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Historical Perspectives of Neuroimaging in Epilepsy

Harry T. Chugani and Ajay Kumar

in Neuroimaging in Epilepsy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195342765
eISBN:
9780199863617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342765.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

Imaging modalities have evolved over the last century and different modalities, such as plain X-ray, air or contrast ventriculography, pneumo-encephalography, cerebral angiography, CT scan, MRI, ... More


The Transformation of the American Hospital, 1965–2015

Muriel R. Gillick M.D.

in Old and Sick in America: The Journey through the Health Care System

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635248
eISBN:
9781469635255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635248.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People

Over the last fifty years, the hospital has been technologized, corporatized, and bureaucratized due to demographic, political, economic, and scientific developments. The demographic shift has led to ... More


Dementia: Impaired Thinking and Judgment; Confusion

J. Eric Ahlskog

in Dementia with Lewy Body and Parkinson's Disease Patients: Patient, Family, and Clinician Working Together for Better Outcomes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199977567
eISBN:
9780197563342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199977567.003.0020
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Neurology

Dementia implies problems with cognition (thinking), and this is a fundamental component of DLB and PDD. Dementia also implies that the cognitive problems are sufficiently troublesome to affect ... More


Reconstructing Death: The Chariot Burials of Iron Age East Yorkshire

Melanie Giles

in Archaeologists and the Dead: Mortuary Archaeology in Contemporary Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198753537
eISBN:
9780191917004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753537.003.0028
Subject:
Archaeology, Mortuary Archaeology

Visitors to the Hull and East Riding Museum used to reach the climax of the Iron Age exhibition, Celtic World, by coming face-to-face with the extraordinary funerary offerings from three chariot ... More


Museum Practice and the Display of Human Remains

Hedley Swain

in Archaeologists and the Dead: Mortuary Archaeology in Contemporary Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198753537
eISBN:
9780191917004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753537.003.0016
Subject:
Archaeology, Mortuary Archaeology

Visitors to the Lawrence Room, Girton College, Cambridge University, on Thursday afternoons (when the small one room museum is open to the public) will find a dead body on display. The body is that ... More


Side Effects and Memory Issues

Max Fink MD

in Electroconvulsive Therapy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195365740
eISBN:
9780197562604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195365740.003.0008
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

As we have seen, ECT involves modest discomfort, minimal risk, and almost no contraindications to its use. Headache, backache, nausea, and vomiting are the most frequent immediate complaints. These ... More


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