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Author Murray, T. J.

Title Multiple sclerosis : the history of a disease / T. Jock Murray.

Imprint New York : Demos Medical Pub., c2005.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    616.834 MUR    Available
Description xi, 580 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Terminology and disease description -- The framing of multiple sclerosis -- The palsy without a name: suffering with paraplegia, 1395-1868 -- The steps toward a discovery : the early medical reports -- The building blocks of a discovery -- The contribution of J.M. Charcot, 1868 -- The medical reports after Charcot -- Clarifying the pathology : James Dawson -- The journal of a disappointed man -- Experimentation, meetings, reviews, and symposia, 1920-1960 -- Searching for a cause of MS -- Classifying and measuring MS -- The nature of the MS plaque -- Investigations -- Searching for therapy -- Multiple sclerosis and the public: societies, narratives and the media.
Subject Multiple sclerosis -- History.
Multiple Sclerosis -- history.
Multiple sclerose.
ISBN 1888799803 (softcover : alk. paper)
9781888799804 (softcover : alk. paper) : $29.95

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