Dental anaesthetics

Preventing complications in polio survivors undergoing dental procedures Richard L. Bruno, Ph.D. Lincolnshire Post-Polio Library copy by arrangement with the Harvest Center Library. As the original source is no longer live Director: Post-Polio Rehabilitation and Research Service, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation – Saddle Brook Associate Professor: Clinical Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, New Jersey Medical School/UMDNJ Chairperson, InternationalContinue reading “Dental anaesthetics”

Caution with drugs and exercise

Polio and Post-Polio Sequelae: The Lived Experience Dorothy Woods Smith, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, QTTT, Associate Professor EmeritaUniversity of Southern Maine, Portland, ME, 04103 Published in the Journal of Orthopaedic Nursing, Vol.8/No.5, 1989, pp. 24-28Excerpts from this Journal edition Treatment for PPS My concerns are shared by other polio survivors, and are not unfounded. There is generalContinue reading “Caution with drugs and exercise”

Information for clinicians

J. M. Walker, PhD, PT, C. McGowan & G. VardySchool of Physiotherapy, Dalhousie University Leaflet published by Nova Scotia Polio Survivors Support Group, 1996Lincolnshire Post-Polio Library version by kind permission of J. M. Walker Concerns of Polio Survivors that may require attention As a result of the polio epidemics in the 1940’s to 1961 affectedContinue reading “Information for clinicians”

Anaesthetics and Polio

This paper was presented by Selma Harrison Calmes, M.D at the International Polio Network’s Eighth International Post-Polio and Independent Living Conference in St. Louis, Missouri, June 8-10, 2000. Dr. Calmes’ other article on this website (from 2009) “Summary Of Anesthesia Issues For Post-polio Patients” was primarily intended for physicians: Anaesthetic Papers for Polio Anaesthesia ConcernsContinue reading “Anaesthetics and Polio”


This is a page of links to several diverse alerts which have been saved as PDFs, on topics ranging from anaesthetics, cardiac medications, and a medical alert card. Anaesthetics and polio. Anesthesia Concerns for the Polio Survivor. Beta-blockers and Carnitine – post polio. Bruno on Cholesterol. Deadly Pain medications. Dental and anaesthetic cautions – Bruno.Continue reading “Alerts”