BOOKS ABOUT POLIO, THE LATE EFFECTS OF POLIO
AND POST-POLIO SYNDROME Books are listed according to publication date and grouped by author
BOOKS ABOUT POLIO, THE LATE EFFECTS OF POLIO
AND POST-POLIO SYNDROMEBooks are listed according to publication date and grouped by author
Rhodes, John. The End of Plagues: The Global Battle Against Infectious Disease. New York: Mac Millan. 2013. The remarkably succinct and straight forward narrative of the author and immunologist John Rhodes as he takes you through signiﬁcant moments in man's battle against infectious diseases.
Williams, Gareth. Paralysed with Fear: The Story of Polio. New York: MacMillian, 2013. A comprehensive and engaging narrative of mankind's battle against polio.
Ofﬁt MD, Paul A. Deadly Choices. New York: Basic Books, 2010. How the Anti-Vaccine Movement Threatens Us All. This book presents a smart, hard-hitting exposé of vaccine pseudoscience.
Ofﬁt MD, Paul A. Vaccinated. New York: Harper Collins; Reprint edition, 2008. One Man's Quest to Defeat the World's Deadliest Diseases. The book is a powerful examination of the kind of single-minded determination it takes to tackle diseases.
Ofﬁt MD, PaulA.The Cutter Incident. New London, CT. Yale University Press. 2005. How America's ﬁrst polio vaccine led to the growing vaccine crisis.
Wilson,Daniel J. Polio. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2009. Part of the "Biographies of Disease" series is edited by Julie K. Silver, M.D. An excellent history of both the disease and the efforts to prevent it.
Silver MD, Julie K. & Wilson, PhD, Daniel J. Polio Voices. Westport, CT: Praeger. 2007. An oral history from the American polio epidemics and worldwide eradication efforts.
Silver MD, Julie K. Post Polio Syndrome. New York: Elsevier Health Sciences, 2004. Update on Post Polio with current evidence based guidelines for speciﬁc rehabilitation therapy.
Silver MD, Julie K. Post Polio Syndrome. New London, CT: Yale University Press, 2001. Historical overview of diagnosis and treatments
Halstead, MD, Lauro S. Editor. Managing Post-Polio. St. Petersburg, FL: ABI Professional Publications 2 edition. 2006. A guide to living and aging well with PPS. [available for purchase from the librarian]
Halstead MD, Lauro S. editor. Managing Post Polio. St. Petersburg, FL: ABI Professional Publications. 1998. A guide to living well with PPS.
Halstead MD, Lauro S.,Gunnar Grimby MD, PhD. Post-Polio Syndrome. Philadelphia, PA: Hanley & Belfus. 1995. PPS, diagnosis, prognosis, evaluation and management lessons & legacies.
Halstead MD, Lauro, David Weichers MD, Research and Clinical Aspects of theLate Effects of Poliomyelitis. UK: Lincolnshire Post-Polio Network.1987. Easy to comprehend. Studies of Post Polio Syndrome-swallowing difﬁculty, sleep disorders,stress, emotional responses, environmental effects, muscle & neurological symptoms with evaluations & treatments including exercise.
Halstead MD, Lauro, David Weichers MD, Late Effects of Poliomyelitis. Miami: Symposia Foundation. 1985. Research symposium-what is known about polio, causes for new changes, forms of management & research.
Oshinsky, David M. Polio An American Story. New York: Oxford Press. 2005. A historical telling of the polio terror, intense efforts to ﬁnd a cure, Salk, Sabin, and government involvement in new drugs, their marketing and liability issues.
Peters, Stephanie True. The Battle Against Polio (Epidemic). New York: Benchmark Books, 2005. The author discusses everything from polio's early history and the demographics of the illness to research, the vaccines developed by Salk and Sabin, and the facts about the disease as it exists today.
Seytre, Bernard & Shaffer, Mary. The Death of a Disease. NJ: Rutgers University Press. 2005. A History of the eradication of poliomyelitis
Kluger, Jeffrey. Splendid Solution Jonas Salk and the Conquest of Polio. New York: Penguin Group, 2004. Chronicles taking you into the world of scientists, their egos, and the politics involved in ﬁnding a vaccine.
Parker & Parker, editors, Post-Polio Syndrome: A 3-in-1 Medical Reference. Icon Group International. 2004. This book is a medical dictionary, bibliography, and annotated research guide to Internet references.
Bruno PhD, Richard. The Polio Paradox. New York: Time Warner. 2002. Uncovers the history of polio to understand and treat post-polio syndrome.
Bruno PhD, Richard. Post-Polio Sequalae Research & Treatment in the Second Decade. New York: Random Harvest, 1991. Collection of clinical articles-dysphasia,breathing, sleep, neuromuscular function and testing.
Healthy Partnerships Proceedings of the Ontario March of Dimes Post-Polio Conference.1999. Topics include joint replacement, respiration, swallowing.
Maynard MD, Frederick, Headley MS, Joan. Editors. Handbook on the Late Effects of Poliomyelitis for Physicians and Survivors St. Louis, MO: Post-Polio Health International. 1999. Updated version of original written in dictionary format.
Maynard MD, Frederick. et al.Late Effects of Polio. St Louis, MO: Gazette. 1994. Describes polio, disability, secondary conditions, with self assessment tools.
Maynard MD, Frederick, Sunny Roller MA. editors. Stay Well Manual. U of MI, Ann Arbor, MI: Michigan Polio Network. 1993. Overview of Polio and Post Polio with a curriculum guide for health planners and facilitators. Topics include nutrition, exerciseand lifestyle changes. [Available for purchase]
Maynard MD, Fredrick, Laurie, Gini, Fischer MD, Armin, Judy Raymond. editors. Handbook on the Late Effects of Poliomyelitis for Physicians and Survivors .St. Louis, MO: Gazette.1984. Practical dictionary format with information on clinical problems associated with post polio.
Trojan MD, Daria A. Current Trends in Post-Poliomyelitis Syndrome Milestone Medical Communications. 1996. References history, management of PPS, fatigue, dysfunction, drug therapies.
Munsat, Theodore L.,Post Polio Syndrome. UK: Butterworth-Heinemann. 1991. 15 contributing authors. Resource for MD's and therapists.
Proceedings of National Conference on Late Effects of Polio Ontario March of Dimes, Toronto, Canada. 1988. Covers all issues on the late effects of polio.
Berg, Roland. Polio and It's Problems. Philadelphia: JB Lippincott. 1948. Contains history, experiments, research and interesting illustrations of polio done up to 1948.