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Palliative Care Consultations in Head and Neck Cancer

Sara Booth and Andrew Davies (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198530749
eISBN:
9780191730467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530749.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This is the fifth book in an international, multi-contributed series aimed at providing practical, clinical guidance on how to deal with difficult symptoms related to specific cancer sites. In it, ... More


Relationship between Force and Cross-Sectional Area of Postcervical Muscles in Man: Influence of Variations in the Morphology of the Neck

Marie-Anne Mayoux-Benhamou, Marc Wybier, Jacques Patrick Barbet, Sylvain Labbé, and Michel Revel

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/9780195068207.003.0020
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Neck muscles have both dynamic and static functionalities, since they move the head in all directions and since they also have a postural role as antagonists of gravity. The static function depends ... More


Head and neck cancer

Peter Hoskin and Wendy Makin

in Oncology for Palliative Medicine

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192628114
eISBN:
9780191730115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192628114.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter focuses on malignancy found in the head and neck regions. Head and neck cancers account for five per cent of those diagnosed in Western nations and cause 2,500 deaths in the United ... More


What about the So-Called Neck Reflexes in Humans?

Victor S. Gurfinkel, Michael A. Lebedev, and Yuri S. Levick

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/9780195068207.003.0086
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter aims to investigate the extent to which the human neck influences represent “reflexes”, and the degree to which they are determined by the internal representation of the body. Postural ... More


Physiologic Properties and Central Actions of Neck Muscle Spindles

Victor J. Wilson

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/9780195068207.003.0025
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Activation of proprioceptors in the neck suggests reflexes that are abundant in the decerebrate cat and presumably contribute to the posture of the alert, behaving animal. Because they appear to ... More


Perception of Horizontal Head and Trunk Rotation in Space: Role of Vestibular and Neck Afferents

Thomas Mergner, Christoph Siebold, Georg Schweigart, and Wolfgang Becker

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/9780195068207.003.0078
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter presents the investigations relating to the trunk and head turning perception of human subjects using a broader approach. The authors in this study confirmed that a subject's trunk ... More


Clinical and Experimental Investigations of Visually Guided Eye and Head Movement: Role of Neck Afferents

Minoru Maeda

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/9780195068207.003.0108
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This study focuses on the abnormalities of gaze control in posttraumatic cervical syndrome, and the eye-head coordination test for patients with such a syndrome. The intracellular recording from ... More


Vascular Surgery

Richard G. Molloy, Graham J. MacKay, Campbell S. Roxburgh, and Martha M. Quinn (eds)

in SBAs and EMIs for the General Surgery FRCS

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198794158
eISBN:
9780191917134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794158.003.0015
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine


Head and neck cancer

Andrew Davies and Ilora Finlay

in Oral Care in Advanced Disease

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192632432
eISBN:
9780191730375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632432.003.0014
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses head and neck cancer with particular attention on patients with carcinomas arising from the upper aerodigestive tract. Head and neck cancers present particular challenges to ... More


Oral complications of cancer treatment

Andrew Davies and Ilora Finlay

in Oral Care in Advanced Disease

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192632432
eISBN:
9780191730375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632432.003.0015
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Cancer therapy can lead to complex oral and dental problems. These complications vary by patient, the individual's oral and dental status, the type of cancer, and the type of cancer therapy ... More


Musculoskeletal Disorders

Thomas Läubli and Craig Karpilow

in Global Occupational Health

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195380002
eISBN:
9780199893881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380002.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Musculoskeletal disorders are a very common and distinct form of injuries affecting the musculoskeletal system in that they develop over a period of time with repeated strain, usually due to adverse ... More


The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Alain Berthoz, Werner Graf, and P. P. Vidal (eds)

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The head carries most of the sensory systems that enable us to function effectively in our three-dimensional habitat. Without adequate head movement control, efficient spatial orientation and motor ... More


Symptom palliation of diseases of the head and neck (including dentistry)

Simon Rogers

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/9780198510000.003.0010
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses surgical palliation of the major symptoms, focusing on the surgical aspects of palliation and reflecting on the author's own clinical experience in managing incurable disease. ... More


Control of gaze by tectal and reticular projection neurones

Alexej Grantyn, Alain Berthoz, Etienne Olivier, and Mireille Chat

in Multisensory Control of Movement

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547853
eISBN:
9780191724268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547853.003.0109
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The functional organization of efferent pathways connecting the superior colliculus (SC) with neck motoneurones and with motoneurones of extraocular muscles has been extensively studied by ... More


Reflex Contributions to the Control of Head Movement in the Lizard

Dave H. B. Wang and John H. Anderson

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/9780195068207.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

There are some tough problems in comprehending the control of head movements. The head-neck system is multijointed and the posture and the movement of the head can be controlled by distinct pairs of ... More


Skeletal Geometry in Vertebrates and Its Relation to the Vestibular End Organs

Werner Graf, Catherine de Waele, and Pierre Paul Vidal

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/9780195068207.003.0017
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The results in man and monkey came as no surprise since an erect cervical column had been considered one of the characteristics of “humanness” and a consequence of bipedalism and upright stance. ... More


The Cervical Spine, from Anatomy and Physiology to Clinical Care

John H. Blandand and Dallas R. Boushey

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/9780195068207.003.0018
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The cervical spine is the most intricate articulate system in the human body. There are thirty-seven separate joints whose function is to carry out the many movements of the head and neck in relation ... More


Biomechanical Models of the Head-Neck System

Johannes Dimnet

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/9780195068207.003.0021
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

In this chapter, a classification of biomechanical models of the head-neck system is proposed. Generally, these models are developed to study the responses of head-neck structures to impact and ... More


Muscle Behavior May Solve Motor Coordination Problems

Neville Hogan and Ferdinando A. Mussa-lvaldi

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/9780195068207.003.0022
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Like many biologic systems, one of the differentiating features of the head and neck is its mechanical intricacy. The head-neck system includes approximately thirty muscles; each spans multiple ... More


Somatosensory Pathways from the Neck

David J. Tracey and Philip S. Bolton

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/9780195068207.003.0024
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The neck is full of mechanoreceptors that play a significant role in the control of posture. However, it is only lately that we have gathered detailed information about the terminations of these ... More


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