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Pathogenesis of venous thromboembolism in cancer

Sarah J. Lewis

in Venous Thromboembolism in Advanced Disease: A clinical guide

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199232048
eISBN:
9780191730337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232048.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter examines the pathogenesis of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients with cancer. It explains that patients with cancer are more likely to develop VTE than those without. This is ... More


‘Now, back to our Virchow’:1 German Medical and Political Traditions in Post-war Berlin

Jessica Reinisch

in The Perils of Peace: The Public Health Crisis in Occupied Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199660797
eISBN:
9780191748295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660797.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter brings to light German debates about public health in two very different health institutions based in Berlin. It contrasts the ways in which different sets of German health officers ... More


Rudolf Virchow and the Anthropological Orientation of Prehistory

Brent Maner

in Germany's Ancient Pasts: Archaeology and Historical Interpretation since 1700

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226592916
eISBN:
9780226593104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226593104.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

New discoveries in geology and archaeology during the 1850s and 1860s exploded both the chronological sweep and the geographical scope of earlier antiquarian practices. The main effect of these ... More


Global Health Care is Not Global Health: Populations, Inequities, and Law as a Social Determinant of Health

Daniel S. Goldberg

in The Globalization of Health Care: Legal and Ethical Issues

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917907
eISBN:
9780199332878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917907.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter offers a historically informed theoretical account of global health inequality. It demonstrates how laws and policies act as social determinants of health, shaping health and its ... More


The Meaning of Race: The Liberal Paradigm in Prewar German Anthropology

in Anthropology at War: World War I and the Science of Race in Germany

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226222677
eISBN:
9780226222691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226222691.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the pre-war ideological context in German anthropological circles. Despite the encroachment of völkisch and racist strains of thought around the turn of the century, the liberal ... More


Anthropology in the Aftermath: Rassenkunde, Racial Hygiene, and the End of the Liberal Tradition

in Anthropology at War: World War I and the Science of Race in Germany

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226222677
eISBN:
9780226222691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226222691.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines anthropology in the aftermath of the conflict. The impact of the war continued to be felt long after 1918, not only through the hardships of difficult daily working conditions ... More


Early Jewish Writings

Frederick C. Beiser

in Hermann Cohen: An Intellectual Biography

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828167
eISBN:
9780191866838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828167.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter treats Hermann Cohen’s early Jewish writings: his essays on Heinrich Heine, on the Sabbath and on the Virchow affair. It is argued that after leaving the Breslau seminar Cohen never ... More


Seeds of Doubt

Brian Epstein

in The Ant Trap: Rebuilding the Foundations of the Social Sciences

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199381104
eISBN:
9780199381128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199381104.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter discusses reasons for doubting the contemporary consensus about ontological individualism. This failure is not the same thing as “social holism” nor is it the same as “emergence” or ... More


Paleopathology in Germanic Countries

Maria Teschler-Nicola and Gisela Grupe

in The Global History of Paleopathology: Pioneers and Prospects

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195389807
eISBN:
9780190254308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195389807.003.0044
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter combines the history of paleopathology in Germany and Austria because in the course of its development, both methodologically and theoretically speaking, the two countries shared ... More


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