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Acute medicine and the older patient

Acute medicine and the older patient  

Punit S. Ramrakha, Kevin P. Moore, and Amir H. Sam

in Oxford Handbook of Acute Medicine (4 edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2019
Series: 
Oxford Medical Handbooks
Published Online: 
Jan 2019
eISBN: 
9780191838798
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198797425.003.0017
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training
Specialty: 
Clinical Medicine, Acute Medicine, Emergency Medicine
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198797425
This chapter discusses the older patient on the acute unit, including how to assess the older patient, assessing frailty, the comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA), falls and collapse, ... More
Advanced airway management

Advanced airway management  

Richard Craig

in Paediatric Anaesthesia (2 edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2019
Series: 
Oxford Specialist Handbooks
Published Online: 
Aug 2019
eISBN: 
9780191816925
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198755791.003.0009
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Qualified, late specialism training
Specialty: 
Paediatrics, Anaesthetics
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198755791
Management of the difficult paediatric airway is described in this chapter. Airway assessment and a structured approach to planning for the anticipated difficult airway are the essence of ... More
Advanced vascular access

Advanced vascular access  

Richard Craig

in Paediatric Anaesthesia (2 edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2019
Series: 
Oxford Specialist Handbooks
Published Online: 
Aug 2019
eISBN: 
9780191816925
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198755791.003.0010
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Qualified, late specialism training
Specialty: 
Paediatrics, Anaesthetics
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198755791
In this chapter, the use of ultrasound to facilitate cannulation of a vessel is described in detail, including commentaries on equipment, preparation, scanning, and needling technique. ... More
Allergic disease

Allergic disease  

Gavin Spickett

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (4 edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2019
Series: 
Oxford Medical Handbooks
Published Online: 
Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191831317
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198789529.003.0003
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Undergraduate Doctor
Specialty: 
Pathology, Immunology, Clinical Medicine, Allergy
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198789529
Allergic diseases are common: it has been estimated that 15% of the population will suffer from some sort of allergic reaction during their lifetime. There has been an increase in atopic ... More
Allergy tests

Allergy tests  

Gavin Spickett

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (4 edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2019
Series: 
Oxford Medical Handbooks
Published Online: 
Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191831317
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198789529.003.0019
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Undergraduate Doctor
Specialty: 
Pathology, Immunology, Clinical Medicine, Allergy
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198789529
This chapter describes allergy tests, including their principles for testing, indications, and methods of interpreting the assays and tests. Limitations are also covered, along with key ... More
Amputee rehabilitation

Amputee rehabilitation  

Manoj Sivan, Margaret Phillips, Ian Baguley, and Melissa Nott

in Oxford Handbook of Medical Rehabilitation (3 edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2019
Series: 
Oxford Medical Handbooks
Published Online: 
Aug 2019
eISBN: 
9780191827389
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198785477.003.0041
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, specialist
Specialty: 
Allied Health Professions
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198785477
Amputee rehabilitation involves the multidisciplinary assessment of all amputees and the resultant advice and therapy delivered. It is essential that treatment is delivered in a ... More
Anaesthetic equipment

Anaesthetic equipment  

Richard Craig

in Paediatric Anaesthesia (2 edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2019
Series: 
Oxford Specialist Handbooks
Published Online: 
Aug 2019
eISBN: 
9780191816925
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198755791.003.0005
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Qualified, late specialism training
Specialty: 
Paediatrics, Anaesthetics
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198755791
This chapter presents anaesthetic equipment used in paediatric anaesthesia. Airway equipment is described in detail with specific examples. This includes a description of the variety of ... More
Analyze Data and Prepare a Final Report (Step 8)

Analyze Data and Prepare a Final Report (Step 8)  

Edmund M. Ricci, Ernesto A. Pretto, and Knut Ole Sundnes

in Disaster Evaluation Research: A field guide

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2019
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Oct 2019
eISBN: 
9780191838552
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198796862.003.0012
Career: 
Doctor
Specialty: 
Emergency Medicine
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198796862
In this chapter we present an overall approach to data analysis and the preparation of a final report. We suggest that the final report should initially be organized to address each major ... More
Assessment, Treatment, and Management of Paraphilic Disorders

Assessment, Treatment, and Management of Paraphilic Disorders  

J. Paul Fedoroff

in The Paraphilias: Changing Suits in the Evolution of Sexual Interest Paradigms

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2019
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Oct 2019
eISBN: 
9780190466350
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780190466329.003.0002
Career: 
Doctor
Specialty: 
Psychiatry, Forensic Medicine, Forensic Psychiatry
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190466329
Abstract: Many books, chapters, and articles concerning the assessment and treatment of the paraphilias have been published. Most are limited due to a lack of clarity about what is being ... More
Autoantibodies

Autoantibodies  

Gavin Spickett

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (4 edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2019
Series: 
Oxford Medical Handbooks
Published Online: 
Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191831317
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198789529.003.0018
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Undergraduate Doctor
Specialty: 
Pathology, Immunology, Clinical Medicine, Allergy
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198789529
There are many hundreds of reported autoantibodies, not all of clinical value. The repertoire of the typical regional immunology laboratory will cover most of the ones described within this ... More
Autoimmune eye disease

