This intriguing study will interest historians of medicine and science, policymakers, and clinicians alike.
Intro Contents Acknowledgments Introduction: Patterns of Resistance PART I: SEROTHERAPY AND THE RISE OF THE SPECIFIC, 1891 - 1930 1 The Advent of Type-Specific Antipneumococcal Serotherapy 2 A "Specific" Specific and the Turbid Age of Applied Immunology 3 Fundamental Tensions: Clinical "Proof" and Clinical Resistance PART II: THE TRANSFORMATION OF PNEUMONIA INTO A PUBLIC HEALTH CONCERN, 1930 - 1939 4 The Massachusetts Experiment and New (York) Tensions 5 The New Standard, the New Deal, and the Pneumonia Control Programs PART III: RESOLUTION: THE ANTIMICROBIAL "REVOLUTION" AND THE DECLINE OF SEROTHERAPY, 1939 - PRESENT 6 Histology of a Revolution 7 A "Modern" Revolution: The Limits and Uses of Controlled Clinical Trials 8 The Dismantling of Pneumonia as a Public Health Concern Conclusion: Overcoming Resistance Notes Index A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Print version: Podolsky, Scott H. Pneumonia Before Antibiotics