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Polio

Author: Thomas M Daniel
Publisher: Rochester, NY u.a. : Univ. of Rochester Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats
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The story of polio in the words of its victims, doctors, and research scientists concerned with the means of eradicating it.

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Personal Narrative
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas M Daniel
ISBN: 187882290X 9781878822901 1580460666 9781580460668
OCLC Number: 260076178
Description: VIII, 202 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme
Contents: The history of poliomyelitis, Thomas M. Daniel and Frederick C. Robbins; personal memoir from the 1944 Kentucky polio epidemic, Michael W.R. Davis; one couple's journey from paralysis to post polio, Ann McLaughlin; waiting for society to catch up, Ruth E. Frischer; polio and the making of a doctor, Thomas M. Daniel; the polio experience and the twilight of the contagious disease hospital, Robert M. Eiben; reminiscences of a virologist, Frederick C. Robbins; love in the virus lab, Martha Lipson Lepow; poliomyelitis in Brazil, Joao Baptista Risi Jr; on towards victory, Ciro A. de Quadros.
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A remarkable collection of essays.... Each of these personal histories is a valuable piece of history [but] the value of these stories extends beyond the historical record. POLIO should certainly Read more...

 
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