2 edition of Poliomyelitis found in the catalog.
J. I. P. James
Includes bibliographies and index.
|LC Classifications||RD680 .J36 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 183 p. :|
|Number of Pages||183|
|LC Control Number||87212349|
Poliomyelitis, more commonly known as just polio, (and in the older literature, Heine-Medin disease) is a once common but now rare disease resulting from infection by the stichtingdoel.com infected individuals develop no or non-serious symptoms as a result of the infection, but ~1% will develop life-altering disability (paralysis) due to the destruction of motor neurons. Polio, short for poliomyelitis, is an infectious disease that is caused and transmitted by a virus called the poliovirus. One of the severe symptoms of polio is paralysis and the disease is therefore also known as “infantile paralysis”.
Feb 15, · Polio (poliomyelitis) is a serious illness caused by a virus called poliovirus. Polio mainly affects children under 5 years of age. Polio is very infectious. The infection usually spreads from person to person through contact with the stools (faeces) of an infected stichtingdoel.com: Dr Colin Tidy. OCLC Number: Description: pages illustrations. Contents: EPIDEMIOLOGY --Epidemiology of poliomyelitis / John R. Paul --Poliomyelitis in the under-developed areas of the world / James Gear --Incidence of poliomyelitis since / Matthieu-Jean Freyche & Johannes Nielsen --CLINICAL ASPECTS --Symptomatology and diagnosis of poliomyelitis / Robert Debré & Stéphane .
In children and rarely in adults, classic paralytic polio is a biphasic course with an initial minor illness (corresponding to abortive poliomyelitis), then a few days of presumed recovery, followed by an abrupt onset of a major illness characterized by symptoms of meningitis, fever, headache, neck stiffness, and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF. Jan 12, · Life with Polio: Adil’s Story. Giving hope for better lives to people with polio. uniform, books, shoes, and even a small amount for pocket money is being given to the principal of the respective school instead of being given to the parents,” Dr. Mallick said.
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The incidence of poliomyelitis in the United States declined rapidly after the licensure of inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) in and live oral polio vaccine (OPV) in the s. The last cases of indigenously acquired polio in the United States occurred in and in the Americas in poliomyelitis (pō´lēōmī´əlī´tĬs), Poliomyelitis book, or infantile paralysis, acute viral infection, mainly of children but also affecting older stichtingdoel.com 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 another type Poliomyelitis book still possible.
Aug 31, · "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 solution to this menace [This book] serves as a blueprint for confronting future public health challenges and a reminder of the success that can be achieved when all efforts are mobilized to work toward a solution from a /5.
Poliomyelitis. Global eradication within this decade Minimal heterotypic immunity between serotypes The words polio (grey) and myelon (marrow, indicating the spinal cord) are derived from the Greek. It is the effect of poliomyelitis virus on the spinal cord that leads to.
EDUCATION Post-Polio Health newsletter Health Care Considerations Handbook on the Late Effects Late Effects of Polio Post-Polio Syndrome Handbook on the Late Effects of Poliomyelitis for Physicians and Survivors; Late Effects of Polio PHI's page book, in dictionary format, that contains 90 entries.
Poliomyelitis or polio is an acute illness caused by gastrointestinal infection with 1 of the 3 types of poliovirus. The infection rate in households with susceptible young children can reach %. Who. Inactivated poliovirus (IPV) vaccine or IPV-containing vaccine is.
Polio, short for poliomyelitis, or infantile paralysis, 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 stichtingdoel.com: Poliovirus spread by fecal-oral route.
Jan 18, · Polio: the green book, chapter 26 Poliomyelitis is an acute illness that follows invasion through the gastro intestinal tract by one of the three serotypes of polio.
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Polio and us. pg book featuring personal stories of 29 polio survivors in Ireland. A legacy initiative of Post Polio Support Group, the book's well-chosen photographs add to the experience.
Will soon be downloadable free of charge from stichtingdoel.com Harrington, Candy B. reen Book Chapter 26 v20 Poliomyelitis anuary 26 Poliomyelitis NOTIFIABLE The disease Poliomyelitis is an acute illness that follows invasion through the gastro intestinal tract by one of the three serotypes of polio virus (serotypes 1, 2 and 3).
Poliomyelitis is a highly infectious disease caused by a virus belonging to the Picornaviridae family. It finds a mention even in ancient Egyptian paintings and carvings.
The clinical features are varied ranging from mild cases of respiratory illness, gastroenteritis, and malaise to severe forms of stichtingdoel.com by: This book also gives assumptions about the virus' synthetic activities in vivo based on experiments conducted in other viral diseases other than the polio virus.
This text also notes that important discoveries such as those made by Gierer and Schramm or Fraenkel-Conrat provide updated poliomyelitis research. Books shelved as polio: Nemesis by Philip Roth, Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio by Peg Kehret, We Are All Welcome Here by Elizabeth Berg, Chasing Orion.
Polio (also known as poliomyelitis) is a highly contagious disease caused by a virus that attacks the nervous system. Children younger than 5 years old are more likely to contract the virus than. Creasey contracted polio in childhood, and had to re-learn to walk at age six.
He went on to become an accomplished author, publishing books under several different pseudonyms. Richmal Crompton: – A writer most famous for her Just William humorous short stories. She caught polio in and lost the use of her right leg.
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 is a disabling and occasionally fatal disease that has been known since ancient times. Its devastating effect in the United States was most dramatic in the s, when large hospital wards were filled with patients on respirators.
The disease reached its peak incidence in the United States inwith 20, cases of paralytic poliomyelitis. In developing countries today polio remains Author: Cynthia J. Howe, Richard B. Johnston.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.Poliomyelitis Poliomyelitis is an acute viral infection which ranges in severity from a nonspecific illness to paralysis with permanent disability.
Worldwide, WHO estimates that some new cases of paralytic poliomyeli-tis occurred in The cumulated number of chil-dren and adults with paralysis due to poliomyelitis is.