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Post-polio Syndrome

by Lauro S. Halstead

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Published by Hanley& Belfus, Mosby in Philadelphia, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementLauro S. Halstead, Gunnar Grimby - editors.
ContributionsGrimby, Gunnar.
The Physical Object
Paginationix,230p. ;
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21236712M
ISBN 101560531177

On average, patients who use Zocdoc can search for a doctor for Post-Polio Syndrome, book an appointment, and see the doctor within 24 hours. Same-day appointments are often available, you can search for real-time availability of doctors for Post-Polio Syndrome in your area who accept your insurance and make an appointment online.   Post-polio syndrome (PPS) is a condition that affects polio survivors many years after recovery from an initial attack of the poliomyelitis virus. PPS is characterized by a further weakening of muscles that were previously affected by the polio infection. The most common symptoms include slowly progressive muscle weakness, fatigue (both general.

Post-Polio Syndrome (or sequelae, PPS) was recognized in the s, diagnosable since Richard L. Bruno, author of The Polio Paradox [excerpts below] and founder of the Post-Polio Institute, has been a leader in recognizing the lack of understanding and treatment available to polio survivors. But many post-polio sufferers were, in fact, never diagnosed with an originating polio. The standard modern books on care of post-polio patients also focus on respiratory issues during and after surgery. None of the books document sensitivity to anesthetics, but one book reports results of a survey of post-polio patients (the patients self-reported what .

Fatigue: Elevated Plasma Prolactin and EEG Slow Wave Power in Post-polio Fatigue (Research Article) Fatigue: Fainting and Fatigue in Polio Survivors. Fatigue: Fainting and Fatigue - Causation and Coincidence. Fatigue: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and PPS. Fatigue: CoEnzyme Q and PPS Fatigue. Fatigue: Fatigue and the Post-Polio Brain. He is a Fellow of the AFRM (RACP). His areas of research interest include stroke rehabilitation, spasticity management, pain management, post-polio sequelae and Continuing Professional Development. He is the Chairman of the Education Committee of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine (RACP).


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Post-polio Syndrome by Lauro S. Halstead Download PDF EPUB FB2

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 of its diagnosis and by: 5.

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 of its diagnosis and treatment/5(29).

In the shortage of professional literature on post polio syndrome, this is probably the best book existed. It gives a plane view to a reader who would like to be more Cited by: Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store.

21st Century Ultimate Medical Guide to Polio and Post-Polio Syndrome - Authoritative Clinical Information for Physicians and Patients (Two CD-ROM Set). Post-Polio Syndrome: A Guide for Polio Survivors and Their Families. The effects of polio that occur decades after the disease has run its course—weakness, fatigue, pain, intolerance to cold, difficulty with breathing and swallowing—are often more devastating than the original disease.4/5.

As a POST POLIO SURVIVOR, you might think this book is over your head due to the medical terminology that you will find throughout the book. Don't be put off by that thought. The book is extremely useful with information for all polio survivors and anyone who has encountered Polio and Post-Polio Syndrome in their by: 1.

Today's doctors think of polio as if you once had chicken pox, no this is far different. This book is by far the best lay person's guide to what is happening in the body & what one can do for ones self. Also, join the Internet's post polio syndrome group helps once you are well informed.5/5(1).

Many survivors of the polio epidemic of the first half of the 20th century are now experiencing a recurrence of symptoms, known as postpolio syndrome (PPS). This book, written by leaders in the field, describes the features of this disorder and its diagnosis, evaluation, management, and rehabilitation.

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. The Handbook, first published inretains the easy-to-use dictionary format in presenting information appropriate for polio survivors and health professionals who treat them.

Available for $ USA or International (postpaid). For Contributor/Sustainer Members: $ Or download an Order Form (pdf) to print and mail, or call   Post-polio syndrome (PPS) is a condition that affects polio survivors years after recovery from an initial acute attack of the poliomyelitis virus.

Most often, polio survivors start to experience gradual new weakening in muscles that were previously affected by the polio infection. The most common symptoms include slowly progressive muscle.

"Books" includes volumes written by physicians and researchers about the late effects of polio and post-polio syndrome. Biographical and autobiographical works about the polio experience dating from the s to present are also included. “Post-Polio Syndrome is a book written for every person who had polio--and their relatives and friends.

The book contains nearly everything anyone ever needed or wanted to know about Post-Polio Syndrome.”—Phil Thorpe, Westerly, R. Sun “There is.

“Post-Polio Syndrome is a book written for every person who had polio--and their relatives and friends. The book contains nearly everything anyone ever needed or wanted to know about Post-Polio Syndrome.”—Phil Thorpe, Westerly, R.

Sun. Uncovering the Hidden History of Polio to Understand and Treat "Post-Polio Syndrome" and Chronic Fatigue, by Dr. Richard L. Bruno was published in June by Warner Books.

Post-polio syndrome are latent symptoms of poliomyelitis, occurring at about a 25% to 40% rate. It is a viral infection of the nervous system after the initial infection.

Symptoms typically occur 15 to 30 years after an initial acute paralytic attack. Symptoms include decreasing muscular function or acute weakness with pain and fatigue. The same symptoms may also occur years after a nonparalytic polio infection.

Specialty: Infectious disease. Dr. 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 of its diagnosis and treatment. Chapters that follow discuss finding good medical care, dealing with symptoms, maintaining proper nutrition and weight, preventing Brand: Yale University Press.

Years ago, I read a book by Dr. Richard L. Bruno called "The Polio Paradox: Understanding and Treat 'Post-Polio Syndrome' and Chronic Fatigue" (published in June by Warner Books).

I was struck by the number of similarities between PPS and ME/CFS, which, combined with the fact that so many early outbreaks of ME/CFS occurred on the heels of polio epidemics, led me to believe the ME/CFS was. some symptoms of Post Polio Syndrome.

The medical SUR¿OH of each survivor is unique and the diagnosis and the management of treatment are considered processes. This publication will provide all stakeholder groups with information that will place them at the leading edge of service delivery to those experiencing Post Polio Syndrome.

It takes a. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Post Polio Syndrome: A Survivor's Guide by Richard A. Shelton at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. In summary, Post-Polio Syndrome is an excellent and timely book that clearly meets a clinical need.

Marybeth Brown, Ph.D. Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO   Post- polio syndrome (PPS) is a condition that affects polio survivors years after recovery from an initial acute attack of the poliomyelitis virus. Post-polio syndrome is mainly characterized by new weakening in muscles that were previously affected by the polio infection and in muscles that seemingly were unaffected.

Introduction. Postpolio syndrome (PPS) is defined as a constellation of symptoms that polio survivors experience years after recovery from initial acute paralytic poliomyelitis.[] Poliomyelitis is caused by poliovirus, which is transmitted by person-to-person and spreads mainly through fecal–oral route or, less frequently, by a common vehicle (e.g., contaminated water or food).[].