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‘A certain physiologie and pathology of the brain and nervous stock’
            Pathologiæ cerebri (1667–1678)

‘A certain physiologie and pathology of the brain and nervous stock’: Pathologiæ cerebri (1667–1678)  

Alastair Compston

in 'All manner of ingenuity and industry': A bio-bibliography of Thomas Willis 1621 - 1675

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2021
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Other
Published Online: 
Aug 2021
eISBN: 
9780191836664
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198795391.003.0008
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Doctor, Undergraduate Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, specialist
Specialty: 
History of Medicine
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chapter
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9780198795391
Chapter 7: ‘A certain physiologie and pathology of the brain and nervous stock: Pathologiæ cerebri (1667–1678)’ provides a detailed bibliography, using the system described in chapter 4, of ... More
‘A great and difficult thing, and full of hazard’The discourse of the soul

‘A great and difficult thing, and full of hazard’: The discourse of the soul  

Alastair Compston

in 'All manner of ingenuity and industry': A bio-bibliography of Thomas Willis 1621 - 1675

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2021
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Aug 2021
eISBN: 
9780191836664
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198795391.003.0018
Career: 
Doctor, Undergraduate Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, specialist
Specialty: 
History of Medicine
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chapter
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9780198795391
Chapter 17, ‘A great and difficult thing, and full of hazard: the discourse of the soul’, provides an analysis of Pathologiæ cerebri (1667), Affectionum quæ dicuntur hystericæ et ... More
ABC of Common Definitions and Terms

ABC of Common Definitions and Terms  

J Patrick Vaughan, Cesar Victora, and A Mushtaque R Chowdhury

in Practical Epidemiology: Using Epidemiology to Support Primary Health Care

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Oct 2021
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Other
Published Online: 
Oct 2021
eISBN: 
9780191944000
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780192848741.003.0017
Career: 
Doctor, Researcher
Specialty: 
Clinical Medicine, Geriatric Medicine
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780192848741
The definitions given in this chapter are valid for this publication but different definitions may be used in other contexts. They are based mainly on A Dictionary of Epidemiology (6th ... More
Abdominal wall

Abdominal wall  

Greg McLatchie, Neil Borley, Anil Agarwal, Santhini Jeyarajah, Rhiannon Harris, and Ruwan Weerakkody (eds)

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Surgery (5 edn)

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Jan 2022
Series: 
Oxford Medical Handbooks
Published Online: 
Nov 2021
eISBN: 
9780191839757
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198799481.003.0010
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Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Undergraduate Doctor
Specialty: 
Surgery
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198799481
This chapter outlines the management of the patient with a inguinal hernia, femoral hernia, ventral hernia, incisional hernia, other less common abdominal wall hernias, rectus sheath ... More
Abdominal wall anatomy

Abdominal wall anatomy  

Nicholas Wilson Jones

in Oxford Textbook of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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Aug 2021
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Aug 2021
eISBN: 
9780191895500
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780199682874.003.0121
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199682874
An understanding of the abdominal wall anatomy is essential for the aesthetic and reconstructive surgeon. Recent advances in imaging modalities have allowed us to further evaluate the ... More
Abdominoplasty

Abdominoplasty  

Christopher Abela and Mark Soldin

in Oxford Textbook of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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Aug 2021
Published Online: 
Aug 2021
eISBN: 
9780191895500
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780199682874.003.0123
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199682874
The abdominoplasty or ‘tummy tuck’ is one of the most commonly requested aesthetic procedures and refers to a variety of surgical techniques. A detailed understanding of the surgical ... More
Abortion Act 1967

Abortion Act 1967  

Anna Smajdor, Jonathan Herring, and Robert Wheeler

in Oxford Handbook of Medical Ethics and Law

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2022
Series: 
Oxford Medical Handbooks
Published Online: 
Oct 2021
eISBN: 
9780191743009
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780199659425.003.0024
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Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, specialist
Specialty: 
Medical Ethics
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199659425

This chapter covers the Abortion Act 1967 and includes topics on The Regulation of Abortion and Conscientious objection to abortion.

