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The Bleeding Disease

Hemophilia and the Unintended Consequences of Medical Progress

The Bleeding Disease( )
Author: Pemberton, Stephen
ISBN:978-1-4214-0115-7
Publication Date:Jul 2011
Publisher:Johns Hopkins University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $53.00
Book Description:

By the 1970s, a therapeutic revolution, decades in the making, had transformed hemophilia from an obscure hereditary malady into a manageable bleeding disorder. Yet the glory of this achievement was short lived. The same treatments that delivered some normalcy to the lives of persons with hemophilia brought unexpectedly fatal results in the 1980s when people with the disease contracted HIV-AIDS and Hepatitis C in staggering numbers. The Bleeding Disease recounts the promising...
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Book Details
Pages:400
Detailed Subjects: Medical / Hematology
Medical / Aids & Hiv
History / United States / General
Medical / Hepatology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.21 Inches
Book Weight:1.5 Pounds



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