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Cleveland Revisited

Nicholas P. Money

in Carpet Monsters and Killer Spores: A Natural History of Toxic Mold

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172270
eISBN:
9780199790258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172270.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Microbiology

This chapter assesses the outbreak of idiopathic pulmonary hemorrhage (IPH) among infants in Cleveland who lived in flooded homes. With no immediate cause for the multiple cases of this rare illness ... More


Basic Technical Details

M. Ramachandran

in Metro Rail Projects In India: A Study In Project Planning

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073987
eISBN:
9780199080847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073987.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Presenting an overview of the basic technical details related to a metro system, this chapter covers topics such as permanent way, stations, traction and power supply, signalling and train control, ... More


Outbreak investigations

Kenrad E. Nelson

in The Development of Modern Epidemiology: Personal reports from those who were there

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198569541
eISBN:
9780191724077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569541.003.0021
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter illustrates the developments that have taken place in the investigation of outbreaks of infectious disease. It describes the advances that have occurred as a result of the use of ... More


Perspective: Law and Great Public Health Achievements

Anthony D. Moulton, Richard A. Goodman, and Wendy E. Parmet

in Law in Public Health Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301489
eISBN:
9780199863822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301489.003.0099
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The perspective presented in this chapter illuminates the central role of law in contemporary public health; distills important themes from the practice of public health law; and projects the ... More


Agents of Care: Bioterrorism Preparedness at the CDC

Melanie Armstrong

in Germ Wars: The Politics of Microbes and America's Landscape of Fear

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520292765
eISBN:
9780520966147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292765.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Following 9/11 and the subsequent anthrax attacks, the U.S. government enlisted the public health industry in homeland security and defense, bringing weapons like disease surveillance and life ... More


Mystery

Sharra L. Vostral

in Toxic Shock: A Social History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479877843
eISBN:
9781479894925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479877843.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

How a set of symptoms was stabilized into a defined illness with correlative healthcare practices required a great degree of consensus. This chapter traces how medical professionals, including family ... More


Why Climate-Change Skeptics Are Wrong

Kristin Shrader-Frechette

in What Will Work: Fighting Climate Change with Renewable Energy, Not Nuclear Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794638
eISBN:
9780199919277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794638.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 1 begins by stressing the severity of climate change (CC) and showing how, contrary to popular belief, atomic energy is not a viable solution to ... More


An Introduction to Thalamocortical Pathways

S. Murray Sherman and R. W. Guillery

in Functional Connections of Cortical Areas: A New View from the Thalamus

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019309
eISBN:
9780262314992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019309.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This first chapter introduces some of the major functional and structural observations and interpretations that provide the basis of this book. The chapter introduces a number of distinct ... More


The Media Sounds the Alarm

Sharra L. Vostral

in Toxic Shock: A Social History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479877843
eISBN:
9781479894925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479877843.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Following the medical identification of tampon-related toxic shock syndrome (TSS), there was an urgent need to alert the hundreds of thousands of women using tampons and superabsorbent tampons that ... More


Grounds for Liability

Sharra L. Vostral

in Toxic Shock: A Social History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479877843
eISBN:
9781479894925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479877843.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Though the majority of women did not suffer from toxic shock syndrome (TSS), others experienced a flu-like illness, hospitalization, and even death from using Rely and other superabsorbent tampons. ... More


Challenging the Status Quo

Leonard A. Jason

in Principles of Social Change

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199841851
eISBN:
9780199315901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841851.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In Chapter 2, I address the entrenched powers in a community or organization that erect obstacles to enduring change and their relationship to the second, and in many ways, most critical strategy for ... More


Divergent Trust and Dissonant Truths in Public Health Science

Katherine A. Mason

in Can Science and Technology Save China?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747021
eISBN:
9781501747045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747021.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter is based on research conducted in the pseudonymous city of Tianmai between 2008 and 2014. It takes note of public health science after the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) ... More


The CDC Field Epidemiology Manual

Sonja A. Rasmussen and Richard A. Goodman (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190933692
eISBN:
9780190624279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190933692.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

The CDC Field Epidemiology Manual is the definitive resource for the most up-to-date guidance for epidemiologists and other experts conducting field investigations to address acute public health ... More


Communications and Politics

Joshua M. Sharfstein

in The Public Health Crisis Survival Guide: Leadership and Management in Trying Times

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190697211
eISBN:
9780190697242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697211.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

An effective communications approach starts with a basic dictum set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: “Be first, be right, be credible.” Agencies must establish themselves as ... More


Becoming the AIDS Scribe

Andrew E. Stoner

in The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Shilts joins The San Francisco Chronicle as its first openly gay reporter on the newsroom staff. Hired to cover the “gay beat” in San Francisco, Shilts also is given general assignment stories. ... More


Flight Attendants and the Origins of an Epidemic

Phil Tiemeyer

in Plane Queer: "Labor, Sexuality, and AIDS in the History of Male Flight Attendants"

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520274761
eISBN:
9780520955301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274761.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 6 examines the early AIDS crisis. Flight attendants experienced how AIDS was both a medical and a political crisis. The demonization of steward Gäetan Dugas, known as “Patient Zero,” ... More


Introduction

Andrew E. Stoner

in The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Shilts is elevated as the closing speaker for the Fifth International AIDS Conference in Montreal, Canada in June 1989. Despite the esteem of the speech invitation, members of ACT-UP and others ... More


Foreign Aid and Global Health

Clint Peinhardt and Todd Sandler

in Transnational Cooperation: An Issue-Based Approach

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199398607
eISBN:
9780199398645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199398607.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

At the outset, the chapter reviews the way in which foreign assistance has changed since World War II; in particular, aid’s role in bolstering development, ameliorating poverty, and improving health. ... More


The Swine Flu of 1976

Joshua M. Sharfstein

in The Public Health Crisis Survival Guide: Leadership and Management in Trying Times

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190697211
eISBN:
9780190697242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697211.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Early in 1976, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention proposed and President Gerald Ford approved a plan to vaccinate the country against swine influenza, a new infection that had only ... More


Federal Careers for Applied Community Psychologists: Transitioning into a Public Health Agency

Theresa L. Armstead

in Diverse Careers in Community Psychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190457938
eISBN:
9780190457945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190457938.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter covers one community psychologist’s transition from academia to a public health agency in the federal government. The author compares and contrasts the similarities of the two employer ... More


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