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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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Community-Acquired Pneumonia

Sonia L. Betancourt.

in Chest Imaging

July 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radiology; Clinical Radiology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 1735 words.

Pneumonia refers to acute inflammation of the lower respiratory tract and lung parenchyma. Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) refers to pneumonia acquired outside of hospitals or long-term...

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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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Quality assurance manual of endoscopic screening for gastric cancer in Japanese communities

Chisato Hamashima and Akira Fukao.

in Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology

November 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Medical Oncology; Radiation Oncology; Surgical Oncology. 7043 words.

The Japanese government introduced endoscopic screening for gastric cancer in 2015 as a public policy based on the Japanese guidelines on gastric cancer screening. To provide appropriate...

Community supports for people affected by cancer

Michael Jefford.

in Cancer Control

January 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Radiation Oncology. 8750 words.

Chapter 11 considers the supportive care needs of people affected by cancer – not just those who are told that they have a cancer diagnosis, but also their family members and friends, who...

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Strengthening the global community for cancer control

Simon Sutcliffe and Mark Elwood.

in Cancer Control

January 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Radiation Oncology. 5081 words.

Chapter 23 defends the principles of population-based cancer control for all, but recognize that opportunities, priorities, and the real-life context will determine which policies and...

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Prevalence and incidence of adults consulting for shoulder conditions in UK primary care; patterns of diagnosis and referral

L. Linsell, J. Dawson, K. Zondervan, P. Rose, T. Randall, R. Fitzpatrick and A. Carr.

in Rheumatology

February 2006; p ublished online November 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Radiology. 4307 words.

Objectives. To estimate the national prevalence and incidence of adults consulting for a shoulder condition and to investigate patterns of diagnosis, treatment, consultation...

Wilhelm Röntgen and the discovery

Adrian M.K. Thomas and Arpan K. Banerjee.

in The History of Radiology

May 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Medicine; Radiology. 2398 words.

Chapter 1 discusses the scientific background of the discovery of x-rays, the people involved, the reception of the discovery by the scientific community and the public, and winning of the...

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Building and Incorporating Simulation into a Radiology Residency Program Curriculum

Leonard R. Bok and John T. Paige.

in Simulation in Radiology

July 2012; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Radiology. 6469 words.

Chapter 7 discusses the importance of recognizing the metrics that define the quality of any assessment tool, which include feasibility, validity (i.e., face, content, construct, predictive...

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Molecular profiling in cancer research and personalized medicine

Pieter-Jan van Dam and Steven Van Laere.

in Oxford Textbook of Cancer Biology

May 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radiation Oncology. 13059 words.

Recent efforts by worldwide consortia such as The Cancer Genome Atlas and the International Cancer Genome Consortium have greatly accelerated our knowledge of human cancer biology....

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Transcatheter aortic valve replacement

John G. Webb and Fabian Nietlispach.

in Oxford Textbook of Interventional Cardiology

June 2010; p ublished online July 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radiology; Cardiovascular Medicine. 8126 words.

Aortic stenosis (AS) is the most common valvular heart disease for which patients undergo valve replacement. Although the condition may develop in mid-life in association with a...

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Pediatric Psycho-Oncology

Edited by Lori S. Wiener, Maryland Pao, Anne E. Kazak, Mary Jo Kupst and Andrea Farkas Patenaude.

December 2014; p ublished online March 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Paediatrics; Radiation Oncology. 432 pages.

Pediatric Psycho-Oncology is a comprehensive handbook that provides best practice models for the management of psychological, cognitive, and social outcomes of adolescents living with...

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Edited by Jimmie C. Holland, William S. Breitbart, Paul B. Jacobsen, Matthew J. Loscalzo, Ruth McCorkle and Phyllis N. Butow.

February 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Psychiatry; Radiation Oncology. 808 pages.

Originally published by Oxford in 1998, Psycho-Oncology was the first comprehensive text in the field and remains the gold standard today. Edited by a team of leading experts in...

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Academic Medicine

Samuel Hellman.

in Learning While Caring

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Radiation Oncology; Clinical Medicine. 12199 words.

The proper education of a doctor must not be restricted to the sciences but rather must include study of the humanities and the social sciences. This is best achieved by having an...

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Rehabilitation of the cancer patient

Gail Eva.

in Oxford Handbook of Cancer Nursing

June 2019; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Nursing Studies; Radiation Oncology. 1105 words.

Disability is a major, but often under-recognized, problem for people with cancer. Rehabilitation engages patients and their families in an active process of achieving meaningful goals, so...

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Echocardiography to assess viability

Roxy Senior, Nuno Cortez Dias, Benoy N. Shah and Fausto J Pinto.

in The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Imaging

March 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Radiology. 10957 words.

The reduction in mortality from acute myocardial infarction in developed nations has resulted in a larger number of survivors with consequent left ventricular dysfunction. Management of...

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Oral and enteral nutrition

Jeremy Woodward.

in Nutrition and the Cancer Patient

June 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Radiation Oncology. 9665 words.

Chapter 21 outlines the options available for oral and enteral artificial nutrition support in malignant disease, the practicalities of providing such support in hospital and the community...

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Cancer Control

Edited by J. Mark Elwood and Simon B. Sutcliffe.

January 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Radiation Oncology. 496 pages.

Cancer Control addresses the development of integrated population-based approaches to reduce the incidence and mortality from cancer and to minimize its impact on affected individuals and...

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Internal Medicine Issues in Palliative Cancer Care

Edited by David Hui and Eduardo Bruera.

April 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology. 256 pages.

Patients with advanced cancer may develop a number of clinical complications related to tumor progression or a variety of aggressive treatments. The majority of these patients are elderly,...

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Achieving behavioural changes in individuals and populations

David Hill and Helen Dixon.

in Cancer Control

January 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Radiation Oncology. 9862 words.

Chapter 3 considers how behavioural theory and research can be translated into successful cancer prevention programmes. Such programmes may be applied at the individual, group, community or...

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Introduction to NIRS International Open Laboratory (IOL)

Ryuichi Okayasu.

in Journal of Radiation Research

March 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Radiology; Nuclear Chemistry, Photochemistry, and Radiation. 32 words.

Objectives of IOL: We have two primary objectives: (i) To conduct world premier research in radiation sciences by collaborating with distinguished scientists from leading...

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