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.

Details

Related name
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
RCP
C - S