eBook Spare Parts for People, 1st Edition

  • Michael C. Harris
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  • ISBN-10: 1608702855
  • ISBN-13: 9781608702855
  • DDC: 617.9
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released February 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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Explore the amazing advances science has made in the development of prosthetics.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Body Parts.
2: Wooden Toes, Lead Teeth.
3: Legs, Hips, and Joints.
4: Case Study: Oscar Pistorius: Fastest Man on No Legs.
5: Aimee Mullins: Brains, Beauty, and Prostheses.
6: Arms and Hands.
7: Case Study: Evan Reynolds: Getting a Grip.
8: Case Study: Jeff Kepner: Give Him a Hand Or Two!.
9: Eye to Eye.
10: Case Study: Ron's Bionic Eye.
11: Hear, Hear!.
12: Case Study: Sarah Novick: Learning to Hear.
13: Skin and Tissue.
14: Case Study: Isabelle Dinoire's New Face.
15: Hearts, Blood, and Vessels.
16: Case Study: Baby Fae.
17: Organ Replacement.
18: Case Study: Chris Klug.
19: Artificial Bones.
20: Frontiers of Science.
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