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The 70th anniversary of the death of Lou Gehrig.

Authors
  • Brennan, Frank
Type
Published Article
Journal
The American journal of hospice & palliative care
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2012
Volume
29
Issue
7
Pages
512–514
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1177/1049909111434635
PMID: 22363036
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The year 2011 marked the 70th anniversary of the death of Lou Gehrig. This article reviews his history, illness, relationship with his physicians, and what the modern physician can learn from his story. Lou Gehrig's disease continues to be the popular eponym for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

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