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Reactive species can pose special problems needing special solutions: some examples

Barry Halliwell and John M.C. Gutteridge

in Free Radicals in Biology and Medicine

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198717478
eISBN:
9780191802133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717478.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

This chapter describes several situations in which free radicals/reactive species (RS) are especially problematic and require special protective mechanisms. The first is the gastrointestinal tract, ... More


Gastrointestinal Motility: Electrogastrography

Robert M. Stern, William J. Ray, and Karen S. Quigley

in Psychophysiological Recording

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195113594
eISBN:
9780199846962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195113594.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

The psychophysiology of the gastrointestinal system is a relatively unexplored area, in part due to the instrumentation and measurement problems of obtaining data from far inside this constantly ... More


Surgery for the control of symptoms in the abdomen

Alan G. Johnson

in Surgical Palliative Care

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198510000
eISBN:
9780191730184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510000.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the surgical procedures undertaken to control symptoms in the abdomen. It is revealed that the gastrointestinal (GI) tract is the most common site for primary malignancy, ... More


Understanding Functional Bowel Disorders

Jenny Gordon

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/9780199697410.003.0020
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 the group of conditions often described as functional bowel disorders ... More


Management of Gastrointestinal Manifestations in Sjögren’s

Katerina Shetler

in The Sjögren's Book

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197502112
eISBN:
9780197650417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197502112.003.0034
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

Sjögren’s disease may involve the entire gastrointestinal tract, liver, and pancreas. Sjögren’s patients commonly experience gastroesophageal reflux, difficulty swallowing (dysphagia), issues with ... More


The Rise of Nervous Illness

Edward Shorter

in How Everyone Became Depressed: The Rise and Fall of the Nervous Breakdown

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199948086
eISBN:
9780197563304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199948086.003.0006
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

It is much better, people think, for the nerves than the mind to be ill. The nerves are physical structures, and heal in the way that all organs of the body heal naturally. Disorders of the mind ... More


The Internal Organs in Sjögren’s

R. Hal Scofield, Fotini C. Soliotis, Stuart S. Kassan, and Haralampos M. Moutsopoulos

in The Sjögren's Book

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197502112
eISBN:
9780197650417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197502112.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

In many patients, Sjögren’s disease is largely limited to glandular disease, but some patients will have varying degrees of involvement of the internal organs, such as the heart, lung, kidney, liver, ... More


Fatigue

Edward Shorter

in How Everyone Became Depressed: The Rise and Fall of the Nervous Breakdown

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199948086
eISBN:
9780197563304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199948086.003.0007
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Let us try to unpack nervous disease. What does it consist of? For one thing, most of the patients are tired, even exhausted, and one of the main components of the nervous picture is fatigue. ... More


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