Modern Medicine by Chris Oxlade
  

Synopsis

Modern Medicine by Chris Oxlade

There have been extraordinary changes in medicine since the start of the 20th Century. Diseases that were killers in 1900, such as polio, have been almost wiped out. Hundreds of new drugs have been developed. This book shows how today's extraordinary surgical techniques, such as heart transplants, would have been unthinkable for a doctor a hundred years ago. And, unlike 1900, people in many countries today can see a doctor or other healthcare worker when they need to, often for free.

About the Author

Chris Oxlade is an experienced author of non-fiction books for children. He has written more than 200 titles on science, technology, sports and hobbies, from encyclopedia articles to fun activity books.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
48 pages

Author

Chris Oxlade
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Publisher

Raintree an imprint of Capstone Global Library Ltd

Publication date

10th September 2012

ISBN

9781406238747


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