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Precepts of Health Care

Lieve Van Hoof

in Plutarch's Practical Ethics: The Social Dynamics of Philosophy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583263
eISBN:
9780191723131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583263.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter discusses Precepts of Health Care, a text concerned with a topic that formed the object of a fierce debate between doctors, gymnastis teachers, and philosophers throughout antiquity, as ... More


Partnering for Adherence in the Healthcare System

Leslie R. Martin, Kelly B. Haskard-Zolnierek, and M. Robin DiMatteo

in Health Behavior Change and Treatment Adherence: Evidence-based Guidelines for Improving Healthcare

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195380408
eISBN:
9780199864454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380408.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Successful adherence is influenced by many factors, including disease type, the complexity of the regimen, patient resources, system-level barriers, the clinician–patient relationship itself, and ... More


Inflamed bodies

Mark Harrison

in Medicine in an age of Commerce and Empire: Britain and its Tropical Colonies 1660-1830

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199577736
eISBN:
9780191595196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577736.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The first chapter of Part II examines therapeutic practices in the tropics during the early years of the British presence in India and the Caribbean. It begins by examining the legacy of Portuguese ... More


Environment

Robbin L Gibb

in The Behavior of the Laboratory Rat: A Handbook with Tests

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195162851
eISBN:
9780199863891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162851.003.0030
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter discusses how environmental parameters influence the physiology and behavior of rats and thus the experimental outcome. It considers lighting, humidity, airflow, noise, cage ... More


Chapter 4

Sri G. Thrumurthy, Tania Samantha De Silva, Zia Moinuddin, and Stuart Enoch

in SBA MCQs for the MRCS Part A

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199645633
eISBN:
9780191918193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199645633.003.0010
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine


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

Jane M. Adams (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095696
eISBN:
9781781708439
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095696.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Healing with water provides a medical and social history of English spas and hydropathic centres from 1840 to 1960. It argues that demand for treatment rather than leisure drove the development of a ... More


The Reactionaries at Changson and Sonyi

S. P. MacKenzie

in British Prisoners of the Korean War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656028
eISBN:
9780191744624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656028.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter details the ways British hard-core ‘reactionaries’ — that is, resisters — coped with the penal regimen at Camp 2, Branch 2 after they were removed from their rank-and-file fellows in ... More


The Discipline of the Wrestler's Body

Joseph S. Alter

in The Wrestler's Body: Identity and Ideology in North India

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520076976
eISBN:
9780520912175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520076976.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter outlines in detail the regimens of exercise, diet, and self-control that structure the wrestler's body. Careful attention is given to the precise mechanics of physical training that ... More


Introduction

Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter (eds)

in Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199653782
eISBN:
9780191803628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

This section explores two important themes in the theory and teaching of grammar: the so-called ablative absolute and the ‘habit’ of etymology. The grammatical description of ablative absolute was ... More


Gluttons for Regimen: Anglo-Protestant Culture and the Reorientation of Appetite

R. Marie Griffith

in Born Again Bodies: Flesh and Spirit in American Christianity

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520217539
eISBN:
9780520938113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217539.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter treats three sets of devotional practices whose modern enactment both reflected and generated broad cultural variations in the meaning of human embodiment. One of the most enduring and ... More


Common-Life Reform: Santa Clara, 1782–1783

John J. Clune

in Cuban Convents in the Age of Enlightened Reform, 1761–1807

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032177
eISBN:
9780813038308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032177.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the common-life reform at the Santa Clara Convent in Havana, Cuba, during the period from 1782 to 1783. The task of implementing the reforms was given to Manuel Estéves, a ... More


Day-to-Day Resistance

Larry Eugene Rivers

in Rebels and Runaways: Slave Resistance in Nineteenth-Century Florida

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036910
eISBN:
9780252094033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036910.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the various forms of conservative resistance used by slaves in Florida and often elsewhere within the slave empire of the United States. William Dusinberre called these types of ... More


Undertaking Travel and Exploration: Motives and Practicalities

Innes M. Keighren, Charles W. J. Withers, and Bill Bell

in Travels into Print: Exploration, Writing, and Publishing with John Murray, 1773-1859

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226429533
eISBN:
9780226233574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226233574.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter addresses the key role of motive for explorers and travellers, and—for selected individuals in the period between 1813 and 1847, and for the Arctic, Central Asia, and the Near East, ... More


Comprehensive Care behind the Guns

Lee K. Pennington

in Casualties of History: Wounded Japanese Servicemen and the Second World War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452574
eISBN:
9780801455629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452574.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter continues the story of PFC Saijō, following his repatriation and admission to Provisional Tokyo Number Three Army Hospital—Japan's premier medico-military institution for combat ... More


Oneself as Another

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/9780814764718.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter focuses on notion of the pre-injury self—the “nostalgia for a return to prior functionality” that structures the rehabilitation experience. The pre-injury self is itself heterogeneous ... More


Quitting Time

Peter C. Baldwin

in In the Watches of the Night: Life in the Nocturnal City, 1820-1930

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226036021
eISBN:
9780226036038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226036038.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the work and leisure in American cities during the 1800s. It explains that urban work regimens created a double life for young workers, a day of confined drudgery and an evening ... More


Fisher's Quest

Nathaniel Comfort

in The Science of Human Perfection: How Genes Became the Heart of American Medicine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300169911
eISBN:
9780300188875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300169911.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter discusses Irving Fisher's quest in seeking treatment for tuberculosis, an illness then known to be caused by a germ, and his eventual cure and crusade for a healthier living across the ... More


. Slavery and Its Legal Regulation The Slave Code

Gloria García Rodríguez

in Voices of the Enslaved in Nineteenth-Century Cuba: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832189
eISBN:
9781469602660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877678_garcia_rodriguez.6
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter presents the king's royal decree and instructional circular for the Indies on the education, treatment, and work regimen of slaves. One of the main points in the decree is regarding the ... More


Introduction

Sandra Cavallo and Tessa Storey

in Healthy Living in Late Renaissance Italy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199678136
eISBN:
9780191757686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678136.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The Introduction argues that preventive medicine has been relatively neglected by early modern medical historians in favour of medical treatment. It challenges perceptions that healthy-living advice ... More


Print and a Culture of Prevention

Sandra Cavallo and Tessa Storey

in Healthy Living in Late Renaissance Italy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199678136
eISBN:
9780191757686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678136.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter explores the role of print in establishing a widespread culture of preventive health care. The writing, editing, and translating of printed vernacular regimens are contextualized in an ... More


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