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1912537672
Book:The science of medical technology: from humble syringes to life-saving robots; written by Cath Senker:2019 The science of medical technology: from humble syringes to life-saving robots; written by Cath Senker
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Author: Senker, Cath
Year: 2019
Language: English
Type: Book
Class Number: 610.28*
Publisher: Book House, 2019
Physical or Electronic: Physical
ISBN: 9781912537679
Notes:
"Supports the National Curriculum in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and the Scottish 5-14 Guidelines and is also an excellent resource for literacy"--Back cover
This guide to the ever-growing potential of medical technologies combines fact-packed, easy-to-read text with colourful and quirky illustrations. From an exploration of how new devices are helping to spot early signs of illness to a discussion of how vaccinations have helped to eradicate devastating diseases, it is an eye-opening introduction to the miraculous power of preventative and curative medicine.
Additional information: 32 pages, illustrations (colour), 24 cm, pbk
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