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Vaccines and Your Child: Separating Fact from Fiction

Paul Offit and Charlotte Moser

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153072
eISBN:
9780231526715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153072.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book answers questions about the science and safety of modern vaccines. In straightforward prose, it explains how vaccines work, how they are made, and how they are tested. Most important, it ... More


Epilepsy and Memory

Adam Zeman, Narinder Kapur, and Marilyn Jones-Gotman (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199580286
eISBN:
9780191739408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580286.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System, Behavioral Neuroscience

Epilepsy is one of the most common disorders of the brain, and these patients often suffer from memory problems. There are a number of reasons for this: seizures can directly affect the brain in ways ... More


Exercise

Margaret L Mcneely and Kerry S Courneya

in Enhancing Cancer Care: Complementary therapy and support

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199297559
eISBN:
9780191730023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297559.003.0013
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Increasing attention has been directed towards survivorship issues for individuals diagnosed with cancer. Preliminary research has shown that appropriately prescribed exercise training programs are ... More


Allocating Risks and Suffering: Some Hidden Traps

John Finnis

in Philosophy of Law: Collected Essays Volume IV

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580088
eISBN:
9780191729409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580088.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter begins by examining some basics in Adam Smith's conception of economics, and then tells the story of the evolution of the law about mantraps in the 1820s in England and later in the ... More


Treatment: where are we going?

Albrecht Ziegler

in Migraine: A Spectrum of Ideas

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192618108
eISBN:
9780191724305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192618108.003.0025
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter deals with problems that lie on the borderline between the pathophysiology, the pharmacotherapy, and the pharmacology of migraine. Our hopes must centre on this border, because an ... More


Euthanasia and Justice

John Finnis

in Human Rights and Common Good: Collected Essays Volume III

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580071
eISBN:
9780191729393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580071.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter brings together the three phases of a rolling debate with John Harris about the justifiability of euthanasia. The senses of ‘euthanasia’ are carefully distinguished; the defining ... More


Economics, Justice, and the Value of Life

John Finnis

in Human Rights and Common Good: Collected Essays Volume III

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580071
eISBN:
9780191729393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580071.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

An Economic Analysis of Law, as expounded by Posner, cannot provide moral criteria. Though economics usefully identifies side effects, economic reasoning is defeated by the incommensurables involved ... More


Intention and Side Effects

John Finnis

in Intention and Identity: Collected Essays Volume II

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580064
eISBN:
9780191729386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580064.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

With a focus on English criminal law, particularly in terms of murder, as expounded at the highest level in recent decades, this chapter distinguishes in detail between intention and desire, and ... More


Intention in Tort Law

John Finnis

in Intention and Identity: Collected Essays Volume II

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580064
eISBN:
9780191729386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580064.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

What is intention? Why is it morally significant? Why and how is intent to harm a per se wrong-making factor in any conduct? The answers depend on distinguishing intent from desire, behaviour from ... More


‘Direct’ and ‘Indirect’ in Action

John Finnis

in Intention and Identity: Collected Essays Volume II

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580064
eISBN:
9780191729386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580064.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter provides a fundamental examination of the reality of intention, and of its distinction from knowing causing of side effects. Many hypothetical but realistic cases are considered, along ... More


Intention in Direct Discrimination

John Finnis

in Intention and Identity: Collected Essays Volume II

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580064
eISBN:
9780191729386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580064.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The UK Supreme Court's holding about ‘direct’ discrimination in the JFS case (2009) is critiqued in this chapter for its failure to identify and reject the error in the House of Lords' decision in ... More


Pandemic flus and vaccination policies in Sweden

Britta Lundgren and Martin Holmberg

in The Politics of Vaccination: A Global History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526110886
eISBN:
9781526124272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526110886.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

During 2010 an increasing incidence of narcolepsy in children and adolescents was reported in Sweden and Finland, associated with the pandemic vaccine Pandemrix. Vaccination has since the 1940s been ... More


Entering the Palace of Technology

Muriel R. Gillick M.D.

in Old and Sick in America: The Journey through the Health Care System

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635248
eISBN:
9781469635255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635248.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People

Hospitals are both potentially life-saving and dangerous. For vulnerable older people, the hospital poses the risk of developing acute confusion, adverse drug reactions, falls, and loss of ... More


Why Distinguish Intention from Foresight?

A. P. Simester

in Harm and Culpability

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260578
eISBN:
9780191682124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260578.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Philosophers conventionally distinguish between intentional actions and actions which are merely foreseen. The criminal law endorses that distinction, and applies a condition of unreasonableness ... More


Harnessing patients’ awareness of adverse reactions to the drugs they take

Claire Anderson and Andrew Herxheimer

in Understanding and Using Health Experiences: Improving patient care

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199665372
eISBN:
9780191748585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665372.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses adverse event reporting by patients and uses an example of how documentary analysis might be used to study patients’ reports. Pharmacovigilance is vital to patient safety as ... More


Gaia Is Life in a Wasteworld of By-products

Tyler Volk

in Scientists Debate Gaia: The Next Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262194983
eISBN:
9780262283182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262194983.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter presents a personal history of tackling the Gaia theory, and presents its premises and conclusions. According to this chapter, the relatively steady states in the global environment are ... More


Coping with Other Symptoms and Side Effects

Rachel Miller and Susan E. Mason

in Diagnosis: Schizophrenia, Second Edition, second edition: A Comprehensive Resource for Consumers, Families, and Helping Professionals

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150415
eISBN:
9780231521024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150415.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses some coping strategies for symptoms and side effects of schizophrenia outside of those discussed in the previous chapter. Common symptoms include anxiety, problems with ... More


Medication

Rachel Miller and Susan E. Mason

in Diagnosis: Schizophrenia, Second Edition, second edition: A Comprehensive Resource for Consumers, Families, and Helping Professionals

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150415
eISBN:
9780231521024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150415.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses the different kinds of medications available to a patient with schizophrenia, as well as their common side effects. Antipsychotic medications have been available since the ... More


Rethinking Pills: Fantasies, Realities, Possibilities

Drew Leder

in The Distressed Body: Rethinking Illness, Imprisonment, and Healing

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226396071
eISBN:
9780226396248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226396248.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The pharmaceutical industry has undergone a vast expansion in recent decades. This chapter explores the central role now played by pills in clinical practice, but also in the public imagination. A ... More


Neurointerventions and Crime Prevention: Setting the Stage

Jesper Ryberg

in Neurointerventions, Crime, and Punishment: Ethical Considerations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190846428
eISBN:
9780190846459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190846428.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explains what motivates an ethical discussion of the use of neurointerventions as an instrument of crime prevention. Moreover, it critically discusses a number of possible objections to ... More


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