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Polio"s legacy

an oral history

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham [Md.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Poliomyelitis -- Patients -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-278)

      Statement[edited by] Edmund J. Sass with George Gottfried, Anthony Sorem ; foreword by Richard Owen.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsSass, Edmund J., Gottfried, George., Sorem, Anthony.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRC181.U5 P65 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 278 p. ;
      Number of Pages278
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL808490M
      ISBN 10076180143X, 0761801448
      LC Control Number95045236

      Polio legacy planning Dr Paul Rutter Polio Partners Group meeting 15 December 1 Note: Gavi requirements of $ million are not included in this slide. 2 As polio goes, so will the GPEI Timeline Interruption in Nigeria Interruption in Pakistan and Afghanistan Global certification MILLIONS of vaccinators.   eBook is an electronic version of a traditional print book THIS can be read by using a personal computer or by using an eBook reader. Polio End Game Strategy _ India Detect and Interrupt Polio Virus Strengthen system Withdraw OPV Contain & Certify Plan Polios’ legacy The plan provides a strategy to interrupt all wild poliovirus.

      Life Skills for Polios: A light-hearted handbook. From “Down Under,” Australian journalist, artist, author and polio survivor Fran Henke presents the ideal book for polio survivors wanting to know how to manage, not only post-polio symptoms, but also how gracefully to: • . Robert F. Gold BORDENTOWN CITY - Robert F. "Bob" G of Bordentown City died Sunday, Ap at Compassionate Care Hospice in Trenton. He was born in Mt. Holly and resided in Roebling in his.

      Poliomyelitis (often simply called polio) is an acute viral infection that involves the gastrointestinal tract and occasionally the central nervous system. Poliovirus is acquired by faecal-oral or oral transmission. Prior to the introduction of a vaccine in , infection was common, with epidemics during the summer and autumn of temperate eradication programme has reduced the. Book Review of Splendid Solution: Jonas Salk and the Conquest of Polio by Jeffrey Kluger Living with Polio: The Epidemic and Its Survivors by Daniel J. Wilson Polio: An American Story by David M. Oshinsky in archive of reviews and columns by Dr. Fred Bortz.


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The book begins with an introduction to the disease. Next, the stories of the thirty-five interviewees are detailed and arranged into chapters according to the survivors' common life experiences.

Finally, the editor provides a conclusion in hopes of 'making some sense of polio's legacy.'Cited by: The book begins with an introduction to the disease. Next, the stories of the thirty-five interviewees are detailed and arranged into chapters according to the survivors' common life experiences.

Finally, the editor provides a conclusion in hopes of "making some sense of polio's legacy."4/5(2). ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xviii, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Polio: its definition, history and late effects --She carried herself like a queen / Robert Gurney, Richard Owen, Ray K.

Gullickson --Of iron lungs and wheelchairs / Marilynn Rogers, David Kangas --Under the knife / Kay Brutger, Gail Bias, Barb Johnson --Scoliosis.

The book begins with an introduction to the disease. Next, the stories of the thirty-five interviewees are detailed and arranged into chapters according to the survivors' common life experiences.

Finally, the editor provides a conclusion in hopes of 'making some sense of polio's legacy.'Price: $   Polio is a crippling and potentially deadly infectious disease caused by a virus that spreads from person to person invading the brain and spinal cord and causing paralysis.

CDC is a strategic partner in Polios legacy book overall effort to eradicate polio worldwide. Read more about this on Questia. poliomyelitis (pō´lēōmī´əlī´tĬs), polio, or infantile paralysis, acute viral infection, mainly of children but also affecting older are three immunologic types of poliomyelitis virus, one of which was eradicated in ; exposure to one type produces immunity only to that type, so infection with Polios legacy book type is still possible.

The book begins with an introduction to the disease. Next, the stories of the thirty-five interviewees are detailed and arranged into chapters according to the survivors' common life experiences. Finally, the editor provides a conclusion in hopes of 'making some sense of polio's legacy.' Readers will see how polio's legacy reveals itself Author: Edmund J.

Sass, George Gottfried, Anthony Sorem. William "Bill" Arthur Polios, 79, of Ardmore OK, passed away on March 2, Bill is survived by his loving wife, Debra (Miller) Polios, and his father-in-law, William Miller, both of Wilson, OK. SincePalio’s Pizza Café has been a community staple throughout the Dallas – Fort Worth metroplex.

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The book gives readers a sense of what it was like to have polio and to recover from it. It also describes how the search for answers to polio led to the rise of one of America's premier medical charities--the March of Dimes--and how modern physical therapy practices emerged alongside the polio epidemics of the 20th century.5/5(1).

POLIO'S PAINFUL LEGACY. By Joy Horowitz. Called by a polio survivor ''the glue that has held the polios of the world together,'' the annual journal for people with physical disabilities offers.

John Hewko is the general secretary of Rotary International and The Rotary Foundation. From toHewko was vice president for operations. 50 Years After Vaccine, Polio's Legacy Endures. By Susan Levine.

Susan Levine. Editor, Talent Network proofread for magazines and wrote book. The Polio Paradox book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Although the threat of polio ended with the Salk vaccine in/5. Polio, short for poliomyelitis, is an infectious disease caused by the poliovirus.

In about percent of cases, there is muscle weakness resulting in an inability to move. This can occur over a few hours to a few days. The weakness most often involves the legs, but may less commonly involve the muscles of the head, neck and diaphragm. Many people fully : Poliovirus spread by fecal-oral route.

The book also unearths some of the fascinating forgotten stories."— its legacy shadows us still. Be prepared for an infectious read."—Lizabeth Cohen, author of A "Polio: An American Story is a comprehensive and succinct detailing of a disease that caused public panic and a national mobilization of all arenas to research and find a /5(23).

Polio infantile paralysis was until recently a greatly feared disease, but is now preventable by a vaccine, which has largely eradicated it from the Western hemisphere; a global eradication campaign is underway. This book tells of the story of polio in fascinating and personal detail, through a series of essays written by those who experienced the disease: its victims, those who cared for them.

Dimitrios Gus Polizos (Aug – Ma ) was an American politician. He was a member of the Alabama House of Representatives from the 74th District, serving from November until his death. He served on the Montgomery County commission and was a member of the Republican party.

Polizos went to Troy was the owner of a restaurant in : Dimitrios Gus Polizos, Aug. Robert GOLD passed away in Trenton, New Jersey. The obituary was featured in. This page includes the following topics and synonyms: Polio, Epidemic Acute Polio, Poliomyelitis, Human Poliovirus, Polio Encephalomyelitis, Abortive Poliomyelitis, Acute Paralytic Poliomyelitis, Bulbar Poliomyelitis, Postpoliomyelitis Syndrome, Postpoliomyelitis Muscle.

The above polio history is a revised version of Chapter 1 of my book, Polio's Legacy: An Oral History (Sass, ). This page was posted by Edmund Sass, Ed. D. and was last updated Ma You may e-mail him at [email protected] See the references for this page.

Back the Polio History Pages.Objectives of legacy workshop Discuss progress on legacy, gather input and address questions through: •Understanding the importance of mainstreaming functions and how this fits with transition activities •Providing an overview of range of resources in the polio program •Reviewing latest findings on how polio resources today are impacting other.The information about Polio shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the reviews.