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Multidisciplinary Care: Physiotherapy

Ulrike Hammerbeck and Alison Garrett

in Palliative Care in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: From diagnosis to bereavement, 2nd Edn

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199212934
eISBN:
9780191730368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212934.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter focuses on the important role played by physiotherapy intervention in the care of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Progressive weakness associated with ALS can be one ... More


Special medical conditions and therapeutic interventions

Fabrizio Benedetti

in Placebo Effects: Understanding the mechanisms in health and disease

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199559121
eISBN:
9780191724022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559121.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Cancer progression is not affected by placebo treatments; however symptoms can be reduced by placebos. Nocebo effects are crucially involved in anticipatory nausea and vomiting before a cancer ... More


Restorative Neurology of Motor Control after Spinal Cord Injury: Clinical Practice

Keith Tansey, Meta M Dimitrijevic, Winfried Mayr, Manfred Bijak, and Milan R Dimitrijevic

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/9780199746507.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter discusses how established procedures using physiotherapy, neuromuscular and peripheral nerve stimulation, and spinal cord stimulation can be used as restorative procedures. It describes ... More


Expectoration: pathophysiology, measurement, and therapy

Alyn H. Morice

in Supportive Care in Respiratory Disease

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199591763
eISBN:
9780191739149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591763.003.0016
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Expectoration — the removal of secretions from the chest — is a symptom which may be triggered by a wide range of respiratory conditions. Because of this diversity, an extensive armamentarium of ... More


National assets and national interests: spas and the state

Jane M. Adams

in Healing with water: English spas and the water cure, 1840-1960

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095696
eISBN:
9781781708439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095696.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Hydrotherapeutic methods were used to treat soldiers wounded in the First World War and patients suffering from rheumatism in the interwar period. There were marked differences in the support ... More


The formation of a profession: the case of physiotherapy in Norway

Eline Thornquist and Hildur Kalman

in Social and Caring Professions in European Welfare States: Policies, Services and Professional Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327196
eISBN:
9781447327202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327196.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The chapter claims that a profession progresses through interaction and conflict with adjacent professions. Using the professional development of physiotherapy in Norway as an example, the chapter ... More


Multidisciplinary care: physiotherapy

Ulrike Hammerbeck and Emily Jay

in Palliative Care in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: From Diagnosis to Bereavement, 3rd Edn

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199686025
eISBN:
9780191765940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686025.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

The physiotherapist plays an important role in the coordinated multidisciplinary management of treatable symptoms in a progressive, untreatable disease such as ALS. Assessment of physical and ... More


Special medical conditions and therapeutic interventions

Benedetti Fabrizio

in Placebo Effects: 2nd Edition: Understanding the mechanisms in health and disease

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198705086
eISBN:
9780191789151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705086.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

Cancer progression is not affected by placebo treatments; however, symptoms can be reduced by placebos. Nocebo effects are crucially involved in anticipatory nausea and vomiting before a cancer ... More


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