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Radionuclide Source Terms

Paul G. Voillequé

in Radiological Risk Assessment and Environmental Analysis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195127270
eISBN:
9780199869121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195127270.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

This chapter addresses the problem of estimating historic or future releases of radionuclides. The process of defining the “source term” is often the first step in a risk assessment. When detailed ... More


Atonement for Sick Bodies

Mary Douglas

in Leviticus as Literature

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244195
eISBN:
9780191600548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244197.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter looks in detail at the four chapters following Leviticus 11, which take off from the theme of reproduction therein to form a distinct literary unit: Leviticus 12 is about blood impurity ... More


ELECTRICAL METHODS OF NONIDEAL PLASMA GENERATION

V. E. Fortov, I. T. Iakubov, and A. G. Khrapak

in Physics of Strongly Coupled Plasma

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199299805
eISBN:
9780191714948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299805.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

This chapter examines the electrical methods of nonideal plasma generation, including three principally different techniques, namely, the heating in resistance furnaces of ampoules containing the ... More


Aberrant Cells and Synaptic Circuits in Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery Patients

Carlos Cepeda, Véronique M. André, Irene Yamazaki, Max Kleiman-Weiner, Robin S. Fisher, Harry V. Vinters, Michael S. Levine, and and Gary W. Mathern

in From Development to Degeneration and Regeneration of the Nervous System

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195369007
eISBN:
9780199865253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369007.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Development

This chapter discusses studies on the properties of abnormal cells and synaptic circuits in pediatric cortical dysplasia (CD). It provides a working hypothesis concerning how CD tissue may be able to ... More


PRODUCTION OF IONS IN THE LIQUID

A.F. Borghesani

in Ions and electrons in liquid helium

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199213603
eISBN:
9780191707421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213603.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter describes the main techniques exploited to produce ions in the liquid. Several ingenious techniques have been devised to produce or inject electron and ions in liquid helium. The most ... More


Gill Gymnastics

Nicholas P. Money

in Mushroom

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199732562
eISBN:
9780199918515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732562.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Mushrooms release astonishing numbers of spores. A large bracket fungus discharges 30 billion spores every day, which amounts to five trillion spores during its six months of activity each year. ... More


The management of odours and discharges in gynaecological cancer

Teresa Tate

in Palliative Care Consultations in Gynaeoncology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198528067
eISBN:
9780191730351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528067.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Society imposes strict rules on the behaviour of a person particularly with personal hygiene. It is often expected that an individual will smell pleasantly, and in the case of discharges it is ... More


Hair Cell Transduction

Jay M. Goldberg, Victor J. Wilson, Kathleen E. Cullen, Dora E. Angelaki, Dianne M. Broussard, Jean A. Büttner-Ennever, Kikuro Fukushima, and Lloyd B. Minor

in The Vestibular System: A Sixth Sense

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195167085
eISBN:
9780199932153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167085.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Vestibular organs, lateral lines, and a variety of vibratory and auditory organs are all examples of hair-cell mechanoreceptors. The frequency ranges over which hair cells operate indicate their ... More


Physiology of the Vestibular Organs

Jay M. Goldberg, Victor J. Wilson, Kathleen E. Cullen, Dora E. Angelaki, Dianne M. Broussard, Jean A. Büttner-Ennever, Kikuro Fukushima, and Lloyd B. Minor

in The Vestibular System: A Sixth Sense

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195167085
eISBN:
9780199932153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167085.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The vestibular organs monitor the motion of the head and the forces acting on it. Each semicircular canal measures the angular motion of the head around a single axis, while the three canals, given ... More


Neuronal Activity in Motor Cortex and Related Areas

Lee E. Miller and Nicholas Hatsopoulos

in Brain–Computer Interfaces: Principles and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195388855
eISBN:
9780199932689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388855.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter is organized into six sections. The first four discuss the anatomy and functional roles of the brain areas that are most relevant to the development of brain-computer interface ... More


“I Believe God Is With Us.”: Letters 49 through 61 Letters 49 through 61 April 1862 through August 1862

Guy R. Everson and Edward H. Simpson

in “far, Far From Home”: The Wartime Letters of Dick and Tally Simpson Third South Carolina Volunteers

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195086645
eISBN:
9780199853946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195086645.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter presents Dick and Tally Simpsonsʼ wartime letters to their family in South Carolina dated from April to August 1862. These letters contained nothing specific except that Tally made the ... More


Effects of epileptiform EEG discharges on cognitive function

Albert P. Aldenkamp

in Epilepsy and Memory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199580286
eISBN:
9780191739408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580286.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter reviews the evidence on the cognitive impact of interictal epileptiform electroencephalogram (EEG) discharges. Such cognitive impairment has a direct or more remote relation to episodes ... More


From the Occult to Mechanical Theories of the Discharge

Stanley Finger and Marco Piccolino

in The Shocking History of Electric Fishes: From Ancient Epochs to the Birth of Modern Neurophysiology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195366723
eISBN:
9780199897087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366723.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This chapter examines new theories about the mechanisms of torpedo discharge that emerged as a consequence of the scientific revolution of the 17th century. These theories are centered on mechanical ... More


From hospital to community

Alison Petch

in Managing transitions: Support for individuals at key points of change

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421883
eISBN:
9781447302780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421883.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Various studies conducted in the United Kingdom have revealed a number of consistent themes related to hospital discharge. For example, there are repeated accounts of professionals, service users, ... More


Endometrial cancer: fundamentals and advanced disease

John J. Kavanagh

in Palliative Care Consultations in Gynaeoncology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198528067
eISBN:
9780191730351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528067.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter focuses on endometrial cancer, the number one common gynaecological cancer in the United States and the second most common in the United Kingdom. Cancer of the uterus is predominantly a ... More


Home care for terminally ill haematology patients

Cathy Alban-Jones and Lorraine Moth

in Palliative Care Consultations in Haemato-oncology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198528081
eISBN:
9780191730399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528081.003.0014
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the transition from palliative care in the hospital setting to terminal care in the home setting. After the decision to stop chemotherapy or aggressive treatment, families and ... More


Contamination

Calum Carmichael

in Sex and Religion in the Bible

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300153774
eISBN:
9780300153781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300153774.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the topic of genital impurity as provided by the rules of the book of Leviticus. The first rule in Leviticus 15 talks about male bodily impurity, with a primary focus on ... More


Family Care Whilst the Patient is Attending the Oncology Centre

Linda Launchbury and Annette Landy

in Palliative Care Consultations in Primary and Metastatic Brain Tumours

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198528074
eISBN:
9780191730382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528074.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Primary and secondary brain tumours have a great impact on the physical, emotional, social, and cognitive abilities of the patient, often leading to personality and mood changes. Brain cancer not ... More


Sewage Discharge Response: Reforms in Reporting and Public Notification

Bernard Franklin and Kenneth Murray

in Public Health Practice: What Works

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199892761
eISBN:
9780199301515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892761.003.0021
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Inadequate or delayed response to sewage spills poses a threat to the public’s health. Following a number of large discharges in Los Angeles County a stakeholder workgroup was convened to develop ... More


Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprise Insolvency: A Modular Approach

Riz Mokal, Ronald Davis, Alberto Mazzoni, Irit Mevorach, Madam Justice Barbara Romaine, Janis Sarra, Ignacio Tirado, and Stephan Madaus

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198799931
eISBN:
9780191864759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799931.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This volume examines the current resolution process for distressed micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs), and proposes a different, more appropriate, ‘modular’ approach to the treatment of ... More


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