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The First Miracle Drugs: How the Sulfa Drugs Transformed Medicine
In the decade from 1935-1945, while the Second World War raged in Europe, a new class of medicines capable of controlling bacterial infections launched a therapeutic revolution that continues today. The new medicines were not penicillin and antibiotics, but sulfonamides, or sulfa drugs. The sulfa drugs preceded penicillin by almost a decade, and during World War II they ...more
Hardcover, 376 pages
Published October 12th 2006 by Oxford University Press, USA
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