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Polio wars : Sister Elizabeth Kenny and the golden age of American medicine / Naomi Rogers.

Author/Creator:
Rogers, Naomi, 1958-
Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, c2014.
Format/Description:
Book
xxiii, 456 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Kenny, Elizabeth, 1886-1952.
Nurses -- Australia -- Biography.
Poliomyelitis -- United States -- History.
Nurses -- United States -- Biography.
Poliomyelitis -- Australia -- History.
Medical subjects:
Nurses -- Australia -- Biography.
Poliomyelitis -- history -- Australia.
Contents:
Pt. 1. A bush nurse in America ; The battle begins ; Changing clinical care
pt. 2. Polio and disability politics ; The polio wars ; Celluloid
pt. 3. Kenny goes to Washington ; Fading glory ; I knew Sister Kenny.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780195380590 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0195380592 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780199701469 (updf ebook)
0199701466 (updf ebook)
9780199334131 (epub ebook)
0199334137 (epub ebook)
OCLC:
830807412
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