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Knowing the Heart: From Morbid Anatomy to New Technologies

Fay Bound Alberti

in Matters of the Heart: History, Medicine, and Emotion

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199540976
eISBN:
9780191701207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540976.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the changes in the diagnosis and classification of heart disease in Great Britain between the 18th and 19th centuries. These changes covered disease concepts and the role of the ... More


Data on Health: What Do We Know, What Do We Need to Know, and Why Does it Matter

Anne-Emanuelle Birn, Yogan Pillay, and Timothy H. Holtz

in Textbook of Global Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199392285
eISBN:
9780199392315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199392285.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

What do health data tell us and why do they matter so much? While a political economy approach to health can help to identify the factors that affect health and health inequities in theoretical ... More


Childhood Cancers

Eve Roman, Tracy Lightfoot, Susan Picton, and Sally Kinsey

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190238667
eISBN:
9780190238698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190238667.003.0059
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter addresses the wide range of histological and site-specific cancers that occur before age 25. It considers disease classifications, predisposing factors, and the epidemiology of the most ... More


Occupational therapy and environmental modifications

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/9780192631411.003.0015
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter examines the role of occupational therapy in the management and treatment of dyspnoea. It explains that the objective of occupational therapy is first to establish what changes in ... More


ADHD in Medicine

Susan C. C. Hawthorne

in Accidental Intolerance: How We Stigmatize ADHD and How We Can Stop

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199977383
eISBN:
9780199369928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977383.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In medicine, the concept of ADHD blends elements from broader disease concepts, ideas about mental illness, social concerns with signs of hyperactivity or inattentiveness, scientific knowledge about ... More


Transdiagnostic theory for group-based psychiatric music therapy

Michael J. Silverman

in Music therapy in mental health for illness management and recovery

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198735366
eISBN:
9780191802249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735366.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter applies transdiagnostic theory to group-based psychiatric music therapy. While the concept of transdiagnostic theory may be relatively simple to conceptualize and apply, the reasons ... More


Protecting health

John Ashton

in Practising Public Health: An Eyewitness Account

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198743170
eISBN:
9780191803048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198743170.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter explores the concept of health protection, defines its scope, and illustrates how health protection may be needed in relation to a wide range of issues with specific examples that the ... More


Psychiatric nosology and cognitive enhancement

Dan J. Stein

in Rethinking Cognitive Enhancement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198727392
eISBN:
9780191835230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727392.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Psychopharmacology, Cognitive Neuroscience

There has been renewed interest in psychiatric classification, with the recent development of the 5th edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), the 11th edition of ... More


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