Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-15 of 15 items

  • Keywords: malformation x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Reproductive epidemiology

Jørn Olsen and Ellen Aagaard Nøhr

in Teaching Epidemiology: A guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239481
eISBN:
9780191716973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239481.003.020
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Reproductive health covers a broad category of health and disease conditions, according to the Cairo Statement. This chapter focuses on subfecundity fertility, fetal death, malformations, pregnancy ... More


Malformed Frogs: The Collapse of Aquatic Ecosystems

Michael Lannoo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255883
eISBN:
9780520942530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255883.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

The widespread appearance of frogs with deformed bodies has generated much press coverage over the past decade. Frogs with extra limbs or digits, missing limbs or digits, or misaligned appendages ... More


Neural Tube Defects: New Insights on Risk Factors

Enrique Pedernera, Rodrigo Núñez Vidales, and Carmen Méndez

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/9780195369007.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Development

Neural-tube defects (NTDs) include a group of congenital malformations that mainly affect the structure of the central nervous system (CNS). This chapter describes the main entities that comprise ... More


Human Malformations and Causes

Michael Lannoo

in Malformed Frogs: The Collapse of Aquatic Ecosystems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255883
eISBN:
9780520942530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255883.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

The reason that malformed frogs generated so much public interest was the possibility that what was happening to frogs could happen to humans. It then becomes useful to review human malformations or ... More


What is an Amphibian Malformation?

Michael Lannoo

in Malformed Frogs: The Collapse of Aquatic Ecosystems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255883
eISBN:
9780520942530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255883.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter defines amphibian malformations, describes the mechanisms underlying malformations, and outlines their developmental origins. Malformation in animals means an unintended lack of ... More


Malformed Frog Types

Michael Lannoo

in Malformed Frogs: The Collapse of Aquatic Ecosystems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255883
eISBN:
9780520942530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255883.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter present radiographs demonstrating the extensive range of frog malformation types. Malformation types are based on: (1) structures absent or reduced, (2) structures duplicated or ... More


Causes

Michael Lannoo

in Malformed Frogs: The Collapse of Aquatic Ecosystems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255883
eISBN:
9780520942530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255883.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter lists the natural and manmade causes of frog malformations. The natural causes of malformations include wounds from failed predation attempts, fish excrement, extreme tadpole densities, ... More


Resolutions

Michael Lannoo

in Malformed Frogs: The Collapse of Aquatic Ecosystems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255883
eISBN:
9780520942530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255883.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter discusses the potential biases that exist in malformed frog data. It also notes several important trends in malformed frog literature and suggests that malformations are more numerous ... More


Measurement of Trend (a 2 by c Table)

Steve Selvin

in Epidemiologic Analysis: A Case-Oriented Approach

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195146189
eISBN:
9780199864720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146189.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter compares the frequency of infants with a single congenital malformation to that of infants with multiple congenital malformations, focusing on evaluating changes over time. Extensive ... More


Introduction

Michael Lannoo

in Malformed Frogs: The Collapse of Aquatic Ecosystems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255883
eISBN:
9780520942530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255883.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

In the summer of 1995, students found a large number of malformed northern leopard frogs (Rana pipiens) on a field trip to Minnesota. This discovery was quickly followed by other similar reports. ... More


Malformed Frogs in Minnesota: History and Interspecific Differences

David M. Hoppe

in Amphibian Declines: The Conservation Status of United States Species

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235922
eISBN:
9780520929432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235922.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Sporadic reports of malformed amphibians are abundant in the literature, and these reports have been thoroughly reviewed prior to the recent “outbreak” of malformations as well as in papers related ... More


Parasites of North American Frogs

Sutherland Daniel

in Amphibian Declines: The Conservation Status of United States Species

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235922
eISBN:
9780520929432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235922.003.0019
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

There are two reasons to be interested in the parasites of anurans. First, as a source of instruction: frogs are often utilized in introductory parasitology courses because of the healthy diversity ... More


Parasite Infection and Limb Malformations: A Growing Problem in Amphibian Conservation

Pieter T.J. Johnson and Kevin B. Lunde

in Amphibian Declines: The Conservation Status of United States Species

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235922
eISBN:
9780520929432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235922.003.0020
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Over the last two decades, scientists have become increasingly concerned about ongoing trends of amphibian population decline and extinction. Parasitic pathogens, including certain bacteria, fungi, ... More


Introduction

J. Eric Stewart

in Living with Brain Injury: Narrative, Community, and Women's Renegotiation of Identity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814764718
eISBN:
9780814770221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764718.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This introductory chapter recounts the time when Nancy—one of the interviewees for this book—was undergoing treatment for the congenital arterial malformation on her brain stem. Although she was ... More


Hypotheses and Derivations

Michael Jacovides

in Locke's Image of the World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198789864
eISBN:
9780191831515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198789864.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

We can uncover the causes and reasons for Locke’s acceptance of corpuscularianism by considering his life and projects before he writes the first draft of the Essay, and looking at the illustrations ... More


View: