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The PKU paradox : a short history of a genetic disease / Diane B. Paul and Jeffrey P. Brosco.

Author:
Paul, Diane B., 1946- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013.
Description:
xxiv, 289 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Series:
Johns Hopkins biographies of disease. [More in this series]
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
The discovery of PKU as a metabolic disorder -- PKU as a form of cognitive impairment -- Testing and treating newborns, 1950-1962 -- The campaign for mandated testing -- Sources of skepticism -- More paradigms for PKU -- Living with PKU -- The perplexing problem of maternal PKU -- Who should procreate? Perspectives on reproductive choice and responsibility in postwar America -- Newborn screening expands.
ISBN:
  • 9781421411316 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 1421411318 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 9781421411323 (electronic)
  • 1421411326 (electronic)
LCCN:
2013010207
OCLC:
830206347
Related name:
RCP:
C - S