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Anatomy and physiology

Martin F. Muers

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/9780199591763.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter is intended to be an aide-memoire for the reader who wishes to be reminded of the normal state of the respiratory system before considering a particular symptom or condition. ... More


The taste of predation and the defences of prey

Linda Weiss, Christian Laforsch, and Ralph Tollrian

in Chemical Ecology in Aquatic Systems

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199583096
eISBN:
9780191810091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199583096.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter provides examples of different modes of predator detection and describes a variety of defence mechanisms in marine and freshwater species that are induced by chemical cues. It highlights ... More


Stress

Jaap M. Koolhaas, Sietse F. de Boer, and Bauke Buwalda

in The Behavior of the Laboratory Rat: A Handbook with Tests

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195162851
eISBN:
9780199863891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162851.003.0022
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter examines stress models in the rat using the biology of the rat and its natural defense mechanisms as a starting point. It focuses on tests that explore the capacity of rats to cope with ... More


Psychological response to surgery

Laurie Stevens

in Surgical Palliative Care

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198510000
eISBN:
9780191730184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510000.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the various tools that palliative care practitioners can use to determine the best way to assess and handle a patient's capacity to tolerate the required surgical procedure to ... More


William Blundell’s family and friends

Geoff Baker

in Reading and Politics in Early Modern England: The Mental World of a Seventeenth-century Catholic Gentleman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080241
eISBN:
9781781701799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080241.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter considers William Blundell's activities in relation to his family and friends in connection with his claim of passive victimhood. It suggests that far from being a victim, Blundell ... More


Commentary from a practitioner perspective

Rosemary Gordon

in Developing reflective practice: Making sense of social work in a world of change

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342386
eISBN:
9781447302032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342386.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter presents commentaries on the cases of direct social work with the children presented in the previous chapters from a practitioner's perspective. It suggests that Patrick Lonergan failed ... More


Commentary from a practitioner perspective

Sigurd Reimers

in Developing reflective practice: Making sense of social work in a world of change

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342386
eISBN:
9781447302032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342386.003.0017
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter illustrates commentaries on the cases of direct social work with the children from the previous chapters from a practitioner's perspective. It talks about the issues of separation and ... More


The Fissure King: Terry Gilliam’s Psychotic Fantasy Worlds

Jacqueline Furby

in The Cinema of Terry Gilliam: It's a Mad World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165358
eISBN:
9780231850384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165358.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines Terry Gilliam's The Fisher King (1991), and its “central concern with fantasy storytelling and the mental condition of psychosis”, to explore Gilliam's construction of narrative ... More


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