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The Horizons of health / edited by Henry Wechsler, Joel Gurin, George F. Cahill, Jr.

; Gurin, Joel, 1953- ; Cahill, George F., 1927-2012
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1977.
ISBN 9780674406308, 0674406303

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Other Authors Cahill, George F., 1927-2012.
Gurin, Joel, 1953-
Wechsler, Henry, 1932-
Subjects Medicine -- Research -- Popular works.
Medicine -- Research -- United States -- Popular works.
Medicine -- Research.
Médecine -- Recherche -- États-Unis.
Médecine -- Recherche.
Research -- Popular Works.
United States.
Description xvi, 412 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1977.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 393-398) and index.
Contents Biomedical research: an overview / Henry Wechsler, Joel Gurin, and George F. Cahill, jr. -- Health of the United States population / Brian Macmahon and Joyce E. Berlin -- Cancer / Emil Frei, III -- Genetic disorders / Richard W. Erbe -- Bacterial infections / Louis Weinstein and Michael J. Barza -- Viral infections / Louis Weinstein and te-Wen Chang -- Immune system and diseases of inflammation / K. Frank Austen -- Biological bases of mental illness / Seymour S. Kety -- Alcohol and drug abuse / Jack H. Mendelson and nancy K. Mello -- Mental retardation / Hugo W. Moser -- Neurological disorders / Norman Geschwind -- Heart and vascular system / Thomas W. Smith -- Respiratory system / Edward A. Gaensler -- Kidneys / John P. Merrill -- Blood / David G. Nathan -- Gastrointestinal system / Kurt J. Isselbacher -- Diabetes / George F. Cahill, jr. -- Reproductive system / Kenneth J. Ryan -- Skin / Richard A. Johnson and Thomas B. Fitzpatrick -- Teeth and gums / Paul Goldhaber -- Vision / W. Morton Grant -- Hearing / Harold F. Schuknecht -- Orthopedics / Henry J. Mankin -- Surgical Care / Francis D. Moore -- Radiology / Herbert L. Abrams -- Economics of health research / Rashi Fein -- Spreading the medical word / Franz J. Inglefinger.
Genre Popular works.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)2525285
(OCoLC)ocm02525285
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