The Resource TPA for stroke : the story of a controversial drug, Justin A. Zivin, John Galbraith Simmons

TPA for stroke : the story of a controversial drug, Justin A. Zivin, John Galbraith Simmons

Label
TPA for stroke : the story of a controversial drug
Title
TPA for stroke
Title remainder
the story of a controversial drug
Statement of responsibility
Justin A. Zivin, John Galbraith Simmons
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Without warning stroke can paralyze, blind, or kill. Some victims recover, but many do not and may even suffer another disabling or fatal attack. The drug known as tPA can drastically reduce the long-term disability associated with stroke, but despite its near-miraculous capabilities and the growing support of most neurologists, it has been slow to win acceptance as the standard of care in emergency departments nationwide. tPA for Stroke chronicles how this remarkable drug came to be tested in stroke victims, its early years in development by the pharmaceutical giant Genentech, and its eventua
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
616.8/106
Index
index present
LC call number
RC388.5
LC item number
.Z58 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
TPA for stroke : the story of a controversial drug, Justin A. Zivin, John Galbraith Simmons
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Code stroke on Market street -- Clot-buster : the natural history -- Dead or alive -- Brain-O -- The brain doctors cometh : slowly -- What emergency? -- Money and brains -- Deer in the headlights -- Call 911, 112, 15 ... even 999 -- Persistence of a most controversial drug -- Through the looking glass -- Post-script
Control code
ocn729244831
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 191 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199780945
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b36579634
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)729244831
  • ebscoaca0199780943

Library Locations

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