Autoimmune eye disease  

Gavin Spickett

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (4 edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2019
Series: 
Oxford Medical Handbooks
Published Online: 
Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191831317
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198789529.003.0011
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Undergraduate Doctor
Specialty: 
Pathology, Immunology, Clinical Medicine, Allergy
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198789529
The eye has a number of interesting immunological properties that alter the propensity for immune-mediated disease, including the curious feature that antigen injected into the anterior ... More
Autoimmune haematological disorders

Autoimmune haematological disorders  

Gavin Spickett

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (4 edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2019
Series: 
Oxford Medical Handbooks
Published Online: 
Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191831317
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198789529.003.0009
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Undergraduate Doctor
Specialty: 
Pathology, Immunology, Clinical Medicine, Allergy
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198789529
This chapter covers the presentation, immunogenetics, immunopathology, diagnosis, treatment, and testing for a range of haematological disorders. Immune thrombocytopaenia, haemolytic ... More
Autoimmune skin disorders

Autoimmune skin disorders  

Gavin Spickett

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (4 edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2019
Series: 
Oxford Medical Handbooks
Published Online: 
Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191831317
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198789529.003.0010
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Undergraduate Doctor
Specialty: 
Pathology, Immunology, Clinical Medicine, Allergy
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198789529
This chapter covers the presentation, immunogenetics, immunopathology, diagnosis, treatment, and testing for a range of skin disorders. The skin is a very easy organ in which to investigate ... More
Autoimmunity affecting the nervous system

Autoimmunity affecting the nervous system  

Gavin Spickett

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (4 edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2019
Series: 
Oxford Medical Handbooks
Published Online: 
Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191831317
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198789529.003.0005
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Undergraduate Doctor
Specialty: 
Pathology, Immunology, Clinical Medicine, Allergy
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198789529
This chapter covers a range of autoimmune conditions affecting the nervous system. It describes the presentation, immunogenetics, immunopathology, related autoantibodies, treatment, and ... More
Autoimmunity and the endocrine system

Autoimmunity and the endocrine system  

Gavin Spickett

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (4 edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2019
Series: 
Oxford Medical Handbooks
Published Online: 
Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191831317
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198789529.003.0004
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Undergraduate Doctor
Specialty: 
Pathology, Immunology, Clinical Medicine, Allergy
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198789529
This chapter covers autoimmune thyroid diseases, the classifications of diabetes mellitus, the immunological complications of insulin therapy, and various autoimmune polyglandular ... More
Autoimmunity associated with cardiac, respiratory, and renal disease

Autoimmunity associated with cardiac, respiratory, and renal disease  

Gavin Spickett

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (4 edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2019
Series: 
Oxford Medical Handbooks
Published Online: 
Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191831317
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198789529.003.0006
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Undergraduate Doctor
Specialty: 
Pathology, Immunology, Clinical Medicine, Allergy
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198789529
This chapter covers autoimmunity associated with various cardiac, respiratory, and renal diseases. It features the clinical presentation, immunology, and testing for diagnosis and ... More
Autoimmunity in gastrointestinal disease

Autoimmunity in gastrointestinal disease  

Gavin Spickett

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (4 edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2019
Series: 
Oxford Medical Handbooks
Published Online: 
Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191831317
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198789529.003.0007
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Undergraduate Doctor
Specialty: 
Pathology, Immunology, Clinical Medicine, Allergy
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198789529
This chapter covers issues of autoimmunity in gastrointestinal disease. It features the clinical presentation, immunology, and testing for diagnosis and management. It features autoimmune ... More
Autoimmunity in liver disease

Autoimmunity in liver disease  

Gavin Spickett

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (4 edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2019
Series: 
Oxford Medical Handbooks
Published Online: 
Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191831317
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198789529.003.0008
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Undergraduate Doctor
Specialty: 
Pathology, Immunology, Clinical Medicine, Allergy
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198789529
This chapter covers the presentation, immunogenetics, immunopathology, diagnosis, treatment, and testing for a range of liver diseases. Primary biliary cirrhosis, autoimmune hepatitis, and ... More
A Brief History of Disaster Evaluation Studies

A Brief History of Disaster Evaluation Studies  

Edmund M. Ricci, Ernesto A. Pretto, and Knut Ole Sundnes

in Disaster Evaluation Research: A field guide

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2019
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Oct 2019
eISBN: 
9780191838552
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198796862.003.0001
Career: 
Doctor
Specialty: 
Emergency Medicine
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198796862
The scientific study of disasters has a long history, albeit limited in scope and structure. The first studies tended to focus on the societal and human impact of these horrific events and ... More
Burns rehabilitation

Burns rehabilitation  

Manoj Sivan, Margaret Phillips, Ian Baguley, and Melissa Nott

in Oxford Handbook of Medical Rehabilitation (3 edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2019
Series: 
Oxford Medical Handbooks
Published Online: 
Aug 2019
eISBN: 
9780191827389
DOI: 
10.1093/med/9780198785477.003.0040
Career: 
Doctor, Qualified, early specialism training, Qualified, late specialism training, Qualified, specialist
Specialty: 
Allied Health Professions
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198785477
A burn injury is an unexpected and dramatic event in a person’s life, with a strong likelihood of persistent physical and psychological impacts. Overall, the incidence of burns is ... More

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