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Physiology and pathophysiology of cough

Ian D. Pavord

in Supportive Care in Respiratory Disease

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199591763
eISBN:
9780191739149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591763.003.0015
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

All pulmonary and many non-pulmonary conditions can present with a cough. Most will be evident after a simple clinical assessment that includes a history, physical examination, a chest radiograph, ... More


Robert Koch: Pure Science?

Paul U. Unschuld

in What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0076
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The cellular pathology of Virchow made a fundamental new orientation possible thus he is considered as the “icon of an era.” The new methods adopted by Virchow enabled him and many other physicians ... More


Cardiovascular and respiratory system

Fabrizio Benedetti

in Placebo Effects: Understanding the mechanisms in health and disease

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199559121
eISBN:
9780191724022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559121.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Compared to other systems, little is known about the mechanisms of placebo and placebo-related effects in both the cardiovascular and the respiratory system. Side effects in placebo groups of ... More


Supportive Care in Respiratory Disease

Sam H. Ahmedzai, David R. Baldwin, and David C. Currow (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199591763
eISBN:
9780191739149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591763.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Respiratory symptoms such as breathlessness and cough are common in patients with advancing and incurable disease. For example, cancer, chronic cardiac and pulmonary disease, progressive ... More


Whooping Cough

Anne Hardy

in The Epidemic Streets: Infectious Diseases and the Rise of Preventive Medicine 1856–1900

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203773
eISBN:
9780191675966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203773.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Whooping cough is an unpromising subject with which to open the argument of this book, for it was the only one of the major infectious diseases that failed to arouse any substantial preventive ... More


Comprehensive supportive care for chronic pulmonary infections

Gary T. Buckholz and Charles F. von Gunten

in Supportive Care in Respiratory Disease

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199591763
eISBN:
9780191739149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591763.003.0021
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Chronic respiratory infections are a major healthcare issue around the world associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Treatment of these infections often entails prolonged antimicrobial ... More


Post-Exposure Prophylaxis

C. Y. William Tong

in Tutorial Topics in Infection for the Combined Infection Training Programme

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198801740
eISBN:
9780191917158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801740.003.0064
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is a treatment administered to an individual to prevent the development of infection or reduce the severity of illness ... More


Pertussis: Epidemiology, Immunology, and Evolution

Pejman Rohani and Samuel Scarpino (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198811879
eISBN:
9780191850011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811879.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Pertussis, or whooping cough, is a respiratory disease caused primarily by infection with the bacterium Bordetella pertussis. It remains one of the leading causes of death among vaccine-preventable ... More


Supportive Care in Respiratory Disease

Sam H. Ahmedzai and Martin F. Muers (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192631411
eISBN:
9780191730160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631411.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Respiratory symptoms such as breathlessness and cough are common in patients with advancing and incurable disease. For example, cancer, chronic cardiac and pulmonary disease, progressive ... More


Physiology and pathophysiology of cough

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/9780192631411.003.0021
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter examines the physiology and pathophysiology of cough. It explains that cough is an essential variable reflex that protects the respiratory tract and which involves many muscle groups to ... More


Chronic cough with a ‘normal’ chest radiograph

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/9780192631411.003.0022
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter examines the diagnosis and management of chronic cough in patients with a ‘normal’ chest radiograph. It discusses some of the most common causes of chronic cough, including angiotensin ... More


The therapy of expectoration

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/9780192631411.003.0024
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter examines the effectiveness of expectoration therapy for cough and other respiratory diseases. It explains that the objective of treatment to promote expectoration is to increase ... More


Assessment and management of respiratory symptoms of malignant disease

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/9780192631411.003.0030
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter examines the diagnosis and management of respiratory syndromes associated with malignant diseases and evaluates the supportive care needs of patients with primary thoracic cancers. Some ... More


Upper and Lower Respiratory Tract Infections

Simon Tiber

in Tutorial Topics in Infection for the Combined Infection Training Programme

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198801740
eISBN:
9780191917158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801740.003.0040
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Pharyngitis is common with incidence peaking from autumn to spring. Respiratory viruses are most commonly implicated, and are generally self-limiting ... More


Vaccination Schedules

Gee Yen Shin

in Tutorial Topics in Infection for the Combined Infection Training Programme

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198801740
eISBN:
9780191917158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801740.003.0062
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

The vaccines included in the current UK Immunisation Schedule offer protection against the following pathogens: A. Viruses ● Measles ● Mumps ● Rubella ● ... More


Exam 6

Rebecca Hanlon, John Curtis, Hulya Wieshmann, David White, Caren Landes, and Val Gough

in Long Cases for the Final FRCR 2B

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199590001
eISBN:
9780191917981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199590001.003.0010
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine


Urban Under Development, Politics, and the Land Scape of Health

Samuel Kelton Jr. Roberts

in Infectious Fear: Politics, Disease, and the Health Effects of Segregation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832592
eISBN:
9781469605890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807894071_roberts.7
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter shows how the built environment of Baltimore and the disease conditions it produced set the ground on which tuberculosis (TB) politics would unfold. The depth of the problem is suggested ... More


Cardiovascular and respiratory systems

Benedetti Fabrizio

in Placebo Effects: 2nd Edition: Understanding the mechanisms in health and disease

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198705086
eISBN:
9780191789151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705086.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Compared to other systems, little is known about the mechanisms of placebo and placebo-related effects in both the cardiovascular and respiratory systems. Side effects in placebo groups of ... More


Respiratory complications

Deborah Gelinas

in Palliative Care in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: From Diagnosis to Bereavement, 3rd Edn

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199686025
eISBN:
9780191765940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686025.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Respiratory failure is the principal cause of death in ALS patients. Symptoms and signs must be carefully sought throughout the disease course. Non-invasive ventilation (NIV) and airway clearance ... More


Contrasting ecological and evolutionary signatures of whooping cough epidemiological dynamics

Benjamin M. Althouse and Samuel V. Scarpino

in Pertussis: Epidemiology, Immunology, and Evolution

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198811879
eISBN:
9780191850011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811879.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The enigmatic global pattern of whooping cough incidence presents a unique set of challenges for controlling the disease and uncovering the mechanisms underlying its epidemiological dynamics. In ... More


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