The Resource When illness goes public : celebrity patients and how we look at medicine, Barron H. Lerner

When illness goes public : celebrity patients and how we look at medicine, Barron H. Lerner

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When illness goes public : celebrity patients and how we look at medicine
Title
When illness goes public
Title remainder
celebrity patients and how we look at medicine
Statement of responsibility
Barron H. Lerner
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lerner, Barron H
Dewey number
610.92/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
R703
LC item number
.L47 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2006 O-060
  • WZ 313
NLM item number
L616w 2006
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Celebrities
  • Celebrities
  • Medicine
  • Chronic Disease
  • Famous Persons
  • Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
  • Mass Media
  • Public Opinion
Label
When illness goes public : celebrity patients and how we look at medicine, Barron H. Lerner
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The first modern patient : the public death of Lou Gehrig -- Crazy or just high-strung? : Jimmy Piersall's mental illness -- Picturing illness : Margaret Bourke-White publicizes Parkinson's disease -- Politician as patient : John Foster Dulles battles cancer -- No stone unturned : the fight to save Brian Piccolo's life -- Persistent patient : Morris Abram as experimental subject -- Unconventional healing : Steve McQueen's Mexican journey -- Medicine's blind spots : the delayed diagnosis of Rita Hayworth -- Hero or victim? : Barney Clark and the technological imperative -- "You murdered my daughter" : Libby Zion and the reform of medical education -- Patient activism goes Hollywood : how America fought AIDS -- The last angry man and woman : Lorenzo Odone's parents fight the medical establishment
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 334 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036966745
Label
When illness goes public : celebrity patients and how we look at medicine, Barron H. Lerner
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The first modern patient : the public death of Lou Gehrig -- Crazy or just high-strung? : Jimmy Piersall's mental illness -- Picturing illness : Margaret Bourke-White publicizes Parkinson's disease -- Politician as patient : John Foster Dulles battles cancer -- No stone unturned : the fight to save Brian Piccolo's life -- Persistent patient : Morris Abram as experimental subject -- Unconventional healing : Steve McQueen's Mexican journey -- Medicine's blind spots : the delayed diagnosis of Rita Hayworth -- Hero or victim? : Barney Clark and the technological imperative -- "You murdered my daughter" : Libby Zion and the reform of medical education -- Patient activism goes Hollywood : how America fought AIDS -- The last angry man and woman : Lorenzo Odone's parents fight the medical establishment
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 334 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036966745

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