Publications

Information & Resources

Post Polio Syndrome – Management & Treatment in Primary Care
A publication for professional personnel working at Primary Care level with polio survivors informing them of the symptoms, management and treatment of Post Polio Syndrome. Also referred to as the ‘blue book’.

Conquering the Polio Legacy Leaflets
Advice to help you and your family cope with the problems associated with the Late Effects of Polio and how they can be managed.

Polio survivors helping each other

This book has been written to inform polio survivors who wish to learn more about the Post Polio Support Group.  The aim is to make the Post Polio Support Group more meaningful to each reader.

 

Insights

Social Support Groups – Beacons for the Future
Read about the development of vibrant social support groups throughout the country.

Polio – The Late Effects Reality

In-depth report providing an insight into the lifestyles of polio survivors.

 

Creative

Polio & us
Thought provoking personal stories of polio survivors in Ireland.

The Arts & Us 

Poetry, paintings and craftwork by polio survivors in Ireland.

 

Organisational

News and information from polio survivors – the official magazine of Polio Survivors Ireland. 

Annual Reports
Annual Reports of the Post Polio Support Group.

 

Patient Information

Pacing for Activity and Exercise
Lifestyle adjustment tips for everyday life to ease symptoms and maintain independence, courtesy of our UK sister organisation, British Polio Fellowship.

Bladder Voiding
Explaining a problem affecting many and giving solutions – published and by courtesy of our Danish sister organisation, PTU via the European Polio Union website.

Bowel Problems
Explaining problems that affect many and suggesting solutions – published and by courtesy of PTU via the European Polio Union website.

Polio Patients & Surgery – Information for Health staff

Going into hospital for surgery, take a copy of this with you to explain the problems encountered by post polio patients.  Written by medical staff for medical staff whether nurses or surgeons.  Published by and courtesy of our Danish sister organisation, PTU.