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Adjustment disorders in child and adolescent psychiatry

Aisling Mulligan.

in Adjustment Disorders

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Community Medical Services. 5807 words.

The clinical description of adjustment disorder (AD) in children and young people is the same as in adults. However, the stressors or triggers to AD in childhood and adolescence may differ...

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Adjustment disorders in legal settings

Keith Rix.

in Adjustment Disorders

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Community Medical Services. 6421 words.

Sitting uncomfortably at the end or, as some might assert, off the end of the spectrum of mental disorder and in that grey area between normality and abnormality, adjustment disorders are...

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Adoption, fostering, and looked-after children

Srinivas Gada.

in Community Paediatrics

September 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Community Medical Services. 6218 words.

Adoption, fostering, and looked-after children statistics in UK - Adoption and fostering legislation - The adoption process in the UK - Siblings in adoption and public care - Assessment of...

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Adult health promotion

Vari Drennan and Claire Goodman.

in Oxford Handbook of Primary Care and Community Nursing

February 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nursing Studies; Community Medical Services. 28557 words.

As the population and its health needs change, so also does the role and contribution of nursing. In the last hundred years, life expectancy in developed countries has increased by 30...

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Adult vector control, mosquito ecology and malaria transmission

Oliver J. Brady, H. Charles J. Godfray, Andrew J. Tatem, Peter W. Gething, Justin M. Cohen, F. Ellis McKenzie, T. Alex Perkins, Robert C. Reiner, Lucy S. Tusting, Thomas W. Scott, Steven W. Lindsay, Simon I. Hay and David L. Smith.

in International Health

March 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Community Medical Services. 5737 words.

Background

Standard advice regarding vector control is to prefer interventions that reduce the lifespan of adult mosquitoes. The basis for this advice is a...

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Adults with extra needs

Vari Drennan and Claire Goodman.

in Oxford Handbook of Primary Care and Community Nursing

February 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nursing Studies; Community Medical Services. 16656 words.

People who live in poverty, who are abused, suffer from mental health issues, or who are on the margins of mainstream society, invariably live with multiple health problems and may die...

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Advance Directives from a Social Work Perspective: Influence of Culture and Family Dynamics

Karen Bullock.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work

April 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Communication Skills; Community Medical Services. 9368 words.

This textbook on palliative social work is a companion volume to the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine and the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing. To that end, this...

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Advancing digital methods in the fight against communicable diseases

Guillaume Chabot-Couture, Vincent Y. Seaman, Jay Wenger, Bruno Moonen and Alan Magill.

in International Health

March 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Community Medical Services. 1709 words.

Important advances are being made in the fight against communicable diseases by using new digital tools. While they can be a challenge to deploy at-scale, GPS-enabled smartphones,...

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Africa in transition: the case of malaria

Kevin Marsh.

in International Health

May 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Community Medical Services. 1166 words.

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After 70 years of fighting an age-old scourge, onchocerciasis in Uganda, the end is in sight

Moses N Katabarwa, Thomson Lakwo, Peace Habomugisha, Thomas R Unnasch, Rolf Garms, Lauri Hudson-Davis, Edson Byamukama, Annet Khainza, Johnson Ngorok, Edridah Tukahebwa and Frank O Richards.

in International Health

March 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Community Medical Services. 5494 words.

Abstract

Onchocerciasis causes severe itching, serious skin disease and ocular damage leading to visual impairment or permanent blindness. It is associated...

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