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Schizophrenia

Roger D. Roger and Miles A. Whittington

in Cortical Oscillations in Health and Disease

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195342796
eISBN:
9780199776276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342796.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Development

One factor in schizophrenia may be a decrease in NMDA receptor mediated excitation of interneurons, both acting during brain development and also more acutely. The NMDA receptor antagonist, ketamine, ... More


Other Neurophysiological Aspects Pertinent to ECE Phenomenology

Michael N. Marsh

in Out-of-Body and Near-Death Experiences: Brain-State Phenomena or Glimpses of Immortality?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199571505
eISBN:
9780191722059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571505.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Theology

This chapter elucidates other possible neurophysiological aetiologies of extra-corporeal experience (ECE). These include such items as endorphins, hypoxia, nitrous oxide, and carbon dioxide narcosis, ... More


Poisoning and Pharmacology

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/9780199680269.003.0017
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine


Neurosciences

Lena Palaniyappan and Rajeev Krishnadas

in Best of Five MCQs for MRCPsych Paper 2

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199552122
eISBN:
9780191917806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199552122.003.0009
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine


Methadone and other novel treatments for pain

Neil Hagen and Christopher Ralph

in Palliative Medicine: A case-based manual

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199694143
eISBN:
9780191739255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694143.003.0031
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter presents a case study to show the necessary skills, attitudes, and background required to diagnose and manage cancer pain. It describes the use of three agents that have been employed in ... More


Management of pain and anxiety

M.T. Hosey and G.J. Roberts

in Paediatric Dentistry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198789277
eISBN:
9780191917103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789277.003.0013
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Dentistry

Pain and anxiety are natural physiological and psychological responses. Pain is a direct response to an adverse stimulus that has occurred; anxiety is the unpleasant ... More


Effects of N-Methyl-d-Aspartate Receptor Antagonists on Vestibular Compensation in the Guinea Pig: In Vivo and In Vitro Studies

Paul F. Smith and Cynthia L. Darlington

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0104
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This study investigates the contribution of NMDA receptors to vestibular compensation for UL in the guinea pig using the NMDA receptor/channel antagonists. Three experimental approaches were taken to ... More


Pain and Procedure Management

Paola M. Conte and Gary A. Walco

in Comprehensive Handbook of Childhood Cancer and Sickle Cell Disease: A Biopsychosocial Approach

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195169850
eISBN:
9780197562192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195169850.003.0012
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Clinical Oncology

Pediatric cancer treatment has seen an incredible increase in survival rates, so that, overall, 75% of children diagnosed with cancer will achieve longterm ... More


Dissociative Anesthetics: Angel Dust to Special K to Ketamine Clinics

Jerrold Winter

in Our Love Affair with Drugs: The History, the Science, the Politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190051464
eISBN:
9780197559451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190051464.003.0010
Subject:
Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry

We will consider just two drugs in this chapter. They are phencyclidine and ketamine. Both are widely used as anesthetic agents, ketamine in humans and phencyclidine ... More


Pre-hospital care

Oliver Harrison

in Oxford Assess and Progress: Clinical Specialties

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198802907
eISBN:
9780191917165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802907.003.0025
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Many doctors are attracted to pre-hospital emergency medicine (PHEM) because of the variety of challenges that it presents. With limited time and resources, the doctor ... More


Why and How Do We Hurt?

Daniel J. Wallace and Janice Brock Wallace

in All About Fibromyalgia: A Guide for Patients and their Families

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195147537
eISBN:
9780197561843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195147537.003.0010
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Rheumatology

A fibromyalgia patient frequently complains of pain. The pain of fibromyalgia is different from that of a headache, stomach cramp, toothache, or swollen ... More


Pushing Near-Death Experiences (III): LSD- and Other Drug-Induced Experiences

Jens Schlieter

in What Is It Like To Be Dead?: Near-Death Experiences, Christianity, and the Occult

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190888848
eISBN:
9780190888879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888848.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The similarities between the experiences near death and drug experiences have often been stressed. This chapter goes a step further in providing evidence that the consumption of morphine, hashish, ... More


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