The Resource Polio : an American story, David M. Oshinsky

Polio : an American story, David M. Oshinsky

Label
Polio : an American story
Title
Polio
Title remainder
an American story
Statement of responsibility
David M. Oshinsky
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A history of the 1950s polio epidemic that caused panic in the United States examines the competition between Salk and Sabin to find the first vaccine and its implications for such issues as government testing of new drugs and manufacturers' liability
Cataloging source
NLM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Oshinsky, David M.
Dewey number
614.5/49/0973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
RC181.U5
LC item number
O83 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2005 F-377
  • WC 555
NLM item number
O82p 2005
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poliomyelitis
  • Poliomyelitis vaccine
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Polio : an American story, David M. Oshinsky
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-332) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The first epidemics -- Warm springs -- "Cripples' money" -- "And they shall walk" -- Poster children, marching mothers -- The apprenticeship of Jonas Salk -- Pathway to a vaccine -- The starting line -- Seeing beyond the microscope -- "Plague season" -- The rivals -- "The biggest public health experiment ever" -- The cutter fiasco -- Mission to Moscow -- Sabin Sundays -- Celebrities and survivors
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 342 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780195152944
Lccn
2004025249
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocm60791320
  • (OCoLC)60791320
Label
Polio : an American story, David M. Oshinsky
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-332) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The first epidemics -- Warm springs -- "Cripples' money" -- "And they shall walk" -- Poster children, marching mothers -- The apprenticeship of Jonas Salk -- Pathway to a vaccine -- The starting line -- Seeing beyond the microscope -- "Plague season" -- The rivals -- "The biggest public health experiment ever" -- The cutter fiasco -- Mission to Moscow -- Sabin Sundays -- Celebrities and survivors
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 342 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780195152944
Lccn
2004025249
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocm60791320
  • (OCoLC)60791320

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