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Title Medicine.
Pub Info Chicago : World Book, c2009.
book jacket
 Centerville Children's  J 670 WOR (Medicine)     AVAILABLE
 Nantucket-Childrens  J REF 670 WOR     LIB USE ONLY
Descript 47 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), ports.; 28 cm.
Series Inventions and discoveries
Inventions and discoveries.
Note Accelerated Reader MG 7.8 1 1 134174
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index.
Summary "An exploration of the transformative impact of inventions and discoveries in the field of medicine. Features include fact boxes, sidebars, biographies, and a timeline, glossary, list of recommended reading and Web sites, and index"--Provided by publisher.
Contents Early surgery -- Discovery of germs -- Smallpox vaccine -- Anesthesia -- Aspirin -- Antiseptics -- X ray -- Electrocardiograph -- Insulin -- Penicillin -- Antibiotics -- Chemotherapy -- Polio vaccine -- Organ transplants -- Artificial heart -- Laser surgery -- Imaging technologies -- Gene therapy -- Stem cell research -- Important dates in medicine.
Subject Medicine -- Juvenile literature.
Medical innovations -- Juvenile literature.
Add Author World Book, Inc.
ISBN 9780716603849
9780716603801 (set)
0716603802 (set)
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