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Tasteless

Aviad Kleinberg

in The Sensual God: How the Senses Make the Almighty Senseless

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174701
eISBN:
9780231540247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174701.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Where God's invitation to eat his flesh raises unexpected problems. What do we do with spiders and mice and where in the digestive system does the Eucharist turn back into flour and wine before ... More


O Purgatorium Caeleste!: Purging Body and Soul at St. Martin’s Shrine

Isabel Moreira

in Heaven's Purge: Purgatory in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199736041
eISBN:
9780199894628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736041.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines how the cult of martyrs and saints promoted ideal responses to corporeal affliction. It examines the purging miracles recorded at the shrine of St. Martin of Tours, where ... More


Gastrointestinal symptoms

Justin Amery, Michelle Meiring, and Caroline Rose

in Children's Palliative Care in Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199567966
eISBN:
9780191730566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567966.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter notes that children with HIV/AIDS or cancer are very prone to mouth problems, particularly those who are malnourished. One of the most common causes of vomiting in children's palliative ... More


Clinical Trials of Antiemetics in the Palliative Care Setting: Research Issues

Russell K. Portenoy and Eduardo Bruera

in Issues in Palliative Care Research

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195130652
eISBN:
9780199999842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130652.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Nausea and vomiting are reported to occur in up to 62% of terminally ill patients, with 40% experiencing these symptoms in the last six weeks of life. Most of the existing research on antiemetics ... More


Nausea and vomiting

Ingrid de Kock

in Palliative Medicine: A case-based manual

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199694143
eISBN:
9780191739255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694143.003.0054
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter contains a case study to display the desired skills, attitudes, and expertise required to manage nausea and vomiting in cancer patients. It considers several questions such as: What are ... More


Central Control of Gastrointestinal Function

Pamela J. Hornby and Paul R. Wade

in Central Regulation of Autonomic Functions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195306637
eISBN:
9780199894130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306637.003.0014
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

This chapter builds on a basic understanding of the central nervous system (CNS) as coordinator of regional gastrointestinal (GI) tract reflexes. The dorsal vagal complex in the CNS permissively ... More


Feeding sick people, especially children

Felicity Savage King and Ann Burgess

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192622334
eISBN:
9780191723643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622334.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on the feeding of sick children. Topics discussed include the reasons why a sick child may not eat enough, what families need to know about feeding sick children, feeding ... More


Malaise, Vomiting, and the Beginning of “Extreme Spasmodic Daily & Nightly Flatulence”

Ralph Colp Jr. M.D.

in Darwin's Illness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032313
eISBN:
9780813039237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032313.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

From April to December, 1839, Charles Darwin often suffered from a malaise that depressed his capacities for socialization and work. In 1840, his illness worsened in two ways. At first, he had two ... More


Treatments from Father, Father's Death, Prolonged Vomiting, and Treatments from Dr. Gully with Hydropathy at Malvern

Ralph Colp Jr. M.D.

in Darwin's Illness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032313
eISBN:
9780813039237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032313.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Charles Darwin's 1842–45 letters to his Shrewsbury family reveal how he continued to depend on his father for advice, assistance, and medical treatment. During these years, Darwin's father remained ... More


Prolonged Vomiting and Treatments from Doctors Ayerst, Gully, Brinton, and Jenner

Ralph Colp Jr. M.D.

in Darwin's Illness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032313
eISBN:
9780813039237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032313.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

After reading how his enemy Richard Owen had mendaciously criticized the work of his friend Hugh Falconer, Charles Darwin had feelings of “burning...indignation” that interfered with sleep, and ... More


Prolonged Vomiting and Treatments from Doctors Jenner, Chapman, and Bence Jones

Ralph Colp Jr. M.D.

in Darwin's Illness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032313
eISBN:
9780813039237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032313.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Charles Darwin went on to express frustrations over Dr. William Jenner's frequent changes of medication and with treatments by other doctors. He vomited almost every day from 21 April through 1 May. ... More


Epigastric pain

Hugo Farne, Edward Norris-Cervetto, and James Warbrick-Smith

in Oxford Cases in Medicine and Surgery

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198716228
eISBN:
9780191916809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198716228.003.0018
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Surgery

We have arranged the differential diagnosis in order of likelihood in a man of this age with more likely diagnoses in larger font and less likely diagnoses in smaller ... More


Nausea and vomiting

Hugo Farne, Edward Norris-Cervetto, and James Warbrick-Smith

in Oxford Cases in Medicine and Surgery

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198716228
eISBN:
9780191916809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198716228.003.0019
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Surgery

The vomiting centre (mainly histamine and acetylcholine receptors) in the medulla oblongata can be activated by four main input systems shown in Figure 13.1: the ... More


Training for Space Travel

Neil F. Comins

in The Traveler's Guide to Space: For One-Way Settlers and Round-Trip Tourists

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177542
eISBN:
9780231542890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177542.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Chapter 4 discusses training for extreme acceleration and, conversely, for microgravity. Trains travelers on how to deal with emergency situations. Examines everyday situations like going to the ... More


Perioperative care

Andrew F Smith and Allan M Cyna

in Handbook of Communication in Anaesthesia & Critical Care: A Practical Guide to Exploring the Art

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199577286
eISBN:
9780191917912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199577286.003.0015
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Anesthesiology

The perioperative period can be a life-changing event for many patients, the effects of which can be lifelong for better or worse. The anaesthetist’s ... More


Cannabinoids and Nausea

Linda A. Parker

in Cannabinoids and the Brain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035798
eISBN:
9780262338448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035798.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

The treatment of nausea has lagged behind the treatment of chemotherapy-induced vomiting, despite its prevalence. The first recognized medicinal benefit of THC after its discovery was for ... More


Knowledge in the Time of Cholera: The Struggle over American Medicine in the Nineteenth Century

Owen Whooley

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226017464
eISBN:
9780226017778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226017778.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Vomiting. Diarrhea. Dehydration. Death. Confusion. In 1832, the arrival of cholera in the United States created widespread panic throughout the country. For the rest of the century, epidemics swept ... More


Effect of Phytocannabinoids on Nausea and Vomiting

Erin M. Rock, Martin A. Sticht, and Linda A. Parker

in Handbook of Cannabis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199662685
eISBN:
9780191787560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662685.003.0023
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

Among over 60 terpeno-phenols derived from the cannabis plant, delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ‎9-THC) has by far been the most studied for its potential to reduce nausea and vomiting. Indeed, the ... More


Beyond the Smile: Nontraditional Facial, Emotional, and Social Behaviors

Robert R. Provine

in The Science of Facial Expression

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190613501
eISBN:
9780190613525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190613501.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

With the expectation that innovation, insight, and discovery will come from researching neglected topics, this chapter explores human instincts, including yawning, laughing, vocal crying, emotional ... More


Expulsion

Christopher Eccleston

in Embodied: The psychology of physical sensation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198727903
eISBN:
9780191814099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727903.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The psychology of the experience of air and fluids leaving the body, including our attempts to control their expulsion, is explored. The air removal senses of cough, sneeze, hiccup, belch, and ... More


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