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Changing Pain Management Practices in Hospitals and Cancer Centers

Russell K. Portenoy and Eduardo Bruera

in Issues in Palliative Care Research

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195130652
eISBN:
9780199999842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130652.003.0021
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Undertreatment of pain continues throughout the world. Hospitalized patients with pain continue to be inadequately managed, despite the availability of safe and effective treatments. This chapter ... More


Cannabinoids and the Brain

Linda A. Parker

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035798
eISBN:
9780262338448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035798.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

Cannabinoids and the Brain introduces an informed general audience to the scientific discovery of the endocannabinoid system and recent preclinical research that explains its importance in brain ... More


Extreme Cinema: Affective Strategies in Transnational Media

Aaron Kerner and Jonathan Knapp

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402903
eISBN:
9781474422000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402903.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Extreme Cinema surveys post-millennial trends in transnational cinema—particularly in its highly stylized treatment of explicit sex and violence. In many cases these cinematic embellishments skirt ... More


Pain, Power, and the Martyr Ideal

Adrian Chastain Weimer

in Martyrs' Mirror: Persecution and Holiness in Early New England

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199743117
eISBN:
9780199918744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743117.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter finds parallels between the ways martyr stories informed political and religious identity in the early modern period and the early church. The folklore of martyrdom has above all been a ... More


Divine Deliverance: Pain and Painlessness in Early Christian Martyr Texts

L. Stephanie Cobb

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293359
eISBN:
9780520966642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293359.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Does martyrdom hurt? For a wide variety of reasons, the answer to this question may seem to be an obvious “yes.” Divine Deliverance, however, demonstrates that early Christian martyr texts answer ... More


The Hurt(ful) Body: Performing and Beholding Pain, 1600-1800

Tomas Macsotay, Cornelis van der Haven, and Karel Vanhaesebrouck (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784995164
eISBN:
9781526128249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995164.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book offers a cross-disciplinary approach to pain and suffering in the early modern period, based on research in the fields of literary studies, art history, theatre studies, cultural history ... More


Pain and Impending Death: First published in Textbook of Pain (1984), eds. P. Wall and R. Melzack, pp. 472–8. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.

Cicely Saunders

in Cicely Saunders: Selected Writings 1958-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198570530
eISBN:
9780191730412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570530.003.0027
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter by Cicely Saunders appeared in the first edition of the influential Textbook of Pain, edited by Patrick Wall and Ronald Melzack. Here, she begins by going back to the first clinical ... More


The Language of Children’s Pain (1870–1900)

Leticia Fernández-Fontecha

in Emotional Bodies: The Historical Performativity of Emotions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042898
eISBN:
9780252051753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042898.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the disputed place of children’s pain around the dawn of the twentieth century from the perspective of the history of emotions. It explores how the emotional expression of ... More


Salvaging soldiers, comforting men

Jane Brooks

in Negotiating nursing: British Army sisters and soldiers in the Second World War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526119063
eISBN:
9781526138811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119063.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The chapter maps the nursing practices on active service overseas that recovered men including, body care, feeding work, the management of pain and support for the dying. These four areas of nursing ... More


Strategies for Primary and Secondary Prevention of HIV Transmission

Mary Ann Cohen and Harold W. Goforth

in Handbook of AIDS Psychiatry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195372571
eISBN:
9780197562666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195372571.003.0009
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Since HIV disease was first recognized three decades ago, numerous efforts have been made to prevent its continued transmission. The Centers for Disease Control and ... More


General Effects of Pediatric Diseases on Cognition and Behavior

Mari Hysing and Astri J. Lundervold

in Cognitive and Behavioral Abnormalities of Pediatric Diseases

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195342680
eISBN:
9780197562598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195342680.003.0006
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

In this chapter, pediatric diseases are defined as “illnesses that affect a person for an extended period of time, often for life, and that require medical ... More


Wording the World: Veena Das and Scenes of Inheritance

Roma Chatterji (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823261857
eISBN:
9780823268900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823261857.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The essays in this book explore how Veena Das’s work has been critically assimilated in the thinking and writing of a younger generation of anthropologists who have been deeply influenced by her ... More


Hysteria or Tetanus?: Ambivalent Embodiments and the Authenticity of Pain

Rob Boddice

in Emotional Bodies: The Historical Performativity of Emotions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042898
eISBN:
9780252051753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042898.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter details a mass outbreak of hysterical tetanus onboard an emigrant ship bound for Australia from London in the winter of 1874-75. Building a historical context of possibilities for the ... More


Compassion Fatigue: The Changing Nature of Humanitarian Emotions

Bertrand Taithe

in Emotional Bodies: The Historical Performativity of Emotions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042898
eISBN:
9780252051753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042898.003.0012
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter investigates the emergence, evolution, and performance of the concept of “compassion fatigue” in the humanitarian context. It tracks the uses made by humanitarians of bodily responses to ... More


Failing bodies

Karen Throsby

in Immersion: Marathon Swimming, Embodiment and Identity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719099625
eISBN:
9781526114976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099625.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the ways in which pain, injury and the failure to complete a long swim are experienced and accounted for in marathon swimming, and asks what this means for our understandings of ... More


Tales of Rehabilitation and Realities of Pain: The Initiation Ceremonies of Incarceration

Vincent Shing Cheng (ed.)

in Crime and the Chinese Dream

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888208661
eISBN:
9789888455119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208661.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Vincent Shing Cheng’s chapter is based on interviews with Chinese former incarcerated drug users, documenting the painful experience of inmates in the laojiao, or ‘reform through education’, ... More


Spirit and the Obligation of Social Flesh: A Secular Theology for the Global City

Sharon V. Betcher

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823253906
eISBN:
9780823260935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253906.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Given our planet’s amassing cities, social infrastructure— corporeal generosity displacing fear— becomes as important as technological infrastructure. Spirit and the Obligation of Social Flesh ... More


First Course: Some (Good) Reasons Not to Become an Ethical Vegetarian

Dominique Lestel

in Eat This Book: A Carnivore's Manifesto

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231172974
eISBN:
9780231541152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172974.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Lestel offers arguments against the idea that ethical vegetarianism is the only ethical approach to eating.


Jeremy Bentham: Philosophical Radical

Louis Narens and Brian Skyrms

in The Pursuit of Happiness: Philosophical and Psychological Foundations of Utility

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198856450
eISBN:
9780191889721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856450.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Bentham used Utilitarian thinking to successfully drive social reform. He had a rich, unfinished, set of ideas about measurement of pleasure and pain.


Early Utilitarians

Louis Narens and Brian Skyrms

in The Pursuit of Happiness: Philosophical and Psychological Foundations of Utility

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198856450
eISBN:
9780191889721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856450.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Bentham on measurement of utility has a rich set of ideas. Edgeworth follows Bentham and contemporary psychophysics. Mill adds less than is usually supposed. Jevons ducks the issue. There are ... More


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