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Bad Deaths, Sudden Deaths, and Suicides

Pat Jalland

in Death in the Victorian Family

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201885
eISBN:
9780191675058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201885.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Sudden deaths were deemed as bad deaths by Christian standards because they do not allow time for spiritual preparation and repentance for sins committed in life, while suicides are seen as terrible ... More


Risk of Acute Cardiac Events With Physical Activity

I-Min Lee and Jacob Sattelmair

in Epidemiologic Methods in Physical Activity Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195183009
eISBN:
9780199865116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183009.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses adverse effects associated with physical activity, focusing on acute cardiac events, including acute myocardial infarction (MI), sudden cardiac death (SCD), and sudden death. ... More


Blights, Rusts, and Rots Never Sleep: A Look at Forestry and Agriculture, Biological Warfare, and the Global Impact of Fungal Disease

Nicholas P. Money

in Triumph of the Fungi: A Rotten History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195189711
eISBN:
9780199790265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189711.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Microbiology

This chapter explores the future of the ongoing competition between humans and fungi for control of the biosphere. The emerging diseases of white pine blister rust, sudden oak death, jarrah dieback, ... More


‘The Theatre of Gods Judgements’: Sudden Deaths and Providential Punishments

Alexandra Walsham

in Providence in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208877
eISBN:
9780191678172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208877.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The chapter focuses on the history of a crude providentialism in which suffering and misfortune are simplistically equated with immorality and sin. It emphasizes on the encyclopedias of providential ... More


Pain and Impending Death: First published in Textbook of Pain (1984), eds. P. Wall and R. Melzack, pp. 472–8. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.

Cicely Saunders

in Cicely Saunders: Selected Writings 1958-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198570530
eISBN:
9780191730412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570530.003.0027
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter by Cicely Saunders appeared in the first edition of the influential Textbook of Pain, edited by Patrick Wall and Ronald Melzack. Here, she begins by going back to the first clinical ... More


Brief interventions in critical care environments *

Peter Speck

in Brief Interventions with Bereaved Children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561643
eISBN:
9780191730313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561643.003.0015
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses and looks at a small selection of situations where the needs of children have been addressed after sudden unexpected death in an acute hospital setting. The discussion also ... More


Working with traumatically bereaved children

William Yule and Patrick Smith

in Brief Interventions with Bereaved Children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561643
eISBN:
9780191730313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561643.003.0016
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Losing a sibling or even a parent can have a rather profound effect on a child. However, there are some deaths that can easily induce trauma in a child, specifically sudden and unexpected deaths. Two ... More


The Crimson Curtain: Really.1

Jules Barbey D’aurevilly

in Diaboliques: Six Tales of Decadence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696895
eISBN:
9781452952369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696895.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In this chapter a middle-aged man, the Vicomte de Bassard, recalls his first, youthful affair, one that ended with the young lady’s sudden death at the worst possible moment, and in the worst ... More


Africa, 1904

Barbara R. Stein

in On Her Own Terms: Annie Montague Alexander and the Rise of Science in the American West

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227262
eISBN:
9780520926387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227262.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter narrates the events that occurred during the African safari which Alexander took with her father and Reverend Thomas Gulick in 1905. The first sections of the chapter describe their ... More


Mitochondrial Fatty Acid Oxidation Defects

Melanie Gillingham and Sandy van Calcar

in Pediatric and Adult Nutrition in Chronic Diseases, Developmental Disabilities, and Hereditary Metabolic Disorders: Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199398911
eISBN:
9780199398942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199398911.003.0046
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses mitochondrial fatty acid oxidation defects, including normal fatty acid oxidation, metabolic abnormalities, and sudden infant death. Factors to be considered in diagnosis and ... More


Mother Knows Best? Bedsharing against Expert Advice

Patricia Hamilton

in Black Mothers and Attachment Parenting: A Black Feminist Analysis of Intensive Mothering in Britain and Canada

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529207934
eISBN:
9781529207958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529207934.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses on sleep as a universal and widely debated topic for parents and parenting experts. It talks about the where, when, and how of infant sleep that motivates public awareness ... More


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