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Fri frakt inom Sverige för privatpersoner.Encephalitis Lethargica: During and After the Epidemic examines the mystery surrounding the 1920s epidemic of encephalitis lethargica and its sequel, post encephalitic Parkinsonism. The book also critically examines all of the cases of encephalitis lethargica that have been reported since the epidemic period.
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Doody's Listings By extracting and synthesizing core information from monographs and journal articles published in various languages before, during, and after the epidemic, the author provides an unprecedented level of analysis in a readable format.
ACN Online Great read. If you want a page of disease to rule in or out this is the book where you will find them.
<br>Dr. Vilensky became interested in aspects of the history of neurology after a career investigating the neurological control of movement. He has published numerous articles on various aspects of neurologic history including on the work of the father of neurosurgery, Sir Victor Horsley. Dr. Vilensky authored a book on the WWI chemical warfare agent, lewisite, which surprisingly had a critical role in the treatment of a severe neurologic disease, hepatolenticular degeneration (Wilson's disease). He became interested in encephalitis lethargica after acquiring some films from the 1920s of these patients. Besides the current book, Dr. Vilensky has authored five scientific articles on the disease. <br>The Foreword by Dr Oliver Sacks is under copyright (c) to Dr Sacks.
TITLE PAGE; COPYRIGHT PAGE; TABLE OF CONTENTS; CONTRIBUTORS; PROLOGUE (STEELE); FOREWORD (SACKS); PREFACE (VILENSKY); 1. Introduction (Vilensky/Gilman); 2. Encephalitis Lethargica During the Epidemic Period (Vilensky/Gilman); 3. Epidemiology (Marlowe/Owens/Vilensky/Cook); 4. Pre-1917 History of Encephalitis Lethargica (Foley/Stevens); 5. Post Epidemic Period Encephalitis Letharigca (Vilensky/Duvoisin/Mukhamedzyanov); 6. Transmissibility (Contagiousness) of Encephalitis Lethargica (Vilensky/Owen); 7. Chronic Encephalitis Lethargica: Postencephalitic Parkinsonism (Vilensky/Gilman); 8. Oliver Sacks, Awakenings and Postencephalitic Parkinsonism (VilenskyDuvoisin/Gilman); 9. Etiology of Encephalitis Lethargica (Vilensky/McCall); 10. Neuropathology of Acute and Chronic Encephalitis Lethargica (Vilensky/Anderson/Duvoisin/Josephs/ Mukhamedzyanov); 11. Self-Reports of Acute and Chronic Encephalitis Lethargica (Vilensky/Cameron/Duvoisin); 12. Conclusions (Vilensky/Gilman)