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Infection: With Roger Barker and Steve Wharton

James W. Fawcett, Anne E. Rosser, and Stephen B. Dunnett

in Brain Damage, Brain Repair

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523376
eISBN:
9780191724534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523376.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

Infectious agents can cause a host of disorders within the nervous system, from fulminant bacterial meningitis to slow viral infections that underlie some neurodegenerative conditions. This chapter ... More


Meningitis—What Is It?

Janet R. Gilsdorf

in Continual Raving: A History of Meningitis and the People Who Conquered It

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190677312
eISBN:
9780190677343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677312.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Before the advent of antibiotics, meningitis was a dreadful infection by any standard; many of its victims were young children, and almost all died, succumbing to the disease from days to six weeks, ... More


Hitch a Sugar to a Protein

Janet R. Gilsdorf

in Continual Raving: A History of Meningitis and the People Who Conquered It

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190677312
eISBN:
9780190677343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677312.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The success of the conjugate Hib vaccines has been spectacular. Prior to their introduction, an estimated 10,000 cases of Hib meningitis occurred annually in the United States, which was ... More


The Flu and Richard Pfeiffer

Janet R. Gilsdorf

in Continual Raving: A History of Meningitis and the People Who Conquered It

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190677312
eISBN:
9780190677343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677312.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

For decades, scientists puzzled over which influenza virus was actually responsible for the Russian pandemic. Finally, in 2014, phylogenetic techniques (examining evolutionary patterns of the virus ... More


Continual Raving: A History of Meningitis and the People Who Conquered It

Janet R. Gilsdorf

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190677312
eISBN:
9780190677343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677312.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book explores the lives and work of scientists who unraveled the mysteries of meningitis and describes the steps (and sometimes missteps) they used to accomplish their splendid achievements. ... More


Offshoring Experiments, Outsourcing Public Health: Corporate Accountability and State Responsibility for Violating the International Prohibition on Nonconsensual Human Experimentation

Bethany Spielman

in The Globalization of Health Care: Legal and Ethical Issues

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917907
eISBN:
9780199332878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917907.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter uses the Kano, Nigeria, pediatric trials of the oral antibiotic Trovan and the litigation it produced to explore the remedies available to individuals suing U.S.-based multinational ... More


Basic Science of Orthopaedic Trauma

Alex Trompeter and David Elliott (eds)

in Trauma for the FRCS (Tr + Orth) Examination

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198749059
eISBN:
9780191916977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749059.003.0028
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine


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