In Pneumonia Before Antibiotics, clinician-historian Scott H. Podolsky uses pneumonia's enduring prevalence and its centrality to the medical profession's therapeutic self-identity to examine the evolution of therapeutics in twentieth-century America.... immunizationaquot; of patients)aabut as would be appreciated soon thereafter, they were administered with few parallel control cases. ... It became impossible to type each case so I made a great effort to obtain post mortem lung cultures on every case but here again the embalmers beat me out.a Under military conditions, moreover, the usual types I and II pneumococcal pneumonia were no longer found toanbsp;...
|Title||:||Pneumonia Before Antibiotics|
|Author||:||Scott H. Podolsky|
|Publisher||:||JHU Press - 2006-03-23|