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polio paradox understanding and treating "post-polio syndrome" and chronic fatigue by Richard L. Bruno

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Published by Warner Books in New York, NY .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Postpoliomyelitis syndrome -- Popular works.,
  • Postpoliomyelitis Syndrome.,
  • Poliomyelitis -- history.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [325]-346) and index.

StatementRichard L. Bruno.
GenrePopular works.
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 358 p. :
Number of Pages358
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18197772M
ISBN 100446690694

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  Although the threat of polio ended with the Salk vaccine in , many polio survivors are now experiencing the onset of post-polio syndrome (PPS), a complication with new but related symptoms such as chronic fatigue and joint pain.5/5(1).   After reading THE POLIO PARADOX, I feel I have gained several key insights into both the disease and its affect on its carriers. The histortical information in the book is excellent and well-researched, shedding light on the medical and social realities during these polio scares/5(). The Polio Paradox: What You Need to Know Although the threat of polio ended with the Salk vaccine in , many polio survivors are now experiencing the onset of post-polio syndrome (PPS), a complication with new but related symptoms such as chronic fatigue and joint pain. Read more Read less click to open popover/5(). Buy Polio Paradox, The New edition by Bruno, Richard L. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5().

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