Access-Site Complications of the Transfemoral Approach

Access-Site Complications of the Transfemoral Approach  

Stephanie H. Chen, Pascal M. Jabbour, and Eric C. Peterson

in Radial Access for Neurointervention

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Jun 2021
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Other
Published Online: 
May 2021
eISBN: 
9780197524213
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780197524176.003.0015
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, specialist
Specialty: 
Clinical Medicine, Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, Surgery, Neurosurgery
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780197524176
The radial access route has significantly lower complications compared to the femoral access route. Often users have become used to the femoral approach and its attendant complications but ... More
Accessing Reproductive Technology in FranceStrengths and Limits of a Model that Privileges “Just Reproduction” above Respect for Autonomy

Accessing Reproductive Technology in France: Strengths and Limits of a Model that Privileges “Just Reproduction” above Respect for Autonomy  

Laurence Brunet and Véronique Fournier

in Reproductive Ethics in Clinical Practice: Preventing, Initiating, and Managing Pregnancy and Delivery--Essays Inspired by the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics Lecture Series

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Jul 2021
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Other
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Jul 2021
eISBN: 
9780190873035
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780190873028.003.0013
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Doctor, Undergraduate Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, specialist, Nurse, Qualified Nurse, Allied Health Professional, Qualified AHP
Specialty: 
Reproductive Medicine, Medical Ethics
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190873028
This chapter compares French and American approaches to assisted reproductive technologies (ART). These countries are a fascinating (and unexplored) mirror: the United States focuses on the ... More
Acknowledging End of Life

Acknowledging End of Life  

Juliet Jacobsen, Vicki Jackson, Joseph Greer, and Jennifer Temel

in What's in the Syringe?: Principles of Early Integrated Palliative Care

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2021
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Aug 2021
eISBN: 
9780197525203
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780197525173.003.0005
Career: 
Doctor, Undergraduate Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, specialist, Nurse, Qualified Nurse, Allied Health Professional, Qualified AHP
Specialty: 
Clinical Medicine, Palliative Medicine
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780197525173
This chapter, “Acknowledging End of Life,” describes the fifth challenge of serious illness. It discusses how to have conversations about end of life with very sick patients. For some ... More
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)  

Quarraisha Abdool Karim, Urisha Singh, Cheryl Baxter, and Salim S. Abdool Karim

in Oxford Textbook of Global Public Health (7 edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2021
Series: 
Oxford Textbooks, Oxford Textbooks in Public Health
Published Online: 
Nov 2021
eISBN: 
9780191858383
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198816805.003.0071
Career: 
Doctor, Undergraduate Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, specialist, Nurse, Qualified Nurse
Specialty: 
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198816805
This chapter traces the history of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from its origins, remarkable scientific advances, and unprecedented global responses through to the current state of ... More
Acquired Muscle Disorders

Acquired Muscle Disorders  

Teerin Liewluck and Margherita Milone

in Mayo Clinic Neurology Board Review (2 edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2021
Series: 
Mayo Clinic Scientific Press
Published Online: 
Nov 2021
eISBN: 
9780197512197
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780197512166.003.0089
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Doctor, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, specialist
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780197512166
Muscle diseases consist of various disorders that primarily affect skeletal muscle, but they can also affect cardiac or smooth muscle. The disorders may be inherited or acquired. The ... More
An action-oriented perspective on space and affordances

An action-oriented perspective on space and affordances  

Michael A. Arbib

in When Brains Meet Buildings

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Aug 2021
Series: 
Other
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Aug 2021
eISBN: 
9780190060985
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780190060954.003.0002
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Doctor, Undergraduate Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, specialist
Specialty: 
Clinical Neuroscience
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190060954
Architects design spaces that offer perceptual cues, affordances, for our various effectivities. Lina Bo Bardi’s São Paulo Museum demonstrates how praxic and contemplative actions are ... More
Acute cancer pain syndromes

