cancer of the penis, prostate, and cervix. Although Jewish-American physicians were especially ... More


Introduction

Hannah Newton

in The Sick Child in Early Modern England, 1580-1720

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199650491
eISBN:
9780191741647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199650491.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The Introduction summarises the book’s main arguments, provides definitions of key terms, sets out the parameters of the study, and situates the research in its wider historiographical context. It ... More


Humid Humours: Children’s Bodies and Diseases

Hannah Newton

in The Sick Child in Early Modern England, 1580-1720

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199650491
eISBN:
9780191741647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199650491.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines early modern perceptions of children’s bodies, minds, and diseases, from the viewpoints of doctors and laypeople. It argues that, contrary to common historiographical opinion, ... More


‘Cur’d in a Different Manner’: Children’s Physic

Hannah Newton

in The Sick Child in Early Modern England, 1580-1720

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199650491
eISBN:
9780191741647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199650491.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Historians have often assumed that early modern doctors neither treated children, nor recognised the need to adapt medicines to complement their distinctive temperaments. This chapter discredits ... More


Conclusion

Hannah Newton

in The Sick Child in Early Modern England, 1580-1720

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199650491
eISBN:
9780191741647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199650491.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The Conclusion draws together the book’s main arguments: A concept of ‘children’s physic’ existed: rooted in ancient Galenic medical theory, children were regarded as physiologically distinctive, and ... More


Misdiagnosis of sleep disorders in adults and children: implications for clinical practice and epidemiology

G. Stores

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/9780199566594.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

There is increasing concern about the apparently high rate of misdiagnosis of various clinical conditions despite the fact that they seem to be well taught in medical training. How much more likely ... More


Hospice Care for Children

Ann Armstrong-Dailey and Sarah Zarbock (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195340709
eISBN:
9780199999927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340709.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Children with life-threatening and terminal illnesses—and their families—require a unique kind of care to meet a wide variety of needs. This book, now in its third edition, provides an authoritative ... More


Pediatrics and Palliative Care: Learning from One Another

Ira Byock

in Hospice Care for Children

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195340709
eISBN:
9780199999927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340709.003.0017
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter stresses the importance of the collaboration between palliative care and pediatrics in the care of children with terminal or progressive illness. It explains that these two disciplines ... More


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