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Willard E. Goodwin Case History of First Use of Prednisone for Kidney Transplant Rejection, 1960-1987 (bulk 1960-1965)
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Series 1. Official Patient Record. 1960-1961

Physical Description: 15 folders

Scope and Content Note

Records relating the medical history of the patient from first hospital admission to death. The case file was officially transferred from the UCLA Medical Center Medical Records Department to the UCLA Biomedical Library.
Box 1, Folder 1

Documents pertaining to transfer of case records, plus summary records regarding the patient. 1960, 1987

Scope and Content Note

correspondence regarding the transfer request from Medical Records to Biomedical Library; minutes of the UCLA Medical Center Kidney Transplant Group for meetings on this patient, 9/9/60, 10/22/60, 12/14/60; case clinical summary; case death summary; Goodwin reprint from "Journal of Urology" 89(1):13-24, 1963, which includes description of this case
Box 1, Folder 2-7

Volumes I, II, III: diagnosis records, physician notes, laboratory records. 1960-1961

Scope and Content Note

each "volume" consists of two folders
Box 2, Folder 1-8

Volumes IV, V, VI, VII: operations and doctors' orders, medications and vital signs, intake and output, nursing notes, legal forms, correspondence 1960-1961

Scope and Content Note

each "volume" consists of two folders

Series 2. Dr. Goodwin's personal case file 1960-1987

Physical Description: 1 folder
Box 2, Folder 9

Dr. Goodwin's personal case folder. 1960-1965, 1987

Scope and Content Note

notes and correspondence; carbon copies of case summaries, meeting records, operation report; telegram to WEG announcing patient's death; photos of kidney tissue sections, dated 4/10/62; correspondence with patient's parents, in which they express their appreciation: "we will always remember your sincere efforts and kindness towards our beloved..."


Dr. Goodwin was the surgeon of record for the kidney transplant

Series 3. Supporting Secondary Literature.

Physical Description: 6 folders

Scope and Content Note

Reprints from five different research/transplant teams, including Dr. Goodwin's, and from various other authors
Box 3, Folder 1

Reprints by Willard E. Goodwin and team, Goodwin bibliography, transplant ethics.

Scope and Content Note

Goodwin reprints on kidney transplants, 1962-1965; bibliography by and about WEG (447 items entries), 1937-1987; items regarding use of anencephalic infants as organ donors
Box 3, Folder 2

Reprints by Joseph E. Murray and team.


Dr. Murray and colleagues worked at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston
Box 3, Folder 3

Reprints by T. E. Starzl and team.


Dr. Starzl and colleagues worked at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver
Box 3, Folder 4

Reprints by M.F.A. Woodruff and team.


Dr. Woodruff and colleagues worked at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Box 3, Folder 5

Reprints by Dr. R. D. Owen and team.


Dr. Owen and colleagues worked at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Box 3, Folder 6

Reprints by miscellaneous authors.