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Epilogue: Ethnographic Presents and Future Pasts

Kenneth M. Bilby

in True-Born Maroons

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032788
eISBN:
9780813039138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032788.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the ethnographic future of the Jamaican Maroons. No one can tell how many Kromanti language specialists remain in the Maroon communities in Jamaica. By the late 1970s, there ... More


Acupuncture

Beverley de Valois

in Enhancing Cancer Care: Complementary therapy and support

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199297559
eISBN:
9780191730023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297559.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Acupuncture is a therapeutic technique that evolved from ancient Oriental theories and practices of medicine. Since the 1970s, it has become increasingly popular in the West as a means of preventing ... More


Relaxation, visualization, and hypnotherapy

Leslie G Walker, Donald M Sharp, Andrew A Walker, and Mary B Walker

in Enhancing Cancer Care: Complementary therapy and support

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199297559
eISBN:
9780191730023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297559.003.0022
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

A systematic review of the use of complementary and alternative medicine in patients with cancer reported an average use of 31% across thirteen countries, although the range was wide (7–64%). Many ... More


Regional nerve blocks

Fiona Hicks and Karen H. Simpson

in Nerve Blocks in Palliative Care

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198527039
eISBN:
9780191730283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527039.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses regional nerve blocks. These can only be undertaken in an environment that provides enough facilities for skilled assistance, sterility, equipment, monitoring, appropriate ... More


Flank pain

Hugo Farne, Edward Norris-Cervetto, and James Warbrick-Smith

in Oxford Cases in Medicine and Surgery

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198716228
eISBN:
9780191916809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198716228.003.0024
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Surgery

The diagnoses shown in bold in Figure 18.1 are all surgical emergencies that you must exclude as you clerk the patient. In women, you should consider gynaecological ... More


Selection of Surgery for “Routine” Retinal Detachment

Daniel A. Brinton and Charles P. Wilkinson

in Retinal Detachment: Priniciples and Practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195330823
eISBN:
9780197562543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195330823.003.0015
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Ophthalmology

Most rhegmatogenous retinal detachments are blinding disorders unless they are successfully repaired. They were regarded as incurable until the seminal ... More


The Patient’s Experience

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/9780195365740.003.0006
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

The popular images of electroshock presented in the media reflect practices that were discarded more than 40 years ago. The films One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and A ... More


Science: Claims and Evidence of Health Benefits and Adverse Effects

Candy Gunther Brown

in Debating Yoga and Mindfulness in Public Schools: Reforming Secular Education or Reestablishing Religion?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469648484
eISBN:
9781469648507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648484.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter 12 contextualizes scientific claims about health benefits and considers evidence of adverse effects. The chapter argues that scientific support for school-based yoga, mindfulness, and ... More


Transplant Surgery

Richard G. Molloy, Graham J. MacKay, Campbell S. Roxburgh, and Martha M. Quinn (eds)

in SBAs and EMIs for the General Surgery FRCS

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198794158
eISBN:
9780191917134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794158.003.0014
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Questions Single Best Answers You are performing a liver donation after brainstem death retrieval of the liver and kidneys. While performing the hilar dissection in preparation for liver ... More


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