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The bleeding disease : hemophilia and the unintended consequences of medical progress / Stephen Pemberton.

  • Pemberton, Stephen Gregory.
Date
2011
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011.

Physical description

xviii, 377 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-363) and index.

Contents

Introduction : hemophilia as pathology of progress -- The emergence of the hemophilia concept -- The scientist, the bleeder, and the laboratory -- Vital factors in the making of a masculine world -- Normality within limits -- The hemophiliac's passport to freedom -- Autonomy and other imperatives of the health consumer -- The mismanagement of hemophilia and AIDS -- Conclusion : the governance of clinical progress in a global age.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • Location

    History of Medicine GYV.6.AA9

    Access

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9781421401157
  • 1421401150