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Physiology and pathophysiology of cough

Sam H. Ahmedzai and Martin F. Muers

in Supportive Care in Respiratory Disease

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192631411
eISBN:
9780191730160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631411.003.0021
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter examines the physiology and pathophysiology of cough. It explains that cough is an essential variable reflex that protects the respiratory tract and which involves many muscle groups to ... More


Symptom control in care of the dying

Paul Glare, Andrew Dickman, and Margaret Goodman

in Care for the Dying: A Pathway to Excellence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198509332
eISBN:
9780191730177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509332.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses symptom control in care of the dying. It is divided into three sections, each of which is written by a single author. The first section, written by Paul Glare, looks at the ... More


Reactive species can pose special problems needing special solutions: some examples

Barry Halliwell and John M.C. Gutteridge

in Free Radicals in Biology and Medicine

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198717478
eISBN:
9780191802133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717478.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

This chapter describes several situations in which free radicals/reactive species (RS) are especially problematic and require special protective mechanisms. The first is the gastrointestinal tract, ... More


The Miracle Drug: The Context of Modern Antibiotic Usage

Tanya Stivers

in Prescribing under Pressure: Parent-Physician Conversations and Antibiotics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195311150
eISBN:
9780199870837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311150.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter begins with a discussion of the history of antibiotics. It then discusses the determinants of bacterial resistance and bacterial resistance as a global problem. The chapter then ... More


Mineralogy of Asbestos

John E. Craighead, Allen Gibbs, and Fred Pooley

in Asbestos and Its Diseases

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195178692
eISBN:
9780199864591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178692.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the mineralogy of asbestos. Topics covered include mineralogical and geological features, air particulate burdens and respiratory tract response, occurrence and ... More


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