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Handbook on the Late Effects
of Poliomyelitis for
Physicians and Survivors© 

cover of Handbook on The Late Effects of Poliomyelitis for Physicians and SurvivorsPHI's 120-page book, in dictionary
format, that contains 90 entries,
a compilation of the research
and experience of more than
40 experts. A valuable resource
for polio survivors and
their health professionals.

Edited by Frederick M. Maynard, MD, retired physiatrist, currently living in Marquette, Michigan, and Joan L. Headley, MS, polio survivor and Executive Director of PHI. Copyright 1999.

The Handbook, first published in 1984, retains the easy-to-use dictionary format in presenting information appropriate for polio survivors and health professionals who treat them.

Available for $12.00 USA or International (postpaid).
For Contributor/Sustainer Members: $9.00

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The 90 entries in the Handbook are diverse
and include such topics as:

Adaptive Equipment | Alternative Therapies | Anesthesia

Cold Intolerance | Communication | Coughing | Diagnosis

Disability, Social Security | Electromyography (EMG)

Employment | Epidemiology | Exercise | Fatigue | Hospitalization

Hospitalization, Emergency | Independent Living | Medications | Occupational Therapy

Orthopedic Surgery | Orthotics | Oxygen | Pain (Spanish) | Physical Therapy | Pulmonary Function Tests

Sleep Apnea | Support Groups | Swallowing | Trauma | Underventilation | Vaccines, Polio

Ventilators | Weakness | Wellness


Entries available in Spanish (online only):

Alternative Therapies | Anesthesia | Cold Intolerance | Diagnosis | Evaluation | Exercise

Medications | Orthotics | Pain | Pulmonary Function Tests | Support Groups | Swallowing

Underventilation | Weakness | Wellness

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