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Pneumonia Before Antibiotics : Therapeutic Evolution and Evaluation in Twentieth-Century America.

Author/Creator:
Podolsky, Scott H.
Publication:
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006.
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1 online resource (267 pages)
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Subjects:
Pneumonia, Pneumococcal - therapy -- United States.
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Electronic books.
Summary:
This intriguing study will interest historians of medicine and science, policymakers, and clinicians alike.
Contents:
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
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Podolsky, Scott H. Pneumonia Before Antibiotics
ISBN:
9780801889288
9780801883279
OCLC:
923193320