The 12 Biggest Breakthroughs in Medicine

The 12 Biggest Breakthroughs in Medicine

by M. M. Eboch


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Students will be fascinated by stories of medical innovation and technology around the world: This book offers the family tree of inventions that have shaped history and society with twelve spreads that profile the most influential technology; introducing major players, turning points, and impacts on society today.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781632350756
Publisher: Riverstream Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 01/01/2015
Series: Technology Breakthroughs
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 0.90(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 800L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

Scientific Reason 4

Microscope 6

Smallpox Vaccine 8

Anesthetics 10

Aspirin 12

Hygiene and Antiseptics 14

Penicillin 16

X-rays 18

Blood Typing 20

Organ Transplants 22

Prosthetics 24

DNA Research 26

Fact Sheet 28

Glossary 30

For More Information 31

Index 32

About the Author 32

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