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Anesthetics / by Stephen Burgdorf ; content consultant, Kumar Belani, MD, Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Minnesota.

Burgdorf, Stephen, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Worthington Jefferson Twp PL - Worthington J 610 MEDICAL MARVELS (Text) 36820000394113 JUVENILE NONFICTION Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781617839009 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 1617839000 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: 112 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 x 25 cm.
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : ABDO Publishing Company, [2014]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 104) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Oral surgery: past and present -- How anesthetics work -- General anesthesia: going to sleep -- Local anesthetics: alert, without sensation -- Pain-free and relaxed -- Anesthesia techniques and technology -- Issues in Anesthesia -- Advancements and the future.
Summary, etc.:
Amazing medical breakthroughs are made every day. In the past decades, medical researchers have cured diseases that were once deadly and devised new methods to heal that were once unimaginable. This title follows the development of anesthetics, including the first anesthetic use, groundbreaking discoveries and the doctors who made them, and where the science is heading in the future. Learn how anesthetics work and how new technology is making anesthetic use safer and more precise. Sidebars, full-color photos, a glossary, and well-placed graphs, charts, and maps, enhance this engaging title -- Publisher.
Target Audience Note:
1150L Lexile
Subject: Anesthesia > Juvenile literature.
Anesthetics > Juvenile literature.

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