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A Famous and Flourishing Society: The History of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 1505-2005

Helen Dingwall

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748615674
eISBN:
9780748653355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615674.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book commemorates the five-hundredth anniversary of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Founded in 1505 it has survived, with difficulty at times, to become one of the leading surgical ... More


Biopolitics of Beauty: Cosmetic Citizenship and Affective Capital in Brazil

Alvaro Jarrín

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293878
eISBN:
9780520967212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293878.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Using ethnographic fieldwork carried out in Brazilian hospitals, this book shows how plastic surgeons and patients navigate the public health system to transform beauty into a basic health right. The ... More


Advanced Heart Failure: The Role of the Surgeon

Stephen Westaby and Gabriele B. Bertoni

in Supportive Care in Heart Failure

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198570288
eISBN:
9780191730030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570288.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter deals with the state of knowledge on the role of the surgeon on the advanced heart failure (HF). It begins by addressing how the HF patient reaches the surgeon. The surgeon's role is to ... More


Rehabilitative and salvage surgery

Andrea Pusic, Rachel Bell, and Diana Harcourt

in Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238361
eISBN:
9780191730290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238361.003.0023
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Mastectomy can have devastating affects on a patient's body image, sexuality, and view of herself as a woman. The decision to have a breast reconstruction can be difficult for women who are already ... More


Communication in surgical oncology

Alexandra Heerdt, Bernard Park, and Patrick Boland

in Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238361
eISBN:
9780191730290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238361.003.0040
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

As in every field of oncology, the importance of communication for the surgical oncologist cannot be overstated. The surgeon may become involved with the cancer patient at almost any point in the ... More


Slave Captain: The Career of James Irving in the Liverpool Slave Trade

Suzanne Schwarz (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310676
eISBN:
9781846314070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314070
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

As few accounts written by slave ship captains are known to have survived, the personal papers of James Irving are of tremendous interest and academic significance. Irving built a successful career ... More


Visualizing Disease: The Art and History of Pathological Illustrations

Domenico Bertoloni Meli

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226110295
eISBN:
9780226463636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226463636.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Visualizing Disease provides the first analytic study of the emergence and transformations of visual representations of diseased states from the Renaissance to the mid-nineteenth century. It ... More


Conclusion: the College – past, present and future

Helen M. Dingwall

in A Famous and Flourishing Society: The History of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 1505-2005

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748615674
eISBN:
9780748653355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615674.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. The College has been shaped by many forces and influences over its first 500 years. Their manifestation has, however, changed ... More


The First Surgeon General’s Report on Tobacco: Science and the State in the New Age of Chronic Disease

Allan M. Brandt

in Silent Victories: The History and Practice of Public Health in Twentieth Century America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195150698
eISBN:
9780199865185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150698.003.21
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The Surgeon General's Report of 1964 marks a watershed in the history of public health. Following its publication, both the science and the practice of public health were visibly transformed. This ... More


Analogy, Metaphor, and Coherence

Herman Philipse

in God in the Age of Science?: A Critique of Religious Reason

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697533
eISBN:
9780191738470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697533.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Theism can be an existential hypothesis confirmable by empirical evidence only if the reference of the proper name ‘God’ can be spelled out in words that are mostly used literally. However, it is ... More


The War in Chechnya

Khassan Baiev

in War and Public Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311181
eISBN:
9780199865086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311181.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes a physician's perspective on the war in Chechnya in great detail.


Other Inductive Arguments

Herman Philipse

in God in the Age of Science?: A Critique of Religious Reason

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697533
eISBN:
9780191738470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697533.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Six C-inductive arguments for and against the existence of God are critically discussed in this chapter: the Argument from Consciousness, the Argument from Moral Truth, the Argument from Moral ... More


Hawkeye

Mark de Rond

in Doctors at War: Life and Death in a Field Hospital

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705489
eISBN:
9781501707940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705489.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

In this chapter, the author talks about a general surgeon he calls Hawkeye, whom he met during a weeklong surgical training course at the Royal College of Surgeons in London. Pre-deployment training ... More


The surgical relief of the symptomatic chest

Bill Nelems

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/9780198510000.003.0011
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses surgical relief of the symptomatic chest, i.e. lung cancer, which is by far the commonest single condition treated by thoracic surgeons. Here, some of the broad perspectives in ... More


Epilogue: a message to all surgeons

Geoffrey P. Dunn and 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/9780198510000.003.0018
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the authors' message to all surgeons regarding surgical palliative care. First, it determines whether surgical palliative care can be considered as a new fundamental basis for ... More


Introduction: is surgical palliative care a paradox?

Geoffrey P. Dunn

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/9780198510000.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses whether surgical palliative care is a paradox. It first examines the cultural conflict that can be observed between surgeons and palliative care. This is followed by a detailed ... More


Muslim Immigration to Ireland after World War II

Oliver Scharbrodt

in Muslims in Ireland: Past and Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748696888
eISBN:
9781474412230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696888.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter provides an analysis of Muslim immigration to Ireland after World War II, from the arrival of the first cohort of medical students from South Africa in 1945, who established the first ... More


Early Muslim Organisations and Mosques in Ireland1

Adil Hussain Khan

in Muslims in Ireland: Past and Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748696888
eISBN:
9781474412230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696888.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter discusses the first Muslim organisations and mosque communities established in Ireland before mass immigration began in the mid-1990s. Starting with the first Muslim organisation, the ... More


Introduction

Helen M. Dingwall

in A Famous and Flourishing Society: The History of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 1505-2005

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748615674
eISBN:
9780748653355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615674.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This introductory chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to add to the academic history of surgical institutions, medicine in general, and of Scotland itself, as well as celebrating ... More


Origins and early years, 1505–1581

Helen M. Dingwall

in A Famous and Flourishing Society: The History of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 1505-2005

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748615674
eISBN:
9780748653355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615674.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter discusses the origins and early years of the Incorporation. The origins of the Incorporation owed much to the general background of the period. Just as other groups had done, barbers and ... More


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