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The case of the frozen addicts

Author: J W Langston; Jon Palfreman
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An account of the treatment of patients who had used tainted synthetic heroin and, as a result, were unable to speak or move. Relates how attempting to treat them led to research in the use of fetal tissue transplants in the treatment of Parkinson's Disease and other degenerative brain disorders.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Case Reports
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Langston, J.W. (James William).
Case of the frozen addicts.
New York : Pantheon Books, ©1995
(OCoLC)604875070
Online version:
Langston, J.W. (James William).
Case of the frozen addicts.
New York : Pantheon Books, ©1995
(OCoLC)609355306
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J W Langston; Jon Palfreman
ISBN: 0679424652 9780679424659
OCLC Number: 31608154
Notes: Includes index.
Description: ix, 309 pages, [4] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: J. William Langston and Jon Palfreman.
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An account of the treatment of patients who had used tainted synthetic heroin and, as a result, were unable to speak or move. Relates how attempting to treat them led to research in the use of fetal tissue transplants in the treatment of Parkinson's Disease and other degenerative brain disorders.

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