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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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DOCA-salt hypertension does not require the ouabain-sensitive binding site of the α2 Na,K-ATPase

John N. Lorenz, Naomi Oshiro, Elizabeth L. Loreaux and Jerry B. Lingrel.

in American Journal of Hypertension

April 2012; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Skills; Cardiovascular Medicine. 5992 words.

Background

We have shown that the ouabain-sensitive α2 Na,K-ATPase is required for adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)-induced hypertension and gestational...

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Nursing research

Betty R. Ferrell, Marcia Grant and Virginia Sun.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing

January 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills. 8114 words.

The goal of nursing research is to improve care for patients and caregivers. Palliative nursing research includes many sensitive topics such as suffering, quality of life, and life meaning....

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Gastroenterology

Edited by Kapil Sugand, Miriam Berry, Imran Yusuf, Aisha Janjua, Chris Bird, David Metcalfe, Harveer Dev and Sri Thrumurthy.

in Oxford Handbook for Medical School

April 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Preclinical Medicine; Medical Skills. 7740 words.

Gastroenterology is the medical field specializing in diseases of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract and the liver. Common chronic GI conditions include inflammatory bowel diseases (ulcerative...

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The Meaning of Hope in the Dying

Valerie T. Cotter and Anessa M. Foxwell.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing

February 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills. 10301 words.

This chapter explores the many dimensions of hope and identifies its possible influence on health and quality of life. Hope is a key factor in coping with and finding meaning in the...

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Palliative Social Work in Singapore

Peh Cheng Wan and Tzer Wee Ng.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work

April 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Communication Skills; Community Medical Services. 4269 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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Palliative Care with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Persons

Kathryn M. Smolinski and Yvette Colón.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work

April 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Communication Skills; Community Medical Services. 6759 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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Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work

Edited by Terry Altilio and Shirley Otis-Green.

April 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Communication Skills; Community Medical Services; Pain Medicine. 848 pages.

This comprehensive, evidence-informed text provides clinicians, researchers, policy-makers and academicians, with content to inform and enrich the guidelines recommended by the National...

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