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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Control of complex pain at the end of life in hospice or community setting

Umesh K. Gidwani and Stephen Berns.

in Practical Management of Complex Cancer Pain

February 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology; Radiation Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Pain Medicine. 6074 words.

Pain is very prevalent and common in the cancer population. It has the potential not only to cause physical distress but also affect the patient’s functional status, psychological and...

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Adverse drug reactions and drug interactions

Philip Wiffen, Marc Mitchell, Melanie Snelling and Nicola Stoner.

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology. 2527 words.

Introduction to ADRs 14

Classification of ADRs 15

Adverse reactions: drug or disease? 16

Helping...

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Therapy-related issues: cardiovascular system

Philip Wiffen, Marc Mitchell, Melanie Snelling and Nicola Stoner.

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy

June 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology. 17261 words.

This chapter is aimed at junior hospital pharmacists and community pharmacists and is loosely based on the British National Formulary, Chapter 2. It covers diagnosis, symptoms, and...

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Medicines management

Philip Wiffen, Marc Mitchell, Melanie Snelling and Nicola Stoner.

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology. 12793 words.

Medicines management 256

Evaluating new drugs 258

How to write a drug protocol 260

Unlicensed use of...

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Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy

Edited by Philip Wiffen, Marc Mitchell, Melanie Snelling and Nicola Stoner.

June 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Pharmacology. 752 pages.

Fully updated and revised, the third edition of the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy presents practical guidance in a user-friendly format. Supported by prescribing points and linked...

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Neurological infections

Sathiji Nageshwaran, Heather C Wilson, Anthony Dickenson and David Ledingham.

in Drugs in Neurology

January 2017; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology; Pharmacology. 3254 words.

This chapter reviews the clinical features and management of meningitis (community-acquired bacterial meningitis and chronic meningitis), Mycobacterium tuberculosis, encephalitis and...

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Getting by

Bruce K. Alexander.

in The Globalization of Addiction

March 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Pharmacology; Addiction Medicine. 7580 words.

Chapter 11 discusses ‘getting by’, and explores the seven types of ‘getting by’: resolute conventionality, resolute unconventionality, participating in a concocted community, political...

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Control of the spread of resistance and Clostridium difficile infection

Roger Finch, Peter Davey, Mark Wilcox and William Irving.

in Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

January 2012; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology; Infectious Diseases; Medical Microbiology and Virology. 4692 words.

Chapter 11 discusses the control of the spread of resistance and Clostridium difficile infection, including availability of antibiotics, inappropriate antibiotic use, their use in animals,...

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Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

Roger Finch, Peter Davey, Mark H. Wilcox and William Irving.

January 2012; p ublished online November 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Pharmacology; Infectious Diseases; Medical Microbiology and Virology. 408 pages.

Antimicrobial agents are essential for the treatment of life-threatening infections and for managing the burden of minor infections in the community. In addition, they play a key role in...

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Practical Management of Complex Cancer Pain

Edited by Manohar Sharma, Karen Simpson, Michael Bennett and Sanjeeva Gupta.

February 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Pharmacology; Radiation Oncology; Palliative Medicine; Pain Medicine. 320 pages.

Practical Management of Complex Cancer Pain gives advice on advanced pain management techniques for cancer pains. Emphasis is placed on the suitability and selection of patients for...

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Oxford Handbook of Musculoskeletal Nursing

Edited by Susan Oliver.

P ublished online August 2010 .

Book. Subjects: Rheumatology; Pain Medicine; Medical Skills; Community Medical Services; Reproductive Medicine; Obstetrics; Pharmacology. 608 pages.

The Oxford Handbook of Musculoskeletal Nursing is a practical, informative and up-to-date quick reference guide for nurses and practitioners who require guidance on the care of patients...

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