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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Lifesaving science.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cambridge City PL - Cambridge City J 615.7 Bru (Text) 76893000273516 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville J 615.7922 Bru (Text) 32604030019724 DCTPLD J Non-Fiction Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Mem. PL - Zionsville TWEEN j 615.329 BRUNDLE (Text) 33946003700015 Tween Books - 1st Floor Available -

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  • ISBN: 1978519419
  • ISBN: 9781978519411
  • ISBN: 1978519397
  • ISBN: 9781978519398
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Enslow Publishing, 2021.

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General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The world of medicine -- What are antibiotics? -- Natural defenses against infection -- The discovery of antibiotics -- How do antibiotics work? -- Uses of antibiotics -- Using antibiotics safely -- The rise of resistance -- How serious is the problem? -- Antibiotics in the future -- Treatments for infection before antibiotics.
Summary, etc.:
We come in contact with germs everywhere: the store, school, and in our homes. Not all bacteria make us sick, but those that do can be combatted with antibiotics. First discovered in 1928, penicillin is just one of many antibiotics that are used to treat those who are sick with a bacterial infection or have had surgery. Your readers will find out about the development of antibiotics and to how they work in the body. Resistance and the future of antibiotics are covered, juxtaposed with medical treatments used to help people before antibiotics.
Subject: Antibiotics > Juvenile literature.

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Lifesaving science.

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