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Down's Syndrome and dementia: a framework for practice to support people with Down's Syndrome and dementia living in generic care homes

Heather Wilkinson and Karen Watchman

in Supportive care for the person with dementia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199554133
eISBN:
9780191730269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554133.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Despite the recognized longevity of people with Down's syndrome, the age-related long-term care needs of this population have yet to be fully understood and addressed. Owing to an increase in medical ... More


Down's Syndrome

DAVID WRIGHT

in Mental Disability in Victorian England: The Earlswood Asylum 1847-1901

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246397
eISBN:
9780191715235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246397.003.010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Within traditional medical history, John Langdon Down is seen as a physician who was ‘in advance of his time’ in the treatment and classification of persons with mental disabilities. He was ... More


Norms, values, and constraints: The case of prenatal diagnosis

Ilana Löwy

in Value Practices in the Life Sciences and Medicine

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199689583
eISBN:
9780191808807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689583.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Organization Studies

Prenatal diagnosis (PND) of foetal malformations was originally an exceptional procedure aiming at the detection of rare anomalies. The widespread diffusion of innovations that have radically ... More


Mental Disability in Victorian England: The Earlswood Asylum 1847-1901

David Wright

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246397
eISBN:
9780191715235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246397.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book contributes to the growing scholarly interest in the history of disability by investigating the emergence of the so-called idiot asylums in England during the Victorian period. Using the ... More


Cardiology

Iqbal Khan (ed.)

in Best of Five MCQs for the MRCP Part 1 Volume 1

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198746720
eISBN:
9780191916908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746720.003.0007
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Questions A 20-year-old man with a history of illicit drug abuse was admitted with endocarditis. The echocardiogram revealed large vegetations. Which of the following organisms is the most frequent ... More


Inshallah – God Willing

in The Turnstone: A Doctor's Story

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237570
eISBN:
9781846314292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237570.003.0024
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter first details the author's study on the reported cluster of mothers who had Down's syndrome babies in Dundalk, which also included the surrounding county of Louth or over the border in ... More


Introduction

Lena Palaniyappan and Rajeev Krishnadas

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199550777
eISBN:
9780191917790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199550777.003.0004
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

The MRCPsych Paper 1: Taking the Bull by its Horns MRCPsych exams are the most important exams a psychiatry trainee in the UK will sit during his or her career. Passing the MRCPsych is the most ... More


Prevention for people with disabilities and vulnerable groups

Blánaid Daly, Paul Batchelor, Elizabeth Treasure, and Richard Watt

in Essential Dental Public Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199679379
eISBN:
9780191918353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679379.003.0022
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Dentistry

In this chapter we will look briefly at the prevention needs of people with disabilities and people who are vulnerable and require special care dental services for reasons that may be social. ... More


Nystagmus

Agnes M.F. Wong

in Eye Movement Disorders

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195324266
eISBN:
9780197562512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195324266.003.0014
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Ophthalmology

Nystagmus is involuntary eye oscillations initiated by slow eye movements that drive the eye away from the target. In contrast, saccadic dyskinesia consists of involuntary, fast eye movements that ... More


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