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The PKU paradox : a short history of a genetic disease / Diane B. Paul and Jeffrey P. Brosco.

Paul, Diane B., 1946-
Date
[2013], ©2013


About this work

Publication/Creation

Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2013], ©2013.

Physical description

xxiv, 289 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.

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.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-282) and index.

Languages

  • English


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ISBN

  • 9781421411316
  • 1421411318
  • 9781421411323
  • 1421411326

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