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The first miracle drugs : how the sulfa drugs transformed medicine / John E. Lesch.

Author/Creator:
Lesch, John E., 1945-
Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 364 p. : ill., ports. ; cm.
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Subjects:
Sulfonamides -- Therapeutic use -- History.
Antibacterial agents -- History.
Medical subjects:
Sulfonamides -- history.
Bacterial Infections -- drug therapy.
History, 20th Century.
Sulfonamides -- therapeutic use.
Contents:
Beginnings
A system of invention
Prontosil
Into the maelstrom
Accommodation and survival
Pathways of recognition
M & B 693
Acclaim and expansion
At war
Trial by fire
A mechanism revealed
The sulfa drugs and twentieth-century medicine.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Edward Potts Cheyney Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Edward Potts Cheyney Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
9780195187755 (cloth : alk. paper)
019518775X (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
84149600