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Author Paul, Diane B., 1946-

Title The PKU paradox : a short history of a genetic disease / Diane B. Paul and Jeffrey P. Brosco.

Publication Info. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (316 pages)
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Series Johns Hopkins biographies of disease
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The discovery of PKU as a metabolic disorder -- PKU as a form of cognitive impairment -- Testing and treating newborns, 1950-1962 -- The campaign for mandated testing -- Sources of skepticism -- More paradigms for PKU -- Living with PKU -- The perplexing problem of maternal PKU -- Who should procreate? Perspectives on reproductive choice and responsibility in postwar America -- Newborn screening expands.
Note Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed December 4, 2013).
Subject Hyperlipidemia.
Metabolism -- Disorders.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Brosco, Jeffrey P. (Jeffrey Paul)
ISBN 9781421411323 (e-book)

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