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‘A living death’: a qualitative assessment of quality of life among women with trichiasis in rural Niger

Stephanie L. Palmer, Kate Winskell, Amy E. Patterson, Kadri Boubacar, Fatahou Ibrahim, Ibrahim Namata, Tahirou Oungoila, Mohamed Salissou Kané, Adamou Sabo Hassan, Aryc W. Mosher, Donald R. Hopkins and Paul M. Emerson.

in International Health

December 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Community Medical Services. 5234 words.

Background

Prior to blindness, trachoma is thought to profoundly affect women's abilities to lead normal lives, but supporting evidence is lacking. To better...

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Addressing gender inequity in HIV care in rural Lesotho: the ‘Male Initiative’

Nicholas Lesia, Ann C. Miller, Jonas Rigodon, J. Keith Joseph and Jennifer Furin.

in International Health

March 2013; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Community Medical Services. 4220 words.

Background

Lesotho is a nation in Southern Africa with an HIV prevalence of 25%. Males are less likely to access HIV services and there is a need for...

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Addressing Suffering in Palliative Care: Two Psychotherapeutic Models

Lissa Parsonnet and Carrie Lethborg.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work

April 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Communication Skills; Community Medical Services. 7010 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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Addressing the global health burden of sickle cell disease

Peter J. Carey.

in International Health

December 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Community Medical Services. 1351 words.

A review of the clinical manifestations of sickle cell disease (SCD), available therapeutic interventions and a necessarily limited assessment of progress with their implementation in...

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Adherence to cancer prevention guidelines in South Africa is associated with health care access

Michelle Okwali, Heather Greenlee, Themba Ginindza, Pauline Jolly and Tomi F. Akinyemiju.

in International Health

May 2016; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Community Medical Services. 6028 words.

Background

Cancer prevention guidelines have been developed to improve knowledge and adherence to modifiable cancer risk factors. The implementation of these...

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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. 9312 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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