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The Next Epidemic: Pain and the Politics of Relief in Botswana’s Cancer Ward

Julie Livingston

in When People Come First: Critical Studies in Global Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157382
eISBN:
9781400846801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157382.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks closely at some of the more fine-grained processes of clinical care in order to suggest how cancer, as an emergent issue in African public health, forces longstanding questions of ... More


Introduction To Part III

Mary-Jo DelVecchio Good

in American Medicine: The Quest for Competence

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520088962
eISBN:
9780520922037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520088962.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Part III of this book explores the narrative strategies that are used by academic oncologists to join two different worlds in clinical work with patients. It examines another facet of the puzzle of ... More


Some Aspects of Clinical Care in General Practice

Irvine Loudon and Mark Drury

in General Practice under the National Health Service, 1948–1997: The First Fifty Years

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206750
eISBN:
9780191677304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206750.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the ways clinical care in general practice has changed since the National Health Service started, as well as the factors that contributed to this change. Some of the factors ... More


Introduction (Management of Advanced Disease): First published as an Introduction in Management of Advanced Disease (2004), eds. N. Sykes, P. Edmonds and J. Wiles, pp. 3–8. London: Hodder Arnold.

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/9780198570530.003.0044
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter is Cicely Saunders' introduction to the fourth iteration of a textbook which was first published by the St Christopher's team in 1978. She notes that earlier volumes focused on end stage ... More


Assessment of dyspnoea in clinical practice and audit

Sam H. Ahmedzai and Martin F. Muers

in Supportive Care in Respiratory Disease

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192631411
eISBN:
9780191730160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631411.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter examines the main aspects of the assessment of dyspnoea from the perspective of clinical care and audit. There are many valid and reliable instruments that can be used for the initial ... More


Prevention for individuals and the ‘high-risk’ strategy

Geoffrey Rose

in Rose's Strategy of Preventive Medicine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630971
eISBN:
9780191723551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630971.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter begins with a discussion of prevention and clinical care and the high-risk preventive strategy. It then presents policy guidelines for screening to assess risk. The strengths and ... More


What makes placebo-controlled trials unethical?

Howard Brody

in The Ethical Challenges of Human Research: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199896202
eISBN:
9780190267681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199896202.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the debate over the ethics of placebo-controlled trials. The ethical reasoning underlying a prohibition of placebo controls in randomized controlled trials when proven effective ... More


The Visible and the Invisible: The Rise and Operationalization of Case Studies, 1915−1919

Stefanos Geroulanos and Todd Meyers

in The Human Body in the Age of Catastrophe: Brittleness, Integration, Science, and the Great War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226556451
eISBN:
9780226556628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226556628.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter analyzes the “case study” during and after WWI as a narrative, analytical, administrative, and hermeneutic device crucial to the narrativization of war neuroses, neurological damage, and ... More


Genetic Epidemiology of Cancer

Kathryn L. Penney, Kyriaki Michailidou, Deanna Alexis Carere, Chenan Zhang, Brandon Pierce, Sara Lindström, and Peter Kraft

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190238667
eISBN:
9780190238698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190238667.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

Chapter 5 reviews epidemiologic studies conducted to identify germline (inherited) susceptibility loci. These studies can involve associations observed within high-risk family pedigrees or in large ... More


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