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Author Offit, Paul A.
Title You bet your life : from blood transfusions to mass vaccination, the long and risky history of medical innovation / Paul A. Offit, MD.
Publication Info. New York, NY : Basic Books, 2021.
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Edition First edition.
Description 258 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-240) and index.
Contents Louis Washkansky : heart transplants -- Ryan White : blood transfusions -- Hannah Greener : anesthesia -- "Jim" : biologicals -- Joan Marlar : antibiotics -- Anne Gottsdanker : vaccines -- Clarence Dally : x-rays -- "Eleven unnamed children" : chemotherapy -- Jesse Gelsinger : gene therapy -- Epilogue : living with uncertainty.
Subject Therapeutics -- History.
Therapeutics -- Complications.
Diffusion of innovations.
Medicine -- Research -- History.
Biotechnology -- Risk assessment.
Bioethics.
Added Title From blood transfusions to mass vaccination, the long and risky history of medical innovation
ISBN 9781541620391 hardcover
1541620399 hardcover
9781541620384 electronic book
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