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Joint replacements / by Leslie Galliker ; content consultant, Dr. John D. DesJardins, Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, Clemson University.

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Worthington Jefferson Twp PL - Worthington J 610 MEDICAL MARVELS (Text) 36820000394147 JUVENILE NONFICTION Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781617839030 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 1617839035 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: 112 pages : color illustrations ; 22 x 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : ABDO Publishing Company, [2014]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 104) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
A girl who lived in pain -- Joints and joint problems -- Hip and knee replacements -- Joint replacements and physical activity -- Risks of joint replacement -- Recovery -- The future of joint replacement.
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 joint replacements, including the problems with the earliest joint replacement surgeries, groundbreaking discoveries and the doctors who made them, and where the science is heading in the future. Learn how joints and joint replacements work and how new joints are helping people lead better lives. Sidebars, full-color photos, a glossary, and well-placed graphs, charts, and maps, enhance this engaging title. -- Publisher.
Target Audience Note:
1170L Lexile
Subject: Artificial joints > Juvenile literature.
Biomechanics > Juvenile literature.
Artificial joints.

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