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A Dermatological Diagnosis

Ralph Colp Jr. M.D.

in Darwin's Illness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032313
eISBN:
9780813039237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032313.003.0029
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the year 2000, Dr. Gordon Sauer, an American dermatologist, published an article, “Charles Darwin Consults a Dermatologist”, in which he diagnosed Darwin's skin disease as being atopic eczema. ... More


Carpet Monsters

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/9780195172270.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Microbiology

This chapter explains how mold spores can cause allergies. Spores carry proteins on their surface, and those that act as antigens can cause a cascade of immune responses resulting in the miseries of ... More


Reversible Discrete Disease Processes: Asthma and Indoor Air, Dermatitis and Metalworking Fluids

Thomas J. Smith and David Kriebel

in A Biologic Approach to Environmental Assessment and Epidemiology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195141566
eISBN:
9780199872145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141566.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter illustrates the application of the disease process model approach to discrete reversible disease processes. The process model approach is applied in five steps: (1) identifying and ... More


Occupational Diseases

Gregory Chan, Chung Tsing, and David Koh

in Global Occupational Health

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195380002
eISBN:
9780199893881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380002.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Occupational diseases are illnesses that are associated with a particular occupational or industry and result from hazards in the workplace. They are entirely preventable if hazards in the workplace ... More


Examination of the skin and skin appendages

Stanley Tamuka Zengeya and Tiroumourougane V Serane

in The MRCPCH Clinical Exam Made Simple

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199587933
eISBN:
9780191917974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199587933.003.0020
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Examination of the skin can provide information about cutaneous or systemic diseases. As always, examination of the skin is best performed in correlation with the ... More


Skin Disorders

Loren C. Tapp and Boris D. Lushniak

in Occupational and Environmental Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190662677
eISBN:
9780190662707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662677.003.0028
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes skin disorders primarily associated with hazardous workplace exposures. These exposures include physical insults, chemical substances, and biological agents that effect the ... More


Hazards for Construction Workers

Gavin H. West and Laura S. Welch

in Occupational and Environmental Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190662677
eISBN:
9780190662707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662677.003.0036
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes the hazards for construction workers, with a particular focus on injuries as well as exposures to hazardous chemicals and dusts. A section describes hazardous exposures to lead ... More


Hand Hygiene and Infection Control

Jane Lovegrove

in Nursing OSCEs: A Complete Guide to Exam Success

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199693580
eISBN:
9780191918414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199693580.003.0011
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Each year hundreds of millions of people contract an infection while in the receipt of heath care. At any time 1.4 million people worldwide are suffering from an infectious complication associated ... More


Paper 4

Shreelata Datta and Tahir Mahmood

in SBAs and EMQs for the MRCOG Part 2

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198745594
eISBN:
9780191916892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198745594.003.0011
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Questions Single Best Answers Upon reviewing a 28-year-old pregnant woman, you notice that she is documented to smoke 15 cigarettes a day. Which of the following is not associated with smoking in ... More


Gastroenterology

Iqbal Khan (ed.)

in Best of Five MCQs for the MRCP Part 1 Volume 2

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198747161
eISBN:
9780191916922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747161.003.0006
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Questions Regarding Crohn’s disease, which one of the following is true? There is no increased risk of colonic cancer in those with colonic Crohn’s disease Post-operative recurrence leads to ... More


Examination of the skin and skin appendages

Stanley Tamuka Zengeya and Tiroumourougane V Serane

in The MRCPCH Clinical Exam Made Simple

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199587933
eISBN:
9780191917974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199587933.003.0020
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Examination of the skin can provide information about cutaneous or systemic diseases. As always, examination of the skin is best performed in correlation with the available medical history. Even if ... More


Understanding Skin Conditions

Steven J. Ersser

in Adult Nursing Practice: Using evidence in care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199697410
eISBN:
9780191918476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199697410.003.0022
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Nursing

The aim of this chapter is to provide nurses with the knowledge to be able to assess, manage, and care for people with skin conditions in an evidence-based and person-centred way. The chapter will ... More


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