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Measurement of Constipation

Russell K. Portenoy and Eduardo Bruera

in Issues in Palliative Care Research

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195130652
eISBN:
9780199999842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130652.003.0004
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

In gastroenterology, chronic idiopathic constipation has been the subject of considerable investigation. The results form a large body of fundamental research into the physiological control of ... More


Best of Five MCQS for the European Specialty Examination in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Thomas Marjot, Colleen McGregor, Tim Ambrose, Simon Travis, Aminda De Silva, and Jeremy Cobbold (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198834373
eISBN:
9780191933394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834373.001.0001
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Gastroenterology

This question book is designed to assist in preparations for the European Specialty Examination in Gastroenterology and Hepatology (ESEGH). Completing this examination demonstrates that sufficient ... More


Gastroenterology

Nigel Lane, Louise Powter, and Sam Patel (eds)

in Best of Five MCQs for the Acute Medicine SCE

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199680269
eISBN:
9780191918360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199680269.003.0006
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

A 76-year-old woman was admitted to the acute medical unit with a one-week history of diarrhoea. She was opening her bowels four times per day. She had recently started a new medication. On ... More


Physiology Incorporates the Psyche: Digestion, Emotions, and Homeostasis in Walter Cannon, 1898–1932

Stefanos Geroulanos and Todd Meyers

in The Human Body in the Age of Catastrophe: Brittleness, Integration, Science, and the Great War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226556451
eISBN:
9780226556628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226556628.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Chapter 5 tracks the work of Walter Cannon from the beginnings of his career when he pioneered the use of X-rays for the study of internal phenomena to the late 1920s when he developed the modern ... More


The Effects of a Centralized Clearinghouse on Job Placement, Wages, and Hiring Practices

Muriel Niederle and Alvin E. Roth

in Studies of Labor Market Intermediation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226032887
eISBN:
9780226032900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226032900.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter discusses the effects of centralized clearinghouses on hiring practices, namely the timing of the market, and the kinds of offers that are made. It also discusses its effect on ... More


Gastroenterology

Ricky Sinharay

in Oxford Assess and Progress: Clinical Medicine

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198812968
eISBN:
9780191917226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812968.003.0011
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Gastroenterology and hepatology encompass a vast array of organs that have diverse structure and function and are affected by a multitude of disease processes. Diseases of the digestive tract are a ... More


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