Medicine: A Matter of Life and Death, 1st Edition

  • Russell Roberts
  • Published By: ABDO Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 162969133X
  • ISBN-13: 9781629691336
  • DDC: 610.9
  • Grade Level Range: 8th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released July 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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This title presents the history of medicine. Vivid text details how early studies of anatomy and circulation led to robotic surgery and heart transplants. It also puts a spotlight on the brilliant scientists who made these advances possible. Useful sidebars, rich images, and a glossary help readers understand the science and its importance. Maps and diagrams provide context for critical discoveries in the field. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover._x000D_
Title Page._x000D_
Half Title Page._x000D_
Copyright Page._x000D_
1: Life and Death._x000D_
2: Medicine Begins._x000D_
3: The Power of Observation._x000D_
4: Fighting Illness._x000D_
5: Relieving Pain._x000D_
6: Seeing Inside._x000D_
7: Chickens and Frogs Advance Medicine._x000D_
8: Beautiful Mold._x000D_
9: Medicine Marches On._x000D_
Essential Facts._x000D_
Additional Resources._x000D_
Source Notes._x000D_
About the Author._x000D_