Acute cancer pain syndromes  

Nathan I. Cherny

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine (6 edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2021
Series: 
Oxford Textbooks
Published Online: 
Aug 2021
eISBN: 
9780191860775
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198821328.003.0036
Career: 
Doctor, Undergraduate Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, specialist, Nurse, Qualified Nurse, Allied Health Professional, Qualified AHP
Specialty: 
Clinical Medicine, Palliative Medicine
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198821328
Cancer-related acute pain syndromes are most commonly due to diagnostic or therapeutic interventions and generally pose little diagnostic difficulty. Although some tumour-related pains have ... More
Acute Hyperthermia Syndromes

Acute Hyperthermia Syndromes  

Maximiliano A. Hawkes and Eelco F. M. Wijdicks

in Mayo Clinic Neurology Board Review (2 edn)

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Nov 2021
Series: 
Mayo Clinic Scientific Press
Published Online: 
Nov 2021
eISBN: 
9780197512197
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780197512166.003.0063
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Doctor, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, specialist
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780197512166
A high core body temperature is a medical emergency. Neuronal mitochondria and plasma membranes are thought to undergo protein changes at temperatures higher than 40°C, which lead to brain ... More
Acute Ischemic Stroke Evaluation and Treatment

Acute Ischemic Stroke Evaluation and Treatment  

Eugene L. Scharf

in Mayo Clinic Neurology Board Review (2 edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2021
Series: 
Mayo Clinic Scientific Press
Published Online: 
Nov 2021
eISBN: 
9780197512197
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780197512166.003.0050
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Doctor, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, specialist
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780197512166
Acute ischemic stroke is a neurologic emergency where an estimated 2 million neurons a minute are lost secondary to ischemia. Treatments of acute stroke are directed at early ... More
Acute kidney injury (AKI)

Acute kidney injury (AKI)  

Jonathan Barratt, Peter Topham, Sue Carr, Mustafa Arici, and Adrian Liew (eds)

in Oxford Desk Reference Nephrology (2 edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2021
Published Online: 
Jun 2021
eISBN: 
9780191822971
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198777182.003.0012
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, specialist
Specialty: 
Clinical Medicine, Nephrology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198777182
Acute kidney injury (AKI) can generally be considered as sudden reduction in kidney function occurring over hours to days, and is commonly but not always associated with a reduction in ... More
Acute pain

Acute pain  

Adrian Dashfield and David Kibblewhite

in Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia (5 edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2022
Series: 
Oxford Medical Handbooks
Published Online: 
Nov 2021
eISBN: 
9780191887727
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198853053.003.0041
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Qualified, late specialism training
Specialty: 
Anaesthetics
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198853053
This chapter discusses the management of acute pain. It begins with an introduction which describes the benefits of acute pain management and the measurement of pain. Analgesic drugs are ... More
Acute Spinal Cord Compression, Spinal Cord Trauma, and Peripheral Neural Injury

Acute Spinal Cord Compression, Spinal Cord Trauma, and Peripheral Neural Injury  

Christopher R. Marcellino and Eelco F. M. Wijdicks

in Mayo Clinic Neurology Board Review (2 edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2021
Series: 
Mayo Clinic Scientific Press
Published Online: 
Nov 2021
eISBN: 
9780197512197
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780197512166.003.0061
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, specialist
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780197512166
Acute spinal cord compression with myelopathy is a neurologic emergency. Recognition of spinal cord compression, timely imaging, and treatment are important to restore and preserve ... More
Adapting to the Diagnosis

Adapting to the Diagnosis  

Juliet Jacobsen, Vicki Jackson, Joseph Greer, and Jennifer Temel

in What's in the Syringe?: Principles of Early Integrated Palliative Care

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2021
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Aug 2021
eISBN: 
9780197525203
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780197525173.003.0001
Career: 
Doctor, Undergraduate Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, specialist, Nurse, Qualified Nurse, Allied Health Professional, Qualified AHP
Specialty: 
Clinical Medicine, Palliative Medicine
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780197525173
This chapter describes the first challenge of serious illness, adapting to the diagnosis. It explores the beginnings of prognostic awareness (the patient’s understanding of his or her most ... More

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