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Handbook on the Late Effects of Poliomyelitis for Physicians and Survivors

Handbook on the Late Effects of Poliomyelitis for Physicians and Survivors

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Published by Gazette International Networking Inst. .
Written in English


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FormatPaperback
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Open LibraryOL8383868M
ISBN 100931301041
ISBN 109780931301049
OCLC/WorldCa43393487

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Handbook on the Late Effects of Poliomyelitis for Physicians and Survivors © PHI's page book, in dictionary format, that contains 90 entries, a compilation of the research and experience of more than 40 experts.

A valuable resource for polio survivors and their health professionals. Handbook on the Late Effects of Poliomyelitis for Physicians and Survivors [Maynard, Frederick M., MD] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Handbook on the Late Effects of Poliomyelitis for Physicians and Survivors/5(2). Handbook on the Late Effects of Poliomyelitis for Physicians and Survivors This definitive guide contains ninety post-polio related topics, with the compilation of the research and experience of over forty experts on the topic.

Handbook on the Late Effects of Poliomyelitis for Physicians and Survivors © Evalation. To evaluate for post-polio syndrome, one must establish that an individual had paralytic polio (see Poliomyelitis, Acute) and that current symptoms are due to the aftereffects of the remote polio and not due to other medical, orthopedic, or neurologic conditions.

A comprehensive evaluation is done by a physician. Respiratory problems contribute to fatigue. Polio survivors may have obstructive or central sleep apnea (see Sleep Apnea) causing daytime sleepiness and fatigue. Survivors with increased respiratory muscle weakness may develop carbon dioxide (CO 2) retention due to shallow breathing, especially at night.

Sleep Apnea. Defined as the lack of breathing through the nose and mouth for at least ten seconds, sleep apnea can be obstructive or central or mixed. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) occurs when tissues in the throat collapse and block airflow in and out of the lungs during sleep, although efforts to breathe continue.

Handbook on the Late Effects of Poliomyelitis for Physicians and Survivors (ISBN pbk), revised inis a ‑page book in dictionary format containing 90 entries which are a compilation of the research and experience of more than 40 experts. Edited by Frederick M. Maynard, MD and Joan L.

Headley. Timeless articles by polio survivors; Timeless articles by health professionals; Handbook on the Late Effects of Poliomyelitis for Physicians and Survivors; Late Effects of Polio For Polio Survivors For Families & Friends For Health Professionals; Post-Polio Syndrome (PPS) About Acute Polio; Major Topics of Interest; Post-Polio Wellness Retreats.

Since no one had predicted that these "things" would happen to polio survivors, physicians typically did not attribute the symptoms to the late effects of polio. Thus, as was the case for many of those whose stories appear in this book (Polio's Legacy: An Oral History), polio survivors often experienced frustration and depression due to.

Polio is caused by any of three types of the polio virus. The major illness types include non-paralytic and paralytic polio The polio virus damages motor nerve cells and the muscles instructed by those nerves are temporarily or permanently paralyzed.

Acute polio. Handbook on the Late Effects of Poliomyelitis for Physicians and Survivors Maynard, Frederick and Headley, Joan (with forty-seven contributing authors) This definitive guide contains ninety post-polio related topics, with the compilation of the research.

Years after contracting the initial polio infection, increasing numbers of polio survivors in Australia have developed a range of symptoms, now recognised as post-polio sequelae. The time lag from the initial infection to this second phase varies but is commonly approximately 30 years.

Polio Australia is committed to standardising quality polio information and service provision across Australia for polio survivors. Polio Australia’s clinical practice resource for health professionals – “The Late Effect of Polio: Managing Muscles And Mobility” – aims to assist health professionals to more quickly recognise the symptoms of Post-Polio Syndrome (PPS) and the Late.

Postpolio syndrome (PPS) can pose a significant challenge to orthotists and health care providers given the debilitating nature of the disease and the limitations imposed by this late effect of acute poliomyelitis.

Most polio survivors are now older than 64 years. 35 Around 25% to 40% of acute polio survivors will develop PPS. 60 The American. The Handbook, first published inretains the easy-to-use dictionary format in presenting information appropriate for polio survivors and health professionals who treat them.

PHI's Handbook on the Late Effects of Poliomyelitis. If you are unsure if you qualify, call or email [email protected] PHI's page book, in dictionary format, that contains 90 entries, a compilation of the research and experience of more than 40 experts.

A valuable resource for polio survivors and their health professionals. sufferers of acute paralytic poliomyelitis, but the terms 'The Late Effects of Polio' (LEoP), 'Post-Polio Syndrome' (PPS) and 'Post-Polio Muscular Atrophy' are frequently employed. For the purposes of this document, the term LEoP is used to capture: Symptoms that are attributable to damage caused by the original acute poliomyelitis,File Size: 1MB.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages ; 23 cm: Other Titles: Late effects of poliomyelitis for physicians and survivors. Title(s): Handbook on the late effects of poliomyelitis for physicians and survivors/ edited by Frederick M. Maynard, Joan L.

Headley ; foreword by Martin B. Wice. Edition: Rev. Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Saint Louis, Mo.: Gazette International Networking Institute, c The purpose of the pilot workshop was to determine the level of knowledge amongst health professionals about the Late Effects of Polio (LEoP) and Post-Polio Syndrome (PPS).

For example, it is not widely known that polio survivors form the largest, single, physical disability group in Australia. Get this from a library. Handbook on the late effects of poliomyelitis for physicians and survivors.

