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Surgical Palliative Care

Geoffrey P Dunn and Alan G Johnson (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198510000
eISBN:
9780191730184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510000.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This book describes the principles and practice of surgery in the context of palliative and supportive care. Surgery is often considered too invasive to be useful in palliation and clinicians ... More


Neurosurgery: From Cushing to Penfield

Gordon M. Shepherd

in Creating Modern Neuroscience: The Revolutionary 1950s

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391503
eISBN:
9780199863464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391503.003.0014
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This chapter traces the development of neurosurgery. Neurosurgery did not begin to emerge as a specialty until around 1900. Harvey Cushing at Hopkins and Harvard led the way, based on meticulous ... More


The Bedside Neuropsychological Examination and Luria’s Influence

Anne-Lise Christensen and George P. Prigatano

in Luria's Legacy in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195176704
eISBN:
9780199864706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176704.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

The Lurian approach to the bedside neuropsychological examination: Historical context, reflections, and clinical observations within European countries. Due to the development of basic neurosurgical ... More


The Reconstructive Neurosurgery of Spinal Cord Injury

Justin M Brown

in Restorative Neurology of Spinal Cord Injury

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199746507
eISBN:
9780199918768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746507.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter describes “reconstructive” neurosurgery as the functional neurosurgical counterpart to restorative neurology and reviews its use in spinal cord injury. It presents a conceptual framework ... More


Functional neurosurgical intervention: neuroethics in the operating room

Paul J. Ford and Jaimie M. Henderson

in Neuroethics: Defining the issues in theory, practice, and policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198567219
eISBN:
9780191724084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567219.003.0015
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter covers ethical challenges faced by surgeons practicing functional neurosurgery. The exploration of issues surrounding this set of surgeries presents especially interesting problems given ... More


David Ferrier and Eduard Hitzig: The Experimentalists Map the Cerebral Cortex

Stanley Finger

in Minds Behind the Brain: A history of the pioneers and their discoveries

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195181821
eISBN:
9780199865277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181821.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

At the Seventh International Medical Congress held in London late in the summer of 1881, two individuals with contrasting ideas about brain physiology presented their experimental findings and ... More


The patient presenting with painful bladder syndrome

Jerzy B. Gajewski

in Supportive Care for the Urology Patient

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198529415
eISBN:
9780191730344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529415.003.0018
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

The term ‘interstitial cystitis’ is being replaced slowly by ‘painful bladder syndrome’ (PBS) to accentuate the diversity of clinical presentations. It is safe to define IC/PBS as chronic symptoms of ... More


In the Operating Room: Wilder Penfield’s Stimulation Reports and the Discovery of “Mind”

Katja Guenther

in Localization and Its Discontents: A Genealogy of Psychoanalysis and the Neuro Disciplines

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226288208
eISBN:
9780226288345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226288345.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter charts the transformation of Foerster's practice in the work of Wilder Penfield. Penfield came to study with Foerster in Breslau in 1928 and brought Foerster's epilepsy operation back to ... More


Anaesthesia and perioperative pain management

Karen H. Simpson and Dudley J. Bush

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/9780198510000.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses anaesthesia, which is a highly invasive medical intervention, and perioperative pain management. The first half of the chapter is dedicated to a thorough discussion on ... More


Mental representation in human and monkey neuropsychology

Rosalind M. Ridley and Harry F. Baker

in Comparative Neuropsychology

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524113
eISBN:
9780191689116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524113.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

The concept of mental representation has become important in understanding cognitive development in young children and in the mental disability of patients with certain developmental disorders or ... More


Functional Neurosurgery and Deep Brain Stimulation

Matthis Synofzik

in Neuroethics in Practice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195389784
eISBN:
9780199979233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389784.003.0015
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

Stereotactic and functional neurosurgery has become a powerful field in medicine and neuroscience. In particular, deep-brain stimulation (DBS) seems to be highly successful in ameliorating several ... More


Ethical challenges of modern psychiatric neurosurgery

Sabine Müller

in Neuroethics: Anticipating the future

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198786832
eISBN:
9780191839894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786832.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

Psychiatric neurosurgery is defined as neurosurgery for treating psychiatric disorders that do not have identified structural brain anomalies. Early psychiatric neurosurgery procedures such as ... More


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