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Cervical Plexus

Jay A. Liveson and Dong M. Ma

in Laboratory Reference for Clinical Neurophysiology

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195129243
eISBN:
9780199847792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195129243.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

The greater auricular nerve is composed of fibers from C2 and C3. It is the largest ascending branch of the cervical plexus. It originates from the base of the neck, passes deep to the ... More


Mastering the Sexual Self: Contraception and Sexuality 1890s–1950s

Hera Cook

in The Long Sexual Revolution: English Women, Sex, and Contraception 1800-1975

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199252183
eISBN:
9780191719240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252183.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines in detail the methods of contraception used from the 1890s to the 1950s, including abstaining from sexual intercourse. These include spermicides, condoms, diaphragms and other ... More


Chapter 14

Rakesh Tandon (ed.)

in Structured Oral Examination Practice for the Final FRCA

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199584017
eISBN:
9780191917950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199584017.003.0020
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine


Pulmonary Function Tests

Caroline Patterson and Meg Coleman

in Revision Notes for the Respiratory Medicine Specialty Certificate Examination

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199693481
eISBN:
9780191918407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199693481.003.0018
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine


Mechanisms of pain associated with respiratory 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/9780192631411.003.0026
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter examines the pathophysiological mechanisms of pain associated with respiratory disease, focusing on the chest wall, diaphragm, and mediastinal pain, and with brachial plexopathy. It ... More


Prevalence of Adolescent Pregnancy

Joy G. Dryfoos

in Adolescents at Risk: Prevalence and Prevention

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072686
eISBN:
9780197560259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072686.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Care and Counseling of Students

Once a young person experiences coitus, she or he acquires “risk status.” Unquestionably, young people who are not sexually active are not at risk of ... More


Anatomy and physiology

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/9780192631411.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter examines the anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system in the context of palliative care. It explains that an adult human being breathes 10,000 litres of air in 24 hours and that ... More


The surface anatomy of the thorax

Martin E. Atkinson

in Anatomy for Dental Students

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199234462
eISBN:
9780191917455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199234462.003.0016
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Dentistry

The thorax is the region of the body commonly known as the chest between the neck and the abdomen. The thoracic cavity is the hollow in the thorax that is ... More


The thoracic wall and diaphragm

Martin E. Atkinson

in Anatomy for Dental Students

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199234462
eISBN:
9780191917455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199234462.003.0017
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Dentistry

The thoracic wall is made up of skeletal elements that form the thoracic cage (or more commonly, but less accurately, the rib cage) and muscles that move ... More


The lower respiratory tract and its role in ventilation

Martin E. Atkinson

in Anatomy for Dental Students

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199234462
eISBN:
9780191917455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199234462.003.0018
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Dentistry

The two lungs occupy the right and left pleural cavities in the thoracic cavity. They are separated by the central mediastinum containing the heart and the ... More


Cornea and Lens Problems in Aniridia

Edward J. Holland and Mayank Gupta

in Aniridia and WAGR Syndrome: A Guide for Patients and Their Families

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195389302
eISBN:
9780197562727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195389302.003.0010
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Ophthalmology

The corneal epithelium is a rapidly regenerating, stratified squamous epithelium. Homeostasis of corneal epithelial cells is an important prerequisite, not only for ... More


Respiration and Wine Aromas

Gordon M. Shepherd

in Neuroenology: How the Brain Creates the Taste of Wine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177009
eISBN:
9780231542876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177009.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

Respiration is critical to producing both orthonasal and retronasal smell. We explain how the diaphragm moves up and down, controlled by the nerves from the respiratory central pattern generator. We ... More


The evolution of air-breathing respiratory faculties in craniotes

Steven F. Perry, Markus Lambertz, and Anke Schmitz

in Respiratory Biology of Animals: evolutionary and functional morphology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780199238460
eISBN:
9780191864056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199238460.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Developmental Biology

The origin of lungs from a swim bladder, swim bladder from lungs, or both from a relatively undifferentiated respiratory pharynx remains unresolved. Once present, the lungs can be ventilated by a ... More


The Flat-Earth School of Vocal Pedagogy

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0024
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter considers “flat-earthing” as a way to teach singing. Theories of voice production that are dependent upon what appears to be logical do not always have a basis in physical fact. Many of ... More


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