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2005/212/2 Pamphlet, 'Information on toxic shock syndrome', paper, written by Dr Stefania Siedlecky (unattributed), published by Johnson & Johnson Pty Limited, Kimberley-Clark Australia Pty Limited, Tampax Limited, in consultation with the Commonwealth Department of Health, Australia, 1981. Click to enlarge.

Pamphlet about toxic shock syndrome issued by the Commonwealth Department of Health

Made in Australia, Oceania, 1981.

Dr Stefania Siedlecky is a medical practitioner, gynaecologist, demographer and author who has devoted much of her professional life to women’s health matters. Beginning as a general practitioner, she subsequently worked at Rachel Forster Hospital and at Family Planning NSW. With the Commonwealth Department of Health she was a consultant in family planning and women’s health and she has been a delegate to national and international conferences on women’s health and population. She has been instr...

Summary

Object No.

2005/212/2

Object Statement

Pamphlet, 'Information on toxic shock syndrome', paper, written by Dr Stefania Siedlecky (unattributed), published by Johnson & Johnson Pty Limited, Kimberley-Clark Australia Pty Limited, Tampax Limited, in consultation with the Commonwealth Department of Health, Australia, 1981

Physical Description

Pamphlet, 'Information on toxic shock syndrome', paper, written by Dr Stefania Siedlecky (unattributed), published by Johnson & Johnson Pty Limited, Kimberley-Clark Australia Pty Limited, Tampax Limited, in consultation with the Commonwealth Department of Health, Australia, 1981

This is a folded 4-page pamphlet, printed in blue and white, that was issued to doctors, containing a warning that Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) should be considered in patients presenting with fever and other symptoms at the time of menstruation. There is information on clinical presentations, management of TSS, advice that should be given to patients about using tampons, and an outline of the background to this condition.

Dimensions

Height

210 mm

Width

88 mm

Production

Notes

Written by Dr Stefania Siedlecky (unattributed), issued by Johnson & Johnson Pty Limited, Kimberley-Clark Australia Pty Limited, Tampax Limited, in consultation with the Commonwealth Department of Health, Australia, 1981.

Made

Australia, Oceania 1981

History

Notes

This copy of the pamphlet is from the files of Dr Stefania Siedlecky. It has punch holes from being stored in a binder.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Dr Stefania Siedlecky 2005

Acquisition Date

13 October 2005

Cite this Object

Harvard

Pamphlet about toxic shock syndrome issued by the Commonwealth Department of Health 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 20 October 2019, <https://ma.as/354384>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/354384 |title=Pamphlet about toxic shock syndrome issued by the Commonwealth Department of Health |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=20 October 2019 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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