The Quick Tests: The Life and Work of Dr. Armand J. Quick

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Pocahontas Press, 1995 - Medical - 454 pages
THE LIFE OF DR. ARMAND QUICK is the life story of a pioneer in international medical research in hematology, hemophilia & the role of vitamins in blood clotting. Written by his daughter Edith Ebel, & based on his daily journals, this biography meticulously recounts Dr. Quick's life & professional evolution & records in detail his scientific findings & contributions, often in his own words. Among other things, Armand Quick developed the test used to monitor anticoagulant therapy & an aspirin tolerance test. In general, he defined many of the factors at work in the pathology & physiology of hemostasis & of hemorrhagic diseases. This book, a complete record of Dr. Quick's life & work, will appeal to the layman as well as to the medical professional, as an engaging & inspiring recollection of a man who excelled in his field & whose research helped give prolonged & normal life to many patients afflicted with hemophilia & related blood disorders. The definitive biography of one of the greatest hematologists of the twentieth century, THE QUICK TESTS is a book that all doctors, research scientists & others interested in blood pathogens & disorders should read! $16.95 paper; $21.95 cloth. 456 pages, illustrated. Orders: 800-446-0467.

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