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Oral history interview with Barbara Chang, 1990.

Creator: Chang, Barbara
Project: Hemophilia oral history collection.
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Phys. Desc. :sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit) transcript: 23 pages
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Scope and Contents

Creation of educational manual for families of people with hemophilia; difference between "pharmaceutical company" and "biologicals company"; network of families providers, and so forth; international similarities and differences in hemophilia care; discovery of heat treatment of blood products to destroy HIV virus; education of school personnel regarding hemophilia; changes in blood products for hemophilia treatment over time; clinical trials of recombinant Factor VIII; third-party reimbursement for blood products; service for direct delivery of blood products from manufacturer to patient; patient/family education as part of this home-care service; plasma donors and donor centers; beginnings of Hyland company - Dr. Clarence Hyland, use of albumin to treat hemophilia during World War II, early use of Factors VIII and IX; Judith Graham Poole’s discovery of cryoprecipitate; pharmaceutical/biotechnological advances in hemophilia care


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