Treatment of infantile paralysis
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Published by Ballière in London .
Written in English


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Statementtranslated by A. H. Todd. With introduction by J. J. Clarke.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 318 p. :
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19338006M

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Bulbar paralysis ; polio-encephalitis Appears in 9 books from Page 2 - meninges, and with the advance of the pathological process, this perivascular infiltration follows along the vessels as they enter the cord from the meninges. Their testimony to Sister Kenny's help is part of her legacy, as is The Kenny Concept of Infantile Paralysis, and Its Treatment (known as the "Red Book" and written by Dr. John Pohl in collaboration with Kenny). The Sister Kenny Memorial House was opened in Nobby on 5 October by Prof John : 20 September , Warialda, New South Wales. Excerpt from The Treatment of Infantile Paralysis It is to meet the situation just described that this book has been written and it is concerned wholly with treatment except for a short introductory chapter dealing with other aspects of the disease in their bearing on : Robert W. Lovett.   Infantile paralysis (polio): Infantile paralysis is an old synonym for poliomyelitis, an acute and sometimes devastating viral disease. Man is the only natural host for poliovirus. The virus enters the mouth and multiplies in lymphoid tissues in the pharynx and intestine. Small numbers of virus enter the blood and go to other sites where the.

Full text of "The treatment of infantile paralysis" See other formats. Polio, short for poliomyelitis, is an infectious disease caused by the poliovirus. In about percent of cases, there is muscle weakness resulting in an inability to move. This can occur over a few hours to a few days. The weakness most often involves the legs, but may less commonly involve the muscles of the head, neck and diaphragm. Many people fully ciation: /ˌpoʊlioʊˌmaɪəˈlaɪtɪs/. This book represents an attempt to present the argument that spasm is the damaging and ever present symptom of the disease infantile paralysis. Miss Kenny describes in infinite detail the treatment of infantile paralysis in the acute stage by means of hot wet compresses without splints or braces. The terminology used is somewhat confusing. Kenny concept of infantile paralysis and its treatment. Minneapolis, Bruce, (OCoLC) Online version: Pohl, John Florian M., Kenny concept of infantile paralysis and its treatment. Minneapolis, Bruce, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John F M Pohl; Elizabeth Kenny.

  To the Editor:— The Journal published recently a review of a book by Miss Elizabeth Kenny entitled "The Treatment of Infantile Paralysis in the Acute Stage." The book is not easy to read or easy to understand and contains much controversial material. During I used the Kenny treatment as far as it was possible in the hospitals to which my patients were Author: Edward L. Compere. Treatment of Infantile Paralysis * John A. Toomey * Read at the Seventy-sixth Annual Meeting of the Canadian Medical Association, Section of Pædiatrics, Montreal, P.Q., J Author: John A. Toomey. infantile paralysis: [ pah-ral´ĭ-sis ] (pl. paral´yses.) Loss or impairment of motor function in a part due to a lesion of the neural or muscular mechanism; also, by analogy, impairment of sensory function (sensory paralysis). Paralysis is a symptom of a wide variety of physical and emotional disorders rather than a disease in itself. SISTER KENNYMETHOD IN INFANTILE PARALYSIS TREATMENT OF INFANTILE PARALYSIS BY SISTER KENNY'S METHOD REPORT OF QUEENSLAND COMMISSION At Queen Mary's Hospital for Children, Carshalton, an experiment in the treatment of anterior poliomyelitis, which has already aroused considerable interest, is in progress. A ward has .