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書名 Evaluating and standardizing therapeutic agents, 1890-1950 [electronic resource] / edited by Christoph Gradmann and Jonathan Simon
出版項 Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
國際標準書號 9780230285590
0230285597
book jacket
說明 xiv, 266 p. : ill
系列 Science, technology and medicine in modern history
Science, technology, and medicine in modern history
附註 Includes bibliographical references and index
Machine generated contents note: Introduction PART I: THE EVALUATIONOF THE QUALITY OF DIPHTHERIA SERUM FROM NATIONAL PRACTICES OF PRODUCTION AND REGULATION TO THE DREAM OF INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS Paul Ehrlich's Standardization of Serum; Wertbestimmung and its Meaning for Twentieth-Century Biomedicine / C-R.Pruell -- From Diphtheria to Tetanus: The Development of Evaluation Methods for Sera in Imperial Germany / A.I. Hardy -- Evaluation as a practical technique of administration: The regulation and standardisation of diphtheria serum / A. H©·untelman -- Building up a culture of standardization at the Institut Pasteur, 1885-1900 /G. Gachelin -- Quality Control and the politics of serum production inFrance / J. Simon -- 'The Geneva serum is excellent!' Autonomy and isolation in Swiss cantons during the early years of Diphtheria serum: thecase of Geneva / M. Kaba -- The State, The Serum Institutes and The League of Nations / P. Mazumdar -- Questions of quality: The Danish StateSerum Institute, Thorvald Madsen and biological standardisation / A. Hardy -- PART II: DIFFERENT MEDICINES, DIFFERENT STANDARDS 'The Wright Way' : The Production and Standardisation of Therapeutic Vaccines in Britain, 1902-1913 / M. Worboys -- The Visible Industrialist: Standards And The Manufacture Of Sex Hormones / J-P. Gaudilli©Łere -- 'We need for digitalis preparations what the state has establishedfor serumtherapy ...' : From collecting plants to international standardization: the caseof Strophanthin, 1900-1938 / C. Bonah -- Changing Regulations and RiskAssessments. National Responses to the Introduction of Inactivated Polio Vaccine / U. Lindner -- Standardization before biomedicine: On earlyforms of regulatory objectivity / A. Cambrosio
Electronic reproduction. Basingstoke, England : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. Mode of access:World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on July 14, 2010). Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions
This book treats the history of the evaluation of medicine in terms of testing for efficacy as it evolved from the late nineteenth century onwards. Starting with the use of serum as a specific treatment for diphtheria and tetanus in the 1800s, such testing procedures brought industrial and medical cultures into contact over the production and use of medicines. The result was the elaborationof standards that covered theproduction of medicines and their clinical use. The handling of therapeutic sera thus became a model for the evaluation and marketing of other medicines such as cardiacs or hormones in the twentieth century. Evaluating and Standardizing Therapeutic Agents, 1890-1950 helps us to understand the historical roots of certain aspects of today's pharmaceutical industry as well as modern medical practice, which have both become increasingly technically exigent, integrating high standards of quality and efficacy in every aspect of their functioning
"This book provides an examination of the regulations that have beensuccessively put into place since the Second World War to standardize the quality and criteria of pharmaceutical products, vaccines and medicines"--Provided by publisher
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鏈接 Original 9780230202818 0230202810 (DLC) 2009047532 (OCoLC)465378734
主題 Drugs -- Standards -- History -- 20th century
Drug Evaluation -- history
Drug Evaluation -- standards
Drug Therapy -- history
History, 19th Century
History, 20th Century
Legislation, Drug -- history
Pharmaceutical Preparations -- standards
Quality Control
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Arzneimittelpr©·ufung swd
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Alt Author Gradmann, Christoph, 1960-
Simon, Jonathan, 1964-
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