-The Greatest Good to the Greatest Number-: Penicillin Rationing on the American Home Front, 1940-1945

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In this work, the author examines the interaction of wartime bureaucracy, the academic medical establishment, and home front civilians. Drawing on a wide range of archival and oral sources, Adams presents a fascinating - and often poignant - account of the difficult biomedical decisions which accompanied the introduction of penicillin during the Second World War. The author traces the effect of the -wonder drug of 1943- on postwar American society. This work represents a useful volume for scholars in the areas of twentieth ...

-The Greatest Good to the Greatest Number-: Penicillin Rationing on the American Home Front, 1940-1945 1991, Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften, New York

ISBN-13: 9780820412849

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