[Gini Laurie;]. "Handbook on the Late Effects of Poliomyelitis for Physicians and Survivors" is available for purchase from: Post-Polio Network (Manitoba) Inc. C/O SMD Self-Help Clearinghouse Sherbrook Street Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 1M5 Ph: () Fax: () Author(s): Laurie,Gini, Title(s): Handbook on the late effects of poliomyelitis for physicians and survivors/ edited by Gini Laurie [et al.].

Country of Publication: United States Publisher: St. Louis: Gazette International Networking Institute,c Handbook on The Late Effects of Poliomyelitis, for Polio Survivors and Their Physicians by Lauro Halstead, M.D. (National Rehabilitation Hospital, ) Managing Post-Polio Syndrome edited by Frederick Maynard, M.D.

& John Headley (GINI, ). Handbook on teh late effects of Poliomyelitis [Frederick Maynard] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Frederick Maynard. Polio Pioneer Helps Survivors Hold On To Strength People come from around the world to see Dr.

Lauro Halstead. He's one of only a handful of doctors in the U.S. who specializes in polio. All polio survivors would benefit from reading this book. Post-polio syndrome (the weakening of one's muscles) affects many polio survivors. Symptoms often start to app 40 or more years after the initial onset of polio.

Many polio survivors have learned to Cited by: 4. POLIO'S PAINFUL LEGACY. By Joy Horowitz. entitled ''Handbook on the Late Effects of Poliomyelitis for Physicians and Survivors.'' The majority of polio survivors. Survivors who have successfully made lifestyle changes report that they have developed and expanded their personal philosophies and their spiritual or inner lives (Westbrook & McIlwain, ).

Excerpt from PHI's "Handbook on the Late Effects of Poliomyelitis for Physicians and Survivors.". A work of rare scope, scholarship, and clinical acumen, the Handbook of Long-Term Care of the Childhood Cancer Survivor is a rewarding, practice-building resource essential to a wide range of healing professionals, including primary care physicians, pediatricians, oncologists, nurses, psychologists, neuropsychologists, child psychologists, and.

The Polio Paradox. New York: Warner Books. ISBN Maynard, F.M., & Headley, J.H. (Eds.) (). Handbook on the Late Effects of Poliomyelitis for Physicians and Survivors. Saint Louis, MO: GINI (now Post-Polio Health International).

Information on 90 post-polio topics; a compilation of the research and experience of over 40 Specialty: Infectious disease. Publishes Handbook on the Late Effects of Poliomyelitis for Physicians and Survivors, edited by Gini Laurie, Frederick M. Maynard, MD, D. Armin Fischer, MD, and Judith Raymond.

Joe Laurie, co-editor of the Rehabilitation Gazette and Gini's husband, dies. Forms International Polio Network (IPN) and begins publication of Polio Network News.

The Late Effects of Polio (LEoP) can manifest 15 or more years after the initial polio infection. The LEoP can cause new muscle weakness and atrophy, chronic fatigue, pain, and respiratory problems, as well as other progressive and debilitating symptoms.

This. This book on the diagnosis and management of polio-related health problems is an essential resource for polio survivors and their families and health care providers.

Julie K. Silver, who has both personal and professional experience with post-polio syndrome, begins the book by defining and describing PPS and providing a historical overview /5(29).

By then, I was executive director of GINI () and helped co-author the Handbook on the Late Effects of Poliomyelitis for Physicians and Survivors, along with Dr. Fischer. (Dr. Fischer and I were married in ) Salk’s comment that there is no evidence of a persistent poliovirus in survivors.

Before establishing an aquatic therapy program, consult with a medical professional familiar with the late effects of polio to design one based on the individual’s specific strengths and weaknesses due to prior polio.

Additionally, aquatic therapy may be inappropriate for individuals with heart disease, etc. Check the environment of the pool.

Inshe co-edited and published the first edition of the Handbook on the Late Effects of Poliomyelitis for Physicians and Survivors. (Handbook on The Late Effects of Poliomyelitis for Physicians and Survivors, Gazette International Networking Institute, USA,Post-Polio Health International) El dolor puede ser debido a un gran número de factores que van, desde muy benignos, a absolutamente serios.

Terapias Alternativas en el Síndrome Post-Polio. Frederick M Maynard & Joan L. Headley Manual Sobre los Efectos Tardíos de la Poliomielitis, para Médicos y Sobrevivientes (Handbook on The Late Effects of Poliomyelitis for Physicians and Survivors, Gazette International Networking Institute, USA,Post-Polio Health International).

By the late s, polio survivors were noting new problems of fatigue, pain, breathing or swallowing problems, and additional weakness – medical professionals called The organization publishes the quarterly Polio Network News and The Handbook on the Late Effects of Poliomyelitis for Physicians and Survivors.

This is the second book I have come across giving a history of the disease, its effects and countermeasures. I found it a bit technical - it outstripped my medical knowledge fairly frequently.

Some more human interest would have suited my particular needs. The other book (A Summer Plague: Polio and its Survivors) was more my cup of by: 5.- Explore maitlanda's board "post polio", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Message bible and Handicap bathroom.Post-Polio Health International (PHI) is a relatively new name for a non-profit organization that officially began its work in For many years it was known in medical, rehabilitation, and disability circles variously as GINI, or the International Polio Network, or the Rehabilitation Gazette Network, or more familiarly as Gini’s Network, in honor of Gini Laurie, its founder and driving.