Contagion and Confinement Controlling Tuberculosis along the Skid Road (E–pub READ) ð Barron H. Lerner
Treatment at Firland and the contemporary problem of treating
DRUG RESISTANT TB AS WELL AS TB AMONG AIDS resistant TB as well as TB among AIDS As I said before this is an academic book and I suspect that it is the authors cleaned up dissertation That being said this is still a very readable account about the history of the treatment of one of mankind s most deadly diseases I think that this book would be of interest to anyone with and interest in the history of Seattle or the treatment of marginal populations. Between 1950 and 1970 Although Firland planned to use confinement only as a last resort Lerner explains the facility detained nearly 2000 patients most of them alcoholics from Seattle's famous Skid Road In retrospect it is clear
THAT STAFF MEMBERS OVERUSED DETENTION Firland staff members overused detention Lerner finds that they worked hard to improve the lives of the alcoholic patients society had forgotten.
Barron H. Lerner ´ 9 ReadThis is an academic book "That I Read For Some " I read for some that I was doing it is about the treatment of TB in Seattle in the first part of the 20th century TB is a disease that has been treated as both a personal and a social sickness and the author looks at it from both of these perspectives The book focuses on Firland Sanatorium a TB hospital that treated patients from Seattle s poorest areas including Skid Road whose name became synonymous with blighted parts of town populated by. In Contagion and Confinement Barron H Lerner offers the first in depth look
at the history of tuberculosis control in the antibiotic era providing athe history of tuberculosis control in the antibiotic era providing a account of this neglected chapter in the history of the disease He argues that the new antibiotic drugs rather than being a simple panacea actually highlighted the complex social problems that continued to predispose people to tuber. ,