Living with polio : the epidemic and its survivors / Daniel J. Wilson.

Author
Wilson, Daniel J., 1949- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2005.
Description
xii, 300 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-288) and index.
Contents
  • Introduction
  • "I'm afraid it's polio"
  • The crisis of acute poliomyelitis
  • Covenants of work: recovery and the rehabilitation hospital
  • Straws on the ceiling: life on the polio wards
  • Going home to a long recovery
  • Resuming life after polio
  • Living with polio
  • An old foe returns: post-polio syndrome
  • Epilogue.
ISBN
0226901033 (cloth : alk. paper)
LCCN
2004024170
OCLC
56753118
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