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Fading Glory

Naomi Rogers

in Polio Wars: Sister Kenny and the Golden Age of American Medicine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780195380590
eISBN:
9780199369188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380590.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

To expand her nascent global network Kenny traveled frequently to Europe in the early Cold War years. She recognized that polio was becoming a global health issue and the subject of discussions by ... More


Interdisciplinary Care in Heart Failure

Tiny Jaarsma

in Supportive Care in Heart Failure

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198570288
eISBN:
9780191730030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570288.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Heart failure (HF) management aims at preventing disease progression, prolonging survival, and improving the quality of life of affected patients. In daily practice, the health-care provider is faced ... More


Polio and Disability Politics

Naomi Rogers

in Polio Wars: Sister Kenny and the Golden Age of American Medicine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780195380590
eISBN:
9780199369188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380590.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

World War Two invigorated the politics of disability in the United States. Despite attention to older polio survivors, the problem of “crippled children” remained prominent in public and ... More


War's Waste: Rehabilitation in World War I America

Beth Linker

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226482538
eISBN:
9780226482552
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226482552.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

With U.S. soldiers stationed around the world and engaged in multiple conflicts, Americans will be forced for the foreseeable future to come to terms with those permanently disabled in battle. At the ... More


Non-Medication Therapies for ASD

Michael Ellis

in Caring for Autism: Practical Advice from a Parent and Physician

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190259358
eISBN:
9780197559574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190259358.003.0012
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

There are a multitude of nonpharmacological (non-medication) therapies for autism spectrum disorder (ASD). These therapies generally have mainstream acceptance, especially compared with the ... More


A Father’s Perspective on Autism

Michael Ellis

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190259358
eISBN:
9780197559574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190259358.003.0005
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

A father has a unique perspective on autism and its impact on his family. I write about my experience as a father of a child with autism as it is fairly typical in terms of the timing of concerns ... More


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