Cystic Fibrosis, 1st Edition

  • Series Name: Diseases & Disorders Series
  • Melissa Abramovitz
  • Published By: Lucent Press (Rosen)
  • ISBN-10: 1420510916
  • ISBN-13: 9781420510911
  • DDC: 616.3
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released January 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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In this new addition to the Diseases and Disorders series, author Melissa Abramovitz discusses the causes of cystic fibrosis, the history of its discovery, and current and future treatment options. Though a diagnosis of CF remains devastating in today's world, Abramovitz explains that revelations about the disease's genetic foundations may lead to medical breakthroughs in the near future. First-person accounts and inspirational quotes from individuals with CF will educate and enthrall readers.

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Diseases & Disorders Series

The DISEASES & DISORDERS series offers young readers and researchers a means of understanding ailments and their ramifications. Clear, careful explanations offer insight into what these conditions are, what causes them, how people live with them, and the latest information about treatment and prevention. All volumes include primary and secondary source quotations, annotated bibliographies and lists of organizations to contact for additional information.

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  • All volumes in the series include primary and secondary quotations, annotated bibliographies, detailed indexes, and lists of organizations to contact for additional information.