Lifesaving Science

Age Level: 10–up  Grade Level: PreK–1

Anesthetics come in many forms including creams that are rubbed into the skin, gases to be breathed in, and injections administered through a needle. They all are used to numb, dull, or stop pain for patients undergoing medical procedures. But how do they do that? Curious readers step into the operating room to find out the exact biological mechanisms that make anesthetics work. They''ll explore the history of how they were developed. Side effects, safety, and future uses are also discussed in age-appropriate language and detail, accompanied by full-color photographs of realistic medical situations.

  • Fall 2020
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    Anesthetics

    Anesthetics

    Joanna Brundle
    Anesthetics come in many forms including creams that are rubbed into the skin, gases to be breathed in, and injections administered through a needle. They all are used to numb, dull, or stop pain for patients undergoing medical procedures...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978519381
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    List Price: $25.27
    Discount Price: $18.95

    Antibiotics

    Antibiotics

    Joanna Brundle
    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...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978519428
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    Body Scans

    Body Scans

    Joanna Brundle
    Being able to see inside the body makes diagnosing internal conditions much easier and more accurate. The many body scans doctors can do include X-rays, CT scans, MRIs, ultrasounds, and PET scans. All these letters stand for something...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978519466
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    Vaccines

    Vaccines

    Joanna Brundle
    While vaccines are a hot-button issue, there is no scientific doubt that they have eradicated some diseases from many modern countries. Including sections on what exactly vaccines are, why they are used, and how they work, the narrative of this book explains this newsworthy topic in age-appropriate language and detail...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978519503
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